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Wellbeing Group visit to Manchester Indian Film Festival - Thursday 30th June

23 June 2022

Come and join us on Thursday 30 th June to visit the Manchester Indian Film Festival. We are meeting at Manchester Deaf Centre at 10.30am and will go to watch the film ‘Mississippi Masala’ starring Sarita Choudhury and Denzel Washington. The film has subtitles. Please bring your own lunch with


Family Fun Day for the Queen’s Jubilee - report and photos

23 June 2022

The family fun day took place at MDC on Saturday 28 th May. The event was enjoyed by all. The weather was glorious, lots of people came dressed up to enjoy socialising together both in our outside courtyard and our indoor halls. Fun activities included a bouncy castle. There were also stalls, a


Upcoming Social Events at MDC and beyond

23 June 2022

Bingo at Riley’s Bar, MDC on Saturday 9 th July Doors and bar open from 2pm to 8pm. Eyes down at 3.30pm. £2 admission. No need to book a place. Just turn up on the day. 1 – For more information please email rileysbar@manchesterdeafcentre.com Pub Quiz at Riley’s Bar, MDC on Thursday 14 th July


Build a profiterole tower with Punk Chef at MDC!

24 April 2022

Note the new date of 25th June when watching video below Learn how to make a profiterole tower with Punk Chef in MDC's own Bake Off! Now free – ingredients included! For your tickets email Michelle at: rileysbar@manchesterdeafcentre.com Who is Punk Chef? For those who don’t already know


The Thursday Walking Group is back

24 April 2022

Due to popular demand, we have restarted our Walking Group this month. We aim to walk every fortnight until the end of August. Why not come and join us to get some fresh air and exercise, visit new places and meet some new friends? Thursdays 10am–2pm meeting at MDC every 2 weeks: 5th & 19th May


May the coffee be with you – free Star Wars morning party on May 4th

24 April 2022

Our successful series of 12 winter coffee mornings is going out with a big bang! The events have been aimed at encouraging Deaf people out of their homes by providing a warm, social environment during the winter months. We are finishing the project with a big Star Wars themed party. Why not come


Update on the DEN project for men who have been involved in the justice system

24 April 2022

Our DEN project is now underway. The DEN is a support group for Deaf, deafened or hard of hearing men who have previously been involved with the criminal justice system or in prison and are struggling to find work or social support networks. We have been having monthly cafe meet ups near the Deaf


Greater Manchester Walking Celebrates MDCs walking group

5 February 2022

GM Walking has given grants to local voluntary and community groups with the aim of getting Greater Manchester walking. They offer the grants to support a huge range of activities that encourage people who are usually less active to start or to increase the amount they walk regularly. One of the


I Can Youth Club for 11-16 year-olds

18 January 2022

The free I Can Youth Club for 11–16 year-olds who are deaf or hard of hearing, and CODA (children of deaf adults) starts in February 2022 at Manchester Deaf Centre. The Youth Club will meet once a month on the third Thursday of each month 6-8pm: Thursday February 17th – Pizza party with fun and


Children and Young People Service update

18 January 2022

As we emerge from what we hope was the worst of the Coronavirus pandemic, MDC are taking time to refresh and deepen our understanding of the most pressing issues, needs and priorities for hard of hearing, D/deaf and deafened children and young people – and for children of Deaf adults and siblings –


Wellbeing Group February Activity Programme

15 January 2022

The Wellbeing Group meets every Thursday 10am to 3pm February's activity programme is: 3rd Feb – Yoga with Sharon 10th Feb – Sign Video (learn how to use it) 17th Feb – Valentine's quiz 24th Feb – Animation workshop at the Football Museum To join in please get in touch: 1 – Email:


Manchester Deaf Ball fundraising success for MDC

15 January 2022

The Manchester Deaf Ball 2021 raised a whopping £4,500 for MDC £4,500 was raised at the Manchester 2021 Christmas Ball. The ball was held at Lancashire County Cricket Club in November and was attended by 400 guests. The guests came from all over the UK to meet old and new friends in the first major


Riley’s Bar Upcoming Events and News

15 January 2022

Come and have fun playing poker! Poker Night at Riley’s Bar Saturday 29 Jan 2022 3pm–9pm £25 per seat to play. Price includes 25,000 poker chips (you must be aged 18 or over to play) £3 per person for hot food (jacket potatoes and fillings) £2 watch but not play The poker game will be hosted by


DEN support group for D/deaf male ex-offenders: call for interest

25 November 2021

Manchester Deaf Centre has set up a mutual support group for d/Deaf male ex-offenders. This support group is being set up together with CMS and funding from the Movember Foundation. It follows a pilot mutual support group for d/Deaf ex-offenders in Lancashire. Who is it for? 18+ Males who are:


Walking group: an isolation-busting boost to body and mind!

8 November 2021

The walking group project has recently been successfully completed. Earlier in 2021 the WAITE team set up a fortnightly walking group for deaf, hard of hearing and deafened people who live within the Greater Manchester area. The group started to meet after lockdown restrictions had been lifted in


Riley’s Bar update and upcoming social events

8 November 2021

Riley’s Bar at MDC, which opened in August 2021, is proving popular as a meeting place. It is open every Wednesday evening from 7pm to 10pm, and at other times when there are events running. Recent events have included a Halloween Quiz, an evening with Lynn Stewart-Taylor, founder of the #Where Is


Deaf Transgender Awareness Workshop

27 August 2021

Saturday 11th September 2pm with Samantha Pearsall Riley’s Bar will be open Samantha Pearsall is a Trans educator, author and speaker who is passionate about sharing her experience to improve the lives of the Deaf Trans Community worldwide. The transgender workshop aims to raise awareness. It will


Welcome to Riley’s Bar 

27 August 2021

Riley’s Bar at Manchester Deaf Centre has been newly refurbished and will welcome you every Wednesday evening from 7pm to 10pm and during Saturday events. The bar can also be hired for private events. Our staff – Kelly, Michelle and David – have been working hard in recent months renovating the bar


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Manchester Deaf Centre,
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