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03 Aug 2018

Islington Venue ‘The Garage’ Launches Campaign to Safeguard Its Future Ahead of 25th Anniversary

North London music venue The Garage has launched a campaign to safeguard its future, in the face of an increasingly tough environment that has seen more than 40 percent of grassroots venues close in the capital over the last decade.

05 Jul 2018

Musicians’ Union Releases Practical GDPR Examples for Members

The Musicians’ Union (MU) have put together some practical examples of how the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) may impact on members.

06 Jun 2018

MU Delighted by BBC Development in East London

The Musicians’ Union has expressed its delight at the exciting news that the BBC has announced plans for new music studios in Stratford.

21 Feb 2018

The Musicians' Union (MU) at the Music Education Expo

Meet members of the Musicians' Union (MU) Education team at the Music & Drama Education Expo. Find us on stand G1.

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.

24 Nov 2017

Cross-Party Support Grows for Agent of Change Law to Protect Music Venues

Support at Westminster is mounting for a new law to protect music venues – something the Musicians’ Union (MU) has been lobbying for individually and as part of music industry umbrella group UK Music.

10 Nov 2017

Met Police Scraps Form 696

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is delighted that concerns raised by the MU, British Underground, UK Music and other industry bodies as well as countless musicians to the Metropolitan Police have been listened to and form 696 has been scrapped.

02 Nov 2017

MU Open Meetings on Sexual Harassment in the Music Industry

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is hosting two initial drop-in events to allow musicians to talk about their experiences of sexual harassment in the music industry, and consider ways the MU could offer further support and be a catalyst for change.