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Instrument Insurance

Make sure you register for the scheme

On this page you will find information about:

  • Instrument Insurance for MU members
  • How to register for the scheme
  • Links to PDF downloads with details of Instrument and Equipment cover

A free benefit giving MU members £2,000 of instrument and related musical equipment cover, anywhere in the world.

To obtain this cover, simply follow the instructions and register for the scheme with our partners Hencilla Canworth. You can also register over the phone on 020 8686 5050 during normal office hours.

There is also the opportunity to obtain additional insurance cover at preferential rates by completing the brief questionnaire and outlining your requirements (Part B).

Provided that you have registered and received a policy schedule, your Musical Instruments and Related Musical Equipment will be insured against loss, damage or theft any where in the world up to £2,000 (in any annual period) subject to the terms and conditions below.

Claims are subject to a policy excess of £100 per claim.

Members can also claim up to £200 per incident (maximum £500 during the annual period of insurance) should you need to hire alternative equipment and instruments.

Any member that has not registered, can do so by contacting Hencilla Canworth Ltd (Hencilla) by telephone on 020 8686 5050 or by email at

Please note that you will not be insured unless you have received a confirmation of cover letter together with a policy schedule showing your name and membership number.

Related downloads

Instrument and Equipment Cover (PDF 193.46 bytes file opens in new window)

MU Instrument Equipment Cover Terms & Conditions 2015 (PDF 57.5 bytes file opens in new window)

MU Instrument & Equipment Cover Schedule 2015 (PDF 52.06 bytes file opens in new window)