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Blog Posts

27 Mar 2017

Support Our Dirty Dancing Campaign on World Theatre Day

MU members and live theatre fans are continuing to protest the current touring production Dirty Dancing. Support the campaign #KeepMusicLive

07 Mar 2017

It’s Our NHS – a view from the demo

MU Midlands Organiser Stephen Brown shares his experience marching for the NHS and why all MU members should care about the fight to save our national health service from further cuts.

13 Feb 2017

Heart Unions Week: “I've been a member of the MU for 10 years”

To celebrate Heart Unions Week, we asked MU members what the Union means to them. Share the love using the hashtag #HeartUnions

10 Feb 2017

Heart Unions Week: “By standing together we can realise a future we can be proud of”

To celebrate Heart Unions Week, we asked MU members what the Union means to them. Share the love using the hashtag #HeartUnions

09 Feb 2017

Heart Unions Week: “Being involved in the Musicians' Union means that my voice is heard”

To celebrate Heart Unions Week, we asked MU members what the Union means to them. Share the love using the hashtag #HeartUnions

08 Feb 2017

Heart Unions Week: “Working together can take us all forwards”

To celebrate Heart Unions Week, we asked MU members what the Union means to them. Share the love using the hashtag #HeartUnions

30 Jan 2017

MU Discusses Dirty Dancing’s ‘Dirty Dealing’ on BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire

MU Midlands Organiser Stephen Brown discussed Dirty Dancing’s ‘dirty dealing’ on The Breakfast Show with Trish Adudu, BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire.

27 Jan 2017

What the Fair Play Venue Scheme Means to Independent Venues

To celebrate Independent Venue Week, we asked some of our Fair Play Venues why they signed up and what the Fair Play Venue Scheme means to them.

26 Jan 2017

We need to talk about LGBT venues! What Happened Next…

In 2016, we hosted a panel examining recent closures of LGBT venues and what we could do to preserve them in the future. A year on, things are beginning to change.

23 Jan 2017

Why we’re Supporting Independent Venue Week 2017

IVW is a seven-day celebration of small music venues around the UK, and the MU is proud to be involved once again. Here’s why.