Gig Buddies Blog
Coronavirus update for all Gig Buddies volunteersDear Gig Buddy Volunteers, Following government advise last night on the 16th March, around the coronavirus outbreak, we have decided to suspend all Gig Buddying [...]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Kate and Paul on the Journey Skills podcast
Here’s Kate and Paul on the latest Journey Skills podcast being interviewed around the work of Stay Up Late and Gig Buddies – talking about […]
Eat, Sleep, Gig, Repeat – for World Mental Health day 10th Oct
A year ago we published this blog not knowing that by now we would have a sister project in Brighton called Gig Buddies For Good […]
Steve and Shannara- Working towards independent travel
Steve, Volunteer said “Before joining Gig Buddies I’d never volunteered before but when I heard about the scheme it seemed like the perfect opportunity to […]
Angee and Daniel – 3 months as gig buddies and loving it!
At gig buddies we offer a check in with our volunteers after 3 months to see how things are going with their new gig buddy. […]
Gig Buddies Volunteering – Not just for Freshers Week!
Starting university this week is an exciting time for many young people and there are so many new experiences to be had. Volunteering may not […]