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The House of Commons' Select Committee spoke with MP Caroline Dinenage yesterday (24th)

Introducing a UK festival insurance scheme risks ‘pulling the rug’ from under events, Culture Minister Caroline Dinenage has said.

Following the announcement from Prime Minister...

The House of Commons' Select Committee will speak with Culture Minister Caroline Dinenage on Wednesday (24th)

The UK Government is set to discuss the return of UK festivals this week.

Following the announcement from Prime Minister Boris Johnson that coronavirus restrictions...

The 10-point plan has been backed by UK Music and the Musicians' Union

A Post-Brexit EU touring plan for musicians has been proposed by UK Labour MP Harriet Harman.

In January, the UK Government was urged to take...

The government is planning a series of pilot events for spring

Liverpool clubbers are set to hit the dancefloor in a coronavirus study event this spring.

In February, as part of the government's "road map" to reopening...

The funds will be added to the £1.57 billion announced in July 2020

The UK government has announced a £300 million boost to the Cultural Recovery Fund, intended to keep the industry afloat amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic...

Festivals including Eastern Electrics, Field Day, Creamfields and Boomtown have all sold out in the past week

Festivals scheduled to take place in England this summer are selling out at a rapid rate following the Government’s announcement of its roadmap out of...

Figures from within the live music industry have responded to the UK government’s planned roadmap for return of events from 21st June

Support for the live music industry ‘must continue’ ahead of planned reopening, sector spokespeople say.

After almost 12 months of shuttered clubs and music venues...

It's part of the latest coronavirus "road map" announced by Boris Johnson

Clubs in the UK could be open by June, the UK Government has announced.

Almost 12 months ago, nightclubs and music venues in the UK...

Greater Manchester's Night Time Economy advisor says, if reports are true, the Chancellor must act now to "save the UK's fifth biggest sector"

UK nightclubs may not reopen until the entire adult population is vaccinated, new reports suggest.

Almost 12 months ago, nightclubs and music venues in the...

The Prime Minister said that testing "in combination with vaccination, will probably be the route forward"

Nightclubs in the UK could reopen with the help of rapid COVID-19 testing, Prime Minster Boris Johnson has said.

Almost 12 months ago, nightclubs and...

Over 100 clubs participated in the survey

80% of clubs will close by March without Government support, a new study from the Night Time Industries Assocation (NTIA) has found.

As it approaches...

“The idea that the festivals can’t go ahead and be socially-distanced is inaccurate”

Festivals of a smaller scale could take place safely this summer with proper coronavirus measure in place, UK MPs have been told.

Speaking to the...

An industry-wide online survey has been launched by the Night Time Economy All-Party Parliamentary Group

Night Time Industry leaders have called on music fans and industry workers to complete a COVID-19 inquiry survey.

Following the launch of the All-Party Parliamentary Group...

A petition has already picked up more than 200,000 signatures 

The UK Government is being urged to take immediate action after Brexit touring plans were rejected by the EU. 

It had been hoped the final...

A new white paper published by the UK Government plans to completely reorganise England’s system for planning applications, leaving the country’s clubs under serious threat...

When it comes to the UK’s live music sector, the government’s public optimism has been less than forthcoming. After all, it’s difficult to spin an...

“This announcement by the Government has led us to believe that they are intentionally aiming to collapse our sector"

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has accused the UK government of intentionally destroying the live music and entertainment sector with new regulations.

Last week...

The government plans to introduce spectator capacity limits

The Music Venue Trust (MVT) has called the new UK coronavirus restrictions for grassroots venues "inconsistent and illogical" in a new statement.

Yesterday, the UK...

MPs will examine what support is needed for UK music festivals to return in 2021

Support for UK music festivals is set to be discussed by MPs in a new inquiry.

After the Digital and Culture Minister, Caroline Dinenage, announced last month...

Egg London, The Waiting Room and Windmill Brixton are among the venues highlighted in Music Venue Trust’s new ‘Traffic Light’ Campaign

A campaign has been launched to save 30 venues from permanent closure in the UK.

The UK’s Music Venue Trust launched the #saveourvenues campaign back...

Live-streamed gigs may also go ahead, though without an audience

Recording studios and music video productions can continue operating during lockdown, the government has confirmed.

Following confusion amid the UK's new national coronavirus lockdown, which...