Grassroots charity promoting the right for people with learning disabilities to have a choice about how they live their lives

Archive for February, 2017

Gig Buddies in a Box – whats in the box?

28
Feb
2017

Last week I was working with our newest partners, The Aldingbourne Trust, who are going to be running Gig Buddies in Portsmouth. It’s really exciting for us (and them of course!) and they’re going to be working out of a fantastic venue based right off the bustling Fratton High Street. I think they were expecting […]

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Social franchising – the biggest risk?

26
Feb
2017

We found ourselves in the world of social franchising purely by accident. We came up with the idea of Gig Buddies because we thought it would be a good project to run in our city Brighton and Hove. People got excited about what we were doing and ever since we’ve had a steady stream of […]

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Watch Out Beethoven, You Have Some Competition

09
Feb
2017

A guest post from Jenny Holt about how our musical tastes might affect our studies… Watch Out Beethoven, You Have Some Competition During high school, music defined our life. We were all so worried about liking the right kind of music to fit in with the right group of kids. Did I wear the right […]

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Run for us in Brighton Marathon 2017

03
Feb
2017

Are you thinking of entering the Brighton Marathon? It’s always a great event in the city and this year we’ve been offered subsidised places for anyone who’d like to run it and raise funds for Stay Up Late. We need to at least cover our costs on this, and will provide a Stay Up Late […]

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Gig review at Sticky Mike’s Frogbar 27th Jan

01
Feb
2017

What was the venue like? The venue was Sticky Mikes Frog bar in Brighton and the gig was in the downstairs room. I could not use the stairs so Joe, who worked at Sticky Mikes, took us to the pitch black lift next door and managed to get us downstairs he was really helpful and […]

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