Coming up:

Snowflake by Mike Bartlett

  |  ‘Christmas – isn’t that when they come home?’

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Apply for Offbeat 2019

  |  Festival

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Paul Lodge & The Food Of Love Project

  |  Music

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Exhibition: Our Place

  |  Exhibition

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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

Review – Hickory Dickory Murder

Max, who is taking part in our Arts Training Scheme, reviews regular improv comedy night Hickory Dickory Murder. Arriving for the performance and sitting front row centre (not my favourite seat) and straight away...

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Review – Collaborators

Max, who is taking part in our Arts Training Scheme, reviews Ronin Theatre’s Collaborators, which was here in October 2018. From the first scene, I knew I was going to enjoy this encounter with Stalin’s...

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Cate Nunn is directing John Hodge’s Collaborators for Ronin Theatre. She tells us more about the show. There are things you feel you shouldn’t laugh about. The Great Terror – Stalin’s purge of perceived...

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The Great Austerity Debate

Patrick Morris, director of The Great Austerity Debate, tells us about the show. We are a Cambridge based theatre company and are presenting The Great Austerity Debate at the Old Fire Station in Oxford on...

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