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Microscopic Landscapes

Crisis artist Demelza attended Chris Oakley’s Microscopic Landscapes workshop in February 2020. She tells us what it was like. We first visited the gallery to see Chris’s exhibition, Microscopy of the Union Flag. We...

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Microscopic Landscapes

Crisis artist Demelza attended Chris Oakley’s Microscopic Landscapes workshop in February 2020. She tells us what it was like. We first visited the gallery to see Chris’s exhibition, Microscopy of the Union Flag. We...

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Hidden Spire 2020: writing session

Crisis artist Lucy tells us about the Hidden Spire writing day. Hidden Spire is a project which brings professional and homeless artists together to create a brand new show from scratch. Find out more....

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Interview: The Oxford Improvisers

Crisis client George interviews Dan Goren of the Oxford Improvisers. Dan, a trumpeter from the Oxford improviser’s has arranged to meet with me for an interview regarding the extraordinary music his collective produces. I...

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Skylight

Director Matthew Addis tells us about Skylight, here 11 – 15 February. Skylight is nothing if not a personal play. Personal in the way that we as the cast and crew approach it, and...

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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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Review – Aporia

Arts Trainee Nicola reviews contemporary dance show Aporia from Thomas Page Dances, here July 2019. Aporia was brilliant and fascinating to watch. The costumes were all neutral colours which looked the same until they started...

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Offbeat 2019: review round-up

Usher and Crisis artist Mark saw shows all the way through the Offbeat festival – here, he presents his thoughts! Skip Skip Skip Enjoyable, if naive, coming of age story of a ‘young Goth’...

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Phoenix

Richard Marsh tells us about Phoenix, his new musical. Here Saturday 29 June, 12pm. My parents were born in Oxford. I was born in Oxford, then we moved away when I was tiny to...

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SURGE

Chantelle Walker, performer and writer also known as Channie B, tells us about SURGE – here 18 – 20 June for Offbeat 2019. SURGE all began while I was doing my Theatre Masters degree...

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