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Anita goes to the BSL Conference in London 

17 May 2023

In March this year, our staff member Anita Kanji had an exciting trip to London to attend the British Deaf Association’s 2023 BSL Conference. Here is Anita telling us all about her trip: "Hello, I want to tell you about my recent trip to the BSL conference. I really enjoyed being there. It was

Wellbeing Group news

17 May 2023

Check out what our Wellbeing Group has been up to recently. Over the past month: We visited Sugden Sports Centre to play badminton . Everyone thoroughly enjoyed playing the sport and we are considering planning another visit for later in the year. We had a celebration for the King’s coronation

Manchester Deaf Social Group Coronation Party

17 May 2023

Our Deaf Social Group hosted a huge party at MDC on 15 May to celebrate the King’s coronation. The hall and Riley’s bar were both decorated and there was a feast of food for everyone to enjoy. Party activities included coronation-themed arts and crafts, bingo, a raffle and lucky balls (a bit like a

Deaf Leaders for 17–24s, meet the new staff team on 31 May 4pm to 7pm

17 May 2023

Please come along to meet the new team at MDC on Wednesday 31 May, between 4pm and 7pm. We look forward to meeting you. We will be voting on a new name for the group when the sessions have started. Deaf Leaders is designed for 17 to 24-year-olds and provides young adults with opportunities for

Youth Club for 12–16s, every 2 weeks on Thursdays 6pm to 8pm 

17 May 2023

Youth Club is a group for 12–16-year-olds. It is an opportunity for young people to meet each other to socialise, make friends and to take part in activities through which they can learn life skills associated with day-to-day living. We will set up a variety of workshops that include presentations

Kids Club for 6–11s, every 2 weeks on Thursdays 6pm to 8pm

17 May 2023

Kids Club is a fortnightly group aimed at children aged 6 to 11 years old. Hearing siblings and CODAs (Children of Deaf Adults) are welcome too. Kids Club will provide various activities based on social and life skills. These will include trips outside MDC – for example to theme parks, national

Sign and Play Group for 0–5s, every Wednesday 10am to 12pm

17 May 2023

The group now meets every Wednesday, except for the last Wednesday in every month, when there is no group. On Wednesdays starting from 17 May 2023, weekly from 10am until 12pm, at Manchester Deaf Centre except for the last Wednesday of every month, when there is no group This play group is

Meet our new staff team for children and young people

17 May 2023

Hello, remember we announced some time ago about our new upcoming Children & Young People’s service? Well now it’s time to meet the team. We're really excited to have them onboard. Let’s meet the team: Hi, my name is Kate (sign name “Cheese”) because I love cheese soooo much! It’s quite an

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