Old Fire Station, Oxford
Arts at the Old Fire Station is a new charity and social enterprise based in Oxford’s hub for creativity. "We are committed to helping local artists make and showcase their work as well as providing great entertainment and exhibitions. Within our building, you will find a shop selling original artwork, a gallery with a wide range of exhibitions, a theatre and studio for dance, drama and music and workshops for artists. We also have space to hire for classes, rehearsals and meetings."
The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AQ. 01865 263980.
The House at the Edge of the Universe, 26th June, 13:00
Join postmen Barry and Larry as they tell you, firsthand, the story of their epic journey across the Universe to deliver a mysterious package. Come and hear how they had a space picnic amid a sandstorm on Mars, ran round a comet 12 times and become stranded after their spaceship blew up. A story-telling performance with live music suitable for children 7+ and their families. Part of the Offbeat festival.
Nel, 26th June, 15:30
Meet Nel: a Foley artist. Don't know what that is? Not many do. She brings films to life through sound. But her real world isn't turning out so well. She needs help and maybe a change of shoes. Bursting with live sound effects, theatrical trickery and physical comedy, Nel's touching story explores identity, friendship and what it means to be an introvert. Part of the Offbeat festival.
Ark, 26th June, 18:15
Join the last survivors of the human race aboard the Ark as they flee a drowned earth and attempt to recreate civilization on a distant planet in this brand new musical. At times moving, at times absurd, Ark explores what it really means to be human, even across distant depths of time and space. Part of the Offbeat festival.
Ross and Rachel, 26th June, 18:15
Ross and Rachel tells the mind-bending, heart-breaking story of what happens when a couple that was always meant to be together, gets together. And stays together. Part of the Offbeat festival.
For more details
Go to the web site at www.oldfirestation.info.