We help artists make and showcase work, meet each other and share ideas. See what we currently offer below.
Desk Space Residency
The Old Fire Station are looking for artists, makers and writers to take up residency in our shop window over a month this summer. The Desk Space Residency looks to open up creative processes and create new dialogues between artists and the public. It will be a chance to see new work being made, as well as artists being inspired by day to day life and the conversations that will come from working in a public place. Apply by 9 May. Click here to find out more.
An artist-led initiative, Playground
is an open platform for artists to share, discuss and develop new work
, now in its third year, is the most fertile creative hub in oxford. Get in touch to share your work or just turn up to experience some of the freshest locally grown art. Find out more.
The mission of Oxfordshire Theatre Makers is to link local theatre practitioners, encourage professional opportunities within the Oxfordshire area, and establish the county’s reputation for creating excellent home-grown theatre. The Old Fire Station supports OTM. Find out more.
Got a work in progress you want to try out? Then come to one of our Scratch Nights. Each season, we have a Comedy, Dance
Scratch Night where artists can test out their work in front of an audience and get feedback immediately afterwards. Find out more by heading to the Tuesdays page
or email email@example.com
Work with Crisis
Crisis are always interested to hear of artists from any practice who may be able to provide valuable skills and work with Crisis Skylight Members. If you feel that you could help both charities work together to bring the arts to everyone, then email Helen, Crisis Arts Coordinator>
We have six artist studios for rent. They have 24 hour access and an abundance of natural light. See who our current studio artists are
. Please note: all our studios are currently full.
Our Shop sells beautiful handcrafted and designed products made in the UK and we’re always looking for new and interesting items to stock. Reckon you make or design something that would work perfectly in our shop? Take a look here to find our more
A Home for Dance
The Old Fire Station is a home for dance in central Oxford offering a wide range of classes and space for professional dancers
to create and showcase work. We work in partnership with Oxford Dance Forum
to support the professional development of dance through the Home Bed programme.