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The Old Fire Station

40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
01865 297170 www.oldfirestation.org.uk/

Theatre, comedy, dance, music, visual art and design. The Old Fire Station presents quality art aimed at adults which takes a risk, asks a question and entertains. The Old Fire Station wants to create a fun environment and inspire guests to be open to new ideas and different people.

The Old Fire Station also offers space for performance, exhibitions, rehearsals, meetings, classes, innovation and debate.

They also work closely with the homelessness charity, Crisis, which helps to build the confidence and skills of homeless people through projects and opportunities.

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February 2019

Maths Madness with Kyle D Evans

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
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£6
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Get ready for an hour of mind-bending maths and lots of audience participation as award-winning musical maths comedian Kyle D Evans puts a twist on the t-shirts of Hanoi, explains how to win the world paper-folding championships and attempts to fit all of the UK’s rice stocks onto a single chessboard (this part usually fails, but he gives it a good go!). Whether you’re a mathsphile or mathsphobe, this show brings joyous number-play to the whole family and there’s even…

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Pop Song’s for Pedants with Kyle D Evans

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
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£5 - £8
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Kyle D Evans – the one-man venn diagram intersection of maths, pop and comedy – is back with the follow-up to his award-winning debut show BORN TO SUM (Best Stand-up, Swindon Fringe 2018). This time he’s casting a mathematical eye across popular culture and wondering whether there is a place for all this pedantry in a world seemingly going to hell in a handcart.  Expect songs, mathematics, fiendish wordplay and weapons-grade pedantry.  If the devil is in the detail, he…

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Trump The Musical

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
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£10 - £12
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2020. Time to make Donald Great Again! But can King Nigel Farage the First of England get his trade deal? Will Kim Jong Un ever stop messing about with missiles? And why has Vladimir Putin gone suspiciously quiet? Join Blowfish Theatre for an evening of raucous satire, banging tunes and one truly awful wig! ★★★★ “Outrageously good… a riotous two hours of near-the-knuckle comedy every bit as grotesque, brazen and bombastic as its scarcely plausible targets.” – What’s On Live ★★★★ “Like Spitting Image…

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Victoriocity Live: Unravelling Circus #1

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on March 22, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on April 4, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on April 18, 2019 at 7:30pm

The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
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£10 - £12
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An unsolvable kidnapping in an unending city. Welcome back to Even Greater London. Critically acclaimed audio-drama Victoriocity is a detective comedy set in a reimagined Victorian past. Since its launch in 2017 it has become a firm favourite of thousands of listeners worldwide, and has been featured in The Guardian, Splitsider and Starburst Magazine. Following a successful run of live shows in 2018, Victoriocity returns to the OFS with its brand new season, performed as live radio theatre across four nights. Join investigative duo…

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Weave it – Make it – Keep it with Elvis & Kresse

February 24 @ 1:15 pm - 4:15 pm
The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
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£80

A Make and Keep Experience in Henley-on-Thames, in Association with Lynne Lambourne. On Sunday the 10th of February, Elvis & Kresse will be hosting a unique event at Henley-on-Thames. We will be 'making' at The Old Fire Station Gallery thanks to the lovely Lynne Lambourne. If you love our handwoven, rescued leather items then this is an afternoon you don't want to miss. What does the afternoon entail? This is a Meet-the-Maker day where whatever you make, you get to keep! The afternoon will…

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Ahir Shah: Duffer

February 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
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£10 - £12
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Ahir Shah brings his newest stand-up show about life and what comes after, death and what comes before, and Bohemian Rhapsody. Duffer is touring the UK fresh from critically acclaimed sell-out runs at London’s Soho Theatre and Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where it earned Shah his second nomination in a row for Best Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards. ★★★★★ ‘Intricately crafted, profoundly moving, howlingly funny.’ – Telegraph ★★★★★ ‘Magnificent’ – The List ★★★★★ – EdFest Magazine ★★★★½  – Chortle ★★★★ – Sunday Times ★★★★ – Daily Mail ★★★★★…

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Hymns for Robots

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
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£10 - £12
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In a small attic, packed in hundreds of cereal boxes, lies the life’s work of Delia Derbyshire – the unsung genius behind the Doctor Who theme tune and trailblazer of electronic music. Join Noctium as they explore this fascinating tale of the mother of modern music. Using strange sounds and weird wobbulations, Noctium brings you a sonic experience your ears won’t believe. Hymns for Robots mixes Noctium’s unique heightened performance style with analogue and digital music to bring you an…

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