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New Guidance Document on Music Production During English Lockdown

Umbrella organisation UK Music – of which the MU is a part – has launched a new guide on working safely during Covid-19 in workplaces for music and music video production.

Published: 12 November 2020 | 12:00 AM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:31 PM
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The guidance was drafted by UK Music Members AIM, BPI, MPG and the MU with input from DCMS, Public Health England and the Health & Safety Executive. Photo credit: Shutterstock

The new guidance from UK Music on working safely during COVID-19 in workplaces for music and music video production includes rehearsal and recording studios, and A/V capture for music videos and / or live streaming.

The guidance was drafted by UK Music Members AIM, BPI, MPG and the MU with input from DCMS, Public Health England and the Health & Safety Executive. This guidance applies to England only.

Download the guidance from UK Music’s website.

Guidance for music festivals

The Events Industry Forum, Association of Independent Festivals and Association of Festival Organisers have come together to produce guidance for music festivals in collaboration with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and Public Health England.

You can download the Music Festivals – COVID-19 Supplementary Guidance from UK Music’s website.

You may also find our advice on attending Recording Studios during the pandemic useful.

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