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#saveourvenues- Music Venue Trust

Music Venue Trust announcement

Today (Monday 27th April 2020) is the date on which all the announced UK government support, the grants, the rate relief, the furloughing, the inaccessible loans, the unachievable rent holidays, the insurance ‘guidance’, all of it, added together, expires for […]

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Worcestershire Museums

Museums Worcestershire urges visitors to Stay Connected

Due to Coronavirus The Commandery, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum and Hartlebury Castle are closed to visitors Museums Worcestershire team have created an innovative and uplifting programme of digital connection to enable people to be able to access what […]

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Funding information

COVID-19 Funding

Here are a range of useful resources for the creative industries from Arts Connect via Severn Arts to help with the current Covid-19 situation. They are split in to four key areas. Some.  Funding Information & Advice Information Guidance & […]

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Severn Arts

Music Education Hub Grant

Severn Arts and the Worcestershire Music Education Hub recognise that this is a particularly difficult time for Worcestershire’s freelance musicians and small music organisations who may be struggling, so we are offering grants of £300 per artist/organisation to create a […]

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The Samples

SLAP Mag meets The Samples

Worcester Punk band The Samples played their last show in May ’86 at, of all places, Perdiswell Leisure Centre. Some half decent amateur video footage of that gig confirms what a fantastic live band they were. On record, they debuted […]

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When Self Isolation gets creative

When Self Isolation gets creative…

Two weeks into social distancing and there is no shortage of musicians leaping into their home studios and recording songs inspired by Covid-19 to distribute on YouTube – in fact you can’t move for them. Maybe there is a shortlived […]

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To Have and to Hold Records

To Have and to Hold Records

The funny bespectacled kid down our road knew his own mind when we were growing-up: football and music. Melvin Hardy our amiable proprietor is on the cusp of opening a new record shop on Tewkesbury’s Church street, of course, that’s […]

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Broodmother

Broodmother interview

Formed in 2016, Kidderminster’s stonerific 5-piece Broodmother have been quick to make their mark on the local metal scene. With the release of their debut full-length Sin, Myth, Power, SLAP caught up with frontman Noel Fischer and guitarist Jon Edwards […]

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The Space Studio - Malvern

The Space in Malvern

Recording Studio feature It isn’t unusual to feel we need a space to express ourselves, discover the intricacies of the world, and relax. ‘The Space,’ a venue in Spring Lane in Malvern, offers us just that. Run by registered charity […]

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