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Summer Cooking

Photo: © Paul Tanner. 2012. Sixpence Images

Does your child dream of becoming a chef or a baker?

Does your child like expressing themselves through cooking? If so, our summer cooking session could be just what they’re looking for this June.  

Come and join us on this summer cooking event to create a healthy dish. Chef Yvonne from Yumma Food will lead the session. It’s the perfect opportunity to come together and have fun, while trying a new recipe.

When and where

  • Thursday 30 June - Fully booked
  • 5pm - 6.30pm 
  • Recommended for deaf young people aged 8 to 14 years old

Mini Bake-Off Week

Does your child dream of becoming a baker? Do they like expressing themselves through cooking? If so, our online cooking camp could be just what they’re looking for this summer.

Mini Bake-off is a fun space for deaf young people to get to know each other while trying out new recipes. Sessions will run from Monday to Friday with a different baking recipe to follow each day with a deaf chef. On the last day, your child will bake a showstopper for everyone.

  • Monday 8 August to Friday 12 August 
  • 10am to 12pm 
  • On Zoom
  • Recommended for deaf young people aged 8 to 14

More information: what your child will need to take part

  • Access to a computer, smartphone or tablet, and an internet connection.
  • Once you have registered, we'll send you a list of all the ingredients and equipment you will need to take part. If you need help with the cost please let us know.

Once we’ve confirmed your child’s place, we’ll send full joining instructions.

Meet our hosts 

Yvonne Cobb, founder of Yumma Food

Yvonne is a Deaf cook with a big personality and will be leading our baking class.

Dubbed the ‘Deaf Nigella’, Yvonne founded Yumma Food, a social enterprise that aims to empower deaf people by teaching cooking skills and providing employment.

Arran Masterman, Young People's Programme Officer

Arran is a profoundly deaf BSL user who also has a cochlear implant. He has been at the National Deaf Children’s Society for over four years, and has volunteered at many of our events.

Arran feels passionate about ensuring deaf young people can have a bright future, and is delighted to be working with them and their families. 

Amy New, Young People's Programme Officer

Amy has been working with young people for over 10 years and has been at the National Deaf Children’s Society for 2 years. Amy delivers events and services for deaf young people age 8-14. She is passionate about providing opportunities for deaf young people to connect, learn and try new things.

Communication support

Closed captioning and BSL interpretation will be available. If you have any further questions, please email [email protected].