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

Deafblind Awareness Week – Jenny

During Deafblind Awareness Week 2018, our Engagement Officer Corinne went to meet Jenny, one of our members. Corinne recorded a number of videos of Jenny speaking about her sight and hearing loss and some of the adjustments she’s made around the house that can help her live the life she chooses. These videos were initially … Read more

Christmas Cards 2018

Deafblind UK’s 2018 range of Charity Christmas Cards are now in stock. We’re always looking for new and exciting ways to diversify our work and support our members. This Christmas, we wanted to do something a little different, and give you all the opportunity to support Deafblind UK’s work while sending glad tidings to your … Read more

Bally Money outing group photo outside Joeys Bar

Deafblind NI outing to Ballymoney

Here’s our Engagement Officer, James McVicker, discussing the recent Deafblind NI outing to Ballymoney. On 21st August, The Coleraine Group had their outing to Ballymoney. We Met at Boyd’s Café at noon and had lunch. Had a chat and a laugh and then walked down the street to the Joey Dunlop Memorial Gardens. We admired the … Read more

Bob’s Three Peaks Challenge Blog – Day 7

Here’s Bob’s Blog from day 7 of #BobsThreePeaksChallenge for #DeafblindAwarenessWeek: Well that was a day and a half! 74 miles, 4000ft of climbing, and discovering Fred’s penchant for swerving round hair pin bends in the Betsy Coed descent later, here we are. It started with a disappointment as the first “Ferry across the Mersey” doesn’t … Read more