Musicians' Union: A Social History Exhibition - Manchester

Musicians' Union: A Social History Exhibition - Manchester Keeping Music Live Exhibition Musicians' Union: A Social History The exhibition will examine that long and little-known social history of the Musicians' Union.

Manchester's People's History Museum 25th Nov 2016 - 5th Feb 2017 The exhibition is part of a major Glasgow University research project from which a book, Players’ Work Time, was published in August 2016.

Operating as usual

06/02/2017

We are de-rigging the MU Exhibition today at the People's History Museum in Manchester. There is no planned showing elsewhere at this time and we will keep you posted if this is likely to change.

Thanks to everyone who attended and gave feedback. Your thoughts and comments on the Exhibition are extremely useful.

Bye for now! :)

30/01/2017

Good afternoon folks, the countdown is now on for the MU Exhibition, as it's now in its final week in Salford, Manchester.

Please share our news and we hope that most of you get along this week to catch it if you've not managed already (last day of showing is Sunday 5th Feb)

The People's History Museum is a fabulous gallery with lots of permanent galleries and visiting exhibitions with loads going on - it's FREE to enter and is open 7 days a week.. 10am-5pm daily - it's a perfect day out!

Get down to Salford and experience the Exhibition before it ends!

27/01/2017

Thanks everyone for sharing post re the 6music item ... when the piece is up on listen again on iplayer, we will post the link to allow you to listen if you missed it. :)

27/01/2017

People's History Museum
Tune into Radcliffe and Maconie - BBC Radio 6Music at 1.40pm today to hear all about the MU Exhibition currently showing in Salford - Nice!

27/01/2017

Hi Musicians' Union - can you share please...
Tune in Today to Radcliffe and Maconie - BBC Radio 6Music at 1.40pm

The piece about the fantastic Musicians' Union: A Social History Exhibition - Manchester with Prof Martin Cloonan will be broadcast.... Listen in everyone! And please share far and wide. We'll be listening and hope you will too.

27/01/2017

TODAY at 1.40pm ..Tune into Radcliffe and Maconie - BBC Radio 6Music as Prof Martin Cloonan from University of Glasgow will be talking about the Musicians' Union: A Social History Exhibition - Manchester

Share far and wide. We'll be listening and hope you will too.

24/01/2017

Excited to announce...This week (TBC which day) Prof Martin Cloonan will be on BBC 6 Music talking about the MU Exhibition on Radcliffe and Maconie - BBC Radio 6Music show.

We will update you as soon as we know more. Tune in when we do!

24/01/2017

Just over 1 week left folks to get along to see the University of Glasgow's 'Keeping Music Live' Exhibition at the People's History Museum in Salford, Manchester. It's free and is showing until Sunday 5th Feb '17. Get along this week! It's a fantastic journey that spans over a century of social history for working musicians in the UK. And don't forget to let us know your thoughts.

18/01/2017
Music lessons for the movement? | Scottish Left Review

"What lessons can be learned from studying the working lives of musicians?"

Some fascinating thoughts on the Musicians' Union and Trade Unionism.

http://www.scottishleftreview.org/article/music-lessons-for-the-movement/

What lessons can be learned from studying the working lives of musicians? This question lay at the heart of the research which underpinned our recent book, Players’ Work Time: A History of the British Musicians’ Union. We attempted to use the Musicians’ Union (MU) as a prism through which to examine...

With just over 2 weeks left to get along to see the MU:  A Social History exhibition in Salford at the People's History ...
18/01/2017

With just over 2 weeks left to get along to see the MU: A Social History exhibition in Salford at the People's History Museum, Manchester, we ask if you can share far and wide with your fb friends. Many thanks ...& the showing in Manchester ends on 5th Feb 2017.

25/11/2016
Book – The Musicians' Union: A History (1893-2013)

Reviews of Players' Work Time in link below:

http://www.muhistory.com/book/

Book Buy Players’ Work Time by John Williamson and Martin Cloonan was published by Manchester University Press in September 2016. It was launched with an event at Senate House in London on 7th September. It is now available from the publisher as a hardback, paperback and eBook.Other sellers can be...

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