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Deafinitely Theatre

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 […]

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Festival Fun

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 […]

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Graduation BBQ 2017

On a balmy Friday evening in July Dot staff and students got together to celebrate the end of a successful academic year. Dot supplied the burgers, bangers, buns and lashings of Pimms, while students brought along a huge selection of delicious salads and desserts. In previous years we have tried different types of venues and […]

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Dot and Deaf Awareness Week, 15th – 21st May 2017

Dot joined with instructors from Aldershot Snowsports for the Disabled (ASD) to sponsor and organise a Free Ski Taster session, to celebrate Deaf Awareness Week. Thirteen children and their parents turned up. These included Deaf children and their hearing brothers and sisters. Twelve volunteers, including ski instructors, CSWs and BSL interpreters helped make the evening […]

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Don’t miss the last two workshops!

If you are quick there is still time to attend  the last two workshops. Our 2017 workshops have been extremely popular with Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4 students. Workshop 9, Tues 28th March: ‘Conditional, Subjunctive, Affirmation and Negative – identifying moods.’  Topic – Deaf Culture Workshop 10, Tues 4th April: ‘Conversational Turn Taking Conventions […]

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Dot Sign Language staff nominated at the Signature Annual Awards

Staff from Dot Sign Language were delighted to be invited to join fellow professionals from approved centres to celebrate excellence in BSL education at the ‘Signature Annual Awards 2017’, in January. Our Director and Lead Teacher, Kathleen Grehan, was thrilled to be nominated and shortlisted for the teacher’s award for ‘Enriching Student Experience’. Kathleen and […]

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The staff at Dot Sign Language would like to wish all student, past, present and future, all the very best for Christmas. These are just a few of our many students who received certificates in 2016……we are very proud of all your achievements!     We hope that 2017 will be a brilliant year for you all and look […]

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Disability Awareness Ski Training

Dot staff and students have strong ties with the club, Aldershot Snowsports for the Disabled (ASD). On the weekend of the 6th and 7th August, in sweltering summer temperatures, several of us both Deaf and hearing, attended a training session. The training gave us an awareness of what it is like to learn to ski […]

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