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. 

In this section

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 - East

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

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.

Saturday's
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
Time:
10am-2pm

  • Dates:  Wednesdays
Venue:  Shard End Wellbeing Centre, Packington Ave, B34 7RD
Time: 
2pm-4pm

  • Dates:  Thursdays
Venue:  Aston Wellbeing Centre, Grounds of Aston Hall, B6 6JD
Time: 
2pm-4pm

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
Venue: 
George Dixon Academy, Sports Hall, Portland Road, B16 9GD
Time: 
5pm – 6pm

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

Multi Activity Weekend - Cornwall

Multi Activity Weekend for 8-16 years olds.
13 - 15 October 2017
Newquay, Cornwall

This event is still in the planning stages and exact details will be added as soon as possible.

The event is provisionally planned to be held in Newquay, however please note that this may change once event is finalised.

Film Making Weekend

16 - 18 years of age. A brilliant experience for budding filmmakers. Learn from an experienced deaf film maker

Date: 17 - 19 November 2017

Location: Wolverhampton

Music Making Weekend

11 - 15 years of age. A brilliant experience for budding musicians. Learn from an experienced deaf music maker

Date: 17 - 19 November 2017

Location: Wolverhampton

Winter Weekend Scotland February 2018

Date : 9-11 February 2018

Multi Activity Weekend - London

Multi Activity Weekend for 11-15 years olds.
9-11 February 2018
Phasels Wood Activity Centre - Herts

Watersports Weekend

Watersports Weekend for 11-15 year olds
Date: 9-11 March 2018
Location: Mount Batten Centre -Plymouth, Devon

Sign & Play - Manchester

Is your child deaf? Are you a deaf parent? Why not come and socialise for a play session at Manchester Deaf Centre

The War of the Buttons and BSL workshop - Colchester

Welcome to a tale of squabbles, scuffles…and buttons!

 A beautiful, fun, poetic show for 3-11 years

My Future Workshop - Flintshire

Are you a deaf young person aged 14-18 living in Wales? Why not come along to our free My Future Workshop and get some tips on how to plan your future.

Date: 12 July 2017
Location: Flintshire

Pinocchio Captioned - London

Come and watch Pinocchino captioned at the National Theatre in London!

Jan - Mar 2018

Deaf Women's Futsal Squad Open Trial - Hereford

Love Futsal? Want to have an opportunity to take part in the Deaf Women's Futsal Squad Open Trial? This is your chance! Register for a place on 26 August 2017.