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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

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

Become a Manchester Deaf Centre trustee

20 November 2023

We have some exciting news from Manchester Deaf Centre’s board of trustees We are looking for new people to join our trustee board. We are keen to have more deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, and deafened people to join the board. We feel that it is important to have a deaf-led team. We require

Meet Lauren, our new volunteer

24 July 2023

My name’s Lauren, and I’m a new volunteer here at MDC! I’ll be volunteering on Reception on Tuesdays, and with the Wellbeing Group on Thursdays. I started learning BSL when I was in high school, where I attended a Level 1 course in Didsbury, where I grew up. I had a family friend, when I was very

12-month volunteer awards for Nicola, Xanthe and Nicola

11 December 2022

Our volunteer Co-ordinator Steve Simons recently had the pleasure of awarding not one, not two, but three 12-month volunteer service awards! A huge thank you to Nicola Wilkinson, Xanthe Scarlett and Nicola Sorton for all of their support for Manchester Deaf Centre over the last 12 months. In

Volunteer awards for Gemma, Andrea, Nicola, Nicola, Lucy, Ellie, and Xanthe

24 April 2022

We’d like to give a big shout-out and thanks to 7 of our lovely volunteers who have recently received certificates and silver star pin badges for 6 months of service: Gemma, Andrea, Nicola, Nicola, Lucy, Ellie, and Xanthe. Gemma Andrea Nicola Here is a quote about volunteering for MDC

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

Welcome to MDC’s new Chair of the Trustee Board, John Wareham

15 January 2022

On behalf of all staff, trustees, and service users, we extend a very warm welcome to John Wareham, who has recently joined MDC in the role of Chair of the Board of Trustees. We are delighted that John has joined our team. Since leaving the armed forces some thirty years ago, John has led

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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