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London Office

London Office

We represent and negotiate for a huge range of musicians across London. Our work spans from supporting venues that are threatened with closure to fighting for working rights to protect buskers.  We empower our members through educational events. We’re proud of our work with the Young Guns Network to help young musicians build their careers.

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Whether you’re working in theatre, in a recording studio, or in a school – we chase down gig fees, negotiate payments and give or direct you towards advice on legal and copyright issues.

Contact info

020 7840 5504 Office hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Musicians' Union, 30 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SU

The team

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Jamie Pullman

Regional Organiser

London Region

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Natalie Witts-Kilshaw

Senior Regional Officer

London Region

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Graham Jackson

Regional Officer

London Region

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Helen Cale

Regional Administrator

London Region

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Susana Tang

Membership Services Assistant

MU Membership

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Ashleigh Drinkall

Membership Services Assistant

MU Membership

London news

A woman is busking with a guitar and microphone on a busy London street, with a phone set up to take contactless payments

A Guide to Card Readers

Whether you’re busking or selling merch after a gig, the card reader is now a vital tool in the modern musician’s kit. Neil Crossley asks various artists for tips on how to choose and use these devices, so they keep you busy earning.

Published: 06 July 2022

Read more about A Guide to Card Readers

Upcoming events

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Fair Play Venues

Grassroots music venues in London

Zigfrid Von Underbelly

Underbelly aims to offer original live acts to perform in the heart of Shoreditch / Hoxton in a 220 capacity sized venue 7 nights a week.

Shoreditch LB Hackney
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Village Underground

We are a medium-sized venue in Shoreditch, we pride ourselves on programming artists from around the world and across different genres.

LB Hackney
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Troubadour

The Troubadour is an historic, intimate venue offering emerging musicians a chance to showcase their burgeoning talent since opening in 1954.

London
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Toulouse Lautrec

Venue consists of two music rooms. Small to medium sized. Piano bar for jazz soloists and duos to provide subtle music for all types of guests.

Kennington
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The Windmill

The Windmill never works with those promoters who ask you to bring a minimum of 30 people and pay you a quid for each person.

Brixton LB Lambeth
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The Slaughtered Lamb

We are a small venue in central / north of London and we mainly do acoustic, folk, blues, twee pop, Americana and country vibed artists.

Clerkenwell LB Islington
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The Sebright Arms

One of London's finest small venues brought to you by the team behind the Old Blue Last & Birthdays. Great for bands and roast dinners on a Sunday.

Bethnal Green LB Tower Hamlets
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The Phoenix Artist Club

The Phoenix Artist Club is London's Theatreland Club, Bar & Restaurant, with an eclectic schedule of over 800 shows a year, from comedy, to cabaret.

LB Camden
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