Addiction & Recovery Workshop Application Form

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Thanks to kind support from Backup Tech and Stagehand, we are really pleased to offer freelance production workers who work in UK music and/or live events the opportunity to attend our Addiction and Recovery Awareness workshop for FREE.

To be eligible for this bursary you must be self-employed, working full-time in a freelance capacity (ideally for a minimum of five years) as crew/production personnel (which could range from Rigging and Catering to Production Assistant and Tour Manager and everything in between) or in a touring role (having worked on at least one tour). You must be aged 18+ and work in UK music and/or live events. 

IF you do not fit this criteria but would like to express your interest in attending the workshop please contact  

*AVAILABLE DATES – The workshop will run from 10am – 2pm (on Zoom) on 18th June, 10th September and 15th October 2024 (with further dates to follow)*

Tips for applying

We are looking for applicants who are interested in:

  • Improving knowledge and understanding about addiction and recovery
  • Challenging misconceptions and stigma about addiction and recovery
  • Making UK music and live events the best environment to work in from the perspective of workforce health and wellbeing

Please note: There are a limited number of bursaries available for the workshop and so we encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.

Places will be offered, and workshops delivered, on a rolling basis throughout the year.  We aim to let all successful applicants know within 30 days of submission.

Please note: applying does not guarantee you a place on the course.  We are unable to offer feedback to applicants or other specific information about individual applications received.

Addiction and Recovery Workshop Application

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How/where did you hear about this training bursary?
What is your age range?:

Which region is home for you?:

Which part of the industry do you usually work in the most? (e.g. Music, Theatre, TV, Film etc):
Sector category:

How many years have you worked in music and/or live events?:

Does your usual role involve oversight of other? (e.g. line management or supervisory responsibility):

Tell us why you would like to complete this course? (in no more than 200 words):

What dates are you potentially available to attend training?

Tue 13 June, 10AM - 2PM
Tue 11 July, 10AM - 2PM
Tue 1 August, 10AM - 2PM
Tue 12 Sept, 10AM - 2PM

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Click here for further information on the Addiction & Recovery workshop.

Click here for testimonials from those who have completed the workshop. 

Click here for workshop assets to share with your peers who work in music and live events.  

Thank you to The BRIT Trust, Backup Tech, TPG, We Need Crew, Hipgnosis, Massive Attack and Rock-It Global for your initial funding that enabled more than 300 music industry peers to attend the workshop.

Thank you also to Backup Tech and Stagehand for your recent funding to keep the workshop running free of charge to freelance production workers.