Gig Buddies Blog

These are our insights into social life and work in our community
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. [...]
1 May 2020

May 20 newsletter

Staying in is the new going out. At Gig Buddies we’ve had to adapt to the lockdown which means we can’t meet up at the […]

30 April 2020

Pandemic Positivity!

Maintaining Positivity Within a Pandemic! What a strange time this is for us all! Managing the emotions of coping with a global pandemic is something […]

14 April 2020

Gig Buddies in Strange Times!

  Gig Buddies in Strange Times! I guess most of us will look back on this time as one of the strangest in our lives. […]

9 April 2020

First impressions of Gig Buddies from our intern Sarah

Sarah arrived from Berlin, Germany at the beginning of March and moved to Brighton for her placement at Stay Up Late. Here she talks about […]