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Join TUC march to save the NHS, Manchester, 29 Sept

The MU are supporting the TUC march to "Save The NHS" on 29 September in Manchester. As well as marching we have decided to quite literally "bang the drum" by putting together a samba band for the event with the help of "Manchester School of Samba".

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PRSF fund for touring and co-commissions cross border

Beyond Borders - a co-commissioning and touring programme run in partnership with Creative Scotland, Arts Council of Wales, Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Colwinston Trust.

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An Audience With Malkit Singh: the audio interview

Interviewed by Sukhi Bart, presenter of the BBC Asian Network's Weekend Punjabi and Brit Asia TV, “An Audience With Malkit Singh” explores Malkit Singh’s music career in particular association to the works spanning over 30 decades.

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Tribute to Matthew O'Reilly

Tribute to Midlands banjo, bodhran and madola player who sadly passed away recently.

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Musicians' Hearing Service: special offer for MU members

Musicians Hearing Service

The Musicians’ Hearing Service (MHS) is offering a set of ERs at £138, with a free hearing test for anyone who has ERs that were purchased in 2008 or before.

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MU Launches Fair Pay Campaign

The MU is launching a campaign for fair pay for musicians which can be found at www.worknotplay.co.uk. The campaign comes in response to the growing number of examples of musicians being expected to work for free whilst other workers involved in the event are being paid. Share your comments on Twitter using #WorkNotPlayMU.

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Have your say about Qualified Music Educator

Qualified Music Educator

Arts Council England and Creative & Cultural Skills are working with the music education sector to develop a new qualification for music educators working with children and young people.

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MU and Eastern Electronic Festival in Birmingham, Nov

The Musicians Union is partnering with the Eastern Electronic Festival as it holds its annual event in a variety of Birmingham venues in late November.

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Musicians Union joins TUC Unions at "A Future That Works" March

MU joins A Future That Works March Birmingham

The rally and march have been arranged on 7 October to coincide with the Conservative Party Conference 2012 – sending the message that austerity isn’t working.

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Are you playing at ArtsFest in Birmingham?

ArtsFest in Birmingham is a free annual festival which seeks to highlight the wealth of artistic talent in and around Birmingham. 

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