Events

Friendship Cafe - The first Friendship Cafe will be open for Deaf people and Blind people this Sunday 6th May between 2pm and 4pm. come down and have a chat and laugh with some familiar faces…..and some new ones. we look forward to seeing you all there.  
RNIB Employment Day - Venue: Leeds Civic Hall Calverley Street Leeds LS1 1UR Date: Friday 1st June 2018 Time: 10:00 – 4:00 Collaborating with Blind In Business we are bringing you a day of handy hints and tips and invaluable networking, to help you in your pursuit of employment. The day will provide information on the access to work … Continue reading RNIB Employment Day
Introducing the Leeds Talking Newspaper Website 2018 - Inaugural meeting for new Leeds Talking Newspaper After several years where the blind and visually impaired people of Leeds and surrounding area, have been deprived of local news in a recorded format for individuals, a new talking newspaper has been started.   The national Talking News Federation had noticed the absence of a TN in … Continue reading Introducing the Leeds Talking Newspaper Website 2018
St Gemma’s – 40 Years Together Celebration - A Night to Remember will be a wonderful evening of celebration and remembrance to mark the 40th Anniversary of St Gemma’s Hospice. The Hospice is really proud to have been providing exceptional care and compassion to people since 1978 and proud that the generous support from the Leeds community has made it possible. Special guests, … Continue reading St Gemma’s – 40 Years Together Celebration
BSL Course – CPD Points Safeguarding of Adults - TRAINER Date:  Saturday 14th April 2018 Time:  09.30 to 16.30 Venue:  The Centre, St Mary’s Street, Leeds LS9 7DP Jacki Pritchard – Independent Social Worker/Hypnotherapist/Trainer/Consultant/Researcher. Author and Series Editor: Good Practice in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice Series. Founder of: Beyond Existing, Support Groups for Adults Who Have Been Abused. Co-Founder of: Practitioner Alliance … Continue reading BSL Course – CPD Points Safeguarding of Adults
Yorkshire Interpreters Network Yorkshire Interpreter Network (YIN) - World Café Day SATURDAY 21st APRIL 2018 LEEDS DEAF CENTRE £30 (though likely to be cheaper if we have good numbers) The idea of the day is to carousel around different facilitated groups discussing certain professional or practical interpreting dilemmas through scenarios and how one would resolve these. We want this to be an enjoyable … Continue reading Yorkshire Interpreter Network (YIN)
click here to book you tickets Up ’n’ Under – Deaf Cast - John Godber’s award winning comedy, Up ’n’ Under, will see a cast of Deaf and hearing actors use BSL and spoken English to bring fingersmiths’ exciting visual and physical theatre style back to the stage. The Wheatsheaf Arms rugby team, the laughing stock of Castlefords Amateur Rugby League Seven a Side tournament without winning a game. They don’t have enough players and spend more time in the pub than on the pitch. With just 5 weeks to go, our hero coach Arthur has to improve … Continue reading Up ’n’ Under – Deaf Cast
https://northernballet.com/ Jane Eyre – Audio Described Performance - NORTHERN BALLET PRESENT JANE EYRE Touch Tour Insight and Audio Described Performance Saturday 10 March Leeds Grand Theatre Orphaned at a young age and cruelly treated by her Aunt, Jane Eyre is a plain but intelligent child who grows up knowing little kindness. Sent away to a charitable school, Jane later accepts a position as … Continue reading Jane Eyre – Audio Described Performance
Our New Home - We have finally moved into our new home at St Mary’s Street We are open for booking medical appointments. When we are fully open we will announce it here. When you arrive either by car or on foot, please press the blue light button (See Image above) on the intercom system to ring the office … Continue reading Our New Home
Help us to help you - Hello everyone! My name is Giles Bowman and I created this website with WordPress.org I hope this new website will help you browse easily and enjoyable experience. If you have encountered a problem while using this website or have a suggestion about how it can be improved to better suit your needs, please let me know, … Continue reading Help us to help you