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Full of Noises is a sound art and new music organisation based in a public park on Cumbria's Furness Peninsula

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Soundcamp South Walney – 2-3/05/2020

Join Full of Noises, Cumbria Wildlife Trust and invited artists at South Walney Nature Reserve for Soundcamp , an overnight event in celebration of International Dawn Chorus Day.

Niolon Drawing

Acoustic Commons – A European Co-operation Project

Acoustic Commons  A Creative Europe Small Cooperation Project Full of Noises are excited to be a partner in the Acoustic Commons project, which has recently received support from the European Union’s Creative Europe program. The Acoustic Commons is an emerging network of live environmental streams which draw attention to the unique sounds of particular places […]

Ruup

ROOP! – 07/09/2019

Birgit Oigus, RUUP, 2018 – image by Amelia Harvey ROOP! (Northern/Scottish word meaning ‘To roar; make a great noise’) Sat, 7 September 2019 The Yan, Forestry Commission Visitor Centre Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead, LA22 0QJ 14:00-17:00 (listening walk) 18:00 – 19:00 (performance) An afternoon exploring listening in Grizedale Forest culminating in a performance in the Yan […]

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FON 2019 Concerts – 9-10/08/2019

Full of Noises 2019 Fri 9th / Sat 10th August Barrow Town Hall Doors 19:00 for 19:15 start Ends 22:00 Full of Noises returns this August, bringing new music and sound art to the unique surroundings of the Furness Peninsula. Click here to download the full programme. The lineups for our two evening concerts are: […]

Works for Barrow Park

FON 2019 – Works for Barrow Park

  Full of Noises 2019 – Free events in Barrow Park Fri 9th / Sat 10th / Sun 11th August, 12:00 – 17:00 daily Crazy Golf Hack 2 by Domestic Science and invited artists Barrow Park Pitch & Putt We continue our four-year programme of new commissions for Barrow Park with a series of playful […]

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FON 2019 – Workshop with Kelly Jayne Jones

Workshop: Kelly Jayne Jones Barrow Park Greenhouse, Sun 11th August, 10:30 – 12:00 ‘Ruskin Rocks’ is a sound and music workshop with sound artist Kelly Jayne Jones as part of Barrow’s annual Full of Noises festival (9-11th August). Kelly is currently working on a new project exploring the history of Cumbria’s musical stones, using these […]

Print your own T-Shirt

FON 2019 – Print your own T-Shirt

Print Your Own T-Shirt, Piel View House, Barrow Park Fri 17th & Sat 18th August, 12:00 – 16:00 Bring your own t-shirt to have printed with a special 10th Anniversary FoN design by textile artist Susan Deakin. Reflecting our environmental concerns, we’ve decided to produce all our t-shirts in-house using recycled garments and eco inks […]

Full of Noises 2019 - 09-11/08/19

Full of Noises 2019 – 9-11/08/2019

Full of Noises 2019 Illustrations by Ellie Chaney Full of Noises 2019 9th – 11th August Venues around Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria Tickets from £7  Info: info@fonfestival.org This year’s special 10-year anniversary edition of Full of Noises brings artists from all over the UK to Barrow in Furness to share newly-commissioned pieces and rarely seen work over […]

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Call out for Ideas: Creative People and Places – 5&19/02/2019

Call out for Ideas: Creative People and Places Drop-in sessions 5th &19th Feb 2019 10:30 – 16:30 Full of Noises, Piel View House, Barrow Park (signposted form Abbey Road entrance) We’re looking for musicians, composers and sound artists from Barrow and the surrounding area to put forward their ideas for an exciting new project being […]

Doremi 2018 3-18/11/18

Doremi 2018 3-18/11/2018

Doremi 2018 Open Day – 3/11/2018 Exhibition – 3-18/11/18 (12-5 Thurs-Sun) Art Gene, Bath St, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 5TY Full of Noises are excited to be a supporting organisation in this year’s DoremiResidency programme, an annual, peripatetic group residency that invites emerging artists from around the country to Cumbria to forge links between artists and arts […]

