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

  •  BSL Interpreted Event - Linton Kwesi Johnson
    BSL Interpreters Omoyele Thomas And Audrey Simmons

    Hear Linton Kwesi Johnson, the living legend and father of ‘reggae poetry’, share his journey.

    Johnson joins us as we delve into his career spanning more than 40 years, from his time in the British Black Panthers to internationally acclaimed poet.

    This event is Speech-to-Text transcribed (STT) and British Sign Language interpreted (BSL). To join the free Access Scheme and book tickets for this service, call the Ticket Office on 020 3879 9555 or email

    Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX

    Date: 14th May 2018
    Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Access events at the Wallace Collection

    Events in BSL (with voiceover support)

    Pastoral Revels! Saturday 12th May, 4 – 7pm

    Join Deaf lecturer John Wilson for a tour delivered in British Sign Language of exploring theatre, costume and the fete galante in the art of 18th century France here at the Wallace Collection, followed by an art workshop focusing on drawing skills led by Deaf artist John Pearson with a (clothed) life model.

    Outset Teen Tour

    Saturday 2nd June, 1pm

    Join teenager Jovita Bodamer-MacGregor as she offers a fresh perspective on the Collection!

    Booking is not required but places are limited and can be reserved in advance.


    Friday 29 June, 6.30pm

    Join Deaf lecturer Edward Richards for a tour of our current exhibition Sir Richard Wallace: The Collector celebrating 200 years since the birth of the museum’s founder, Sir Richard Wallace. The exhibition explores the man, his life and his unprecedented contribution to the nation’s cultural heritage


    Exhibition Talk for Lipreaders

    Saturday 4th August, 2pm- 3:30pm

    Join Andrew Shingleton for a talk exploring the life of Sir Richard Wallace and the history of Hertford House. Followed by a tour of our current exhibition Sir Richard Wallace, the Collector. This event will be supported by a lipspeaker with additional sign and is part of our programme of events for D/deaf and hard of hearing visitors. Booking essential at or 0203 876 3164 Text: 07501 759258


    Events supported by Stagetext

    All talks will be held in the galleries and will have live subtitles for d/Deaf and hard of hearing people. The speakers' words will be displayed on handheld tablets. Portable stools are available from the cloakroom on request.

    To reserve your tablet please contact, or 0203 876 3164 Text: 07501 759258

    • Wednesday 30 May, 1pm

    Rembrandt - A Question of Attribution Gallery talk with guide Rupert Dickens

    • Tuesday 26 June, 1pm

    Can a House always be a Home? Sir Richard Wallace and Hertford house Gallery talk with handheld tablets with guide Lynne Woolfson

    • Thursday 12 July, 1pm

    Today’s exhibition talk will be held in our new exhibition ‘Sir Richard Wallace: The Collector’

    • Tuesday 14 August, 1pm

    Gleaming with Menace: Princely Daggers in the Oriental Amoury. Gallery talk with guide Andrew Shingleton


    For further information on any of the events or to book please contact Sarah Fairbairn at or 0203 876 3164 Text: 07501 759258

  • SubWoofers Music Festival

    6th May 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    A new partnership between Bucks New University and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People will see live music performed at the charity’s home in Saunderton this summer. A fun day out has been planned for all the family with live music, entertainment and attractions that’ll leave everyone smiling.

    The exciting line up is as follows:

    1:15 – 1:35 Bucks Dancers

    1:50 – 2:20 James Kennedy

    2.30 – 3:00 Nick Bryne

    3:10 – 3:40 James Mullally

    3:50 – 4:10 Holmer Green

    4:30 – 5:30 Ska Souls

    5:50 – 6:50 Horn Division

    Venue: The Grange, Saunderton


    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