The draft budget for Northern Ireland 2015-16 is out now for public consultation. The document proposes a 10% cut to the budget for the Department of Culture Arts and Leisure. That translates as an 11.2% cut to direct public funding for the arts.
Showcase Scotland Expo will present a showcase of Scottish artists and internationally renowned musicians at the second edition of The Visit.
MU members who live in Scotland and pay into the political fund will soon be receiving voting papers for the Scottish Labour Party Leadership Elections.
Not sure about signing the petition to Save the Ulster Orchestra? Here’s why you should care, sign and share.
The GMB Glasgow APEX Branch have organised a screening of Ken Loach’s film, Bread & Roses, as part of the STUC week of action for St Andrew’s Day, celebrating inclusion and tackling racism.
As a professional musician, the health of your hearing is of utmost importance. Noise induced hearing loss can be a real concern for all professional musicians and it remains hugely important to protect and look after your hearing wherever possible.
Please sign the petition calling for a long term, meaningful and financial commitment to funding and promoting The Ulster Orchestra. We encourage all who value the arts and musical culture to support the petition.
Creating decent work and providing dignity for those who cannot work is at the heart of the battle against austerity and tackling inequality.
The decision follows the MU’s forum on ‘The Future of Music in Scotland,’ which was held on 11 April 2014 at Glasgow City Halls.
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.