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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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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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Interview: Simon Tavener, director of Season’s Greetings

‘Tis the Season to be jolly…. well, for most people! Christmas should be a time for family and friends to come together and enjoy each other’s company. But peace and goodwill don’t last long...

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The Magic Word from Let’s All Dance

Fantastic dance company Let’s All Dance are at the Old Fire Station on Saturday 24 October with their magical, classical family ballet The Magic Word. We tracked down Orit Sutton, Artistic Director, to find out...

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Art in Oxford this Autumn

Collaborative film projects, bold and brilliant prints, delicate Chinese paintings and ephemeral drawings…there’s a lot to see in Oxford this Autumn! Intern Freya has been undercover in Oxford’s galleries, uncovering the best of what’s...

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Interview: The Saturday Matinee Company

 A couple want to raise their twin children, Jen and Jake, as complete equals. But — as they grow up and move into the world of work and relationships, there appears to be more and more of a...

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Coming up in Oxford

Marketing Manager Alex Coke shares her top picks of the shows coming up in Oxford this autumn and winter. We have so many small theatres in Oxford offering great-quality shows for the same price...

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Interview: Cate Nunn, director of Blue Stockings

Victorian Cambridge: at the first women’s college, a group of brilliant young women are fighting for the right to an equal education, and for the chance to determine their own futures. Jessica Swale’s feminist...

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