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The Old Fire Station

The Old Fire Station


- Theatre, comedy, dance, music, visual art and design. We want our reputation to be good quality art aimed at adults which takes a risk, asks a question and entertains. We want our audiences to have fun and be open to new ideas and different people.

- Space for performance, exhibitions, rehearsals, meetings, classes, innovation and debate.

- Working closely with the homelessness charity, Crisis, helping to build the confidence and skills of homeless people through projects and opportunities.

- Shop at the Old Fire Station: a treasure trove of the best independent handcrafted goods the UK has to offer, featuring jewellery, homewares, textiles, stationery and much more. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 6pm.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening Details

Open all the time

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


Prices vary.

Fri 13 Jan - Sat 4 Mar 2017

Haptic: Relating to the sense of touch, in particular relating to the perception and manipulation of objects using the senses of touch, from the Greek haptikos ‘able to touch or grasp’.

Oxford 01865 263990

Hope & Social

Thu 26 Jan 2017

Hope and Social are a band who do things a little bit differently. They wear blue jackets and play mind-blowing, balls-to-the-floor, anything-for-a-laugh, much-more-for-a-tear, heart-on-your-sleeve, foot-on-your-monitor gigs.

Oxford 01865 263990

The Psychic Project

Fri 27 Jan 2017

A mind-reading show based on the true story of the Cold War’s psychic spies. In 1972, the Cold War took an unusual turn. The CIA learnt that Russia was investing in mind-control research and achieving some remarkable results.

Oxford 01865 263990

The Anti-Slam

Sat 28 Jan 2017

The Anti-Slam returns to Oxford for its fourth glorious year.

Oxford 01865 263990

Josie Long: Something Better

Thu 2 Feb 2017

This is a show about optimism and hopefulness and about looking for people and things to look up to. It’s about wanting more from life than it might be up for giving out.

Oxford 01865 263990



40 George Street,

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Map reference: SP 510063  Lat: 51.75308 Long: -1.26257


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Wheelchair spaces available