Deaf Awareness Week Virtual Events
Creative activities for D/deaf children, young people and adults
During the Covid-19 crisis we’re working with D/deaf artists to create D/deaf accessible online creative activities.
YouTube videos of each activity are available on our website as they happen and have the extra safeguard of being in the “Made for Kids” category.
WHO are the artists and WHAT are they doing?
WHO? Rebecca-Anne Withey – Mindfulness for D/deaf Families: Rebecca is a qualified Relaxation Therapist and Mindfulness practitioner, a choreographer, dancer and sign song performer.
WHAT? Red Earth has asked her to record 6 sessions on Mindfulness for D/deaf families during April and May, in BSL with captions and voice over.
WHO? Jean St Clair – Stories for D/deaf Families: Jean is an actor,director,screenwriter and BSL Consultant for TV, theatre and film.
WHAT? Red Earth has commissioned her to create and perform a series of original stories in BSL with captions.
WHO? Caroline Parker (MBE) – Sign Song: Caro is an actor, comedienne, Sign Song expert and arts facilitator.
WHAT? Red Earth have asked her to share some of her tips on Sign Song in 3 practical sessions. Sign Language integrated with captions.
Links to all Red Earth’s D/deaf accessible online events can be found on our website.
SESSIONS ALREADY ON YOUTUBE
Mindfulness for D/deaf and hearing Families Sessions 1 & 2
The Robbery – a story performed by Jean St Clair
ACTIVITIES COMING UP IN MAY
Mindfulness for D/deaf and hearing Families Sessions 3 – 6
My Name Is… – a story performed in BSL by Jean St Clair
Sign Song Sessions 1 – 3 with Caroline Parker
Just follow the link below for more information.
ONE MORE THING!
During these unusual times, Red Earth Theatre is working in collaboration with Affinity Signing Choir to bring a bit of joy in to our lives by creating an Online Sign Song Choir.
Our first online event is on
Thursday May 7th at 6.30 pm.
BSL Communication for the event
Just follow the link below