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Take it away offers interest-free loans for the purchase of musical instruments
Take it away offers interest-free loans for the purchase of musical instruments

What is Take it away?

Find out more about our programme.

Who can I buy?

Who is it for?

  • People over 18 buying an instrument for a child under the age of 18
  • People between 18 and 25 years old using the scheme to buy an instrument for themselves (or someone else, e.g. as a gift)

Am I eligible?

What can I buy?

What can I buy?

You can use Take it away to help spread the cost of buying any kind of musical instrument from one of our member retailers. You can also include accessories such as sheet music as part of your purchase. Loans are available from £100 up to £5,000.

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How can I buy?

How does it work?

Using the scheme is simple:

  • Find a member retailer
  • Pick your instrument
  • Complete the application form and customer survey/declaration
  • Pay your deposit
  • Take it away!

Step by step process

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Don’t just take our word for it

Hear more about Take it away from people who have already used the scheme

Claudette’s Story

Claudette’s Story

We hear from Take it away customer Claudette about using the scheme to purchase a digital piano

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Paul’s Story

Paul’s Story

Paul is a music teacher and needed a new trumpet for his lessons. Luckily Take it away was able to help him

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Loans subject to status. Terms and conditions apply. Credit is provided by Omni Capital Retail Finance.

Take it away is an initiative operated by Creative United, and supported by Arts Council England and Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

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