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2017 Sign Language Week

Story added 14th Mar 2017

This week (13-17 March) is Sign Language Week, a week of events run by the British Deaf Association raising awareness of British Sign Language – Britain’s fourth indigenous language.

Sign Language Week is designed to raise awareness of the United Kingdom’s Deaf community and provide a platform for Deaf people to proudly promote their language and culture.

The theme of this year’s Sign Language Week is ‘Dream Big’, with a focus on motivating and inspiring deaf people to believe they can achieve any of their goals in life. 

Visit the for full details on this year's events.

Build run a number of BSL courses throughout the year, enabling you to progress from introductory to level 6.

Our annual Deaf Day also takes place this year on Saturday 22nd April from 10am-4pm, and admission is free.

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