Grassroots music venues celebrate business rates shake up

For the first time, government proposals to overhaul business rates will include rates for grassroots music venues.

UK Live Music Census report launched

The UK’s first ever national live music census took place in 2017.

Triumph for Agent of Change

On the 24th July, the Agent of Change Principle was finally introduced into the Government’s National Planning Policy Framework (

Victory for community music venues as 'Agent of Change' principle to be included in planning law

Community music venues (and the groups that use them) recieved some much-needed good news on Thursday with the announcement that the government's H

Update on the National Musicians' Church

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

Performance opportunities at Westminster Music Library

Whether you’re a singer, an instrumentalist or part of an ensemble, WML are happy to consider including you in their events progr

Insurance for music groups

If you organise events or rehearsals you will almost certainly need public liability insurance to protect your members and the general public.

Membership of Making Music offers you access to a superb insurance package provided by Making Music Insurance Services, underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance (RSA). Tailor made for amateur music groups, it provides a comprehensive range of covers including public and employers’ liability, trustee indemnity, event cancellation, property and money.