How to make the case for leisure-time music

Are you looking to explain your leisure-time music group to your council, local authority or MP/MSP/AM/MLA? Perhaps you are looking for evidence to support a funding application? Or maybe there is a threat to your music library or rehearsal space. Find useful resources to help you make your case on this page.

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  • Why leisure-time music groups matter – this resource articulates the main benefits, with links to research and articles for evidence and handy quotes
  • Evidence Bank – this resource links to reports, statistics, research and articles showing the impact and benefits of the arts, music and volunteering on society, individuals and specific health conditions, as well as signposting to relevant government and other policy makers’ reports