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Brexit and contracts

How to Brexit-proof future or existing contracts with EU organisations.

Updated August 2019

How to...

Selected advice from How to… series including tips on reaching a digital audience, marketing, working with an artist manager and playing at a festival.

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How to... Play at a festival

Specialist advice from George Vass (Presteigne Festival) and Empowered Musician partner David Jones (Serious) on how to play at festivals. Includes a guide to preparing a technical rider.