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Outdoor live performance in front of audiences permitted in England under new Government performing arts guidance.


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.


Greater Manchester Combined Authority has granted 60 micro commissions worth £500.


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


Un-Convention Manchester is a conference for those who create and champion independent music. They are offering a 50% discount on tickets to MU members.


An electronic music heritage event in Manchester on 23 November 2019 – with expert talks and live performances celebrating the life of Delia Derbyshire, a pioneering musician and composer of electronic music.