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Makers’ Month: Paper Portraits
Wednesday 16 Apr

As part of Makers’ Month, come along and make a collage face. Make a fantastic... More info>

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Family / Workshops
Introduction to Mono Printing
Wednesday 16 Apr

Join Oxford based artist Emma Reynard as she shows you how to master the mono... More info>

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Gallery Events / Shop Events / Workshops
Makers’ Month: Zine Making Workshop
Thursday 17 Apr

Makers’ Month Zine Making Workshop by DIY artists Robert Ridley-Shackleton and Veronica Cordova de la... More info>

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Gallery Events / Shop Events / Talks
Makers’ Month: Screens and Sculptures – Exploring Art through Digital Reproduction
Thursday 17 Apr

In the course of this interactive lecture from The Knowledge Project, led by a teacher... More info>

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Gallery Events / Shop Events / Talks / Workshops
Makers’ Month: Press Up Zine Fair
Saturday 19 Apr

Press Up is an exploration of the DIY culture of zines and self-publishing. Bringing together... More info>

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

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

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Gallery Events / Shop Events / Workshops
Makers’ Month: Free Table
Wednesday 23 Apr

A table, some chairs, some paper and some people: Free Table offers artists working on... More info>

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Family / Music
Folk Weekend: Oxford
Friday 25 Apr to Sunday 27 Apr

Folk Weekend is back! For the third year running we’ll be bringing you fabulously funky... More info>

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Featured / Gallery Events / Shop Events / Talks / Workshops
Makers’ Month: Closing Party!
Saturday 26 Apr

Help us finish our 2D adventures with a thoroughly flat closing party! We’ll have a... More info>

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Literary / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Short Stories Aloud
Tuesday 29 Apr

“Unlike any other literary gathering…go along and listen for yourself!” – The Huffington Post Whoever... More info>

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Music
Gipsy Jazz and Music from the Balkans
Thursday 1 May

Gipsy Jazz meets music from the Balkans with a French twist. Celebrate May Day with... More info>

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Featured / Theatre
The Islanders & On The Beach: A Theatre Double-Bill
Friday 2 May

A double-bill over one evening of acclaimed theatre pieces heralding seaside adventure and escapism: On... More info>

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Family / Gallery Events / Music / Talks / Theatre
Oxford Canal Heritage Project Launch
Saturday 3 May

Oxford Canal Heritage Project Launch. Come and join us at the Old Fire Station on... More info>

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Dance / Literary / Music
A Celebration of the Oxford Canal
Saturday 3 May

A night of music, poetry and dancing at 
the Old Fire Station as part of... More info>

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Featured / Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
The Listening Room VIENNA DITTO + CRAYON + Guests
Tuesday 6 May

Welcome to The Listening Room in its new monthly Tuesday slot! Every month The Listening... More info>

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Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Oxford Improvisers
Tuesday 6 May

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

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Dance
Measuring Time
Saturday 10 May

“What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If... More info>

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Featured / Gallery Events / Workshops
Oxford Scavenger Hunt
Saturday 10 May

This is a fantastic event for those with creative and competitive streaks alike and ties... More info>

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Literary / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Hammer and Tongue
Tuesday 13 May

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

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Featured / Theatre
Bitch Boxer
Tuesday 13 May

“A terrific little package” Lyn Gardner, The Guardian Meet Chloe, 21, from Leytonstone. She likes... More info>

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Comedy / Theatre
Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime
Thursday 15 May to Saturday 17 May

“My relations have a hold on life I can only describe as tenacious.” Lord Arthur... More info>

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Dance / Theatre / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station / Workshops
Meeting Points
Tuesday 20 May

Meeting Points – a new monthly Tuesday event here at the Old Fire Station. Practitioners... More info>

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Comedy / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Comedy Scratch Night
Tuesday 20 May

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

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Talks / Workshops
The Funding Network
Thursday 22 May

Join us for the chance to engage directly with four local charitable projects that will... More info>

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Featured / Theatre
The Scratch Residency
Friday 23 May

Since July 2012, Arts at The Old Fire Station has been hosting a Theatre Scratch... More info>

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Dance
Raw Diva: Charity Showcase
Saturday 24 May

Since opening our doors in 2009, Raw Diva has supported local charities by performing around... More info>

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Comedy / Family / Featured / Literary / Magic / Theatre
Oxford Fringe
Monday 26 May

The Old Fire Station will once again be the centre of the ever-popular Oxford Fringe.... More info>

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Comedy / Oxford Fringe / Theatre
Beauty’s Legacy or The Modern Frankenstein
Tuesday 27 May to Wednesday 28 May

Sci-fi comedy/drama about revered geneticist Victor, who, using his maladjusted lab assistant as a guinea... More info>

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Oxford Fringe / Theatre
Dracula
Tuesday 27 May to Sunday 1 Jun

London, 2013. A dark and provocative story about four people whose world is shaken when... More info>

