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Posted on 3 February 2016
It is a curious feature of Thame that if one looks upwards, there is often a surprising abundance of birds of prey meandering across the sky.
Posted on 28 January 2016
Learn to Play Day 2016 (12 and 13 March) is run by Music For All, the charity associated with the Music Industry Association – that’s music s
Posted on 28 January 2016
If you’re a registered charity, then once a year, no later than 9 months after the end of your financial year, you need to file an annual return with...
Posted on 28 January 2016
Dorset has some beautiful, historic churches, rich with architectural merit. This was not one of them.
Posted on 27 January 2016
Today we have incredible access to a seemingly infinite amount of music: Spotify, YouTube, Apple Music – not to mention an abundance of online score...
Posted on 26 January 2016
At the Making Music Council meeting in October 2015 a member asked Making Music to facilitate connections abroad. So where can you start?
Posted on 26 January 2016
The Voluntary Arts Week Microfund invites self-led cultural groups and projects to apply for £100 to put on an event during Voluntary Arts Week.
Posted on 20 January 2016
BBC Music today announces a major initiative, Get Playing, aimed at shining a light on amateur music of all kinds across the nation, and launches a...
Posted on 14 January 2016
This is Lee Westwood, logging in, after my first couple of months as the adopted composer of the East London Community Band. We've been off to a...
Posted on 12 January 2016
What can YOU do to help preserve creative subjects including music in schools?
Posted on 11 January 2016
The New Year’s Honours list, as usual, includes a number of musicians, the most prominent of which – David Joseph, Chair and CEO of Universal Music;...
Posted on 11 January 2016
Get Men Singing are calling for men and boys to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK through singing together this March.

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