Musicians' Union (MU)

FEU Training courses get creative this April

FEU Training is kicking off the 2018/19 Union Learning Fund project year with a batch of great training opportunities aimed at freelance professionals in the arts and entertainment sectors. Open to freelance members of Equity, The Musicians Union, the National Union of Journalists and the Writers Guide of Great Britain, April sees three courses...

Union learning strikes the right chord for Holly

Holly Lowe is one of many union members in the entertainment industry to have acquired social media skills through the union route. When she is not hard at work practising or on tour performing with her harp, Musicians’ Union member Holly Lowe is reaching new audiences through social media, which is...

MU course to help DIY musicians

This Thursday the Musicians Union is holding a course in Sheffield that aims to support musicians looking to develop their online presence. As more musicians take the DIY approach to releasing their music, marketing skills are becoming a necessary requirement for all artists. Musicians need to understand the principles of music marketing so they...

FEU helps young members organise their dreams

For the first time in my career I've actually verbalised and written down what I want!" That was what Eleanor Bennett tweeted after her morning session with the Federation of Entertainment Unions (FEU) training programme. She was joined by 30-plus young creatives from the worlds of media and...