Under the Sea Family Discovery Day for families of deaf children on Saturday 7th May

Under the Sea Family Discovery Day  for families of deaf children  on Saturday 7th May 2016  from 12pm-4pm in the Clore centre  at the British Museum in London.
Join us for a day of FREE and fabulous activities. Make, look, touch, sign, explore and laugh. This event is fully accessible for families with deaf children and parents, but all families are welcome. In our Under the Sea Family Discovery Day you can explore Museum galleries, take an underwater family selfie in our photo booth, make a piece of treasure to take home and enjoy stories of the sea. All areas of the Museum are fully accessible for buggies and wheelchair users. Bring your own packed lunch to eat in the Family Lunch Room at the Museum. Suitable for all age groups. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. For more information visit: www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on or email: learning@britishmuseum.org
Under Sea Discovery Day Webpage  |  Under Sea Discovery Day Flyer

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Storytelling and Music sessions for 0-4 years old (BSL Session)

Date: 10 May at 11:30AM

Venue: Royal Albert Hall

Seasoned storytellers Paul Rubinstein, Olivia Armstrong and Becky Dixon deliver a series of sessions for babies and toddlers, aiming to engage and encourage interaction between parents/carers and their little ones using musical instruments, singing, movement and stories.

We will be running a BSL signed session for deaf and hearing-impaired children on 10 May at 11.30am. Book tickets on 020 7589 8212 or online using your promo code.

http://www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/events/2016/storytelling-and-music-sessions-for-0-4-year-olds/


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DPDC Day out – SIGNtific Saturday at the Science Museum 6th Feb – FREE

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11.30pm DPDC meet and greet

Catch up with everyone on the Lower Ground Floor in the Exploring Space Gallery/Soft play and cafe area before we head to the Icy Cool Adventure.

1.30pm Icy Cool Adventure for ages 7 and under
Explore the wondrous wintry world of Iceland in this fun, interactive storytelling session with erupting volcanoes, giant glaciers and a little bit of imagination.

3.30pm Rocket Dogs for ages 7 and under
Three… two… one… Blast off! Find out about rockets and see how they fly. Make and launch your very own brave Rocket Dog into space to go boldly in the paw-prints of the real Rocket Dogs of the past!

How to get there: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/visitmuseum/getting_here.aspx


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Swishwiffling signed stories at the Roald Dahl Museum – Saturday 12th March

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Swishwiffling signed stories at the Roald Dahl Museum. For all ages, deaf and hearing visitors: come and enjoy BSL signed talks about Roald Dahl’s life and stories, and signed storytelling from Revolting Rhymes throughout the day.

Saturday 12th March
11.00am to 1.30pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Signed talks at 11.00am, 12.00pm and 1.00pm.
Signed storytelling at 11.30am, 12.30pm and 1.30pm

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DPDC Day Out: Nostell Priory National Trust, West Yorkshire

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Where: Nostell Priory National Trust
When: Saturday 23rd April 2016
Time: 10am – till dusk!
Meet at: Children’s play area! From 10am to 10.30am then we all can have a stroll around the park with bikes, scooter and walk!

Lunch: Bring packed lunch! (There is café near children’s play area!)

Extra: Bring kids’ bikes or scooter (bring bike lock because you are not allowed to bring bikes/scooters in children’s play area.)

Cost: Access to Parkland is free. There is a £3 car parking charge but free for those who are member of the National Trust.

Sat Nav: WF4 1QE

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1706638062892927/1706805562876177/

More details about this national trust: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nostell-priory-and-parkland

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This is an event for deaf parents with deaf children. If there one parent that is hearing – they are very welcome! Hearing brothers and sisters are also very welcome!


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DPDC Camping 2016 – Book your places now!

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Last year all the DPDC kids had an amazing time cycling, swimming, playing games, going on walks and making new friends at the Ashbourne Heights Country Park in Derbyshire. We will be returning there on the August bank holiday weekend – Friday 26th- Monday 28th!  15 pitches have been reserved, more pitches can be added if needed. To avoid missing out please book your places as soon as possible.

How to book your place
1. Transfer £30 online to Deaf Parents Deaf Children, Sort code: 40-27-33, Account number: 91530941. Use your ‘family name + camping’ as reference (So we know you’ve paid!)
2.  Download and fill in the DPDC Camping 2016 Form and email it to dpdccamping@gmail.com

Date: August Bank Holiday, Friday 26th – Monday 29th August 2016!

Cost
£21 per night for two people (£21 x 3 = £66)
£26 per night for two people with an electric hook-up (£26 x 3 = £78)

These prices includes 2 people, which can be made up of 2 adults or 1 adult, 1 child, and one car.

As we’re staying on a bank holiday weekend there is a minimum 3-night stay.

Any extra adults, children, dogs (2 max per pitch), gazebos, or extra cars are charged at £3 per night each.

Child = aged 3 – 17 years.
Infants = aged 2 years and under – free.

Last years camping report! http://deafparentsdeafchildren.co.uk/dpdc-camping-2015-report-and-photos/

Ashbourne Heights Website: http://www.ashbourne-heights.co.uk

This is an event for deaf parents with deaf children. If there’s one parent that is hearing – they are very welcome! Hearing brothers and sisters are also very welcome! Please get in touch if you aren’t sure. Thanks!

If you have any questions, please email dpdccamping@gmail.com

 


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DPDC Day out: Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood – Report & Photos!

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On Saturday 17th October deaf parents and deaf children families from the midlands all enjoyed a day at the 
Museum of Childhood in Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.  The families enjoyed a BSL guided tour exploring the childhoods of times gone by! The highlight of the day for many was both parents and children being told off by a school teacher in the old school room!  A big thanks to DPDC parent Nikki Beech for organising the great day!

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