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Sign and Play free Tuesday drop in playgroup

20 October 2022

We have a very welcoming Sign and Play group for children aged 0–5 and their families, every 2 weeks on Tuesdays: Where: Manchester Deaf Centre Time: 10am to 12pm Please note the dates carefully as it is every 2 weeks, not every week: Tuesday 1 st of November Tuesday 15 th of November

I Can Youth Club, and I Can Get On projects update

20 October 2022

I​ Can Youth Club The I Can Youth Club for 11–16-year-olds continues to provide a much needed deaf-friendly and fun social space. Recent activities have included: football skills led by Sammy, who has played for Manchester United Deaf Team, ‘have a go’ outdoor games in the courtyard of Manchester

The Young Leaders Programme update

20 October 2022

The young people taking part in the Young Leaders Programme enjoyed a 2-day residential Leadership Skills event at Brathay Trust in the Lake District in early October. They took part in teamwork challenges and ghyll scrambling near Ambleside. Everyone enjoyed the trip. One of the young

Anita steps in for Trafford as Tawona moves on

20 October 2022

Our Trafford Support Officer, Tawona Fleming, has recently left to start a new job as a communication support worker at a college – we thank her for all her work and wish her well in her new role: we will miss her greatly. MDC’s wellbeing lead Anita Kanji is now running our Trafford service. To

Maths and English qualifications making a difference to students

20 October 2022

Big congratulations go to Imran and Bryan who have been attending our deaf-accessible Maths and English courses and have recently achieved their City & Guilds Level 2 Maths qualifications. These courses are run at MDC as part of our successful ongoing partnership with the Workers Education

Celebrating busy bee artist and role model Glen Palin

20 October 2022

Our WAITE employment team would like to celebrate the achievements of our client, Glen Palin. Glen is an artist. He has become known for his fascinating work, which incorporates the Manchester Bee image into pieces which are inspired by his experiences of being in our city. Glen has been supported

‘Fright Night’ at Riley’s Bar – Friday 28th October

20 October 2022

Join us if you dare! Come and haunt the fancy dress, Halloween-themed fundraiser in Riley’s Bar: When: Friday 28 October Where: Riley’s Bar Time: 6pm onwards until late Cost: £5 booked in advance – includes quiz, snacks and a free drink (shot) £6 on the door. Note: on the door tickets

Give us your feedback on our Deaf Needs Analysis

20 October 2022

Earlier this year, MDC did a joint piece of work with Bolton Deaf Society and Walthew House, Stockport's Centre for the Deaf and Blind, called ‘What D/deaf people want’. The aim was to get up-to-date information from our communities about: The main challenges they are facing (and whether the Covid

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If you would like to know more about
any of our services, please get in touch.

Manchester Deaf Centre,
Crawford House,
Booth Street East,
M13 9GH

09:00 – 17:00


0161 273 3415

Registered Charity Number: 1110373