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Spoken Word / Literary / Talks
Alice’s Day: Pictures and Conversations
Saturday 4 Jul

A series of short talks on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. 2015 is the 150th anniversary... More info>

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Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Oxford Improvisers
Tuesday 7 Jul

A monthly night of improvised and new music from the Oxford Improvisers...

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Comedy
Delusionists
Saturday 11 Jul

An evening of comedy and magic from local talents Danny Thompson and George Barlow.

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Gallery Events / Shop Events / Workshops / Participation
Meet the Maker: Joseph Bray
Saturday 11 Jul

Make a simple coat peg using basic woodworking techniques of drilling, sanding and shaping.

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Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
The Listening Room
Tuesday 14 Jul

The Listening Room returns for another season of fantastic local music. So come on in,... More info>

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Gallery Events / Shop Events
Independent Oxford Pop-Up
Tuesday 14 Jul

It’s Independent Oxford’s second pop-up mini-market! Following the launch event in March at fellow Oxford... More info>

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Family / Featured / Theatre
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Thursday 16 Jul to Friday 17 Jul

Following on from the success of ‘Twelfth Night’ and ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, Critically... More info>

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Featured / Spoken Word / Literary / Theatre
The Hundred Years’ War
Saturday 18 Jul

Following on from their highly acclaimed live literature production ‘Being Human’, Midlands Creative Projects in... More info>

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Dance / Workshops / Participation
Lunas Dance Project: Summer Intensive
Monday 20 Jul to Friday 24 Jul

A five-day course to develop the professional within the student. Technique study, a mock audition,... More info>

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Dance / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Dance Scratch Night
Tuesday 21 Jul

On each Scratch Night, local and regional theatre performers, comedians or dance artists will perform... More info>

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Dance
Lunas Dance Project: Summer Intensive Final Performance
Saturday 25 Jul

Lunas Dance Project’ Summer Intensive students and dancers present a compilation of dance pieces and... More info>

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Featured / Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
The Listening Room
Tuesday 1 Sep

The Listening Room returns for another season of fantastic local music. So come on in,... More info>

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Talks
Overcoming Stress: Free Talk & Meditation
Thursday 10 Sep

These days, many people suffer from anxiety and stress at some time or other. Sometimes... More info>

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Workshops / Participation
Oxford Open Doors
Saturday 12 Sep

Go behind the scenes at the Old Fire Station with activities and tours to learn... More info>

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Comedy / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Comedy Scratch Night
Tuesday 15 Sep

On each Scratch Night, local and regional theatre makers, comedians or dance artists will perform... More info>

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Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Oxford Improvisers
Tuesday 15 Sep

A monthly night of improvised and new music from the Oxford Improvisers...

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Featured / Theatre
Hidden Spire 2015: Before The Tempest
Thursday 17 Sep to Saturday 19 Sep

Following sell-out Hidden Spire performances in 2012 and 2013, the Old Fire Station is working... More info>

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Family / Gallery Events / Workshops / Participation
Live Drawing – Launching the 2015 Big Draw Festival
Saturday 19 Sep

‘Conjure your drawings to life using the magic of technology.’ Multi media artist Nicola Armitage... More info>

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Gallery Events / Shop Events / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station / Workshops / Participation
Playground
Tuesday 22 Sep

Playground is a platform which encourages development and presentation of new work while introducing a... More info>

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Featured / Theatre
Blue Stockings
Tuesday 22 Sep to Saturday 26 Sep

“Love or knowledge: which would you choose?” Victorian Cambridge: at the first women’s college, a... More info>

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Dance / Workshops / Participation
The Lost Child Workshop
Monday 28 Sep to Tuesday 29 Sep

From 1997-2005 David Glass and his Ensemble led a ground breaking international Street Child project... More info>

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Music
Adam Barnes + Chris Ayer
Thursday 1 Oct

Bearded singer/songwriter Adam Barnes heads out on his biggest UK tour to date celebrating the release... More info>

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Talks / Workshops / Participation
In the Spotlight
Friday 2 Oct

An inspirational one-day programme for more effective communication. Richard Hahlo offers a one-day open course... More info>

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Comedy / Featured
Alfie Moore: The Naked Stun
Friday 2 Oct

Following last year’s sell out run at the Edinburgh Festival, former Police Sergeant turned stand-up... More info>

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Gallery Events
Exhibition opening: And Breathe…
Friday 2 Oct

Come along and celebrate the opening of new exhibition And Breathe… Over the last ten years,... More info>

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Theatre
Distractingly Female
Saturday 3 Oct

A couple want to raise their twin children, Jen and Jake, as complete equals. So although they can... More info>

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Family / Gallery Events / Shop Events / Workshops / Participation
And Breathe… workshops
Saturday 3 Oct

Join us for three drawing related activities capturing the unseen breath. Participants can try their... More info>

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Music / Talks / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Sound I’m Particular
Tuesday 6 Oct

A series of free talks with an emphasis on sound and listening; from the Surrealists... More info>

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Featured / Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
The Listening Room
Tuesday 6 Oct

The Listening Room returns for another season of fantastic local music. So come on in,... More info>

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Gallery Events / Talks
And Breathe…film night
Wednesday 7 Oct

A series of illustrated talks by film historian Andrew Hogan explores the theme of breath... More info>

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Theatre
The Forest
Thursday 8 Oct

Trapped in lives filled with daydreams, loneliness and secrets, Thea and Robin both crave an... More info>

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Comedy
Sam Brady: Kindness
Friday 9 Oct

Award winning comedian and failed Buddhist monk Sam Brady explores his ongoing struggle to be... More info>

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Theatre
Distractingly Female
Saturday 10 Oct

A couple want to raise their twin children, Jen and Jake, as complete equals. So although they can... More info>

