Coming up:

Too Pretty To Punch

  |  ★★★★★ “a magnificent tapestry of gender expectations…a digital masterpiece.” – Feminist Fringe

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Conspiracy Theory: A Lizard’s Tale

  |  Theatre

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The Comedy Room: Evelyn Mok, Bilal Zafar, Jonny & The Baptists

  |  Comedy

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It’ll Be Alt-Right On The Night

  |  Spoken Word, Theatre

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Art is for everyone. Everyone has potential.

An arts centre in the heart of Oxford, showcasing the best of local and international performance and artwork, which takes a risk and entertains.

Working with people facing tough times

The Old Fire Station isn’t just an arts centre. We share our building with the charity Crisis, and together we aim to help end homelessness in Oxford.

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Working with artists

We support early to mid career artists from all disciplines with advice, subsidies, networks and promotion to help them become more successful.

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Latest from our blog

Christmas with Boozers

Crisis artist Lucy performed this poem at Crisis Skylight Oxford’s Carol Service, 2019. “Shatter the baubles, all jagged & jinxed”. That set the tone on one Christmas. Her mythic enshroudings, like dragon or sphinx;...

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Review: The Last Noël read-through

Crisis artist Lucy attended a read-through of our new Christmas show for grown-ups, The Last Noël. Here is what she thought: The icy grip of winter may be almost upon us, but this year’s...

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Review: The Oxford Improvisers

Crisis client George reviews The Oxford Improvisers The Oxford Improvisers invite guests from Britain and abroad to perform an evening of new and improvised music at the Old Fire Station once a month. Tickets...

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Daily Bread – review

Usher and Crisis artist Mark saw Flintlock Theatre’s Daily Bread, 13 September 2019. He tells us what he thought: Companions lend me your ears. It was Friday evening and Robin Colyer was baking bread...

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