Ark of Sound

Ark of Sound – 13/10/2018

Ark of Sound Sat 13th October 2018, 11am-4pm St Augustine of Canterbury Church, Alston, Cumbria Free admission In ‘Ark of Sound’ Josephine Dickinson will share the sights and sounds of her day-to-day life living and working on Alston Moor, subtly transforming St Augustine’s into a ‘sounding body’ reflecting her very individual sound world since becoming […]

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Jenn Mattinson: Not in the Shipyard Now – 17-19/08/2018

Jenn Mattinson – Not in the Shipyard Now Installation for Barrow Park Glasshouse at Full of Noises 17th-19th August Nestled amidst the hustle and bustle of Barrow-in-Furness is a place of peace and loveliness. Right in the heart of the town, just minutes from the shops and busy streets, is Barrow Park, a 45 acre […]

Asuna, Tomoko Sauvage & Charlie Collins

Yo No Bi #3: Asuna, Tomoko Sauvage & Charlie Collins – 22/08/2018

Yo No Bi #3: Asuna, Tomoko Sauvage & Charlie Collins Weds 22nd August, 19:00 – 22:00 Access Space, Sheffield Tickets from £6 ame, Full of Noises and Cuspeditions present a short UK tour showcasing installation works and performances by two of Japan’s most innovative sound artists, ASUNA and Tomoko Sauvage. Starting with two new installations […]

Asuna, Tomoko Sauvage & Charlie Collins

Yo No Bi #3: Asuna, Tomoko Sauvage & Sam Weaver – 21/08/2018

Yo No Bi #3: Asuna, Tomoko Sauvage & Sam Weaver Tues 21st August, 19:00 – 22:00 Caustic Coastal, Salford Tickets from £6 ame, Full of Noises and Cuspeditions present a short UK tour showcasing installation works and performances by two of Japan’s most innovative sound artists, ASUNA and Tomoko Sauvage. Starting with two new installations […]

Full of Noises 2018

Full of Noises 2018 – 17-19/08/2018

Full of Noises 2018 17th-19th August Venues around Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria Weekend passes from £12 Read the full programme at Issuu (above) or click here to download a pdf copy directly (13mb) Full of Noises returns this August, bringing new music and sound art to the unique surroundings of the Furness Peninsula. Artists include: Composer / […]

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Haco + Tarnovski + redvirginsoil – 16/06/2018

Full of Noises and ame, with support from The Media Centre present: Haco & Tarnovski + redvirginsoil, 16th June Cafe Ollo, Huddersfield Tickets £7 / £5  In collaboration with ame and the Media Centre, Full of Noises welcomes back singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, sound artist (and first ever FoN artist in residence) Haco to celebrate the […]

Soundcamp South Walney

Soundcamp South Walney 5-6/05/2018

Soundcamp 2018 South Walney Nature Reserve Starts – Sat 5th May, 15:00 Ends – Sun 6th May, 8:30 Ticket + Camping from £7.50 Join Full of Noises, Cumbria Wildlife Trust and invited artists at South Walney Nature Reserve for Soundcamp , an overnight event in celebration of International Dawn Chorus Day. The Cumbria Soundcamp is […]

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South Walney Residency Open Call – Apply by 28/03/2018

South Walney Artists Residency 2018 A new residency with Full of Noises (Barrow-in-Furness) and SoundCamp (London), hosted by Cumbria Wildlife Trust, gives an opportunity for artists to spend time at South Walney Nature Reserve, making work in response to the site. There will also be an opportunity to present resulting work as part of the […]

Delia

Out of Place: Delia Derbyshire in Cumbria – 28/10/2017

Out of Place: Delia Derbyshire in Cumbria Sat 28th October 14:00 – 14:30 & 16:00 – 16:30 Cookes Studios, 104 Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness Free admission This particular story covers the time electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire spent in Cumbria in the mid-1970s. It’s one of those stories that will always remain rather ambiguous, as very […]

