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Wales and South West England Office

Wales and South West England Office

Our team supports members by organising events and professional development opportunities, and through political engagement with the Welsh Government and the national assembly. We also work with Welsh specific funding pots and grants, and with the Wales TUC and CULT Cymru.

Contact us

We are your first point of contact for anything and everything across Wales and the border regions, as well as covering Cheltenham, through Salisbury, Weymouth, and all the way down to Penzance.

Contact info

029 2045 6585
Transport House 1 Cathedral Rd Cardiff CF11 9SD

The team

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Andy Warnock

Regional Organiser

Wales & South West England Region

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Ruth Ballantyne

Regional Officer

Wales & South West England Region

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Calliope Cooper-Russell

Membership Services Assistant

Wales & South West England Region

Appointments

MU employees are currently combining working both from home and the office – this means that meetings will need to be arranged in advance. If would like to book an appointment with an Official, please contact your Regional Office.

South West England news

Photograph of Labour Party Deputy leader Angela Rayner giving her speech at the Labour Party Conference

The MU at Labour and Conservative Party Conferences

The MU took a delegation to the Labour Party Conference, voting on a number of important motions and holding meetings with Labour MPs – as well as making a fleeting visit to the Conservative Party Conference to discuss the Fix Streaming campaign.

Published: 05 October 2021

Read more about The MU at Labour and Conservative Party Conferences
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Government’s Response to DCMS Select Committee’s Streaming Report is Welcome

The MU, The Ivors Academy and Tom Gray, Founder of the #BrokenRecord Campaign welcome the Government’s response to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee Streaming Report, but call for firm action now to put the value of music back in the hands of music makers.

Published: 22 September 2021

Read more about Government’s Response to DCMS Select Committee’s Streaming Report is Welcome

Wales news

Photograph of Labour Party Deputy leader Angela Rayner giving her speech at the Labour Party Conference

The MU at Labour and Conservative Party Conferences

The MU took a delegation to the Labour Party Conference, voting on a number of important motions and holding meetings with Labour MPs – as well as making a fleeting visit to the Conservative Party Conference to discuss the Fix Streaming campaign.

Published: 05 October 2021

Read more about The MU at Labour and Conservative Party Conferences
Photograph of a bass musician standing on a busy looking stage with orange and purple light shining over them

Government’s Response to DCMS Select Committee’s Streaming Report is Welcome

The MU, The Ivors Academy and Tom Gray, Founder of the #BrokenRecord Campaign welcome the Government’s response to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee Streaming Report, but call for firm action now to put the value of music back in the hands of music makers.

Published: 22 September 2021

Read more about Government’s Response to DCMS Select Committee’s Streaming Report is Welcome

Upcoming events

Last chance to book

Last chance to book

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15 Oct 2021

MU Education Conference

Join us for two days of high quality CPD for musicians who teach. With 17 workshops, debates and seminars, the MU Education Conference is the best possible way to top up your skills and motivation as we head into the new academic year.

Dudley
Read more about MU Education Conference

Last chance to book

Photograph of a classroom setting with a number of guitars either being played out of focus in the background, or in focus in the foreground
15 Oct 2021

MU Education Conference

Join us for two days of high quality CPD for musicians who teach. With 17 workshops, debates and seminars, the MU Education Conference is the best possible way to top up your skills and motivation as we head into the new academic year.

Dudley
Read more about MU Education Conference

Last chance to book

Upcoming

27 Oct 2021

Mouth Health for Orchestral Players

In collaboration with BAPAM we will focuses on mouth health for orchestral players, looking at the dysfunctions that can occur like focal dystonia and oral health advice and tips on areas including dry mouth, ulcers and sore lips.

Online
Read more about Mouth Health for Orchestral Players

Upcoming

04 Nov 2021

Presentation Skills for Orchestral Musicians

An interactive training experience via Zoom, designed to deepen your understanding of what audiences need from musicians, and to give practical advice on how to present well and with ease.

Online
Read more about Presentation Skills for Orchestral Musicians