Gig Buddies Blog

These are our insights into social life and work in our community
1 June 2021

Gig Buddies Newsletter – June 2021

Summer is nearly here, believe it or not!! The Covid lockdown restrictions continue to ease (hopefully) and we’re all looking forward to getting back out […]

29 April 2021

May Newsletter 2021

Hi Gig Buddies, Hope you’re all doing well and enjoying the sunshine. As restrictions ease, it feels like we are getting ready to get back […]

14 April 2021

Our Volunteers’ lockdown TOP TIPS!

Top Tips from Our Volunteers during lockdown! We had a wonderful time with some of our volunteers on Zoom last week, and we want to […]

30 March 2021

April Newsletter 2021

Happy Easter everyone! Now that the clocks have changed, spring has arrived and the restrictions are easing, we are all feeling a bit more hopeful.  […]

4 March 2021

Our roadmap out of lockdown

Our roadmap out of lockdown Following the government's announcement about the lifting of lockdown restrictions we thought it would be helpful to look at what [...]
25 February 2021

March Newsletter 2021

Hi Gig Buddies, We hope you are all doing well. With winter coming to an end and the recent news of lockdown easing over the […]

16 February 2021

My big football family – by Sas Granville

Sas’s football blog In this blog Gig Buddies participant Sas Granville tells us all about her love of football and how she has stayed in […]

28 January 2021

February Newsletter 2021

We hope you’re all doing okay despite the latest lockdown. Although we can’t meet up and party in person, we have lots more exciting things […]

27 January 2021

Being a good buddy – gigs are just the top of the pyramid

It’s not just gigs and Staying Up Late You could be asking yourself ‘What is the point of the charity Stay Up Late and their [...]
15 January 2021

Bollocks to Blue Monday

This is from an article we've just published on our charity's main website. At this difficult time what we don't need is silly gimmicks that [...]
12 January 2021

Socials Socials Socials!

It’s no secret here at Gig Buddies that we’ve been absolutely loving our zoom socials, it is so much fun to hang out with you […]

5 January 2021

Gig Buddies In Lockdown (Again!)

We returned to work in the first week of January 2021 with the news of the new tougher lockdown. While it hasn’t really come as […]