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Sign the Petition to Reverse Ban on Musicians at St. Sepulchre's

The Musicians' Union (MU) added its voice to calls to reverse the recently imposed ban on musicians at St Sepulchre's, known as the National Musicians' Church. Please sign the petition and support music at this historic venue.

Published: 30 August 2017 | 12:00 AM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:29 PM

The Musicians' Union (MU) added its voice to calls on Rev David Ingalls to reverse the recently imposed ban on musicians at St Sepulchre's, known as the National Musicians' Church, and restore music-making to this historic venue.

Add your voice to the call – please sign the petition.

Over 6,000 people have signed the petition, including MU General Secretary Horace Trubridge and MU Regional Organiser for London Jo Laverty.

Why it matters

MU General Secretary Horace Trubridge said, “The decision to curtail live music at the church makes absolutely no sense and, at a time when live music in London is becoming scarcer and scarcer, raises real concerns."

According to Making Music membership data, some 40% of amateur music groups use churches regularly. They are an important part of the UK’s music ecology; affordable, accessible, with good acoustics and space for an orchestra or choir. Find out more about why they are so important to amateur music via Making Music.

Please sign the petition now.

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