Deaf Awareness Week 2016

Happy Deaf Awareness Week!  Running from 2 – 8th May 2016 with the theme being “Common Purpose”.

We are proud to support the common purpose of having a world that benefits from people who are deaf or have a hearing loss being able to fulfil their potential. We are signed up with the UK Council on Deafness here http://deafcouncil.org.uk/category/commonpurpose/

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What is happening in Bedford for Deaf Awareness Week?

Double the subtitled performances at Cineworld Bedford for National Deaf Awareness week!!!

Sunday 1st May: Jungle Book at 3.00pm

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Enjoying jungle book on Sunday!

Tuesday 3rd May: Captain America: Civil War at 2.40pm
Wednesday 4th May: Jungle Book at 8.20pm
Thursday 5th May: Captain America: Civil War at 6.00pm

Signing World…Slimming World! On Wednesday 4 May two Access Bedford Members taught the Scott Hall Slimming World group how to say – how are you, good week, bad week, lost 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 lbs, well done and gave out finger spelling charts. We were so lucky that the leader there, Holly was keen to help and rewarded good signers with a free Slimming World Hi-Fi bar! You can read more about our slimming world journey at Signing World….. Slimming World

Access Bedford Deaf Information Day and AGM on Saturday 7 May had 13 information stalls and over 75 people attending to meet friends and catch up and find out about Access Bedford’s work this year. You can download the annual report and watch videos shared at Our first AGM…. amazing!

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BDA Power in Our Hands coming to Bedford! As part of #DeafAwarenessWeek we are pleased to announce that Bedford Film Festival will be holding a screening on Tuesday 5 July with tickets going on sale from Saturday 7 May! You can buy tickets at Bedford Power in Our Hands

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