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Harlow goes against the tide in opening a new Deaf club

Diane Jones tells the BDN why she felt it was important to have a hub for deaf people in her town and how she...

Deafrave NYE Party

After my first time at Deafrave, (Deaf Rave 2019) I could not wait to go again. After years of reading and writing about the Deaf community, that was the first time I had seen it face to face.

How do D/deaf people experience music?

‘How can D/deaf people hear music’… ‘D/deaf people must really miss music’… These questions and phrases are commonly asked and is a common myth I’d like to dispel in this blog. Any D/deaf person, regardless of their level of hearing loss can experience or ‘hear’ music, they might just access it differently to the way hearing people do.
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Building our legacy for the future

The BDA conference was an opportunity to reflect on the association’s achievements over the last 125 years and how its founding resolution to protest...
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Celebrating 145 years of Deaf football in Glasgow

Glasgow Deaf Athletic Football Club, the oldest surviving deaf football club in the world and the only one left in Scotland, celebrated 145 years...
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Seaside fun for the Deaf over 50s

Joe Collins reports for BDN on the upcoming trip to the seaside being arranged for Deaf over 50s. The annual Deaf UK 50+ holiday gives...

Why are Deaf clubs closing and is it actually a problem?

Deaf pub nights are sometimes advertised online, the trouble is they often charge entry fees, children are barred and it is harder to access information about welfare cuts for example.

The Importance of Celebrating Deaf Culture at Deaf Events

A few weeks back we held the Norfolk Summer Deaf Festival (NSDF) for the second year running at The Forum in Norwich. After being a guest speaker at the first one last year, I was so keen to get involved first hand with the festival so I was lucky to be invited to be part of the committee to help organise this fantastic day.
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Cardiff Deaf Centre building refurbishment fund – they need your vote

https://youtu.be/QH2ucOerBHE The Cardiff Deaf Centre is an old building, built in the 1900s; it was previously managed by the local council and over the years...
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Deaf bike team ride to Paris for deaf children

A team of four Deaf female cyclists rode from London to Paris recently in support of the BDA’s Deaf Roots & Pride project. BDN...