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Gallery Events / Shop Events / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station / Workshops
Playground
Tuesday 27 May

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

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Comedy / Magic / Oxford Fringe
God Versus The Mind Reader
Thursday 29 May to Saturday 7 Jun

A mind reader who makes people believe things that aren’t true for a living considers... More info>

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Comedy / Literary / Oxford Fringe
John Hegley: New And Selected Potatoes
Thursday 29 May

A performance of pieces new and older, sung, spoken and awoken with dance: meditations upon... More info>

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Comedy / Music / Oxford Fringe
Ben Champion: Cracking Up
Sunday 1 Jun

“Smart funny and awesome in equal measure” Fringe Guru. Ben Champion is turning into his... More info>

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Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Oxford Improvisers
Tuesday 3 Jun

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

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Comedy / Oxford Fringe
Holly Walsh: Work in Progress
Tuesday 3 Jun

Work in progress show from Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee & Chortle award-winner Holly Walsh. As... More info>

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Comedy / Oxford Fringe / Theatre
Contractions
Wednesday 4 Jun to Saturday 7 Jun

“Come in. Sit down. How are you?” Emma’s been seeing Darren. She thinks she’s in... More info>

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Comedy / Oxford Fringe
Gary Colman: ChUNT (*the verb to grumble)
Wednesday 4 Jun

“Highly inventive and very funny” Frank Skinner “Quality Geordie stand-up” TNT Magazine “A seasoned gagsmith... More info>

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Oxford Fringe / Theatre
An Extraordinary Light
Thursday 5 Jun to Saturday 7 Jun

Rosalind Franklin’s innovative experimental work on the structure of DNA helped Crick and Watson win... More info>

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Comedy / Oxford Fringe
Kelly Kingham: Inside Out
Thursday 5 Jun

It’s never too late to find the funny… if you dare! “Deliciously unnerving” The Guardian... More info>

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Oxford Fringe / Theatre
Horror Vacui
Friday 6 Jun to Saturday 7 Jun

Meet Tom and Emma. A couple that used to be happy. Now they’re breaking up.... More info>

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Comedy / Oxford Fringe
All the Things I’m Not
Saturday 7 Jun

Simon is a “Compelling to watch… unashamedly feelgood” (Chortle) comedian. But not manly, grown-up, married,... More info>

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Literary / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Short Stories Aloud
Tuesday 10 Jun

“Unlike any other literary gathering…go along and listen for yourself!” – The Huffington Post Whoever... More info>

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Literary / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Hammer and Tongue
Tuesday 10 Jun

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

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Music / Theatre
Alexander the Great
Thursday 12 Jun

‘Quite where that voice comes from…is a mystery of physics.’ – Oxford Times Alexander the... More info>

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Dance
The Heart’s Desire
Friday 13 Jun to Saturday 14 Jun

‘The Heart’s Desire’ aims to bring to life the six famous medieval tapestries known as... More info>

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Theatre / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Theatre Scratch Night
Tuesday 17 Jun

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

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Dance / Theatre / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station / Workshops
Meeting Points
Tuesday 17 Jun

Meeting Points – a new monthly Tuesday event here at the Old Fire Station. Practitioners... More info>

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Music
Cuba Caliente
Friday 20 Jun

Celebrate the arrival of summer with Ran Kan Kan! Get down to classic Cuban songs... More info>

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Featured / Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
The Listening Room
Tuesday 24 Jun

Welcome to The Listening Room in its new monthly Tuesday slot! Every month The Listening... More info>

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

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

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Literary / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Short Stories Aloud
Tuesday 1 Jul

“Unlike any other literary gathering…go along and listen for yourself!” – The Huffington Post Whoever... More info>

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Music / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Oxford Improvisers
Tuesday 1 Jul

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

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Theatre
What Became of Harley Warren?
Thursday 3 Jul to Friday 4 Jul

1924: Famous scholar and occultist Harley Warren disappears under mysterious circumstances. His closest friend and... More info>

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Literary / Talks
Adventures Under Ground
Saturday 5 Jul

Join us for a series of talks all about Alice in Wonderland, as part of... More info>

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Comedy / Featured / Theatre
Twelfth Night
Friday 11 Jul to Saturday 12 Jul

Following the success of ‘Taming of the Shrew’, Critically acclaimed MadCap Theatre Productions return to... More info>

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Dance / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station
Dance Scratch Night
Tuesday 15 Jul

After a year of successful Theatre Scratch Nights, we’ve decided to mix things up a... More info>

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Dance / Theatre / Tuesdays at the Old Fire Station / Workshops
Meeting Points
Tuesday 15 Jul

Meeting Points – a new monthly Tuesday event here at the Old Fire Station. Practitioners... More info>

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

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

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Theatre
The Cap and Bells
Thursday 24 Jul to Saturday 26 Jul

The Cap and Bells (Il berretto a sonagli) was written in 1916 and performed the... More info>