An Open Letter to Oliver Dowden MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Oliver Dowden MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport recently announced that we can freely tour in 19 out of the 27 EU Member states. Whilst we can tour these countries there are time limitations and red tape associated with each one.
SUPPORT THE CARRY ON TOURING CAMPAIGN
Post-Brexit EU touring isn’t working: join campaign to get touring back on the road and creatives back into work
WOMEN IN LIVE MUSIC SPECIALS - INTERVIEW CARRY ON TOURING
Tim Brennan, Carry On Touring Co Founder was recently interviewed about the campaign by Erin Lynch from C.R.E.W Coalition.
CARRY ON TOURING - CABINET OFFICE RESPONDS TO OUR OPEN LETTER TO LORD FROST
We have received a response from the Cabinet Office to our open letter to Lord Frost sent on the 26th May 2021.
CARRY ON TOURING - Our response to the RT Hon Oliver Dowden MP
Carry On Touring issued the following statement in response to Dowdens comments:
CARRY ON TOURING - UK-EU SUMMIT 20TH MAY 2021
You are invited to this important UK-EU Summit which will bring together representatives from across the UK and European Union to participate in a day of action and to demonstrate support for creative touring professionals and artists
Arena Tour Personnel
A short video listing the tour personnel involved with an arena tour.
WHAT THE GOVERNMENT ARE SAYING
We have sent and received several letters to and from the government regarding the campaign.
On February 8th 2021, the petition to "Seek Europe-wide Visa-free work permit for Touring professionals and Artists' was debated in Parliament. Prior to that debate, we organised a briefing to parliamentarians from the industry.
COT 2021 - In The PRESS
ARTICLES ABOUT THE TOURING ISSUES