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20.11.2020 MP event group, major artist support, and Survival Sessions! READ

13.11.2020 Artist support, international action, and gin! READ

6.11.2020 New grants, artist support, South Africa tour, and more! READ

30.10.2020 What’s new and what’s coming up? READ

23.10.2020 The latest news and developments. READ

15.10.2020 Support the Survival Tour cyclists, and attend a Q&A with the WME Team. READ

01.10.2020 Global Action Day highlights and next steps. READ

17.09.2020 Stand as ONE on 30 September| Buy official merch! ]. READ

We have some exciting news coming out in our newsletter tomorrow! Our new announcement will ensure the industry stays connected over the festive break, as well as some exciting new activities! If you’re not already, make sure you’re subscribed via the link in our bio.

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#WeMakeEvents #LetTheMusicPlay #LetMusicLive #SaveOurVenues #LightItInRed #ExcludedUK #SaveNightLife #LetUsDance #SaveOurStages #EventProfs #WeNeedCrew #SaveLiveComedy #WeCreateExperiences #OneIndustryOneVoice #WeAreViable #WhatAboutWeddings

*Full article on the @iq.mag website*

With new tighter restrictions including lower capacity limits and a ban on alcohol sales, industry representatives such as @livemusic_uk / @_ukmusic , @musicvenuetrust , @we_are_ntia and the Concert Promoters Association, are setting out why our collective industry needs a specific exemption!

#WeMakeEvents #LetTheMusicPlay #WeCreateExperiences #OneIndustryOneVoice #LetMusicLive #WhatAboutWeddings #HereForCulture #WeAreViable #SaveOurVenues #LightItInRed #ExcludedUK #SaveNightLife #LetUsDance #SaveOurStages #EventProfs #WeNeedCrew #SaveLiveComedy

@outtoperform and their hashtag #savecarolsinging is a new group that #WeMakeEvents is proud to be supporting – their focus being performing arts outdoors and right now, we all need the positivity & community of singing!

Currently, professional choirs can rehearse (even indoors) while amateur/community groups are barred from singing – even outdoors with social distancing.

Out To Perform looks to make real change for the government to guarantee outdoor carol singing for all and are backed by the likes of Aled Jones​, Lesley Garrett from English National Opera​ and Julian Lloyd Webber​.

#LetMusicLive #LetTheMusicPlay #WeCreateExperiences #OneIndustryOneVoice #WhatAboutWeddings #HereForCulture #WeAreViable #SaveOurVenues #LightItInRed #ExcludedUK #SaveNightLife #LetUsDance #SaveOurStages #EventProfs #WeNeedCrew #SaveLiveComedy

We are delighted to announce the next in our series of #SurvivalSessions is with @rightaboutjack who will be playing a 10 hour (yes, TEN HOUR!) livestream on Twitch to raise money and awareness for the #WeMakeEvents campaign.

Tune in to his channel on Twitch on Friday 27th November from 1pm – 11pm GMT to watch along.

#WeMakeEvents #LetTheMusicPlay #LetMusicLive #SaveOurVenues #LightItInRed #ExcludedUK #SaveNightLife #LetUsDance #SaveOurStages #EventProfs #WeNeedCrew #SaveLiveComedy #WeCreateExperiences #OneIndustryOneVoice #WeAreViable #WhatAboutWeddings

Incredibly grateful to the @atptour for highlighting our campaign in their recent 'a making of' style video of this years final at the 02 arena!

You guys put on a great event and even minus the audience it was still captivating.

#WeMakeEvents #LetTheMusicPlay #WeCreateExperiences #OneIndustryOneVoice #LetMusicLive #WhatAboutWeddings #HereForCulture #WeAreViable #SaveOurVenues #LightItInRed #ExcludedUK #SaveNightLife #LetUsDance #SaveOurStages #EventProfs #WeNeedCrew #SaveLiveComedy

The nights are drawing in and as the UK continues its second lockdown we encourage you to take part in #PhoneAFriendFriday and catch up with friends and family.
We hope you are all keeping well and encourage you to reach out if you need more support.
Our industry charity Back Up have a range of resources to help if you need it on their website.

Checkout the latest post from @oneindustryonevoice featuring the measured and experience informed opinions of industry legend Harvey Goldsmith.

