Digested news with all you need to know about what’s going on in areas affecting amateur music including forthcoming opportunities, campaigns and advocacy, resources, regulatory changes, events and feature stories.

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group of people singing and clapping, looking happy in station foyer
Posted on 10 July 2020
The long-awaited guidance to cover the first three stages of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) ‘road map...
People gathered in a music library space playing orchestral instruments, smiling
Posted on 3 July 2020
We share the significant concern that an extended ban on amateur music making is being considered, and have put our name to this open letter, along...
Posted on 30 June 2020
As a trustee of the Music Libraries Trust, Making Music’s Chief Executive has been working with fellow trustees to commission research into the...
Posted on 29 June 2020
As the lockdown set in, new Making Music member group Aberdeen & North East of Scotland Music Festival Association decided to move...
Make Music Day UK logo on orange background surrounded by colourful confetti
Posted on 24 June 2020
The world's biggest grassroots music festival on 21 June went digital this year, lighting up people's homes with music and giving them the...
Choir With No Name wearing choir t shirts, singing in the British Museum Great Court, musical director conducting
Posted on 22 June 2020
An open letter to Oliver Dowden MP, outlining the concerns of the 27 organisations in the Singing Network UK about the return to singing...
people arranged in seated rows playing the flute together in a community hall
Posted on 12 June 2020
Many of our members picked up on the recent article by Richard Morrison in The Times, asking why government was not standing up for choirs...
Posted on 10 June 2020
David Ward introduces Technology in Music Education: TiME, a not-for-profit community interest company dedicated to exploring the potential...
Posted on 5 June 2020
Making Music is delighted to announce that volunteer Elaine Fox, one of Making Music's longest serving volunteers, has been awarded the 2019...
Posted on 5 June 2020
As part of Volunteers' Week we're sharing stories of our amazing volunteers who help our member groups to keep making music. Today's...
Posted on 4 June 2020
As part of Volunteers' Week we're sharing stories of our amazing volunteers who help our member groups to keep making music. Next up, we...
Posted on 2 June 2020
As part of Volunteers' Week we're sharing stories of our amazing volunteers who help our member groups to keep making music. Today ...