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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!
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 Leeds, … Continue reading Introducing the Leeds Talking Newspaper Website 2018
LSDBP Sponsor Farsley Celtic Deaf Club - We, Farsley Celtic Deaf Club would like to say a big thank you to LSDBP for sponsoring our brand new away kits. Also a big thank you  for all the help from Giles Bowman, former trustee for LSDBP. This means so much to our team and Deaf community. We took a photo of our team … Continue reading LSDBP Sponsor Farsley Celtic Deaf Club
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 Deaf Sports Council - Dinner & Dance At:   Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff When: Saturday 5th May 2018 5pm till 1.30am (Dinner at 6pm) Tickets £45.00 Gentlemen to wear Bow Tie or Tie Ladies to wear Evening Dress or Smart dress No Jeans or trainers to be worn. All payments payable to YDSC an send with a stamped address … Continue reading Yorkshire Deaf Sports Council
Leeds Deaf Indoor Games - Saturday 16th June 2018 Harehills Labour Club Florence Street Leeds, LS9 7BX Admission ticket £5.00 Bingo Book £5.00 Prizes to win Please post with a stamped address envelope and cheque payable to Leeds Indoor Game and post to: Miss T Adams 9 Playground New Farnley Leeds LS12 5DY
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