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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


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


MDC on TrueTube

14 August 2022

MDC is on TrueTube! What’s TrueTube? It’s a website for schools that provides short films and other resources to help teachers plan their lessons. TrueTube organised a group of young trainee filmmakers to make a film about people who are deaf or hard of hearing. MDC agreed to be part of the


Jubilee mural project update – places still available

23 June 2022

Our Jubilee art project is underway. It’s not too late to join in with our workshops, which are taking place every Wednesday at MDC between 10am and 3pm. This project is organised through our Wellbeing Group. We are working on creating a mural (wall painting) incorporating British Sign Language, as


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


Exciting new Mural Project for the Queen’s Jubilee by the Wellbeing Group from 11th May

24 April 2022

This year marks the Queen’s 70th year of service, and we are delighted to have secured funding to mark the Jubilee celebration in our own way at MDC. The funding will enable our Wellbeing Group to create a visual mural (wall painting) of the Queen’s Jubilee incorporating British Sign Language. Led


Dinosaur BSL theatre for kids in February

15 January 2022

A BSL and English theatre show for children at Z-Arts, Hulme, on: 10 th , 11 th and 12 th Feb 1 – To book tickets to see Stan at Z-Arts, Hulme, please visit the Z-Arts website: https://www.z-arts.org/events/stan/ If you have children aged 7+, don’t forget to book your tickets to see Stan! Stan


Deaf accessible theatre and arts events

8 November 2021

We are really delighted this month to be seeing an increase in mainstream arts and cultural events that are deaf accessible. Below is our pick of upcoming events that we can highly recommend. “Little Boxes” BSL-interpreted show at 53two: 17th November Our friends at 53two theatre and


Sing and Sign with Manchester Camerata

24 May 2021

Emma Arnold, Camerata in the Community Project Manager reports: “The Sing & Sign workshops with Andy from the Manchester Deaf Centre have been a joy to be a part of. Andy, myself and composer Richard Taylor worked with 10 classes from 12 schools in south and east Manchester, with whom we have


What’ll you have? BSL at 53two theatre and bar

24 May 2021

We are really excited to have provided BSL classes this month for staff at 53two performance arts theatre and bar. 53two want to make their venue welcoming and accessible to D/deaf and hard of hearing communities, and they contacted MDC to organise BSL lessons initially for 8 of their staff, so


Ava, 14, wins the popular vote at the Harris Open exhibition 2021

21 May 2021

14-year-old digital artist Ava Jolliffe has smashed it to come out Popular Vote Winner at the Harris Art Gallery Open Competition 2021, winning from 250 artists, with 1700 votes being cast from as far afield as New Zealand! Ava is a member of Manchester Deaf Centre’s DAVE group (Deaf Active


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