We don’t just love music: we think it is vitally important too. As the representative for amateur and community music at a local, national and UK-wide level, we work hard to respond to any threats to music making and to support and encourage measures to help more people experience the joys of singing, playing and experiencing music. Browse our campaigns below, or catch up on our latest lobbying news

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Help for your campaigns
Are you campaigning to support leisure-time music? We've put together a set of resources to help with your campaigns, including research and statistics on the benefits of music making to help you make your case. 
Save our music libraries
Music libraries, a crucial resource for leisure-time music groups, are under threat. Find out what you can do.
BACC for the future
Find out what Making Music is doing to help create opportunities for everyone to access music education, and what you can do to support this.
Cultural commons
Making Music is working with other organisations in the Music Education Council to clarify child licensing regulations for leisure-time music groups, and to effect change.
Cultural commons
The health and wellbeing benefits of participation in the arts are now widely accepted, and the NHS is adopting ‘social prescribing’. But where do leisure-time music groups fit into this?
Cultural commons
Our Cultural Commons explored new ways to sustain and develop the creative lives of our communities in all their diversity.
Barbican exhibition
In early 2019 Making Music had the opportunity to curate an exhibition celebrating leisure-time music at the Barbican Music Library in London.
Singing Network UK
Singing Network UK is a free forum, bringing together all and any organisations with an interest in singing to meet twice a year, face to face.