“It’s going to be devastating” – here’s how Brexit will screw over British touring artists [NME] 03/02/2020
But all is not lost – sign the petition now to grant British artists a Musicians’ Passport. Andrew Trendell investigates how Brexit could wreak havoc on the touring industry.
Artists must also prove they have nearly £1000 in savings before applying.
If the coronavirus pandemic does not critically damage the British and European music industry, the effect of Brexit may finish it off.
Priti Patel warned her immigration crackdown will ‘cut the legs off’ the UK music industry 21/02/2020
Home Office accused of refusing to listen to £111bn-a-year culture sector – just weeks after a minister admitted government must retain free movement
Home Office pours cold water on artists’ hopes of retaining free movement between the UK and the EU.
Culture minister Nigel Adams on Brexit: 'Free movement for artists is absolutely essential' 21/01/2020
Figures from arts institutions fear 2022 event could alienate remain-supporting visitors.
The outdoor arts sector has experienced growth over the last decade, but could a no-deal Brexit put the brakes on this?
A no-deal departure from Europe would mean touring musicians could face logistical headaches. / Professional musicians say they are being overlooked in the swirling Brexit debate.
Some of the UK's most prestigious museums could be forced to cancel exhibitions if Britain crashes out of the EU without a deal, according to a batch of secret memos.
The association said that leaving the EU without a deal would “have a highly damaging impact on: the communities that museums serve, people who work in and with museums, and the sharing of collections, ideas and expertise across European borders”.
Sector bodies warn of immediate hit to funding, touring and networks.
Brexit fears of Britain's flagship museums 31/10/2018
Fears that Britain’s flagship museums will be forced to scrap major exhibitions after Brexit can be revealed today.
Children's book illustrator Axel Scheffler has hit out at Brexit as he picked up the illustrator of the year prize at the British Book Awards. German-born Scheffler is best known for his work on Julia Donaldson's books, including The Gruffalo series.
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