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South Walney Soundwalk – 29/10/2017

Walk at South Walney Nature Reserve, Walney Island, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Sunday 29th October, 12:00 – 14:30 Leave from the Reserve Office at 12 noon Free transport from Barrow rail station available  Join Sarah Dalrymple, Reserve Warden with the Cumbria Wildlife Trust in a walk around the Reserve, with members of Octopus Collective and […]

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FON 4.5 Film programme – 28/10/2017

Artists’ Moving Image Programme Sat 28th, 13:00 – 14:00 & 15:00 – 16:00 Cookes Studios, Cookes Studios, 104 Abbey Rd, LA14 5QR Free Admission A programme of short films presenting an alternative view of the Cumbrian landscape curated by Phil Northcott and Julia Parks, supported by Signal Film and Media. Screenings start at 13:00 and […]

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‘Fear Itself’ workshop with @ShrimpingIt – 28/10/2017

‘Fear Itself’ workshop with @ShrimpingIt Sat 28 October, 13:00 – 15:00 Barrow Market Hall, 28 Duke Street Tickets – £3/£5 or free with festival pass Share with us your greatest fear from the streets of Barrow to join in with our playful and absurd experiments in hazard monitoring and control. Fear Itself is open to […]

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Full of Noises 4.5 – Gull Spit 27&28/10/2017

SoundCamp Residency – The Spit Barrow Market Hall Friday 27th 12:00 – 16:45 Sat 28th October 10:00 – 16:45 Free – drop in Work in progress from the first Octopus Collective / Cumbria Wildlife Trust residency on South Walney. Over Friday afternoon and Saturday, SOUNDCAMP will take over a unit at the covered market, to […]

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Full of Noises 4.5 – Prepared Guitar workshop w/ Ex-Easter Island Head 28/10/2018

Prepared Guitar Workshop With Ex-Easter Island Head Saturday 28th October, 14:00 – 15:30 The Nan Tait Centre, Barrow-in-Furness Tickets £5 / £3.50 (free with festival pass) A special workshop as part of Full of Noises 4.5: Benjamin D. Duvall of Liverpool-based experimental trio Ex-Easter Island Head presents a workshop exploring the groups’ unique approaches, techniques […]

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Full of Noises 4.5 – [Modern Ritual] 28/10/2017

[Modern Ritual] with Charles Hayward & Laura Cannell, André Bosman, Luke Turner, Jennifer Lucy Allan, Ex-Easter Island Head Saturday 28th October, 18:00 (for 18:30 start) – 21:30 Nan Tait Centre, Barrow-in-Furness Tickets, £15 / £12  [Modern Ritual] – is a night of new performances exploring ideas of ritual through music and words, evoking real and […]

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Full of Noises 4.5 – Full Programme

Full of Noises 4.5 Saturday 28th October 2017 Venues around Barrow-in-Furness This year’s edition of Full of Noises takes place over a single Saturday in October, bringing new music and sounds to the unique surroundings of the Furness Peninsula. In Barrow market, SoundCamp (Maria Papadomanolaki, Dawn Scarfe, Grant Smith) present work from their research residency […]

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Delia Derbyshire Day Cumbria – 05/08/2017

Delia Derbyshire Day Cookes Studios, Barrow-in-Furness Saturday 5th August Workshop 10.00- 13.00 Performance 19.00-21.00 Workshop tickets (free admission) Performance tickets (£3/£5) As part of this year’s Full of Noises programme, Octopus are excited to be hosting two special events celebrating the life and work of 1960’s electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire (1937-2001), most  well-known for […]

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Hannah Festival Open Day – 13/06/2017

Hannah Directory Launch Open studio day at Piel View House Tues 13 June, 10:00-16:00 Ever wondered what goes on in that sightly sinister looking house in Barrow park? We’re holding an open studio on Tuesday 13th June to celebrate the launch of this year’s Hannah Directory – drop in to pick up your copy and […]

