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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Captioning Awareness Week: It’s all about captions!

This week is all about celebrating the importance of captioning, particularly within the D/deaf and hard of hearing community… it’s Captioning Awareness Week!

Semiotic Theatre Company brings BSL into mainstream Theatre: ‘The Last Leaf’ review

Carlisle based Theatre Company; Semiotic held a successful production of their drama show; ‘The Last Leaf’ at the Carlisle Fringe Festival on 28th August.

Hearing Loss: The Musical

The musical, written by hearing loss sufferer Tom GK, will be performed at the Edinburgh Fringe festival (2nd – 26th August 2018). Tom Gockelen-Kozlowski (AKA Tom GK) is a writer, comedian and former music critic

My fight for more subtitled cinema showings

Imagine seeing a film advertised that you’d like to see… that excitement builds up inside, so you send a message to your friend; ‘Hey, let’s go and see this when it’s out!’

Download wins award for festival accessibility

Download festival 2018 was the most socially and environmentally conscious in the event’s history. As has come to be expected, event organiser Festival Republic put together a star-studded line up, but it was the festival’s commitment to accessibility and sustainability that stood out as particularly noteworthy this year.

Hearing funny

You’ve seen the first of the two-series blog... here’s the second! These situations have happened to me, or people I know and they are sometimes...

Deaf funny

This week is Deaf Awareness Week... celebrating Deaf Culture and the wonderful community that we are a part of. Living with deafness isn’t all doom...

Punk Chef comes to town!

The Punk Chef was putting youngsters from the Phoenix Group for Deaf Children through their culinary paces at Knightsfield School in Welwyn Garden City,...

‘The Silent Child’ wins Oscar

The film ‘The Silent Child,’ which followed a young deaf girl being isolated until taught sign language, has won the Oscar for Best Live...

Rugby World Cup winner Ben Cohen launches search for aspiring young deaf talent

Former England ruby union winger and Strictly Come Dancing contestant Ben Cohen wants deaf young people across the UK to enter Raising the Bar...