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Helping hands for New Centre Volunteers in Action – Thank you! -   On Saturday 30th September, Jason organised a group of volunteers to come to the new centre and clear out the furniture to different rooms. The group of volunteers worked extremely hard to move furniture. They gave up their Saturday afternoon to help and did an absolutely amazing job. Thank you to all that helped. … Continue reading Volunteers in Action – Thank you!
Lip Reading Classes - Are you Hard of Hearing? Come and learn to Lipread Wednesday’s 1 – 3 pm (2 HOURS) Leeds Society for Deaf & Blind People St Mary’s Street Leeds LS9 7DP £5.00 per class Payable by term in advance To register for a place please contact me Susan Lee 07910 831 646, susan@susanleelipreading.com
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
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust Logo Patients’ Satisfaction Study - We at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) are very keen on delivering quality service to all patients, carers and the wider public. We highly appreciate the role that the patient “voice” plays in many of our access and service improvements to date and in order to make our access and service delivery the best … Continue reading Patients’ Satisfaction Study
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
BSL Classes - LSDBP are looking for someone to run BSL classes for us from our centre. If you are interested, please contact Alison Miller: alison.miller@leedssocietyfordeafandblind.org.uk
A Bees resting on a flower Parents N’ Tots Group - Hello all The Leeds Society for Deaf and Blind People is interested in setting up a ‘Mothers and Tots’ group for deaf and blind mothers at our brand new building in 2018. We would like to get a rough idea on the numbers of people that would like to use the group. If this is … Continue reading Parents N’ Tots Group
WELCOME TO SOYO: - AN EXCITING NEW NEIGHBOURHOOD THAT PROVIDES A HOME AND HEART FOR LEEDS’ CONTEMPORARY CULTURAL SCENE. There’s something big happening right on the doorstep to our new home at Ripon House. For the first time ever, the neighbours that surround the old Quarry Hill site – sometimes known as the ‘cultural quarter’ – are joining forces … Continue reading WELCOME TO SOYO:
Allotment We now have our very own Allotment! - The Leeds Society For Deaf and Blind now has its very own Allotment! The plot was donated  by The Alwoodley Allotment Society in October 2017 and we are now looking for Volunteers to help us transform it: from this to this, or this. Anyone interested? Contact Zoe or William: Zoe.major@leedssocietyfordeafandblind.org.uk William.towning@leedssocietyfordeafandblind.org.uk         … Continue reading We now have our very own Allotment!