NDCS: The National Deaf Children's Society
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Events for deaf children and young people

We run events for deaf children and young people all over the UK. Find out what events are coming up in your area. 

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Postponed 16+ Get Creative Weekend, Film Making West Midlands

Film Making Weekend for 16-18 years olds.
Date: 12 - 14 May 2017
Location: Wolverhampton.

16+ Transition and Life Skills Residential

Date: 29 August 2017 - 2 September 2017

16+ Transition and Life Skills Residential - Southampton

Date: 14 August 2017 - 18 August 2017

Deaf Action Youth Service

Deaf Action Youth service for young, deaf people to join sports and leisure activities.
Time: 13:30
Date: 13 June 2015 - 5 June 2018

Explore the Outdoors Norfolk

Conservation and Outdoor Activities Week for 14-17 year olds.
Date: 21 - 25 August 2017
Location: Kingswood - West Runton, Norfolk.

First Time Away Weekend

Ardeonaig Adventure Centre
An exciting overnight adventure for deaf young people
Time: 14:00
Date: 27 - 28 May 2017.

First Time Away Weekend - East

An activity to encourage confidence and independence.
Date: 24 - 25 June 2017
Location: Hautbois Activity Centre 

First Time Away Weekend, Wales

If your child has never been to our residential events, then this is perfect for them!  They can come and join us for 24 hours, and get a taste of the fun we have on our camps!
Date: 20 May 2017 - 21 May 2017 (Kingswood Colomendy)

Get Creative Day Stratford-Upon-Avon

The Royal Shakespeare Company
An exciting day of stage combat and drama for young people aged 8-16.
Time: 09:00
Date: 25 Mar 2017

Postponed Get Creative Weekend West Midlands

Get Creative Weekend for 11-15 years olds.
Date: 12-14 May 2017.
Location: Latches Wood Outdoor Centre, Wolverhampton

Junior Youth Club for Deaf Young People

Action Deaf Youth Fun indoor and outdoor summer events in Belfast!
Time: 18:30
Date: 1 Jul 2015 - 29 Jul 2018.

Mission Adventure and Mission Extreme

Blairvadach Outdoor Centre
An exciting week of outdoor activities for deaf young people.
Date: 31 Jul - 4 Aug 2017 

Mission Adventure England

An exciting week-long residential of outdoor and water based activities for young people aged 8-15 years.
Date: 7 – 11 August 2017
Location: Hathersage near Sheffield, East Midlands.

Mission Discovery Wales

Outdoor Activity Week for 8-15 year olds
Date: 31 July - 4 August
Location: Trewern Outdoor Education Centre. Cusop, Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire.

Multi-activity week, North West

This amazing week long residential is specifically for young people aged 8-15 years, who want to have lots of water & outdoor fun, whilst working towards gaining the opportunity to learn new skills and acquire a governing body award!

Date: 29 August 2017 - 2 September 2017.

Multi-activity Week, South West

This amazing week-long residential is specifically for young people aged 8-15 years, who want to have lots of water & outdoor fun, whilst working towards gaining the opportunity to learn new skills and acquire a NICAS climbing award!

Date: 14 August 2017 - 18 August 2017

Deaf Basketball Training

BID Services is pleased to announce the return of weekly Deaf Basketball training.

When? Every Tuesday evening, 6 – 7pm
Where? Joseph Chamberlain College, 1 Belgrave Road, Highgate, Birmingham B12 9FF
Who? Players must be over 16, suitable for all abilities.

Deaf/Hearing Impaired Football

Deaf/Hearing Impaired Football and Advanced Coaching sessions in Southampton & Eastleigh.

10:30-11:30 and 1-2:30pm  (ongoing)
Contact:  Mike Pink
Southampton FC

Running Wild

BSL Interpreted performance of Running Wild

Direct from Regent’s Park Theatre’s sensational summer season, Michael Morpurgo’s children’s novel, based on a true story, is brought to lush life with extraordinary heart, vibrant colour and exceptional creativity, wowing audiences of all ages and critics alike.

Date: Saturday 10 June at 2:30pm
Location: Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Square Peg Foundation –Stay & Play (sensory, sports, craft sessions)

Various locations, delivered free of charge:

  • Dates: Tuesdays
Venue: Duke Street Church, Sutton, B72 1RJ

  • Dates:  Wednesdays
Venue:  Shard End Wellbeing Centre, Packington Ave, B34 7RD

  • Dates:  Thursdays
Venue:  Aston Wellbeing Centre, Grounds of Aston Hall, B6 6JD

What the Ladybird Heard (BSL Interpreted Performance)

What the Ladybird Heard is based on the best-selling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks featuring two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun!

Date: Thursday 13 July at 11am​
Location: Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London.

Wicketz Cricket

Free for boys and girls aged 8-16 years. 

All abilities welcome.

Date: Starting Wed 1st March, every week thereafter
George Dixon Academy, Sports Hall, Portland Road, B16 9GD
5pm – 6pm

Contact: Harry Kitchen harry.kitchen@wccc.co.uk / 07850 603939

Gearing Up - Family Information Day

An informative day for 14 - 18 year olds and their families to come along and learn about the next steps after school/college.

Time and date: 10 June 2017, 11am – 4pm
Where: Porth Eirias, Colwyn Bay.