If you are based in or around Birmingham, there are a series of exciting workshops being held by the BBC on a range of topics in radio and music, that are free to attend:
Sara Cox, Jo Whiley, Annie Mac, Charlie Sloth and more will run a festival of free live gigs and music workshops in Birmingham ahead of the BBC Music Awards.
The sessions will focus on sharing expertise and advice about working in the music industry. During the day, there will be a series of seminars and workshops looking at issues such as How To Make Money In The Music Industry, Women in Music and The Art of Songwriting.
Each evening there will be a BBC Music Introducing Showcase featuring up-and-coming bands, acts and performers from across Birmingham and beyond.
Tickets to all BBC Music: Live in Birmingham events are free.
Registration for some of the workshops have now closed, but there are many more still open – but be quick! Head here to register and apply for tickets!