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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

Before the Tempest imagines what life was like on the island for Miranda and Prospero... 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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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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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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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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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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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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Family / Gallery Events / Shop Events / Workshops / Participation
And Breathe… workshop
Saturday 3 Oct

Join us for three drawing related activities capturing the unseen breath. Participants can try their... 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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Featured / Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
The Listening Room
Tuesday 6 Oct

Three of the best local emerging bands/artists are hand-picked every month for a night of... 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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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 / Featured
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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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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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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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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Music
The Songs of Nick Drake
Tuesday 13 Oct

Nick Drake is the most revered and truly loved of all of this country’s singer/songwriters. He... 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
Joe Lycett: That’s The Way, A-Ha A-Ha, Joe Lycett (sold out)
Saturday 17 Oct

This event is now SOLD OUT! Please e-mail info@oldfirestation.org.uk if you’d like to go on... More info>

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Theatre / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Theatre Scratch Night
Tuesday 20 Oct

A night of work in progress from theatre makers, including discussion and networking opportunities  Come... 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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Spoken Word / Literary / Talks
Spectral Landscapes: Explorations of the English Eerie
Saturday 24 Oct

Spectral Landscapes is a mixed media event which will explore the concept of the “English... 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

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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Family / Theatre
The Journey
Friday 6 Nov

Set in a fictional Caribbean Restaurant, The Journey follows the hectic lives of the customers... 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 Light Festival
Friday 20 Nov

Celebrate the opening night of Oxford’s Christmas Light Festival! From 5.30 – Help us celebrate... 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

Three of the best local emerging bands/artists are hand-picked every month for a night of... 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 / Gallery Events / Shop Events / Workshops / Participation
Meet the Maker: Anabelle Lou
Saturday 28 Nov

Come along and join Oxford based jewellery maker, Anna Munday of Anabelle Lou, as she... 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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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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Dance / Music
Some Like It Hot
Saturday 12 Dec

Dance away those winter blues. Ran Kan Kan, Oxford’s 20 piece Cubanista big band, playing... 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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Christmas / Theatre
The Flint Street Nativity
Thursday 17 Dec to Friday 18 Dec

Mizzis Horrocks’ class of seven year olds is about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street... More info>

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Christmas / Gallery Events / Shop Events / Workshops / Participation
Meet the Maker: Miesje Chafer
Saturday 19 Dec

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

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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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