The North Wall Arts Centre

The North Wall Arts Centre
South Parade
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2 7NN
England

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Website

www.thenorthwall.com

E-mail

Gallery/Box Office

waltersa@thenorthwall.com

Telephone

Box office/Gallery

01865 319 450

Administration

01865 319 452

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The North Wall Arts Centre is Oxford's newest performing and visual arts venue; we specialise in theatre and performance from dynamic, contemporary theatre companies and artists - shows that challenge and entertain. Our gallery offers a modern, light filled space for artists to show their work.
The North Wall has full disabled access.

Venue Type:

Gallery

Opening hours

Gallery hours: 11am - 4pm Monday - Saturday
Box office Mon - Fri 10am - 4pm, or until curtain up on performance days

Admission charges

Gallery exhibitions: Free

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
World Wide Weave

Camphill Foundation: World Wide Weave

  • 25 March — 11 April 2015

From California and Vancouver in the west to India and Vietnam in the east, from Norway to South Africa, children, young people and adults have contributed multi-media textile art to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the international Camphill Movement. In holistic and integrated environments they live extraordinary lives, co-responsible for their communities and doing regular, productive and fulfilling work.

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=world-wide-weave

DPhil Exhibition

Ruskin School of Art - DPhil Exhibition

  • 15 — 30 April 2015

The DPhil in Fine Art is designed to support research in contemporary art making and contemporary art history and theory. Artists, art historians and art theorists work closely together in world-leading, research-intensive programmes which allow for a wide range of interdisciplinary and collaborative work at this level.

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=ruskin-dphil

Out of Hours

Oxfordshire Art Weeks 2015 - ‘Out of Hours’

  • 2 — 22 May 2015

A collection of current work from the Art department staff of St. Edward’s School Oxford. An exciting mix of disciplines from ceramics to painting, and subject matter from figurative to conceptual.

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=out-of-hours

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Josie Long: Cara Josephine

Show and Tell presents - Josie Long: Cara Josephine

  • 11 March 2015 8-10pm

Josie is the star of Radio Four’s All Of The Planet’s Wonders and Short Cuts - as seen on BBC1’s Have I Got News For You, Channel Four’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats and more. Cara Josephine was the overall best-reviewed comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£15 (concessions £13)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=josie-long

The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland

Ridiculusmus presents - The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland

  • 13 — 14 March 2015 8-10pm

The play simultaneously stages the first psychotic episodes of a mother and son as they navigate stress and change with fantastical results involving Finnish folk, Margaret Drabble, Adolf Hitler and the knitted cover for a toilet roll.

Admission

£13 (concessions £11)

Long Live The Little Knife

Fire Exit presents - Long Live The Little Knife

  • 17 March 2015 8-10pm

Liz and Tom are small-time con-artists who need £250,000 to buy their way out of a turf war. Their mission is to be the greatest art forgers in the world.There’s only one problem. They can’t paint.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£13 (concessions £11)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=david-leddy

Confirmation

Warwick Arts Centre and China Plate present - Confirmation

  • 19 — 20 March 2015 8-10pm

Working with research into the phenomenon of confirmation bias, Confirmation is an attempt to have an honorable dialogue, real and imagined, with political extremism. To find out how we believe what we believe, and how we can end up so far apart.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£13 (concessions £11)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=confirmation

Whatever The Weather

M6 Theatre Company in association with Polka Theatre presents - Whatever The Weather

  • 22 March 2015 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

M6 Theatre’s imaginative new production is set in the charming world of a traditional Alpine Weather House. When the little woman comes out it’s going to be sunny! When the little man comes out it’s going to rain! The two characters couldn’t be more different.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6

Admission

£7

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=whatever-the-weather

Awake LOVE Orchestra

Awake Projects present - Awake LOVE Orchestra

  • 28 March 2015 8-10pm

Awake LOVE Orchestra has been entertaining audiences all over Europe since 2009. Formed by members of Awake Projects’ multi-talented ensemble, this unique fusion of folk, choral and popular music transports the listener from Scandinavia and the Mediterranean to Eastern Europe and the USA.

Admission

£11 (concessions £9)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=awake-love-orchestra

Song of riots

Awake Projects & The North Wall present Song of Riots

  • 14 — 18 April 2015

With woods, wildmen, the fairytale Iron Hans and the words of William Blake, Song of Riots explores how boys cross the bridge from childhood to maturity and what happens if they fail to make that journey.

Admission

£13 (concessions £11)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=song-of-riots

Show & Tell

Show and Tell present - So It Goes

  • 23 April 2015 8-10pm

Hannah has always wanted to talk about her dad. But in the seven years since he died, she hasn’t quite managed it. Not one to be defeated, she’s enlisted her friend David to help her on a journey through memory, laughter and sorrow.

