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Please visit the links below to see details of our current social events. Previous social events can be found in the news section of our website.

Deaf Football Team in Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh

AFC Stoneham was formed in 1919 and will have 109 teams for season 2023/24 ranging from minnows team to the first team who will compete in the Wessex Premier League. They run their own Player Development Centre, FA Wildcats Centre for girls and a Saturday Morning Fun Club for children aged 4-10 along with various community projects under their new AFC Stoneham in the Community banner. AFC Stoneham is proud to be a fully inclusive and diverse club. Continue reading →

Deaf Family Fun Day, 12 May 2024 in Southampton

The South Hampshire Deaf Children's Society is hosting a FREE Deaf Family Fun Day on Sunday 12th May 2024 from 11 am - 2 pm Events will include: Inflatapanet Face Painting Tombola There will be stalls to view with a variety of interesting things to purchase as well as visitors which will include: The Deaf Chef Mickey Mouse Elsa Come join in the fun at Redbridge Community School, Cuckmere Lane, Southampton SO16... Continue reading →

Social Gathering on Saturday 27th January

Southern Counties Cochlear Implant Support Group are gathering again.  The next social gathering will in: Christchurch The Bear of Burton, 15-17 Salisbury Road, Burton, Christchurch, BH23 7JG on Saturday 27th January at 12.00 noon Food and drink will be available to purchase and it's a fantastic opportunity to meet cochlear implants users and those who support them. Continue reading →

Communicate with success event with UK Deaf Sport

Join Advanced Bionics online at their next virtual Communicate with Success event and learn more about UK Deaf Sport and how they inspire and support deaf people to engage in sport and physical activity from grassroots to elite level.  They help send a GB Team to the Deaflympics. Get pointers on how you can get involved in Deaf sport and physical activity either as a participant or in a support role. Date: Thursday 9th November 2023 Location: Online via Zoom Time: 1. Continue reading →

MEDEL Hearpeers – Webinar on 1st November 2023 @ 6pm

Hearpeers is MED-EL’s international community for people with hearing implants, those considering getting a hearing implant, and family or friends of implant users or candidates. With Hearpeers, you can connect with hearing implant recipients from around the world; learn more about hearing loss, hearing solutions, and life with a hearing implant; and hear from others about their journey into the hearing world. Continue reading →

D/deaf Accessible Event at the British Library

The British Library, in Euston Road, London (NW1 2DB) is holding a FREE drop in event entitled Family Day: Our World.  This will be held on: Saturday, 23rd September 2023 from 12:00 - 16:00 An exciting family day - suitable for all ages, celebrating community, languages, nature and travel.  The event will feature London Zoo, Maths on Toast and Oregami as well as other activities and opportunities. Continue reading →

Is music an option for Cochlear Implant users?

USAIS patients will often ask whether they will be able to enjoy music after their operation.  USAIS' Dr Mary Grasmeder did develop a music programme to support patients with their hearing development and enjoyment of life and hosted training sessions around this.  You can read more about this here. The music programme and training sessions have now been superseded by more recent developments. Continue reading →

BSL Exhibition Tour – John Hansard Gallery

On 15th April 2023 there will be a BSL tour of David Blandy's Atomic Light Exhibition.  The tour guide will be Martin Glover, a British Sign Language user. Atomic Light tells the story of David Blandy's grandfather, a World War II prisoner of War, who believed that the atomic bombing of Hiroshima saved his life.  The exhibition allows visitors to explore this haunting question. Continue reading →