Gig Buddies Blog

These are our insights into social life and work in our community
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 [...]
2 September 2020

Newsletter September 2020

Here’s the Gig Buddies September 2020 newsletter. We’re excited to tell you that we’re beginning to try some in person meet-ups this month, but we’ve […]

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. [...]
28 July 2020

August 2020 Newsletter

At Gig Buddies we are taking a little break to enjoy the summer and hopefully some sunny weather. This means we haven’t got as many […]

30 June 2020

Gig Buddies July Newsletter

Yet another month in lockdown and at Gig Buddies we are missing you all, we continue to stay connected online or on the phone even […]

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 [...]
19 June 2020

Jason’s friendship blog – Learning Disability Week 2020

Jason and Victoria Gig Buddies participant and Stay Up Late quality checker, Jason O’Neill, writes here about his friendship with Victoria for Learning Disability Week […]

18 June 2020

Celebrating friendship – Learning Disability Week 2020

Buddies in lockdown – celebrating friendship The theme of this year’s Learning Disability Week is friendship and we mark that by celebrating the friendships of […]

17 June 2020

Close friends in lockdown – Victoria and Sas

Close friends in lockdown – Victoria and Sas A blog for Learning Disability Week by Victoria Smith This year for Learning Disability Week we are […]

1 June 2020

Gig Buddies Newsletter June 2020

Another month in lockdown and we know many of you are getting a little bit bored. Thankfully we have got a JAM PACKED June filled […]

15 May 2020

Gig buddies and Gig Buddies for good mental health talk about getting through lockdown

On the night our friends at  Gig buddies for good mental health are taking over our live music stream on @coronavirusfest live on facebook, we […]

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. [...]