Admission

£13 (concessions £11)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=so-it-goes

The Journey Home

Little Angel Theatre presents - The Journey Home

  • 25 April 2015 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

The Journey Home, the acclaimed children’s book by award-winning author Frann Preston-Gannon, is brought to life through puppetry, lyrical music and transformative design in this new production by Little Angel Theatre, directed by Steve Tiplady.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 0-4

Admission

£7

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=journey-home

Shooting With Light

Idle Motion presents - Shooting With Light

  • 28 April 2015 8-10pm

Described by The Guardian’s Lyn Gardner as “a brilliant emerging company” and developed with New Diorama, The Lowry and Greenwich Theatre, Idle Motion use innovative staging, physicality and multimedia to interweave the dramatic stories of photographs undeveloped, scattered and unearthed. This is a story about capturing moments, freezing shadows and the photographs that outlive our memories.

Admission

£13 (concessions £11)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=shooting-with-light

Duotone

Duotone - plus special guests

  • 29 April 2015 8-10pm

Single-handedly disproving the myth that 'men can't multi-task', his mesmerising solo performances of multi-instrumental live looping move seamlessly between riotous energy and heartfelt intimacy. Duotone is proud to be returning to the North Wall to launch his new LP Let’s Get Low.

Admission

£12 (concessions £10)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=duotone

Nanook of the North

Pitt Rivers Museum AfterHours and OCM present -Nanook of the North – A Live Soundtrack - Performed by Dead Rat Orchestra

  • 9 May 2015 7:30-10pm

One of the UK’s most innovative ensembles, melding heart-rending improvisation with gritty folk and roots music, Dead Rat Orchestra present their own live soundtrack to the classic, and possibly first ever, feature length documentary Nanook of the North.

Admission

£14 (concessions £10)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=dead-rat-orchestra

TES

TES - by Steve Larkin

  • 14 May 2015 8-10pm

TES is a contemporary theatrical adaptation of Thomas Hardy's celebrated novel Tess of the D'Urbervilles in which the tragic heroine is reinvented for the 21st century as a teenage boy from a Newcastle council estate who is found to be descended from a famous Romantic poet.

Admission

£13 (concessions £11)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=tes-steve-larkin

Every Brilliant Thing

Paines Plough and Pentabus present Every Brilliant Thing

  • 18 May 2015 8-10pm

You're six years old. Mum's in hospital. Dad says she's 'done something stupid'. She finds it hard to be happy. A new play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£13 (concessions £11)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=brilliant-thing

Mess

Caroline Horton and China Plate present - Caroline Horton’s Mess

  • 21 May 2015 8-10pm

Josephine is putting on a play - Boris and Sistahl help. It's about anorexia. But don’t let that put you off. Unflinchingly they confront big issues (and extremely tiny ones). Today they will tackle a particularly thin elephant in the room.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£13 (concessions £11)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=mess-caroline-horton

John Hegley

So Comedy presents - John Hegley: New and Selected Potatoes

  • 23 May 2015 8-10pm

The UK’s favourite performance poet, comedian and musician hits the road, mandolin in hand, with a performance of pieces new and older, sung, spoken and awoken with dance: meditations upon family, celery and happier Daleks. Light and lyrical. Deep and daft. Come and sing.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£13 (concessions £11)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=john-hegley

Flyaway Katie

Long Nose Puppets present - Flyaway Katie

  • 30 May 2015 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Katie is all alone and feeling grey. The birds in the picture on her wall look so colourful - if only Katie could be as bright as them, who knows what might happen?
Bursting with colour, movement and surprises, Flyaway Katie is an inspiring flight of fancy about the power of imagination.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6

Admission

£7

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=flyaway-katie

Julia Biel

Julia Biel

  • 6 June 2015 8-10pm

Award-winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Julia Biel is blazing a trail on the British music scene blending vocals reminiscent of the greats of jazz's golden age with a poetic yet conversational lyrical style and a uniquely sharp perspective on contemporary life and love.

Admission

£13 (concessions £11)

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=julia-biel

Tony & Mike

Tom Frankland & Laura Mugridge present -Tony & Mike

  • 20 June 2015 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Tony the Owl lives in the countryside. He’s really happy in his little garden until Joe and Charlotte turn up and ruin his peace and quiet. To make matters worse, they’ve bought Mike the Squirrel with them.
He’s loud, he’s cheeky and he likes to party.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6

Admission

£7

Website

http://www.thenorthwall.com/moreinfo.php?ref=tony-and-mike

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