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Archive for December, 2017

Gig Buddies on the Russell Howard Hour

15
Dec
2017

We were totally thrilled to be asked by Russell Howard if we could be featured in his show on Sky TV. Of course we said yes! Here’s a short clip from the show with some of our buddies being interviewed. We just love it!

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Stay Up Late’s Annual Review of 2017 Advent Calendar

05
Dec
2017

This year we’ve decided to release a bit-sized version of our annual review as an advent calendar of posts. We hope you enjoy looking back over the past year, we did as we had a great one, and thank you to everyone who helped with that. 1 – Our Open Office We moved in to […]

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Simon Barker – an obituary

04
Dec
2017

Simon Barker was the charismatic front man of the punk Heavy Load. The band came to the attention of the public thanks to Jerry Rothwell’s feature documentary (also called ‘Heavy Load’) charting the bands attempts to break out of the world of social care social clubs and take their raucous and energetic shows to the […]

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Gig Buddies highlights of the year

02
Dec
2017

We’ve been looking back at all the things we got up to at the charity this year but here’s a few memories from Kate and Harri. Kate and Harri look back over some of their Gig Buddies highlights of the year. Kate’s Gig Buddies highlights of the year The unexpected connections that have arisen out of […]

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