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Archive for December, 2014

Untold Stories – Glastonbury ’14

21
Dec
2014

Here’s a link to a podcast interview by journalism student Magda Jarkiewicz who made this short piece before and after our trip to this year’s Glastonbury festival. Many thanks to Untold Stories at Sussex University for this great project and thanks too to Miranda Birch at Sussex University. Listen here 

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2014 – Our year in blogs

20
Dec
2014

It’s been another amazing year for the charity and here’s our pick of our best bits of news looking back: We’re in the NME We get a mention in a piece about access to live music for fans with disabilities. The Wild Things Juke Box 2014 saw the completion of the Juke Box project – […]

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ART-is in Madrid

20
Dec
2014

Here’s a blog about our trip to Madrid as part of the ART-is project. We’ve written it in the form of a conversation between Madeline and the three participants who went, Christian, Emilia and Rami. Wednesday Madeline – “We had a hugely fun journey getting to know each other better on the plane and in […]

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My late night thinking on Stay Up Late…a blog

10
Dec
2014

Thank you to Alexander Kenmure aka @idlehands12 for writing this blog about our work.  Read it here on his blog Not for Self, but for All where he talks about our work in strengthening resilience. Thanks for the support Alexander, much appreciated. New post on my #localgov #resilience blog https://t.co/iJfLo8xALq My thoughts on @StayUpLateUK & @gigbuddies role in strengthening resilience — […]

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Lemos and Crane, 22nd Nov ’14

07
Dec
2014

This is a talk I gave at Lemos and Crane’s conference: ‘Adults with learning disabilities living in the community: combating isolation and supporting well-being and resilience’ I was invited to talk about the work of Stay Up Late and our Gig Buddies project, and it was great to be back at Lemos and Crane as […]

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