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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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Jewellery Showcase

Extreme good taste is not something always associated with the rush of Christmas shopping, but in the calm yet vibrant environ of the Shop at the Old Fire Station, innovative, cutting-edge design is very...

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Fresh Poetic Insights for January 2014

Yes, Christmas still hasn’t happened yet, New Year’s resolutions have not yet been broken, the goose is still very much getting fat. But now is the perfect time to note a date in the...

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Hidden Spire… Only 10 Days Away!

Thursday 12th, Friday 13th & Saturday 14th December, 7.30pm (Saturday Matinee, 2.30pm) The Story… The Clock Shop is the oldest business in town. Calvin is a master craftsman, inheriting the shop through four generations....

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An Excellently Stocked ‘Pop Up Print Shop’

With only a week left, here’s why you shouldn’t miss this month’s Pop Up Print Shop exhibition… Amongst the glut of tatty Christmas pop-up shops that tend to nestle in our cities around this...

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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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