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cutout paper figures and households assembled with social distance measures
Posted on 13 July 2021
Following the government announcement on 12 July, England will move to step 4 of the roadmap on 19 July when most restrictions will be lifted. ...
Posted on 12 July 2021
All four nations of the UK are starting to open up again after lockdown, each with a different roadmap and timeline. Throughout May and June...
A community space with organ and piano
Posted on 2 July 2021
This consultation by the Home Office on a proposed ‘Martyn’s law’ – named after one of the victims of the Manchester Arena...
choir members sit socially distanced in church with masks in rehearsal October 2020
Posted on 25 June 2021
Many choirs and singing groups think the new rule of only six singers indoors is unjustified, so Making Music has been working with...
Red chairs and music stands are assembled onstage for an orchestra
Posted on 17 June 2021
The government is currently consulting on potential new legislation, the Protect Duty, which is about making publicly accessible buildings, and...
Tutti logo
Posted on 17 June 2021
Gabriel Isserlis, CEO and founder of Tutti, tells us all about his startup for booking creative space.Tutti is a one-stop shop for finding,...
Thank You Day 4 July logo of arms embracing heart, with social hashtag #ThankYouDay
Posted on 14 June 2021
Making Music believes many members will be interested in this great initiative on Sunday 4 July – and it’s very light touch if your...
2020: Invicta Jazz Orchestra perform at Bands without Boundaries, Sevenoaks
Posted on 11 June 2021
With Step 3 now in effect in England, David Price of Invicta Jazz Orchestra outlines how his group made a safe and long-awaited return to in-...
A member of Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra smiles with his instrument, wrapped up warm for an outdoor rehearsal
Posted on 10 June 2021
Foss Foster of Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra shares her group's delight on returning to in-person activity for Adopt a Music Creator 2020/21...
North Kingston Choir rehearse, socially distanced, in a school playground
Posted on 10 June 2021
Penny Hamilton of North Kingston Choir reflects on a successful return to in-person singing and looks ahead to a sunny (fingers crossed) outdoor...
Hands placed in the middle of a group show unison
Posted on 9 June 2021
Mark Foster of the Child Protection Company highlights how safeguarding responsibilities have shifted during the pandemic, and the importance of...
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra rehearse with Phoenix Saxophone Orchestra on Zoom
Posted on 9 June 2021
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra's Foss Foster ponders the pros and cons of life on Zoom, and how the platform has framed her group's Adopt...