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In-Person Family Sign Language Weekend

Photo: Family sitting on the sofa practising sign language.

Please note, applications for our upcoming weekend are now closed. Take a look at other opportunities we offer to learn BSL.

About this course

Many British Sign Language courses are designed for adult lives and interactions. They may be unsuitable for families with deaf children who want to learn the signs and phrases they need for everyday family life.

Our Family Sign Language course is different. It teaches British Sign Language with topics carefully chosen to suit the needs and interests of families with children aged 0 to 13 years old.

Experienced tutors deliver the course in a flexible way, allowing families to enjoy interacting with their children while they develop their language skills. 

We believe that language learning should be fun!

Who this course is for

The course is aimed at families with children aged 0 to 13 years old, who have little or no experience in sign language.

Please be aware that applying does not guarantee you a place. The events team will email you to confirm.

Topics we will cover

  • Communicating with people 
  • daily routines 
  • mealtimes
  • feelings
  • and much more. 

Upcoming dates

New dates coming soon. 


Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the weekend cost?

The weekend course is free. Booking is essential.

Will refreshments be provided?

Refreshments and lunch will be provided free of charge. Please let us know of any allergies on the booking form. 

Can I bring my child?

Yes! This weekend course is designed for parents and their children (aged 5 to 13 years) to learn together.

We will have an on site creche available for children aged 0-5.

I need an interpreter. Do you provide one?

Communication and language support is available upon request, free of charge.  This would include British Sign Language and other language interpreters.