Events - across the UK!

Welcome to the events thread. We will be sharing details of upcoming events through the UK on this thread. If you know of anything happening in your area please feel free to share on this page, we wouldn’t want anyone missing out.

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Action on Hearing Loss


    26th April 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Step into a world of care, craftsmanship and bravery, illuminating the original hopes for Southbank Centre’s 1960s buildings and the legacy that thrives today.

    Concrete Dreams celebrates the reopening of our cutting-edge brutalist buildings with an exclusive glimpse into the world of the performer.

    Join a free backstage tour to discover the rich history and behind-the-scenes secrets of the venues through installations, audio-visual content and previously unseen archives.

    This event is free but ticketed. To book tickets email –

  • Deaf Day 2018

     Join us at City Lit for Deaf Day.

     For 22 years Deaf Day has attracted thousands of deaf, hard of hearing and hearing people of every age from across the UK. People come to socialise, exchange information and celebrate deaf issues. Come and visit a range of exhibition stands with organisations and groups demonstrating products and services. Enjoy free entertainment, workshops and BSL interpreted taster courses throughout the day. Crèche available. 

    Melanie Sharpe, Stagetext Chief Executive, will be giving a short presentation on the charity's work from 11.15am-11.30am, which will be live subtitled. You can also visit us at our stand to find out all the latest news on captioned performances and subtitled talks and tours.

    Admission is free – all welcome! For more information please email

    Time: 10am-4pm.

    Event details

    Sat 14 Apr 2018, 10:00am

    Live subtitling by Stagetext

    Venue details

    City Lit 
    Keeley Street
    Covent Garden
    WC2B 4BA


    Website: City Lit

  • Hairspray (Tour)


    Welcome to the 60’s where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams. You Can’t Stop The Beat as she sets out to dance her way onto national TV with The Nicest Kids In Town. Tracy’s audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight for equality, bagging local heartthrob Link Larkin along the way!

    Hairspray is the irresistible feel-good show that is guaranteed to have you dancing the night away. Let your hair down and book now!

    Book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan; Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman.

    Event details

    Sat 14 Apr 2018, 2:30am

    Captioned by Stagetext

    Venue details

    Milton Keynes Theatre
    500 Marlborough Gate
    Central Milton Keynes
    MK9 3NZ

    Phone: 0844 871 7677


    Website: Milton Keynes Theatre

  • BSL Gallery Tour: Rebel Women

    26 April 2018, 19:30

    Meet in the Main Hall


    Chisato Minamimura explores pioneering women to mark the centenary of women’s suffrage. Led in BSL.


  • 19th May 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    BSL Interpreted Event
    BSL Interpreter- Jack Flavell



    The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to the United Kingdom during their 2018 World Tour.

    As the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters look toward the 92nd season of entertaining fans 2017 is not over yet. Proving once again to be a busy year for the Globetrotters their 2017 World Tour sees them play in over 250 North American markets and 30 countries worldwide, and has the iconic team putting smiles on people’s faces across the world.

    Only one year after setting seven official Guinness World Records ® titles, the Globetrotters broke a single-day total of nine records in 2016, including the longest basketball hook shot, longest basketball shot blindfolded, most basketball 3-pointers made by a pair in one minute, and longest blindfolded basketball hook-shot.

    During their 2018 World Tour, the famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister and Ace Jackson*– the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivalled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans.

    If you require an interpreter for this event please email