COVID-19

Picture of a crows at Worcester Music Festival

Worcester Music Festival 2020 will no longer be taking place

It’s with heavy hearts that the Worcester Music Festival committee announce that the 2020 festival will no longer be taking place. The decision has been made in the interest of safety for all of the festival’s volunteers, artists and audiences. […]

#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 […]

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 & […]

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 […]

SLAP Mag Editorial April 2020

Editorial – April 2020

Welcome to the all new Online SLAP Magazine… Firstly, can we thank you for your ongoing support and helping us celebrate our 100th ‘printed’ issue in March. It’s something we’re very proud of, but we are fully aware we couldn’t […]

We want your ideas

We want your ideas!

We hope that you are staying strong and nurturing those creative ideas during this strange time. Currently we are thin on the ground for arts news as all events & activities are off for the foreseeable time. Slap would love […]