Want to perform shows in the EU or UK but are unsure about the new restrictions?
The good news is: It’s probably easier than you think!
Calling all musicians, creative professionals, technicians and promoters!
Join us for this free online-workshop, succinctly explaining the new Brexit requirements and what you need to know to continue touring the in the EU and the UK for British Citizens and EU citizens, covering all the essential information ranging from work permits, visas, Carnets, payments and taxes.
This webinar will be given by Ian Smith, owner/agent/ manager of two key international music agencies based in the UK for over 20 years and Austria for 15. Also a new company launching oyeah based in Vienna 2021 and founder of ‘Ukeartswork.info’ – a free fact-checked information initiative to keep creatives working with minimal disruption after Brexit in both directions. “and as a musician / manager / tour manager and sound engineer for over 40 years touring. Ian also worked for 8 years pro bono as national chair of one of the sections of the UK Musicians Union.
• Entering the EU 27 Schengen area AND differing requirements in each member state for work permits and also routes into the UK for EU citizens ( third country nationals )
• Work permits? What’s the difference between the different routes do I need something if I’m not being paid for a showcase etc
• Carnets, do I need one and strategies for minimising the need for one if necessary
• Merchandise VAT and import duty what do I have to do if I have merchandise for sale ( Or for promotional purposes )
• General negotiation needs in respect of work permits and Carnets when dealing direct with promoters
• Collaborating with EU citizens and UK citizens as musicians and other creatives Dance / Film / Multi-media etc post Brexit
• Q&A via chat
This talk will be online via zoom. Once you have registered with Eventbrite, link and login details will be sent to you before the start of the event.
The National Piping Centre
The centre serves as a national and international centre of excellence for the great Highland Bagpipe and its music.
The Street Cafe is just outside on McPhater Street, so join us there.
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