Loop Systems

Today’s guest blog comes from our Engagement Officer, Andrew Barnes, who has reviewed some loop systems that are available now for people with hearing loss to use: Action on hearing loss: Name: DAC Megaloop £129.49 (VAT inc) £107.91 (excluding VAT) Middle range price bracket I have worked with this one and according to the action … Read more

Accessible Christmas Productions 2018

We encourage that for any performances you contact the venue beforehand to ensure that the production suits your needs or requirements. Looking for some Christmas entertainment? See our collection of accessible family Christmas productions on this winter.   Peter Pan Richmond Theatre “Join our high-flying hero, Peter Pan, as he transports the Darlings on an adventure … Read more

Activities For All

Deafblind UK will be hosting a series of free and exciting activities for anyone with a combined sight and hearing loss, in Peterborough between 6th November and 14th December at the Karten Centre, Rainbow Court, Paston Ridings, Peterborough, PE4 7UP. Join us for free trial sessions in: ▪ Meditation for beginners ▪ Art Therapy (3 week course) … Read more

Imagined Touch exhibition

Enter a world where sight and sound give way to tactile communication in this ‘cutting-edge piece of theatre that transports its audience beyond the theatre seat’ (Australian Stage)

Created by Heather Lawson and Michelle Stevens, this immersive event shares the humour, grief, beauty and profound isolation of their lives as deafblind artists. After an introductory film, you’ll be provided with individual headphones and goggles, then guided into an unseen promenade installation. With light and sound distorted and restricted, it is touch that becomes … Read more

Timeline

(© Deafblind UK) This timeline explores major historical events which have affected the lives of deaf, blind and deafblind people. It runs from the 4th Century AD to the present day and to our knowledge, is the world’s only resource of its kind.   4th century: The first known tactile alphabet for blind people was … Read more