EU touring artists will need visas to perform in the UK from 2021

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The UK Home Office announced on 18 February that artists and sports players from the EU would be subject to the same rules that currently apply to their non-EU peers once the Brexit transition comes to an end in December 2020.

At the moment, artists and their crews can travel freely from the EU to the UK and vice versa without applying for work permits or visas. But once freedom of movement ends, both EU and non-EU artists will need a Tier 5 visa in order to perform in the UK, take part in competitions or auditions, participate in promotional activities, attend workshops, give talks about their work, and take part in cultural events or festivals.

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