Deafinitely Theatre is the UK’s leading deaf theatre company. Established in 2002 by Artistic Director and co-founder, Paula Garfield, it produces bilingual theatre in BSL and spoken English. This means the company’s work can be understood by both deaf and hearing audiences together while retaining BSL as the leading language throughout. Deafinitely’s vision is a world […]
Always the Sun returned to Stoke Park and brought a festival promising to champion the wealth of creativity on our doorstep. From music stages hosting the best in breakthrough artists, alternative folk acts, drama workshops and a myriad of street food stands; there was something for everyone. The Imaginarium area was tantalisingly described as a […]
The British Sign Language (BSL) Bill has just been unanimously passed by MPs in the Scottish Parliament. This Bill aims to increase awareness of BSL and its use, in the delivery of services. It will be submitted for Royal Assent in 4 weeks and then become an Act of the Scottish Parliament. So what does […]
Dot received a grant from the European Social Fund (ESF) to enable 10 unemployed men and women the opportunity to study BSL Level 3 free of charge over a six month period. The students were of all ages, Deaf and hearing, from all walks of life. The course was very intensive, consisting of up to […]
Dot Sign Language has been awarded a grant to provide British Sign Language classes to minority groups such as lone parents, unemployed women, the disabled and ethnic minority groups.