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Thursday, January 24, 2019

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,...
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Opening a door into Deaf History

A new BDA website opens its archives up to the public as well as allowing the Deaf community to share old photos and videos...

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...

‘Next Stage’ launches to empower deaf and disabled artists in the music industry

'Next Stage’ launches to empower deaf and disabled artists in the music industry. The charity Attitude Is Everything have launched the ‘Next Stage’ initiative, which starts with a survey.
Actress Millicent Simmonds poses for photographers during the photo call for the film Wonderstruck at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

‘Wonderstruck,’ with deaf newcomer Simmonds, lands at Cannes

Extracted from Mail Online - 18 May 2017 - By Jake Coyle of Associated Press CANNES, France (AP) - The cacophony of the Cannes Film Festival...
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Under the spotlight: Deaf Talent – Paula Garfield

Deafinitely Theatre’s artistic director talks about her powerful new 2015 show and how theatre is the ultimate way of raising Deaf awareness. BDN: You just...
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Under the spotlight: Deaf Talent – Genevieve Barr

The actress caused a sensation at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in her role as Alice in The Solid Life of Sugar Water. Praised by...

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.

How to decorate your hearing technologies

There’s a stigma around hearing technologies that they’re beige, big and ugly… but this generation is changing that stigma with the new, revamped technologies that are out!
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Power in Our Hands: It all started with a dusty pile of showreels in...

As BDA documentary Power in Our Hands which premiered last November prepares to go on tour Kevin Watson finds out how the project began. A chance discovery during...