Two siblings are smiling for a photo, one has short dark hair and glasses, the other has long blonde hair and glasses.

On the flip side – visiting Gympanzees with my brother

We spoke to Liccy, a regular Pop Up staff member, to find out what it is like to see the Pop Up ‘behind the scenes’ …

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Celebrating Our Neurodivergent Staff

This Neurodiversity Celebration Week we spoke to the 3 members of the Gympanzees team who are neurodivergent about their nuerodiversity, how it affects them at …

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Before and after of the haircut for Gympanzees

Autistic teen shaves her hair for Gympanzees

Anandita, an autistic teenager from Bristol, has shaved her hair to fundraise for Gympanzees. She says the charity has helped boost her confidence by providing …

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A woman with black jumper saying 'Mental Health Matters'

Children’s Mental Health Week: Life as a Sibling Carer

As part of Children’s Mental Health Week, we spoke to H about her daughter R, who is a sibling carer for her younger sister, G. …

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A young person in a calm sensory room

Interoception and how it works for children with disabilities

“This is paradise”, shouted CJ, a 10-year-old autistic boy bouncing up and down on the trampoline at the Gympanzees Summer Pop Up in Bristol. CJ …

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Gympanzees staff outside SGS Pegasus School

Gympanzees Pop Up returns to SGS Pegasus School

Gympanzees set to return to SGS Pegasus School in Patchway this Easter, following 2 successful Pop Ups in 2022, which saw over 7,000 visitors.  SGS …

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2022 – A Year of Fabulous Fundraising!

Gympanzees Fundraising Assistant Jenny Davies reflects on 2022, a year of fabulous fundraising and wonderful people coming together doing amazing things!  I started working for …

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Great British Entrepreneur Awards Win!

Trustees Week 2022 – Luigi

As part of Trustees Week 2022, we spoke to Luigi De Luca about what it’s like being a Gympanzees Trustee. Luigi is a Professor of …

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