Get involved with the UK Live Music Census
WHAT IS THE UK LIVE MUSIC CENSUS?
The UK’s first ever live music census – a ‘Springwatch’ for live music. The Census covers all genres and we take a broad definition of live music to include events featuring DJs.
For 24 hours from noon on 9 March 2017, we will track performances in cities across the country – from lone buskers to massed choirs, from pub gigs to stadium concerts – in Glasgow, Newcastle, Oxford, Leeds, Southampton and Brighton. Volunteers will be asked to record aspects of the gig including the musical genre, the venue, door charge and audience demographic.
A nationwide online survey for musicians, venues, promoters and audiences will also go live on 9 March and will be open until 31 May.
We hope the survey – a UK and world first – will help measure live music’s cultural and economic value, discover what challenges the industry is facing, and inform policy to help it flourish.
For more information and to take the survey visit http://uklivemusiccensus.org/
UK Live Music Census: 10th Mar 2017 14:29:00
Gdpr (general Data Protection Regulations)
Members will have read lots about GDPR over the last few months. It is shortly to become law and you need to make sure you are up to speed. By far the best advice we can offer you is to look at the website www.ico.org.uk look at their section on GDPR 'Twelve Steps to Take Now'. This is taking the words straight from the horse's mouth and there is also a questions and answers section if you get into difficulties. It is not an onerous task, for most of our members it will hardly affect us, but there are some points there that need to be noted.
24th May 2018
Everyone and their dog is talking about the new GDPR regulations coming in May this year. But very few people are offering you a concrete solution.
24th May 2018
Head For The Hills Festival Wins Id&c’s Bursary!
ID&C, the UK’s leading provider of security wristbands for festivals and live events, has announced Ramsbottom’s Head for the Hills Festival as the winner of its Grass Roots Festival Bursary and recipient of the £2500 grant.
21st May 2018
A Tax Reminder
Market stalls and caterers attract VAT!
16th May 2018
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