High Profile Author Line-Up Revealed For Prestigious National Event
Law firm Irwin Mitchell has highlighted its ongoing support for the arts by announcing it is sponsoring the Louder Than Words Literary Festival – the UK’s largest popular music literature festival.
The festival, which will have live contributions from Sir Bob Geldof, Skin, Stuart Maconie, David Gedge and Liz Kershaw, is fully on-line and takes place on 7-8 November.
Established by Dr Jill Adam and musician and journalist, John Robb, the festival is generally hosted annually in Manchester and attracts hundreds of music fans from across the UK and beyond. This year, the festival will be held online.
Dr Jill Adam, Creator and Curator of Louder Than Words Festival, said: “We're just delighted to have such breadth in our 2020 programme, both in terms of content and the geographical reach of contributors and audience members. One of our straplines for #LouderOnLine2020 is #BringingLegendsToYourLivingRoom and it's thanks to the support of Irwin Mitchell that we can truly make this a reality”.
John Robb added: “Louder Than Words Festival always brings together the very best in music based conversations, panels and discussions. Livestreaming our 2020 Festival ensures we continue to grow and get even better, and it's certainly opened up brand new opportunities that we'll build on for everyone the future.”
Laura Harper, who is Media & Entertainment sector lead at Irwin Mitchell:
Expert Opinion“The reputation of our Media & Entertainment team continues to build and our involvement in this festival demonstrates our commitment to the arts during what is a very challenging period for the sector.
“The team are tremendously excited to be involved and equally looking forward to attending what promise to be some great and insightful sessions from some brilliant authors and musicians.”
Laura Harper - Partner
As part of the partnership, Irwin Mitchell will also be hosting a roundtable event at the end of this month, which is called ‘The Future of The Grass Roots Music Industry’.
For tickets and more information visit the Louder Than Words Festival by clicking on this link.
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In addition to being shortlisted as a finalist in the UK law firm of the year category at the prestigious Music Week Awards 2020, it is supporting Passport: Back to Our Roots – an innovative venture aimed at securing the survival of independent grassroots music venues across the UK. Here, irwin Mitchell is providing legal advice to Inner City Music, the charity behind legendary venue Band on the Wall who are working with the Music Venue Trust and Stephen Budd to deliver the project.
Earlier this year Irwin Mitchell announced that it had also donated £5,000 to support AudioActive’s community projects for young people in music.