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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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Opening times vary. Please see website for full event listings.

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Family friendly

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September 2019

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

GypsyFingers

The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
£14

GypsyFingers are a psychedelic & cinematic folk-rock band featuring piano, guitars, French horn, drums, keys and sweet vocal harmonies. Multi-instrumentalists Victoria Coghlan and Luke Oldfield and their band draw on a wide range of influences including folk, rock, pop, prog and psych to create a fresh sound of their own described by Maverick Magazine as “a brilliant fusion of pop and folk-rock”. Originally founded by composer/songwriter Victoria Coghlan and producer Luke Oldfield (son of Mike) GypsyFingers has blossomed to become…

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September 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until September 14, 2019

Daily Bread

The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
£11 – £15

Robin is baking. Combining flour, water and salt, with a little help from some friendly microbes, he’ll repeat a process used around the world for over 6,000 years. Until 1961, that is, when a new industrialised process sped things up and stripped bread of much of its nutritional value. Mass-produced loaves became the norm and people forgot how to bake. Now diet culture rules, faddism and myths abound, and body-shaming is the last socially acceptable prejudice. As a natural loaf…

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September 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker

The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
£10 – £14

These days Justin’s not certain about anything apart from his uncertainty – Brexit looms, it appears the Cold War is being rebooted and that’s before we begin to worry about what’s happening in America…..closer to home he’s starting to feel redundant as a parent. One kid is leaving home, the dog is getting older and doesn’t need much walking, and the youngest kid hits thirteen and cancels the family subscription to The Beano. On top of this the golden age…

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September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Waitress For The Bees | Duotone | Red Carousel

The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
£10 – £14

Waitress For The Bees Waitress for the Bees is Emma Hooper’s solo project, using viola, electronics and vocals to play you songs about dinosaurs and insects that will make your heart hurt and that once won her a Finnish Cultural Knighthood. emmahooper.ca Duotone Duotone is the alias of multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and live looper Barney MorseBrown. Like an alchemist Duotone weaves a plethora of instruments of an epic orchestral power – including his pioneering and unconventional cello playing – with a masterful…

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September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until September 28, 2019

When The Rain Stops Falling

The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
£12 – £15

Alice Springs in the year 2039. A fish falls from the sky and lands at the feet of Gabriel York. It still smells of the sea. It’s been raining for days and Gabriel knows something is wrong. Against a backdrop of cataclysmic climate breakdown, Andrew Bovell’s deeply moving play interweaves the stories of 7 family members across 4 generations and 2 continents in an epic and profound quest for answers – from “Will our world survive us?” to the more…

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October 2019

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until October 12, 2019

The Enchanted April

The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
£12 – £18

“To those who appreciate wisteria and sunshine. Small castle on the Mediterranean, Northern Italy, to be let for the month of April. Cook, gardens, ocean view. Reply box eleven.” Two housewives decide to throw caution to the wind, answer this advertisement, and escape from the relentless dreariness of the London winter and from their equally bleak marriages. To help meet the costs, they are joined by two other very different women – a crabby, judgemental elderly lady and a beautiful…

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December 2019

December 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Monday - Saturday (no Sundays)

The Last Nöel

The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AQ United Kingdom
£13 – £17

“We’ll tell the same old stories, all over again. And we won’t complain. Because it’s Christmas.” It’s Christmas Day. Three generations of a family are busy preparing a feast, and you’re invited. But someone is missing from the table. The Last Nöel is a funny, moving, uplifting play with live music and original songs by Chris Bush. Make this a Christmas you’ll never forget. Praise for previous grown-up festive shows at the Old Fire Station: ★★★★★ “A Christmas cracker…warm and funny…Excellent stuff.” – The…

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