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Comedy / Music
Jonny & the Baptists Rock the Vote
Thursday 2 Apr

Following their acclaimed, news-making STOP UKIP TOUR, the UK’s hottest musical comedians Jonny & the... More info>

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

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

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The Listening Room
Tuesday 7 Apr

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

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Theatre
STAND
Friday 10 Apr to Saturday 11 Apr

Was it a split second decision, or a cause that’s haunted you for decades? An... More info>

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Gallery Events / Workshops / Participation
RE-FASHIONED: Making, Meaning & Materials
Saturday 11 Apr

Exhibiting artist, Lucy Brown, leads a practical one-day workshop, exploring themes around identity through experimental... More info>

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Marmalade at the Old Fire Station
Monday 13 Apr to Friday 17 Apr

What is Marmalade? Running parallel with the Skoll World Forum (13 – 17 April), Marmalade... More info>

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Literary / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Hammer and Tongue
Tuesday 14 Apr

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

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Music
Folk Weekend Oxford
Friday 17 Apr to Sunday 19 Apr

One weekend in April folk music, dance and activities will fill Oxford’s city centre.  From... More info>

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Comedy / Theatre
The Beggar’s Opera
Wednesday 22 Apr to Thursday 23 Apr

A new production from Oxford Brookes Opera Society for April 2015.  The Beggar’s Opera was... More info>

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Featured / Theatre
Gods Are Fallen And All Safety Gone
Tuesday 28 Apr

Gods Are Fallen And All Safety Gone is an investigation into what happens when we... More info>

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Dance / Workshops / Participation
Clowning (in the real world)
Wednesday 29 Apr to Thursday 30 Apr

This event is now fully booked. If you would like to be placed on the... More info>

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Dance / Family / Music
WaDaDa – Live Ska Reggae Band
Friday 1 May

Dade Krama founder member spearheads the band WaDaDa, with a night of soulful Ska Reggae... More info>

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Family / Workshops / Participation
The Curioxity Show
Saturday 2 May

To celebrate The Oxford Trust’s 30th anniversary, Science Oxford presents a whistle-stop tour of some... More info>

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Clay for all!
Saturday 2 May

Work with artist Georgie Manly to try your hand at ceramics: create your own work... More info>

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Family / Theatre
Storm in a Teacup
Saturday 2 May

Three old sisters, one birthday cake, buckets of tea and good old anarchy! In an... More info>

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Benefit
Tuesday 5 May

Three interwoven stories unlock the frustrations and passions of characters struggling with their bank balances,... More info>

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Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Oxford Improvisers
Tuesday 5 May

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

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Comedy
Phil Buckley’s Big Idea
Thursday 7 May

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

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Silent on the Matter
Friday 8 May to Saturday 9 May

Silent on the Matter is a new play by Carolyn Lloyd-Davies, probing the controversial and... More info>

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Family / Featured / Music / Theatre
MONUMENT to Charlie Chaplin
Tuesday 12 May

An evening at the cinema in 1941 interrupted by a miracle at wartime. ‘Monument’ is... More info>

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Literary / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Hammer and Tongue
Tuesday 12 May

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

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Talks
The Funding Network 2015
Thursday 14 May

Join us on Thursday 14th May 6pm-9pm at The Old Fire Station and experience the... More info>

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Music
The Sounds of Simon: A Tribute to Simon and Garfunkel
Friday 15 May

As seen on BBC’s The One Show! The Sounds of Simon is a tribute to... More info>

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Comedy
Christian O’Connell: Breaking Dad
Saturday 16 May

This event is now fully booked. - 10-times Sony Award winning Christian O’Connell (Absolute Radio)... More info>

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Theatre / Workshops / Participation
The Art of Theatre – Acting, Writing, Directing and Improvising
Monday 18 May

This is a course suitable for anyone passionate about creating (and experiencing) good quality theatre.... More info>

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Comedy / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Comedy Scratch Night
Tuesday 19 May

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

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Open Diary Night
Thursday 21 May

A glass of wine and candlelight… Do you write a diary every day? Come and... More info>

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Comedy / Dance / Music / Theatre
Oxford Fringe 2015
Friday 22 May to Sunday 7 Jun

The Old Fire Station will be the heart of this year’s ever-popular Oxford Fringe. A... More info>

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Gallery Events / Shop Events / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station / Workshops / Participation
Playground
Tuesday 26 May

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

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Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Oxford Improvisers
Tuesday 2 Jun

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

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Meet the Maker – Kina Gorska
Saturday 6 Jun

Come and hear Kina talk about the process of making work in porcelain, then make your own porcelain fridge magnet that she will fire, ready for you to collect at a later date.

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The Listening Room
Tuesday 9 Jun

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

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Literary / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Hammer and Tongue
Tuesday 9 Jun

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

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Dance / Music / Theatre
Blood Brothers
Friday 12 Jun

Performing Arts students from The Oxford Academy have adapted and modernised the story ‘Blood Brothers’. ... More info>

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Featured / Music
O’Hooley & Tidow
Saturday 13 Jun

THE HUM a MOJO Folk Album of the Year 2014 * * * * BBC... More info>

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Theatre / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Theatre Scratch Night
Tuesday 16 Jun

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

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Dance / Music
Ran Kan Kan: Congo Cuba Connection
Friday 19 Jun

An exhilarating musical encounter of live music from Congo & Cuba. →   Grupo Lokito –... More info>

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Dance
Of Myths, Perspectives and Transformations
Saturday 20 Jun

Of Myths, Perspectives and Transformations explores the transformative effects of emotional change: desire and resistance,... More info>

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Comedy / Theatre
Black Comedy
Thursday 25 Jun to Saturday 27 Jun

The Swinging sixties, London. An artist, eager to make his name (and fortune!) and a... More info>

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Gallery Events / Workshops / Participation
Playground on Fire & Skyrocket
Thursday 25 Jun to Saturday 27 Jun

Three days of pop-up installations, performances and participatory events organised by PLAYGROUND, an artist-led initiative... More info>

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Talks / Theatre
Festival of Word and Image
Friday 3 Jul to Saturday 4 Jul

The Festival of Word and Image brings five days of film, performance, music, photography, poetry,... More info>

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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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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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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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Family / 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 / 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 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 / 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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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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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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Theatre
The Forest
Thursday 8 Oct

An intriguing multi-sensory tale which immerses audiences in a world full of new sights, sounds,... 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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