The Music Venue Trust has formally announced the launch of the Music Venues Alliance, an association of venues and organisations that have united behind the work of the Trust to engage with the industry, the cultural sector and politicians, to take actions that protect, secure and improve the UK's music venue network.
Bath Council is considering introducing a Public Spaces Protection Order to ban the use of amplification by street entertainers in specific areas of Bath City Centre.
TRAC, Wales' folk development organisation, has announced details of its brand new community folk music tutor training course aimed at turning traditional music performers into folk music workshop tutors.
Join UK Fundraising's Howard Lake for an essential introductory course on digital fundraising. Later next month, there's a chance to join Indigo Ltd's Sarah Gee for a strategic course on how to approach fundraising communications.
Bournemouth and Poole Music Hub are offering 150 £100 bursaries for musicians living in Bournemouth, Dorset or Poole to take up professional development.
Against the bleak background of orchestral pay freezes it is good to be able to report a small increase in pay at two orchestras.
Bristol Ensemble’s board of trustees and the Wiltshire Music Centre are seeking to appoint new Chairs during 2015.
Researchers based at the University of Bristol are currently undertaking a project focused on musicians and their use of social media. They are interested in finding out about how musicians and bands - currently signed to labels in south west England - use social media and their attitudes about the role it plays in their careers.
Are you an artist, producer, artist’s agent or tour organiser and want your band to play in the South West of England? Take advantage of this opportunity to apply for funding and support.
The MU will have a dedicated stand in the trade fair and members attending Womex are invited to use the stand as a networking hub or can visit to book a one to one meeting with a MU official.