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In the latest announcement from the Government, a number of measures to ease the lockdown in England were announced, as well as the commitment to continue to work together with the devolved governments.


The BBC Academy have opened up their training programs to members of the Federation of Entertainment Unions – of which the MU is a part. Our members can now pick up training on a wide variety of programs between 18 May and 31 July.


Many live music venues are having to fundraise to secure their futures, here is a list of crowdfunders that have been set up for venues which have signed up to our Fair Play scheme. If you are in a position to donate, or to share their crowdfunders on your social channels, please do.


After weeks of lobbying MPs and Ministers, the MU has welcomed the package of help that the Government has announced for the self-employed.


Now that the government are advising against mass gatherings of people, UK Theatre and SOLT have taken the decision to close venues across the UK.


The MU has serious concerns over Westminster County Council's recently published consultation and its potential effects on busking. Members are encouraged to have their say by responding to the council’s consultation.


English National Opera (ENO) are recruiting five new string players from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background in a positive effort to ensure their Orchestra more fairly reflects our society.


Over the coming months we will be holding a series of workshops into the Feldenkrais method, helping you to improve the way you move and play by freeing you from your habitual movement patterns.