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DRY: Gaye Poole

Gaye Poole, co-director of Human Story Theatre and author of DRY tells us more about the show. ‘Human’ stories were precisely what we wanted to collect and portray when we started Human Story Theatre...

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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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Presenting…TOAST

The Old Fire Station, North Wall Arts Centre and Pegasus Theatre have teamed up to offer TOAST, exclusive culture deals for anyone aged 16-30. We know that students and young professionals in Oxford have...

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Interview: Glovebox

Adrian Phillips and Mark Stratford are Glovebox, a music promotion company who present their first season of gigs at the Old Fire Station. We caught up with them to find out more about the...

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Off Beat – a brand new festival

Ever thought that Oxford could do with a festival of new work to showcase some of the best fringe theatre, comedy, dance and more? Well, so did we. And we weren’t the only ones...

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Staff picks for the Spring 2016 season

A new season of theatre, comedy, dance, music, workshops, exhibitions and more has been announced at the Old Fire Station. We asked the team what they were most excited to see… Sarah Mossop, Visual...

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Christmas shows in Oxford

In honour of #LoveTheatreDay, we’re celebrating Oxford’s theatre scene – finish off 2015 with some of the best Christmas shows around. The North Wall Treasure Island, Friday 4 December to Saturday 9 January, times vary. Tickets:...

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Christmas Making Space

Despite having only just celebrated Bonfire Night, preparations are well under way here at the Old Fire Station for the installation of our festive Gallery exhibition, Christmas Making Space. Building on the exhibition that...

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