Creative United and innovation partners unite to launch The Accessible Instruments Challenge
As part of the wider Inclusive Access to Music Making (IAMM) initiative, Creative United has partnered with a coalition of high-profile musical experts, innovation partners and academics – including The OHMI Trust, which campaigns to enable people with disabilities to take part in music…
Creative United has today launched the first edition of its Guide to Buying Adaptive Musical Instruments, distributed in partnership with the Musicians’ Union and Normans Musical Instruments.
Compiled over the last 12 months, the guide includes details of more than 80 products, from batons and bows to one-handed clarinets and saxophones, that have been specially designed…
The Nottingham Music Hub (NMH) will pilot a new approach to ensuring that disabled children are able to participate fully in making music through Whole Class Ensemble Tuition at primary school.
Research recently conducted by a Consortium of leading access to music organisations has found that a lack of knowledge about the existence of adapted instruments…
The Take it away scheme has received an award in recognition of its achievements.
The Sir Charles Groves Prize, awarded by Making Music for outstanding contribution to the musical life of communities in the UK, was presented to Creative United’s Take it away scheme.
Since its original inception as an Arts Council initiative 11 years ago, Take it away has helped…
Help us shape the future of accessible music making by sharing your views as a music maker, educator or retailer
This week, Creative United, in partnership with OHMI, Drake Music, OpenUp Music and Youth Music, launch a major research project. The aim of the research is to capture a detailed picture of the experiences of disabled people regarding music making. The findings…
Creative United Join Forces With Leading Access To Music Organisations
Creative United, OHMI, Drake Music and OpenUp Music have today announced a collaboration to come together for the first time to help tackle the crisis in music education, calling on the government to help at least 25,000 families over the next 4 years and to provide musical instruments for both disabled…
Take it away celebrates 10 year anniversary at Music Industry Association gala
Our consumer credit team attended the annual Music Industry Association (MIA) gala dinner on the evening of 2 November 2017. There was plenty to celebrate.
Take it away was the table sponsor for the evening, alongside our finance partner Omni Capital Retail Finance. Check out…
Take it away at Music and Drama Education Expo 2017
Our Take it away team is looking forward to taking part in the Music & Drama Education Expoon 9 and 10 February at Olympia London, where we will we have a dedicated Take it away stand!
The event will offer visitors the chance to attend over 60 seminars, workshops and…
We're proud to support the #BaccfortheFuture campaign, urging the Government to protect the arts by ensuring that creative subjects count equally in school accountability measures.
Creative United's Take it Away team attended the Music Industry Associations (MIA) Awards 2013 which took place at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel last week.