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26 Nov 2015

People’s March for Climate, Justice and Jobs

The TUC backed national People’s March for Climate, Justice and Jobs takes place in London from midday this Sunday and all MU members are invited to attend.

26 Nov 2015

Threat to Arts Venues in Peckham, south east London – sign the petition

A new plan to build luxury flats is threatening the continued operation of the CLF Art Café, Bussey Building & Copeland Park. The new scheme will also restrict or prohibit the use of the CLF and Bussey Building’s outside courtyard space which could result in the loss of up to 700 jobs.

26 Nov 2015

Want to develop your musical theatre writing?

The ‘BOOK Music & Lyrics’ Lab for musical theatre writers opens for applications on 1 December 2015.

26 Nov 2015

STUC St Andrew’s Day March and Rally - No Racism: Refugees Welcome Here

The STUC annual St Andrew’s Day anti-racism march will take place on Saturday 28 November 2015.

26 Nov 2015

The Musicians’ Union: a Social History, exhibition and conference

The University of Glasgow is running a month long exhibition covering various aspects of the MU’s one hundred and twenty-two year history in January 2016 at The Mitchell Library, Glasgow.

26 Nov 2015

DCMS faces further cuts after Spending Review

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s overall budget has been cut by a further 5% in the Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review of 25 November, with the department's administration costs facing a cut of 20%.

24 Nov 2015

Underwire Film Festival: celebrating the talents of female filmmaking

The MU was delighted to support the Underwire Film Festival again this year - the UK’s only film festival celebrating female filmmaking talent across the crafts. The Union sponsors the Best Composer Award, which this year was awarded to Josephine Stevenson.

05 Nov 2015

The AIF and MU announce details of ‘Fair Play for Festivals’ agreement

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) and the MU have launched an agreement that will mutually benefit emerging artists who are represented by the MU and the AIF’s 55 member festivals.