Coronavirus updates

We'll be posting any updates and information we can here.

Latest updates for all Gig Buddies during the lockdown

As we are all now in lockdown we thought it would be helpful to gather together a few useful resources that we’ve found to help everyone that we work with.

Information about Covid-19 and Coronavirus

Download Mencap’s easier to read guide which explains why this is such a serious health risk and what you can do to help protect yourself.

Information in Sussex

Community Works have been collecting together local information including updates from Brighton and Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex local authorities.

Tips on what to do when you’re isolated

Staying well (mentally and physically)

Headspace This is an App which has mindfulness tips for everyday life

Gig Buddies Coronavirusfest

We’ve started an online music festival to keep the gigs going. It all takes place through our new Facebook Page – Coronavirusfest

Other fun things to do at home

Open Culture have listed 1,150 films that are free to watch

Have a Netflix party. If you subscribe to Netflix you can have a party with your friends and family and all watch the same thing at the same time.

Free audio books. LibriVox have got loads of free audio books online.

The Social Distancing Festival – even more choice of things to watch live

Stay At Home Fest is an online music and events calendar.

There’s also lots of things you can do at home to keep active. Here’s a couple of ideas:

Daily dance class from Dance Syndrome

Free daily yoga sessions on Youtube.

Further information

If information changes we will aim to update it here as soon as we can.

You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England at