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

Archive for June, 2018

Social franchising – what we’ve learned from Gig Buddies in a Box

30
Jun
2018

And our top tips from what we’ve learned so far We started Gig Buddies over 5 years ago in our city of Brighton and Hove with an aim to enable a fairly small number of socially isolated people with learning disabilities and/or autism to be able to access mainstream cultural events in their communities, especially […]

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We’re recruiting a quality checking team

26
Jun
2018

We are starting a new quality checking project where we will be working with a local support provider to check the quality of their services. We are looking for 3 people with learning disabilities to join our team to help lead on this project.  You will need to be based in Sussex and able to […]

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Google Jump – how we’re trying out Virtual Reality

19
Jun
2018

Our core purpose at Stay Up Late is always to ensure that people with learning disabilities can lead the lifestyle the want, without restrictions like bedtimes, hand-overs and attitudes getting in the way. So what on earth has this all got to do with virtual reality you may well ask? And what on earth is […]

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Storm and Thunder minutes May 2018

08
Jun
2018

Here are the minutes from our May meeting Including…… News from the team Our idea for a talk event News about our visitors from finland this week Click on the picture below to download the minutes

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Frank Turner – a massive thank you from Stay Up Late

07
Jun
2018

We need to say a massive thank you to Frank Turner for helping to spread the work about the issues that many people with learning disabilities struggle with in their lives, around having an active nightlife especially gigs and events and what better way to do this than through his UK tour? Our link-up with […]

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Volunteers week – celebrating some great things

07
Jun
2018

This week, along with thousands of other organisations across the UK, we’re celebrating Volunteers Week to show our appreciation for the work of growing band of Gig Buddies volunteers. (Check out our tweets to see some of the volunteers we’ve been celebrating). We’ve now got over 100 volunteers and the numbers continue to grow, as […]

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