#OneIndustryOneVoice #WeCreateExperiences #WeMakeEvents #EventsIndustry #EventsProfs #Events #Experiences #EventProduction #EventPlanning #BusinessEvents #HarveyGoldsmith #CBE #TheDailyExpress #LiveExperiences #StageEvents #EventsExpert #2021Plans #ProblemSolvers

A significant step for the industry communicating with Government, both now and in the future!

The result of some incredible work by industry members and the unsung heroes of the #WeMakeEvents political team!

#WeCreateExperiences #OneIndustryOneVoice

Lots of attention on these – an incredible amount of awareness!

Can anyone else we've all worked with over the years help us too
@paulmccartney @chrismoylesofficial @louist91 @hshq @adele @calumhood @calvinharris @jackwhitehall #ajtracey ???

#WeMakeEvents #LetTheMusicPlay

Survival Sessions with @frankturner for #WeMakeEvents – 19th November!

Frank says….. "The people behind the scenes in the live music industry are a brilliant collection of technicians, logistics experts and more. They usually try not to be seen as part of their job, but right now their invisibility is dangerous.

The collapse of the industry in 2020 has destroyed their livelihoods, and as independent contractors they largely fall between the gaps of any government assistance schemes.
They need all the help they can get to survive until the industry comes back to life. Anything you can spare would be amazing"

Share the link and encourage all your friends and followers to watch on Thursday!

Link >> https://www.gofundme.com/survival-sessions

#SurvivalSessions #WeMakeEvents #LetTheMusicPlay #WeCreateExperiences #OneIndustryOneVoice #LetMusicLive #WhatAboutWeddings #HereForCulture #WeAreViable #SaveOurVenues

Our second Artist support for the industry themed post of the day see’s us launch a new series of fundraising efforts – the Survival Sessions!

We’re excited to announce that @frankturner is the first artist supporting us in this way, by live streaming a show from his home on the Thursday 19th November, fundraising for #WeMakeEvents.

Checkout Franks social channels for details!

This is an incredible gesture from Frank and all the future artists involved – in addition to those spreading awareness of our industries workers situation, through their social channels by wearing our merchandise.

To all – Thank you, you're amazing!

#SurvivalSessions #WeMakeEvents #LetTheMusicPlay #WeCreateExperiences #OneIndustryOneVoice #LetMusicLive #WhatAboutWeddings #HereForCulture #WeAreViable #SaveOurVenues

Together in Spirit Gin – Our latest addition to the WME merchandise store (check out the link on our profile!)

Kindly produced for us by @selkirkdistillers , it is the perfect gift for family and friends who miss gigs, shows and events and want to help support the industry's workers.

As with all our merchandise, a minimum of 80% of any profit made from commercial sales goes to our selected charity @backuptechuk and a maximum of 20% being retained by 'WeMakeEvents Ltd' for engaging professional services associated with Campaigning/PR/Lobbying.

#WeMakeEvents #LetTheMusicPlay #WeCreateExperiences #OneIndustryOneVoice #LetMusicLive #WhatAboutWeddings #HereForCulture #WeAreViable #SaveOurVenues #LightItInRed #ExcludedUK #SaveNightLife #LetUsDance #SaveOurStages #EventProfs #WeNeedCrew #SaveLiveComedy

🔁 @sophieellisbextor. Thank you Sophie Ellis-Bextor for showing your support for our amazing live events industry. #WeMakeEvents
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Mug in a mug! #wemakeevents is an international movement to help support people in the events industry during the pandemic. You can help by getting some of their fabulous merchandise. Go to my insta stories for the link to browse… xx

Mainstream coverage in the @dailymail , of the plight that our industry faces, with the latest sad news of job cuts within the events and exhibition sector and companies warning they might not survive beyond next spring.

#WeMakeEvents is thankful for the huge amount of support given in the UK by @ukhmtreasury and @rishisunakmp , but we still continue to fight daily to get support for all those excluded by the current government eligibility criteria!

#WeMakeEvents #LetTheMusicPlay #WeCreateExperiences @oneindustryonevoice #OneIndustryOneVoice #WhatAboutWeddings #LetMusicLive #HereForCulture #WeAreViable #LetUsDance #SaveOurVenues #LightItInRed #SaveOurStages #EventProfs