Paul Richards

11 September 2020

Socially distanced Gig Buddying – what we’re encouraging

Socially distanced Gig Buddying – what we’re encouraging Please note that this article is for everyone connected with Gig Buddies in Sussex. (Gig Buddies projects [...]
29 July 2020

All In One Day Festival – a lockdown event by all the Gig Buddies projects

On Saturday 1st August we're holding a 12 hour online festival featuring all of the Gig Buddies projects from around the UK and Sydney Australia. [...]
22 June 2020

We’re recruiting

Gig Buddies Project Assistant – maternity cover Salary – £11,277 22 ½ hours pro rata (based on £18,795) Contract length – 12 months Are you [...]
4 May 2020

Turning the knobs up to 11 in lockdown

On 17th March we had an emergency team meeting as social distancing was starting to take effect, and a full lockdown looked ever more likely. [...]
1 May 2020

May 20 newsletter

Staying in is the new going out. At Gig Buddies we’ve had to adapt to the lockdown which means we can’t meet up at the […]

3 April 2020

Gig Buddies in lockdown – April 20

We've had to take as much of Gig Buddies online, and on to the phone, as much as possible while we're on lockdown with the [...]
18 March 2020

Coronavirusfest – Gig Buddies going online

Coronavirusfest - Gig Buddies going online At our team meeting yesterday we had a long chat about what we could do to carry on the [...]
17 March 2020

Coronavirus update for all Gig Buddies volunteers

Dear Gig Buddy Volunteers, Following government advise last night on the 16th March,  around the coronavirus outbreak, we have decided to suspend all Gig Buddying [...]
27 January 2020

Time to pause for thought with gig buddies in Eastbourne.

Our student intern Martina joined us for another social in Eastbourne to meet gig buddies and see some of them perform! Here’s what she said about her experience.

16 January 2020

Launching our new project Buzz Buddies!

Extratime in partnership with Stay up Late, have launched a new project called Buzz Buddies for 18-25 year olds with learning disabilities who live in […]

19 December 2019

Gig Buddies review of the year – 2019

It’s been another fantastic year for us on the Gig Buddies project and here’s just some of our highlights. There’s loads more from our other […]

16 December 2019

It’s only rock and roll but we like it!

We love hearing stories of gig buddies teaming up when their usual gig buddy isn’t available which is exactly what Daniel and Darren from St […]