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Featured / Theatre
Birdhouse
Saturday 10 Oct

‘Nobody expects doomsday on a Tuesday!’ Meet four forgotten survivors of the infamous attack from... More info>

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Spoken Word / Literary / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Hammer and Tongue
Tuesday 13 Oct

The heart of Oxford’s live spoken word scene for over a decade, delivering glittering performances... More info>

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Comedy
Christian O’Connell: You’ve Ruined My Morning… And Other Fan Mail
Thursday 15 Oct

Christian O’Connell has collected multiple radio awards as a national Breakfast show DJ for 16... More info>

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Family / Talks
Science Blast: The Great Scientists
Friday 16 Oct

Nine of the world’s greatest scientists go head to head to find the champion of... More info>

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Theatre
Distractingly Female
Saturday 17 Oct

A couple want to raise their twin children, Jen and Jake, as complete equals. So although they can... More info>

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Comedy / Featured
Joe Lycett: That’s The Way, A-Ha A-Ha, Joe Lycett
Saturday 17 Oct

The self-proclaimed ‘absolute lad’ is back with an all new stand-up show, following appearances on Live... More info>

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Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Oxford Improvisers
Tuesday 20 Oct

A monthly night of improvised and new music from the Oxford Improvisers...

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Gallery Events / Talks
And Breathe…film night
Wednesday 21 Oct

A series of illustrated talks by film historian Andrew Hogan explores the theme of breath... More info>

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Talks / Workshops / Participation
The Serial Killer Formula
Thursday 22 Oct

A dreadful crime has been committed; so shocking we dare not speak its name. You... More info>

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Dance / Family
The Magic Word
Saturday 24 Oct

In a secret, magical forest lives the beautiful Forest Queen. In the summer the forest... More info>

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Gallery Events / Shop Events / Workshops / Participation
Meet the Maker: Daisy Webb
Saturday 24 Oct

Transformation through drawing - Between the Body and the Natural World This experimental drawing workshop... More info>

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Featured / Theatre
Animal Farm
Wednesday 28 Oct to Saturday 31 Oct

A fairy tale that became a nightmare when revolution goes badly wrong. Those it was... More info>

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Family / Theatre
The Journey
Tuesday 3 Nov to Friday 6 Nov

Set in a fictional Caribbean Restaurant, The Journey follows the hectic lives of the customers... More info>

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Music / Talks / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Sound I’m Particular
Tuesday 3 Nov

A series of free talks with an emphasis on sound and listening; from the Surrealists... More info>

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Gallery Events / Talks
And Breathe…film night
Wednesday 4 Nov

A series of illustrated talks by film historian Andrew Hogan explores the theme of breath... More info>

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Comedy / Featured / Theatre
He Had Hairy Hands
Thursday 5 Nov

The year is 1974, the sleepy town is Hemlock-Under-Lye and when werewolf attacks threaten teatime,... More info>

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Spoken Word / Literary / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Hammer and Tongue
Tuesday 10 Nov

The heart of Oxford’s live spoken word scene for over a decade, delivering glittering performances... More info>

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Comedy
Phil Buckley’s Big Idea
Thursday 12 Nov

Have you ever had an earth shatteringly good idea? Phil Buckley hasn’t. After meeting a... More info>

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Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Oxford Improvisers
Tuesday 17 Nov

A monthly night of improvised and new music from the Oxford Improvisers...

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Christmas / Gallery Events / Shop Events
Christmas Making Space: Opening Night
Friday 20 Nov

Join us on the first night of Christmas Light Festival to celebrate the opening of our... More info>

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Christmas / Gallery Events / Shop Events / Workshops / Participation
Meet the Maker: Kina Gorska
Saturday 21 Nov

Create your own personalised Christmas bauble with ceramicist Kina Gorska. There will be a range of... More info>

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Gallery Events / Shop Events / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station / Workshops / Participation
Playground
Tuesday 24 Nov

Playground is a platform which encourages development and presentation of new work while introducing a... More info>

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Dance / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Dance Scratch Night
Tuesday 24 Nov

On each Scratch Night, local and regional theatre performers, comedians or dance artists will perform... More info>

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Featured / Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
The Listening Room
Thursday 26 Nov

The Listening Room returns for another season of fantastic local music. So come on in,... More info>

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Comedy / Featured
Hardeep Singh Kohli: Big Mouth Strikes Again
Friday 27 Nov

When you’ve a mouth this big, is it any wonder you get into trouble? The... More info>

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Christmas / Theatre
Season’s Greetings
Tuesday 1 Dec to Saturday 5 Dec

‘Tis the Season to be jolly…. well, for most people! Christmas should be a time... More info>

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Music / Talks / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Sound I’m Particular
Tuesday 1 Dec

A series of free talks with an emphasis on sound and listening; from the Surrealists... More info>

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Gallery Events / Spoken Word / Literary / Talks
Vibrations Art Journal for Creative Writing: presentation by artists
Thursday 3 Dec

An evening of new and intriguing showcases such as ‘If flowers could talk’ that local... More info>

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Christmas / Gallery Events / Shop Events / Workshops / Participation
Meet the Maker: Miesje Chafer
Saturday 5 Dec

If you love the textiles of local designer Miesje Chafer, come along to make your... More info>

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Spoken Word / Literary / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Hammer and Tongue
Tuesday 8 Dec

The heart of Oxford’s live spoken word scene for over a decade, delivering glittering performances... More info>

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Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Oxford Improvisers
Tuesday 15 Dec

A monthly night of improvised and new music from the Oxford Improvisers...

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Theatre
Austen’s Women
Friday 18 Mar

Thirteen of Jane Austen’s heroines come to life in this bold revisiting of some of... More info>

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