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Archive for September, 2015

The Story of Stay Up Late – infographic

30
Sep
2015

We’ve just brought out this infographic to tell the story of Stay Up Late so far…

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Being an audience member

26
Sep
2015

Reviewing shows – an accessible guide By Madeline Denny and Chris Rider Introduction An audience is a group of people who are watching a show. It’s great to be part of an audience and to enjoy a performance. Sometimes it’s not good to go to a show that you don’t enjoy. Reviewing an event means […]

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Planning in social care – why?

24
Sep
2015

Planning in social care – why would we be questioning that? After all we’re good at planning in social care aren’t we? We’ve got plans coming out of our ears! If I’m honest I’m not at all sure about ‘person centred planning’ I’ve seen this go wrong a lot of times, illustrated by this scene […]

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Hastings ‘Buskatathon’ Take-over

23
Sep
2015

On Sunday the 27th September, Stay Up Late will be taking the streets of Hastings by storm with our ‘Hastings Busking Charity Takeover’. During this ‘buskathon’, we will have a number of musicians with and without learning disabilities dotted around the streets of Hastings town centre. The idea is to bring attention to the work […]

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Catching up in Brighton with Sydney partners

23
Sep
2015

It was great to catch up with Matthew from Gig Buddies Sydney recently. Here’s a short blog he’s written reflecting on his time with the Storm and Thunder team… A number of weeks ago, Gig Buddies Sydney CEO, Carol, along with our WH&S and Policy Coordinator, Jo, dropped by in Brighton to catch up with […]

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Inclusive arts – ART-is project evaluation

11
Sep
2015

Our inclusive arts project with European partners ART-is was a two year inclusive arts project with partners from UK, Iceland, Finland, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Malta and Turkey. The project saw us take participants in our Gig Buddies project to some of these countries too (Iceland, Spain, Malta, Belgium and Poland) and use their skills as artists, […]

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