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Sawdust: Set Design

Nomi Everall has been working with clients of the national homeless charity Crisis to design Sawdust, our 2017 Hidden Spire show. She tells us more about the process. I joined the Hidden Spire team just...

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In Our Hands

Smoking Apples Theatre were here back in May with the beautiful and moving CELL. We liked it so much that we decided to invite them back – come and see new show In Our Hands on...

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Flat 73

Flat 73 is the debut play from new company Human Story Theatre. The script was written by Gaye Poole, whose last piece Connie’s Colander sold out at the Old Fire Station in 2015 – we...

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It’s Crumpled, Needs Ironing/Presto And Clown

Sparky Buddy Productions bring two plays to the Old Fire Station on 22 & 23 September:  It’s Crumpled, Needs Ironing/Presto And Clown. Rehearsals are underway, and we caught up with director David Pustansky to find...

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The Unhallowed Master

Implexa Dance Company bring new show The Unhallowed Master to the Old Fire Station on Saturday 3 September at 7.30pm. We tracked down Louise Hague, Artistic Director, to see if she could tell us...

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Art in Oxford this Autumn

As well as theatre, music, comedy and dance, Oxford is packed with visual art exhibitions – take a look at what’s on offer until Christmas… OVADA Warehouse, 22 – 26 August OVADA Summer School...

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FABRIC: interview with Abi Zakarian

Raw, poignant and unflinching new play FABRIC is here on Tuesday 5 July, brought to us by the Marlowe Theatre Canterbury and theatre company TREMers. The show questions the shifting roles and expectations of...

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Coming up in Oxford

Summer is here! Oxford is packed with performances in the coming months – comedy, theatre, dance, the city has it all – and once again, we’re* going to flag up some of the best...

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LiveFriday: Framed!

On Friday 13 May we co-curated a LiveFriday at the Ashmolean Museum! Playground, Oxfordshire Theatre Makers, The Dead Secrets and The Listening Room – all folks who appear in our regular Tuesday and Scratch...

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Marmalade 2016

Marmalade 2016 came and went in a whirlwind of social design workshops, hackathons and discussions on everything from climate change to foundational giving. Following on from last year’s Art & Money event, Arts at...

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CELL – company Q&A

After being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, Ted goes on the trip of a lifetime…and so does his pet fish. We’re delighted to welcome the highly-acclaimed CELL to Oxford, and managed to track down...

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Great Scott! Gonzo Moose are in town.

Gonzo Moose are returning to Oxford with Great Scott!: The true story of Captain Scott and the aliens from outer space. We talk to Mark Dawson, co-writer and performer in the show, to find...

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Jess Thom: Biscuit Land’s On The Move!

On the 19th March 2014, I did something that was both terrifying and thrilling; I registered a show for the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. At the time I had no idea of the incredible...

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