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News

23 Apr 2018

MU Highlights Black Music Programming at TUC Black Workers’ Conference

The Musicians’ Union (MU) was delighted to attend the Trades Union Congress (TUC) Black Workers’ Conference

17 Apr 2018

New Guide for Musicians and Ensembles Travelling with Musical Instruments

The publication will provide guidance on the Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), and how it affects musicians travelling with instruments.

13 Mar 2018

Musical Theatre Kit Launched Today

The Musicians' Union (MU) is pleased to announce the launch of The Musical Theatre Kit – a joint publication with the Writers Guild of Great Britain (WGGB). The Kit will provide a vital map to the creation, development and production of musicals.

07 Mar 2018

Plans Unveiled to Boost Music in the Liverpool City Region

UK Music – of which the Musicians’ Union (MU) is a member – and Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, today unveiled plans to introduce a Music Board for the Liverpool City Region.

26 Feb 2018

Help keep the Stratford ArtsHouse open

It was announced on Thursday that the Stratford ArtsHouse – home to the Orchestra of the Swan – is due to close on 5 May. Act now to help secure the future of this essential community space.

16 Feb 2018

UK’s First Live Music Census Reveals Ongoing Threats to Small Venues

Small venues continue to face threats that could affect their long-term future, warns UK’s first Live Music Census.

16 Feb 2018

MU Celebrates Campaign Victory as Agent of Change to be Made Law in Scotland

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is celebrating the incorporation of the Agent of Change principle into Scottish Planning Policy.

26 Jan 2018

MU Update on British Airways Instrument Policy - January 2018

The Musicians’ Union (MU) has been having fruitful discussions with British Airways, who are actively seeking workable solutions for guitars and larger instruments.