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Octopus is a sound art and new music collective based in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria. Octopus are active in their local community, organising outreach in local care homes and schools, as well as taking commissions for installations from arts organisations and venues across the north west. Each year, the company arrange the Festival of Experimental Music and Sound Arts (FON), held each year in and around Barrow in Furness, Cumbria.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £40,000
  • 2013-2014: £40,920
  • 2014-2015: £41,984

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Contact details


Piel View House
Abbey Road

LA13 9BD

54.118271, -3.21657

  • 54.118271 -3.21657

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