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BSL pre level 3 course now open for booking

8 July 2024

8​th July 2024 I​f you are interested in doing Manchester Deaf Centre's BSL level 3 next January, then why not book on this course? Our pre level 3 course has been designed specifically by our BSL Lead to ready learners for their journey onto the Signature accredited BSL level 3 course. The pre

British Deaf Association conference 2024

22 May 2024

M​ay 2024 Manchester Deaf Centre staff were very proud to attend the 2024 British Deaf Association conference at the Hilton in Manchester this April. The conference title was “Early Years: the benefits of introducing Sign Language to deaf children” and MDC staff from both the Children and

Room hire at Manchester Deaf Centre

20 May 2024

M​ay 2024 Did you know that you can hire space at MDC? By booking with us, as well as getting a great room you are directly supporting our charity, as all proceeds are used towards the running of our centre and the services that we provide from it. We have different rooms available for hire

Update on our free BSL courses

20 May 2024

M​ay 2024 This year MDC worked with Manchester Adult Education Service (MAES) to deliver a programme of free Introduction to BSL courses. Aimed at beginner level, the courses have improved access to BSL lessons for people who have a connection to deafness themselves, for example hearing people

New free introduction to BSL course added

14 May 2024

Page last updated Tuesday 14th May. New course added. Application portal now open. This will be our final free course on our 2023-2024 programme. This year we have received funding from Manchester Adult Education Service to deliver a programme of free BSL courses. These courses are all

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

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