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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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We set Gloucester Green ablaze!

This weekend, Oxford will be energised and thoroughly well-lit by three days of events across the city. Here at The Old Fire Station, we’ve a plethora of wondrously bright happenings that will showcase inclusive...

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Guest Blog Post: Natasha of Candy Pop chooses her favourite items in the Old Fire Station Shop

Since the blog post is so wonderful, we thought we’d re-blog the Shop’s post on Natasha of Candy Pop’s favourite items in the Old Fire Station Shop… Enjoy! Natasha is a photographer, blogger and...

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Welcome to the Listening Room…

Just over two weeks ago, The Listening Room burst onto the Oxford music scene with performances from Oxford based groups, FREADA, THE SEA THE SEA and KILL MURRAY. A new regular music night (monthly...

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New Exhibition: Women at the HeArt

Popped in to see our new exhibition, Women at the HeArt yet? If not, here’s a look at the exhibition in all its glory! Women at the HeArt is a Thames Valley Partnership project,...

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Interview: James Bell on his album launch this September

We chatted to James Bell about his upcoming album launch here at the Old Fire Station, asking, what prompted him to do the album now, his reasons for looking into the Bodleian archives, and...

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Meet the Maker: Eleanor Young of Fun Makes Good

Every month, we interview one of the makers in our shop. We recently chatted to Eleanor Young, designer of the bright and bold Fun Makes Good to find out more about what inspires her,...

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Interview: Squadron Leader Andy Mitchell on RAFTA’s Much Ado About Nothing

This week, the Royal Air Force Theatrical Association (RAFTA) take over the Old Fire Station and have a five show run of one of the Bard’s best loved comedies, Much Ado About Nothing. We...

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A Year of Scratch

Since July 2012, UnderConstruction Theatre Company has been curating a monthly Theatre Scratch Night here at the Old Fire Station. The night encourages local and emerging theatre makers to show work-in-progress, testing it out...

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INTERVIEW: Gesamtkunstwerk What? An Interview with Jack Goldstein

One Note Forever, an Oxford based music blog dedicated to showcasing new music, reviews, features and video, caught up with Jack Goldstein curator of our upcoming event Gesamtkunstwerk Memetics #1 and had a chat....

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Interview: Emma Leigh, Artistic Director behind MadCap Theatre’s The Taming of the Shrew

We had a last minute chat with Emma Leigh, Artistic Director at MadCap Theatre, the company behind our upcoming show, The Taming of the Shrew. She shares why MadCaps picked the Taming of the...

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Get into the 1920’s mood…

We have been fantastically busy over the last few weeks with Oxford Fringe and you’d think that following it, things would start to get calmer. How wrong! Our Spring to Summer season is now...

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Call out to artists

We need experienced artists to work with us on a fantastic new project at the Old Fire Station.  It involves working with people who are sleeping rough in Oxford to create a high quality...

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