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Events around the UK on 2nd to 8th October 2017

Monday 2nd October

South West
Live radio interview to kick start Learn to Sign Week, BBC Radio Devon, 8.20am
Contact Cathie Gillespie on daswplymouth@hotmail.co.uk  / 07766073925

Northern Ireland
BSL Assembly at Cregagh Primary School, Belfast, 9.10am (GMTV NI covering)
Contact Zoë Robertson on 07837477657/zoer@bda.org.uk

Scotland
Interactive BSL Assembly
Sorbie Primary School, Dumfries and Galloway at 10am
Contact: Rachel Sedman on 0141 248 5554 / rachels@bda.org.uk

South East
National Gallery Sign Language Taster Session
London from 2pm – 4pm
Contact: Chris Moszynski on chrism@bda.org.uk / 020 7588 3520

Tuesday 3rd October

Scotland
Interactive BSL Assembly
Carleith Primary School, Clydebank at 9:30am
Contact: Rachel Sedman on 0141 248 5554 / rachels@bda.org.uk

Northern Ireland
Interactive Signing assembly at St. Malachy’s Primary School  - 9.10am
Sign Language Taster Session, Gordon’s Chemist, Glengormley, Belfast (Sunday Life covering story)
6:45 – 8:45 pm
Contact Zoë Robertson on 07837477657/zoer@bda.org.uk

Wales
Sign Language Taster Session, Wrexham County Borough Council at The Guildhall, 10.30am
Contact Gill Jones on 07710468792 / gillj@bda.org.uk

Midlands
Launch of ‘Sign Matters’ Magazine at Wolverhampton University, 2:30pm.
Contact Alistair Wright on 02476 550 936/ midlands@bda.org.uk

South West
Sign Language Taster Session, British Aerospace, Christchurch, 12.30pm
Contact Cathie Gillespie on 07766073925

Scotland
12-2pm BSL Taster Course at the Pentagon Centre (Glasgow)
Contact: Rachel Sedman on 0141 248 5554 / rachels@bda.org.uk

Wednesday 4th October

Northern Ireland
Interactive Signing Assembly at St Matthews PS, Belfast
9:10am
Sign Language Taster Session, Gordon’s Chemist, Ballymoney
6.45 – 8.45 pm (Sunday Life covering story)
Contact: Zoë Robertson 07837477657 / zoer@bda.org.uk

South East TBC
Primary School, BSL Assembly, 9.10am
Contact Chris Moszynski on chrism@bda.org.uk / 020 7588 3520

Wales
David Bower and his Sign Dance Collective will perform and talk with performing arts students at Yale college, 1pm Wrexham
Second BSL Taster class Wrexham County Borough Council, 2.30pm.
Contact Gill Jones on 07710468792 / gillj@bda.org.uk

Scotland
Members Business at Scottish Parliament (5pm): Learn to Sign Week debate (motion raised by Cathie Craigie MSP)
Contact: Rachel Sedman on 0141 248 5554 / rachels@bda.org.uk

Thursday 5th October

Northern Ireland
Interactive Signing Assembly at Ligoniel Primary, Belfast
9:10 am
(GMTV NI to attend)
Contact Zoë Robertson on 07837477657/zoer@bda.org.uk

South West
Hearing and Sight Exhibition, Guildhall in Plymouth, All day
Contact Cathie Gillespie on daswplymouth@hotmail.co.uk / 07766073925

Wales
Special Guest David Bower and the ‘Sign Dance Collective’ will be performing in sign and dance at Queen’s Square, Wrexham
12:00pm.
Contact Gill Jones on 07710468792 / gillj@bda.org.uk

Scotland
12-2pm BSL Taster Course at the Pentagon Centre (Glasgow)
Contact: Rachel Sedman on 0141 248 5554 / rachels@bda.org.uk

Friday 6th October

Northwest
Mike Wainright, now celebrating a magnificent 10 year stint with Warrington Wolves. Mike will visit the school of the campaign to witness some of the pupils signing and to distribute certificates to some of the well-deserved pupils!

Northern Ireland
Interactive Signing Assembly at Oakwood Primary School, Belfast 9:10 am
Interactive Signing Class at St Malachy’s Primary School, Belfast
1:30pm … with former pupil Joe Swail (BBC - “expressed interest”)
Special Guest Joe Swail and the Lord Mayor, Pat McCarthy will be starting a large-scale projection of images celebrating sign language on the outside of the Europa Hotel (BBC - “expressed interest”) followed by Sign Language Pub Quiz with Joe Swail. Belfast 6:30pm
Contact Zoë Robertson on 07837477657/ zoer@bda.org.uk

Midlands
Interactive Signing Assembly at Aldercar Infants School, Notts 9-10am
Interactive Signing Assembly at Studfall Junior School, Northants 9-10 am
Interactive Signing Assembly St Anne's Primary School, Coventry, 10.00am
Contact Alistair Wright on 02476 550 936/ midlands@bda.org.uk

Scotland
Cathie Craigie MSP presenting certificates at Cumbernauld Primary (approx 11.30)
Contact: Rachel Sedman on 0141 248 5554 / rachels@bda.org.uk

South East
The London Irish Centre, Sign Language Open Day, London
4:00-6:00pm
Contact Chris Moszynski on chrism@bda.org.uk / 020 7588 3520

Scotland
Nanette Milne MSP presenting certificates at Kininmonth Primary School (Aberdeenshire)
Contact: Rachel Sedman on 0141 248 5554 / rachels@bda.org.uk

South East
The London Irish Centre, Deaf Comedy night, London
 7:30pm
Contact Chris Moszynski on chrism@bda.org.uk / 020 7588 3520

Saturday 7th October

Scotland
Sign Language and Sporting Youth Event at the Kelvin Hall
Glasgow with special guest Hannah Midgely aka Victoria Sugden from Emmerdale
1:30pm
Contact: Rachel Sedman on 0141 248 5554 / rachels@bda.org.uk

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