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Christmas with Boozers

Crisis artist Lucy performed this poem at Crisis Skylight Oxford’s Carol Service, 2019. “Shatter the baubles, all jagged & jinxed”. That set the tone on one Christmas. Her mythic enshroudings, like dragon or sphinx;...

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INTERVIEW: Simon Jay and Scott Payne from upcoming show, Is He A Bit Simon Jay?

Want to know more about the epic one-man comedy we have coming up this Saturday? Then have read through our interview with the shows writer Scott Payne and the shows performer & co-writer Simon...

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Why you don’t want to miss Short Stories Aloud this year

Always wondered what Short Stories Aloud is like and what you missed last year? Then take a look at Sarah Franklin’s latest blog post for Blackwells Book Shop Broad Conversation Blog. Enjoy!

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Decidedly Innovative Productions at the Old Fire Station this March

We are extremely fortunate to host, and, as a result, you are warmly invited, to come and marvel at two positively outstanding productions by two of the freshest, most inventive creative forces in the...

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Tuesdays are having a revamp at The Old Fire Station

Tuesday is often said to be the worst day of the week. Memories of the weekend have become but a distant feeling of joy, overrun by the misery of Monday. Similarly, the next respite...

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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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