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Volunteer BSL subtitler wanted

9 February 2024

MDC is currently looking for volunteers to help with subtitling videos for our website, newsletter and social media pages. The role requires strong BSL receptive skills (minimum Level 4, or equivalent language skills) and fluent written English. Training can be given in using digital subtitling

New children and young people group times

9 February 2024

In response to feedback, we have made some changes to the times for our groups for children and young people. Our groups will now take place as follows (from February 2024): Sign and Play Group (0–5 yrs and family members) Saturdays every two weeks 10am to 12 midday Upcoming dates: 17 February, 2

Free Football Taster Day for 12–16-year-olds, 21st February 2024 

9 February 2024

Exciting news! We have organised a free football taster day for the youth group for 12–16’s. Skills will be taught by a professional coach from Manchester Football Association. It will be outdoors on an Astroturf pitch. It’s going to be a lot of fun and there will definitely be some competition

Wednesday Walking Group

9 February 2024

Our friendly walking group meets every week on Wednesday. It’s a great time of year to be getting outdoors as the signs of spring are starting to appear. Every week we meet at Manchester Deaf Centre at 10am and finish about 2pm. We provide lunch up to the value of £5 per person. The walking group

Deaf-accessible maths class update

9 February 2024

Our deaf-accessible maths classes started again in January. The classes take place every week on Fridays from 9.30am to 12.30pm at Manchester Deaf Centre. So far everyone has been enjoying the sessions. These classes are run in partnership with the WEA and everyone’s communication needs are met.

Deaf-accessible driving theory course update

9 February 2024

Our driving theory course, which started in September 2023, has been very popular. The class is taught in BSL. It runs every Thursday from 12pm to 4pm at Manchester Deaf Centre. We will be providing some new start dates soon, so let us know if you are interested. Please note: the course is

Manchester British Sign Language Fest, 22 to 28 April 2024

9 February 2024

Manchester Deaf Centre has been working with BSL Celebration to create the third annual BSL Fest: a fantastic week of events and entertainment in Manchester. The festival will run alongside the annual British Deaf Association (BDA) conference, which is taking place in Manchester this year. This

Free BSL for beginners now booking

1 February 2024

Y​ou may be eligible for a free introductory course in British Sign Language! T​o find out more and apply see: https://www.manchesterdeafcentre.com/services/bsl-courses/learn-bsl-for-free/ Upcoming Courses 5-hour Introduction to BSL (online, Monday mornings) Start date: Monday 15 April

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

09:00 – 17:00


0161 273 3415

Registered Charity Number: 1110373