• Tickets: Free - just walk up


Free music sessions in the Old Fire Station’s Gallery.

Good Canary sings gallows-humour lyrics over jaunty piano riffs: she believes that, like a canary in a coalmine, a pop song can be an excellent warning. Her music has been featured by BBC Radio 6 and BBC Introducing in Oxford.

Rosie Samaras is a singer/SongWriter from the UK. Her powerful soul vocal mixed with catchy pop songs creates a performance you are sure to love. Rocking the stage Rosie sure has a great stage presence that will make you want to dance along with her.

3.45pm – JAY SUNAWAY
Introducing new music from London-based folk collective Jay Sunaway, an immediately lovable and energetic five-piece writing love songs, drinking songs and space shanties.


6.30pm – DOM FABER
Dom Faber is a jazz musician from North Yorkshire, currently living in Oxford. He is interested in the nature of improvisation within music. He is currently collaborating with a variety of musicians and artists in Oxford, including incorporating photography and dance into his live performances.

7:05pm – NATUREBOY
Natureboy (aka Dave Noble) is a quiet little fellow who makes music in his Oxford garden shed studio. Multi-instrumentalist and singer, Natureboy’s sound defies easy categories and he’s not afraid to cross the musical boundaries of folk, pop, jazz and world music.

8:15pm – JOE HICKS
Newbury based singer-songwriter Joe Hicks released his first single at the start of 2017 and shortly after was made ‘BBC Introducing Artist of the Week’ across regional UK BBC radio. His third single ‘Talk to Me’ dramatically increased Hicks’ audience, being playlisted heavily on Spotify collections across the globe.

Zurich are an Alt/Rock band from Oxford, earning an impressive live reputation with comparisons to bands such as The National & The Killers. The trio released their critically-acclaimed debut EP ‘Small Wars’ in 2015 (Recorded by award-winning producer Gary Stevenson), accompanied by two UK tours.

Parking & Access


There are a number of Blue Badge parking spaces nearby on Beaumont Street, and more on New Inn Hall Street and St Giles.

The closest car park is Gloucester Green Car Park, accessed via Gloucester Street.

If you have any questions or concerns, the City Council’s Access Officer can be reached at 01865 249811.

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Disabled patrons are eligible for one free companion ticket with their booking. To book this, contact the ticket office: tickets@oldfirestation.org.uk or 01865 263990.

There are two entrances to the Old Fire Station: 40 George Street via the foyer, and on Gloucester Green via the shop. Both are step-free. If you are coming to a show, we ask that you use the George Street entrance, as the Gloucester Green entrance is not always open.

Events in the Theatre

There is level entry to the foyer of the Old Fire Station, and step-free access to the main Theatre (where most shows take place).

If you are a wheelchair user attending a sit-down show, space will be reserved for you. If you are attending a standing gig, please contact us (call the ticket office on 01865 263990 or e-mail tickets@oldfirestation.org.uk) and we will talk with you about your needs.

Events in the Studio

There is level entry into the foyer of the Old Fire Station, and step-free access to the Studio.

Events in the Loft

There are six steps leading up to the Loft space, with no lift. If you would like to discuss this to find out more, please get in touch.

The Gallery

There is step-free access to the Gallery – level entry through the George Street entrance, and via lift from the Gloucester Green entrance.


Accessible toilet
There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor, accessible via platform lift. Other toilets are in the basement (accessible via lift).

Hearing assistance system
The Theatre is equipped with a hearing assistance system. If you have any questions about using it, please e-mail us at tickets@oldfirestation.org.uk or phone 01865 263980.

Assistance dogs
All types of assistance and guide dogs are welcome at the Old Fire Station. It would be great if you could let us know in advance if you will be bringing a working dog to any performances – just e-mail tickets@oldfirestation.org.uk.

Strobe lighting
We will warn visitors on the website and in the foyer of the venue if a performance is going to contain strobe lighting. If lighting affects you, and you have any concerns, please call the ticket office on 01865 263990 or e-mail tickets@oldfirestation.org.uk.

Chairs in the theatre
Our chairs are a standard dining-chair size, measuring 40cm deep by 37cm wide, with a metal frame. Some have arms, and some do not. They are all joined together at the sides, to form rows. If this is likely to pose a problem for you, please email tickets@oldfirestation.org.uk and we can discuss how to make your visit more comfortable.