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Soundcamp at South Walney, 6-7/05/2017

Sound Camp Starts – 15:00, Sat 6th May Ends – 9:00, Sun 7th May South Walney Nature Reserve £10/£8 – ticket includes admission and camping Join Octopus Collective, Cumbria Wildlife Trust and invited artists at South Walney Nature Reserve for Soundcamp, an overnight event in celebration of International Dawn Chorus Day. The Cumbria Soundcamp is […]

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Oshiro Makoto & Suzueri: FUSE, Bradford 11/02/2017

Full of Noises & AME present a short UK tour showcasing installation works and performances by two of Japan’s most innovative sound artists, Oshiro Makoto and Suzueri. Starting with two new installations and performances at Islington Mill, Manchester (Tues/Weds 7/8th Feb), the tour continues to Access Space Sheffield (Thurs 9th Feb) and concludes at FUSE, […]

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Oshiro Makoto & Suzueri: Access Space, Sheffield 09/02/2017

Full of Noises & AME present a short UK tour showcasing installation works and performances by two of Japan’s most innovative sound artists, Oshiro Makoto and Suzueri. Starting with two new installations and performances at Islington Mill, Manchester (Tues/Weds 7/8th Feb), the tour continues to Access Space Sheffield (Thurs 9th Feb) and concludes at FUSE, […]

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Oshiro Makoto & Suzueri: Islington Mill 6-8/02/2017

Full of Noises & AME present a short UK tour showcasing installation works and performances by two of Japan’s most innovative sound artists, Oshiro Makoto and Suzueri. Starting with two new installations and performances at Islington Mill, Manchester (Tues/Weds 7/8th Feb), the tour continues to Access Space Sheffield (Thurs 9th Feb) and concludes at FUSE, […]

  Artists

Tim Shaw

Tim Shaw

Tim Shaw is an artist working predominantly with sound. He presents work through musical performances, installations, walks and site-responsive interventions. Collaboration is central to his approach, he has been lucky enough to make artistic work with Chris Watson, Phill Niblock, Tetsuya Umeda, Dirty Electronics, John Bowers, Tess Denman-Cleaver, Jacek Smolicki and Sébastien Piquemal. Recently his […]

Helen Frosi

Helen Frosi

Helen Frosi is an artist and curator who has found herself in many roles, inside and outside of the art world. Her work is preoccupied with the idea of the gift, especially within collaborative and cross-disciplinary practice, and motivated by an interest in the creative, social, and political dimension of sound. In 2010 Helen founded […]

Tony Doyle

Tony Doyle

Tony is a creative digital artist, with experience ranging across academic work and professional practice. Originally from a pure music background (classical and jazz performance/composition), his practice has become focused on digital arts. Since being introduced to computer music during his masters studies, he continued to develop this interest for sonic and coding intersections during […]

Sam Underwood

Sam Underwood

Sam Underwood is a musician, sound artist and musical instrument designer. His work in musical instrument design focuses on the development of new musical instruments; predominantly acoustic and mechanical, with a particular penchant for those in the bass/sub-bass register. One of the central aims of his work in creating new musical instruments is to develop […]

Minoru Sato

Minoru Sato

Minoru Sato is a sound artist with an interest in acoustic phenomena, explored in the form of installations, multiples, performances and texts. Since 1989, he has presented work under the name “m/s”, establishing his own label called “WrK” for creative activities in 1994. in addition, he also produces sound works under the name SASW, collaborative […]

Andie Brown

Andie Brown

Andie Brown is a musician from London. An interest in sound and experimentation led Andie to begin working as These Feathers Have Plumes in 2007, creating sonic landscapes using traditional and non-traditional instrumentation (primarily glass), found-sound and field recordings. Andie has performed solo in the UK and Europe. Additionally, Andie has collaborated live with artists […]

  Films

Film by Laurence Campbell

Film by Mary Clark

  Audio

Octopus Rising

Jon Hering, Veil Of Nightshade