Getting to grips with PRS (Warrington)

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The topic we receive the most queries about is PRS. What is PRS, how do you pay it and just why is it so complicated?

The topic we receive the most queries about is PRS. What is PRS, how do you pay it and just why is it so complicated?

In this session, we’ll clear up some of the mysteries and help you to understand how, when and where you need to make your PRS payments.

We’ll talk about:
•    The definition of copyright
•    When a PRS fee is payable
•    How to find out if your venue has a PRS licence
•    The different types of licence and what they cover
•    How to make your payment
•    Anything else that arises on the topic!


More reasons to come:

  • Mingle with other music makers over a refreshment
  • An update on new resources and services from Making Music
  • Meet your local Making Music team and ask questions
Cost: FREE for members and non-members

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Venue information: (delete any that are not applicable)

  • This venue has step free access
  • This event includes a powerpoint presentation (Slides are available in advance by request


We aim to make our events as accessible as possible. If you have any particular accessibility requirements or if there is anything else we can do to help make the event a better experience for you, please let us know.


21st July, 2019 1:30 PM   through   4:30 PM
Live Wire CIC
Jubilee Way
Warrington, WA2 8HE
United Kingdom

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Consultation topic What access issues have you had to consider when making sure members and audiences can attend and enjoy rehearsals and concerts?, What actions do you regularly take to make your rehearsals and concerts accessible?, What resources and support could Making Music offer on accessibility?
Consultation notes_current Access issues that have been encountered include:

moving premises in order to have a venue with no stairs

people with sight problems who need larger copies or recordings to learn by ear

wheelchair user in the membership

lady with a guide dog

elderly members who can't stand for long periods of time

lighting in venues

people with arthritis who can't hold their music

dyslexic people who need their music on coloured paper

would like some guidance or suggestions on equipment that people can use to help them hold their music
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