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We have moved!

Our new address: BDHS, 2nd Floor Empire Court 30-40 Museum Street WARRINGTON WA1 1HU Website, email and telephone number remain the same.

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Updated website now available on Deaf Sport

Dear everyone, I am very happy to inform you that you may see hundreds of Deaflympics (former CISS), Deaf European sport and even Deaf Belgian sport pictures taken between 1921 and 1980 : they are inside BDC (Belgian Deaf sport Committee) web. We should thank a lot to our regretted CISS co-founder Antoine Dresse […]

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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 UK in London, the BDA Chair, Dr Terry Riley, awarded his Chair Award to the dedicated volunteer team for creating a fantastic pictoral book on the history of the BDA. The volunteer team has […]

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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 at the Millenium Hotel in London on 11th February. This award recognises their commitment and loyalty to preserving the history of Deaf culture and archives at the BDHS Museum at Warrington. Their dedication to enlightening […]

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Old Burwoodian Association weblink

A former pupils of the Burwood Park and Norfolk College shares their website.  Click here for the link.

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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 London.  Some of those make a fantastic reading.  The Deaf Museum & Archive have similar collections, please make requests to see certain document. Please contact us. Please click here to visit the blog-site

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The Good Shepard by Joseph Gawen

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 Trustees, Geoffrey Eagling, Philippa Merricks, Martin Colville and Gordon Hay arranged for all artefacts to be re-homed at The Deaf Museum & Archive. It only took Geoffrey to get up at 6 at the morning in […]

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Mary Hare

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 together to create a historical website covering all aspects of the school since its foundation in 1946. The highlights are the School Photographs which every pupil were labelled.  Were you there?  Were your parents there? […]

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Warrington Guardian

BDHS mentioned in the Warrington Guardian

The British Deaf History Society was put under the limelight on the local newspaper, the Warrington Guardian.  The article was titled “Warrington Deaf Society leads the way in diversifying”, published on Thursday 23rd October.  Peter Jackson, BDHS’s CEO explained the purpose of having The Deaf Museum & Archive and our sister organisation from the same […]

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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 now available.  The article is published in BBC’s Ouch news, focusing on disability issues. Click here for the article

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