Vital Venues


New training workshops for hall committees

Following the success of our workshops earlier this year we are pleased to announce the next series of Business Planning and Trustee Induction sessions. Feedback from previous sessions: Thanks for advice, guidance, ideas and documents – well presented. Illogan Preschool We need...

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PRS/PPL Joint Music License for Community Buildings Update

Nikki George March 18, 2015 Advice and guidance News PPL PRS No Comments

PRS/PPL have been in touch with ACRE to advise of changes to the PRS/PPL joint tariff for 2015/2016. These include: 1. Income threshold The income threshold will be increased from £50,000 to £75,000 to reflect the rate of inflation since the PRS for Music tariff was agreed. 2. Income...

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Vital Venues funded training for hall committees

Vital Venues is pleased to announce ‘Trustee Induction’ and ‘Business Planning’ workshops funded by Awards for All to support volunteers who manage village halls, community centres and other community buildings.     The Trustee Induction Workshop...

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PRS for Music and PPL tariffs- what do you think?

admin August 30, 2013 Consultation Licensing PPL PRS No Comments

PRS for Music and PPL are inviting you to take part in a survey. PRS for Music and PPL are membership organisations that help organisations to get the legal permission they need to play copyright music. In January 2012, both PRS for Music and PPL introduced joint licensing for...

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Live Music Act 2012 in force

admin November 30, 2012 Licensing PRS No Comments

The Live Music Act 2012 officially came into force on Monday, 1 October 2012.  As a result of the Act, performances of live amplified music to audiences of less than 200 people between the hours of 8am and 11pm will no longer require local authority permission in England and Wales....

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Music alternatives to PRS/PPL

admin February 29, 2012 Licensing PPL PRS No Comments

Sites offering PRS & PPL free music: They offer a variety of different albums at a varying prices. Most work on a charging either an annual fee (similar to PRS/PPL but much cheaper!).

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Changes to charging of PRS and

admin November 14, 2011 Licensing PPL PRS No Comments

Legislation passed in January 2011 amending charging arrangements will come into force in January 2012   What is a PRS Licence? A PRS is required for premises that are used for live or recorded musical performances It is obtained from the Performing Right Society It costs 1% of...

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