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A guide to using storytelling to evaluate impact

The guide to our Storytelling Evaluation Methodology

(pdf @ 694.11 KB)
ICON Evaluation Report

A report on the ICON project, 2019. An exhibition of iconic British photographs recreated by Rory Carnegie and artists who have experienced homelessness.

(pdf @ 3.62 MB)
ICON Stories

Stories collected as part of the ICON project, 2019.

(pdf @ 799.82 KB)
Three-tier ticket prices - 12 month report

In May 2019 we changed the way we charge for tickets. This report sums up how it went, after the first year.

(pdf @ 130.75 KB)
Our Place: A project report from AOFS

A report on the Our Place project, which brought professional artists and Crisis artists together to create an exhibition in 2018.

(pdf @ 813.81 KB)
Our Place: Stories from the Old Fire Station

Stories collected from the Our Place project, 2018.

(pdf @ 461.93 KB)
Accounts 2018

Trustee report and financial statements for 2018.

(pdf @ 1.21 MB)
Looking For Change: Stories From The Old Fire Station

A report on understanding the impact of an organisation using a very different method: storytelling.

(pdf @ 3.85 MB)
Old Fire Station stories

The full text of the stories in the Looking For Change report.

(pdf @ 310.20 KB)
Accounts 2017

Trustee report and financial statements for 2017.

(pdf @ 351.63 KB)
Hidden Spire 2016-17 evaluation

The 2017 Hidden Spire show was called Sawdust, a play written, directed, performed and designed by professional and homeless artists.

(pdf @ 3.59 MB)
Public space: Looking for meaning

Research into the significance of public space at the Old Fire Station.

(pdf @ 3.00 MB)
Accounts 2016

Trustee report and financial statements for 2016.

(pdf @ 50.79 KB)
2016 Impact report

A report on the impact of our programmes bringing together homeless people and emerging artists.

(pdf @ 4.12 MB)
2016 Artists survey: a summary of findings

In December 2015, we carried out a survey of artists involved in the Old Fire Station's work to determine how and how far contact with us was supporting their creative and career development.

(pdf @ 319.17 KB)
2016: ShedSpace exhibition evaluation report

The ShedSpace project took place December 2015 - May 2016, and celebrated the role of the humble garden shed in the creative industries, past and present.

(pdf @ 1.33 MB)
Accounts 2015

Trustee report and financial statements for 2015.

(pdf @ 2.66 MB)
2015: Arts Training Scheme impact report

The Arts Training Scheme aims to enable homeless people to develop competencies relevant to the creative industries, as well as skills transferable to other sectors.

(pdf @ 469.48 KB)
Hidden Spire 2014-15 impact report

Our major arts project with Crisis clients is Hidden Spire, a theatre piece devised and performed by clients alongside a professional creative team.

(pdf @ 2.17 MB)
October 2015: Vessels exhibition evaluation report

Vessels was a collaboration between Arts at the Old Fire Station (AOFS), Crisis Skylight Oxford (Crisis) and the Pitt Rivers Museum (PRM) to create an exhibition with Crisis members.

(pdf @ 2.55 MB)
Retrospective evaluation report

This report captures the learning from the first three years of Arts at the Old Fire Station to help inform future planning and build a robust evaluation framework.

(pdf @ 3.85 MB)