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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...
Sarah Shaw from Exeter Deaf Academy and Ben Tisdall from Sportiva Events celebrate the launch of their partnership in Exmouth.

Take on a Tri to support young Deaf lives

Exeter Deaf Academy is delighted to partner with local Devon based Sportiva Events, to support the new Adult and Junior Triathlon events coming to...

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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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...

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.
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EUDY Youth camp in Sweden

BDN presents first hand reports from UK visitors to the recent EUDY Youth Camp and General Assembly in Leksand, Sweden. Ninety-seven participants from 28 countries...

Volunteer BSL interpreter at Glastonbury goes viral

Tara Asher is just 1 out of the 4 people in the UK who specialise in signing grime music.

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!

WANTED! Firewalkers to fundraise money for new deaf academy

WANTED! Firewalkers to fundraise money for new deaf academy. Would you walk barefoot over red-hot embers to raise money for the New Deaf Academy in Exmouth?

Why Deaf Awareness Week is important

This week, 6-12th May we are celebrating Deaf Awareness Week. There’s so many incredible things going on this week, from UK Council on Deafness’ theme of ‘Celebrating Deaf Role Models’ to Action on Hearing Loss’ ‘#DontBeADonut Be Deaf Aware’ campaign and people sharing their stories on social media.