campaigns and advocacy

Tell us your views on music education

We know members are passionate about music education for under-18s and as life-long learners themselves are aware of the benefits

Make some noise! Good news from the Taking Part survey

The government’s Taking Part survey may have its flaws, but it does give us some significant – and useful – statistics on leisure

Success for campaigners as Bristol music collection stays in the city

Bristol’s collection of over 1,200 music sets and scores will stay in the city after an agreement was reached between Bristol Mus

A Culture Strategy for Scotland - Conversation summary

Since June 2017, the Scottish Government have been speaking to artists, cultural organisations and communities across the country

Developing a Culture Strategy for Scotland

In June 2017, the Scottish Government began writing a Culture Strategy for Scotland, which is due to be completed in 2018, and wi

Update on the National Musicians' Church

St Sepulchre’s, a church in the City of London, was in the headlines this summer.

Where is the music?

Professional music organisations seem more likely to network amongst themselves and to talk to a similar musical ensemble, music

Election time! What could the party manifestos mean for leisure-time music groups?

You’ve probably had your fill of campaigning already, but let me enthuse – or alarm – you by briefly looking at the parties’ mani

Survey: The value of musical groups to their communities

When we (and other music advocacy organisations) are making the case for amateur music groups to those in power, being able to de