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Vote For BDHS now! You can help the BDHS by voting for our project. Please support our project by registering at: www.avivacommunityfund.co.uk and get ...

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Give as you Live

Give as you Live Would you like to shop and donate at the same time? You can with Give as You ...

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Best Specialist History Conservation Initiative 2017

Best Specialist History Conservation Initiative Award 2017

The BDHS Deaf Museum has scooped an award from the North West Small Medium Enterprises for the Best Specialist History ...

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The BDHS is on a roll! We win another award!

The BDHS has once again won another award! At the recent BDA's 2016 Conference and Annual General Meeting at Amnesty International ...

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Deaf Museum & Archive Curatorial Team wins award!!

The BDHS's Deaf Museum and Archive Curatorial Team has won a very prestigious award at the RAD's 175th Birthday Celebrations ...

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Blogs on Deaf History from the Action on Hearing Loss Library

There is a blog uploaded by staff from the Action on Hearing Loss Library based in Grays Inn Road in ...

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Relocation of St. Saviour Church artefacts...

On Tuesday 11 November 2014, the relocation of marvellous artefacts from the St. Saviour Church, London took place.  BDHS ...

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Mary Hare School historial website

Mary Hare School for the Deaf (formerly known as Mary Hare Grammar School for the Deaf) former pupils has teamed ...

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The untold stories about deaf people in WW1

An excellent article written by See Hear! Editor, William Mager, about the untold stories about deaf people in WW1 is ...

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Search for Deaflympians?

Ever wondered where could you search for deaf athlete that competed in previous World Silent Games/World Games for the Deaf/Summer ...

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  • BDHS Open Day

    25th November 2017

    Come and visit us at the museum - do let us know if you are coming!


     

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CALL FOR PAPERS!

Submissions are now OPEN for conference abstracts.

Do you have some research to share? Is it related to the theme of "Colonialism in Deaf History"?

For more details on how to submit an abstract for DHI2018, check out this webpage: dhi2018.com/conference/call-for-papers/

Don't delay; submissions close on 30th November 2017!
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CALL FOR PAPERS! Submissions are now OPEN for conference abstracts. Do you have some research to share? Is it related to the theme of "Colonialism ...

Today a large group of first year BSL and Deaf Studies students at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) attended the British Deaf History Museum in Warrington.
The group were met by Deaf Historian Peter Jackson, who commenced by giving a brief explanation of the British Deaf History Society and the British Deaf History Museum. He also talked about some of the exhibits in greater detail.
Peter showed the group an original manuscript penned by a Deaf gentleman in 1672 and other artefacts which had been recovered from Deaf schools, clubs, and churches over the years.
The group were amazed by some of the examples of early communication aids, e.g., flashing alarm lights, hearing aids, text telephones and other assistive technology used by Deaf people. The equipment clearly demonstrated how far technology has advanced in a short time.
In addition, the students were also able to buy books, make contributions, become members of the BDHS and explore work placement opportunities. The Deaf Museum trip was extremely interesting and informative; the students very much enjoyed their visit.
Many thanks to Peter and staff at British Deaf History Museum.
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