Gig Buddies Blog

These are our insights into social life and work in our community
13 April 2022

Small steps can make massive changes

Small steps can make massive changes We've heard some amazing stories from our buddies who've been invited to their volunteer's weddings, gone to Glastonbury Festival [...]
22 March 2022

Shannara  – Stay Up Late Ambassador and Public Living Room Volunteer

Shannara has been a Gig Buddy for 5 years and here he tells his story about the other things he is now involved with in [...]
18 February 2022

Oh wow! Me on TV! Daniel’s blog about Gig Buddies on The One Show

Gig Buddies featured on BBC’s The One Show

3 February 2022

Looking back at Gig Buddies in  lockdown and looking forward

Looking back at Gig Buddies in  lockdown and looking forward It was truly impressive to see how our team here at the charity reacted to [...]
11 January 2022

Gig Buddies Newsletter Jan-Feb 2022

We hope you had a good Christmas and managed to stay well. We’ve returned following the break and have a range of exciting activities planned […]

15 November 2021

Interview with Storm and Thunder Member, Chris Love

This year we are celebrating a whole 10 years of Stay Up Late! As part of this we decided to have a rebrand of the […]

2 November 2021

November/ December Newsletter

Hi Gig Buddies, Welcome to our latest newsletter for November and December. We can’t believer it’s coming to the end of the year already! We […]

28 September 2021

Sharing Gig Buddies – How we share it and what we’ve learned

Sharing Gig Buddies How we share it and what we’ve learned We started our Gig Buddies project in Brighton and Hove over 8 ½ years [...]
31 August 2021

September newsletter

Hi Gig and Sports Buddies Welcome to our latest Newsletter. We’re going back to bringing them out every 2 months so this has everything you […]

26 August 2021

Sports Buddies launches

Sports Buddies launches Thank you to everyone who came to the launch of our new Sports Buddies project. Sports Buddies is all about getting active [...]
2 August 2021

August Newsletter

Hi Gig Buddies, Hope you’re all doing well and enjoying the lovely sunshine. It’s nice to see that the rain has gone and we can […]

29 June 2021

July Newsletter

Well it really does feel summery now doesn’t it! It’s been so wonderful to start to see more of you all, whether it’s been at […]