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Review: TiNA 2015 Wrap Up

I started my first This is Not Art (TiNA) on a cool Friday morning. The morning was spent blowing up balloons and fixing signs to the Obelis... More

Community Deaf Arts Forum

Accessible Arts, Octapod and Newcastle Community Art Centre have partnered to present a Community Deaf Arts Forum that will provide the oppo... More

Interview: The Lock Up

At the end of Hunter Street, towards Pacific Park, a regal building stands. It’s unique; from 1861 to 1982 The Lock Up served as a police ... More


Arts and Cultural Projects funding supports professional arts and cultural projects at any stage of the creative process. Applications are o... More

The Storm | Theatre by the Beach

Over the 2015/2016 summer Octapod will work with Open Cage Theatre to undertake a theatre residency in the Nobbys and Newcastle Beach precin... More

INTERVIEW: Catapult Dance – Newcastle’s latest creative space

Catapult Dance is a space unlike any other, hosting a variety of artists. Located on Hunter Street the spacious area is filled with the soun... More

TiNA Access and Inclusion Program

As part of Octapod's commitment to supporting access and inclusion into the arts for people with a disability, we have put together this ha... More

REVIEW: No One Cares About Your Cat

Performed at the Playhouse, No One Cares About Your Cat presents the views people have on social media and how this affects their surroundin... More

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