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Latest CITES Update from DEFRA

The update includes new information on CITES as it applies to Northern Ireland and to Mother of Pearl containing items.

Published: 22 December 2020 | 11:25 AM
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We’ve updated our advice page on musical instruments made of rare materials. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Following the latest update from DEFRA, outlining the requirement for cross border travel with instruments containing endangered species, we’ve updated our advice page on musical instruments made of rare materials.

If you do need to complete a Musical Instrument Certificate, we’ve also published an annotated form to assist with this.

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Creating Your Own Access Rider

We recently held an event on “creating your own access rider,” in this article we set out the key learnings for the event – both from artists with personal experience of using access riders, and organisations who work on improving access.

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