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Archive for November, 2016

Wanted…Gig Buddies Project Assistant

28
Nov
2016

40 hours per week (but 5 of those are lunch breaks), permanent contract Salary £18,560 Closing date Monday 12th December and Interview date Friday 16th December An exciting opportunity to be part of the team delivering the Gig Buddies project across Sussex. A message from Madeline: ‘After four amazing years working for Stay Up Late, […]

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Punk AGM #3

28
Nov
2016

This is the 3rd year running that we’ve been running our AGM as a ‘Punk AGM’ and we wouldn’t want it any other way at the moment. (You can read more about last year’s meeting here) It’s open to anyone and we had around 40 people who were participants, volunteers, trustees, people from other organisations […]

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The top 5 music documentaries of the 21st century

22
Nov
2016

What are your top 5 music documentaries of all time? Q. What do The Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, Scott Walker, Bob Dylan and Heavy Load all have in common? A. They’re all featured in Mark Kermode’s top music documentaries of all time. Yesterday I was watching this article on the BBC website where he’s thinking about […]

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Advice on disabled-friendly gig venues

12
Nov
2016

Have you got favourite disabled-friendly gig venues? This is a guest post by Carly from Get To The Front with their advice on disabled-friendly gig venues. This is what they’ve found from their experiences… There have been a lot of headlines recently about the lack of help that some gig venues offer to people with disabilities. Although […]

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Punk AGM, an update report on last year

05
Nov
2016

Why is it called a PUNK AGM, has it made a difference? It’s our 3rd Punk AGM tomorrow. We call them ‘Punk AGMs’ because we run them in a way where everyone present is invited to talk about ways in which they think we can develop our work and make the most difference. There’s lots […]

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Digital inclusion is not real inclusion

02
Nov
2016

Digital inclusion is a great thing, it really is, but there’s much more we need to be doing. Developing meaningful connection and relationships Recently we were asked to run two workshops at BILD’s annual conference ;Celebrating good practice – transforming people’s lives. Our session was called ‘Get Yourself Connected’ and was focussed on looking at […]

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