Musicians’ Union launches Health and Wellbeing Month

UK Musicians Union

The Musicians’ Union (MU) has launched its Health and Wellbeing Month with events across the UK aimed at helping artists sustain their careers.

A partnership between Help Musicians UK (HMUK), British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM) and the MU, the initiative is returning for its fourth year with workshops taking place Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and London.

The month runs from 4 -28 August with all workshops priced £5 for MU members, £8 for trade body members, and £10 standard price.

According to the MU, ‘workshops include an array of different self-help and how to type events presented by BAPAM practitioners who are well respected in their relevant fields. From vocal health, to ways to beat stress and deal with perfectionism, right through to drumming without pain, the workshops will be available to all musicians or artists, at any stage of their career. The workshops will demonstrate useful skills and practises for musicians to have sustainable and healthy careers’.

Musicians Insights are also part of the offering – these ‘In Conversation’ type events raise awareness of key health issues for musicians.

Visit the MU website for more information.