Derby SignFest 2019

Presented in partnership with Communication Unlimited and Royal School for the Deaf Derby
Derby SignFest , Family Friendly
Monday 9 September 2019 - Sunday 15 September 2019

Derby Signfest is a new festival happening across Derby, celebrating and raising awareness of sign language, and the fact that Derby has the second largest Deaf community outside of London.

There is an exciting week planned of theatre, workshops, family activities, tours, arts & sports activities for schools, BSL film festival, subtitled films and much much more. There is something in the festival for everyone, people of all ages both Deaf and hearing.

There will be a pop up Deaf history & heritage museum throughout the week in the Derby Theatre Bistro area, open to all and free of charge. 

Download the SignFest flyer here*

SignFest Events*

*please note not all events are listed. For the full list visit the SignFest website

City Centre Ghost Tour

#Kellie Moody Beauty Demo

Royal Crown Derby Tour

#BDA Deaf Awareness, Culture & BSL Taster Workshop

Friargate Ghost Tour

#Deaf History Tour

#Body Confidence Workshop

Pride Park Stadium Tour

#Variety Showcase

Rolls-Royce Heritage Centre Tour

#BDA Deaf Awareness & Culture Workshop

#Deaf History Talk

#Afternoon Tea

#BDA BSL Taster Workshop

#Gavin Lilley

Derby Deaf Club Quiz

#Derby Theatre Open Day

#Dance Workshop with Billy Read

#Derby Theatre Backstage Tour

#You've Got Dragons

#Dragon Taming Workshop

#Deaf Friendly Youth Theatre Workshop

# = Event is held at Derby Theatre

Stay tuned for more information and full festival listings coming soon. 

Supported by British Deaf Association and Derby City Council.

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