Youth Club – Easter week activities


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Easter egg hunt basket on grass with various decorated eggs scattered around
Click for BSL Video Easter week activities Date: 3rd, 5th & 7th April 2023 Time: 12pm - 4pm Cost: Free Where: Deaf Action, 49 Albany St, Edinburgh BSL/English interpreter will be provided Throughout the Easter week, we will have three activities planned. On Monday 3rd April, we will be having a pre-camp meeting. Wednesday 3rd April will be visiting the ...

Youth Club – Fitness

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Youth Club, join the fun
Click for BSL Video Fitness Date: 1st April 2023 Time: 12pm - 4pm Cost: Free Where: Deaf Action, 49 Albany St, Edinburgh BSL/English interpreter will be provided On the 1st April, we'll be having a fitness session, to help us get prepared for our time at camp. Remember to wear comfortable clothing for exercising that will allow you to move ...

Parent and toddler group


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Parent and toddler group. Three females sat on a multicoloured soft play floor mat alongside young children while playing with colourful toys.
Click for BSL Video When: From 25th March 2023 Where: Deaf Action, 49 Albany St, Edinburgh Time: 11am to 1pm BSL/English interpretation provided  Whether you’re a deaf parent or have deaf children, everyone is welcome. Siblings of deaf children are welcome too. By joining the group, you’ll get to meet people, gather tips and advice, and learn new things.   At ...

Blackwood Bar opens as warm space


Blackwood Bar

Women in green black apron using espresso machine to make coffee

The Blackwood Bar is now open as a warm space. With the cost of living  on the the rise, we understand that winter can be challenging, with people finding it harder to pay bills. To help our community during this time, we are now open as a warm space. Join us at the Blackwood Bar for free hot drinks and toasties …

Youth Club – Weekly events


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Youth Club, join the fun
Join the fun! Join our regular activities and events throughout the year. We also run special one-off events, which you can check out here. January 7th    12-4pm   Youth club 14th  12-late     Youth club 13th  5-8pm     Board games 27th  7-9pm     Online February 4th    12-4pm   Youth club 10th   5-8pm    Board games 18th   12-4pm  Youth club 24th  ...

Youth camp


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Click here for BSL video Youth camp is back in April 2023! Are you looking to have some fun and try new activities? Yes? Then this is the camp for you!   When: Monday 10th to Friday 14 April 2023 Where: Loch Eil, Fort William, Highlands Who: Deaf young people in Scotland aged 10-18, and their siblings Cost: Free Deadline to ...

Drink & Sign


Blackwood Bar

People smiling and signing in a bar.

Dates: Every Thursday Time: 7pm – 11pm Where: Blackwood Bar, 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3QY 18+ Come along to our signing socials, every Thursday evening here at the Blackwood Bar. Our signing evenings are a great way to meet other BSL learners and hone your skills in a safe space where all members of the signing community can come …

Youth Club – Employability service


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Yellow table with printed CV and keyboard
Are you over 16 and want to kick-start your career? Deaf Action’s employability service can help you in a number of ways, including: Supporting you to create a CV Helping with job applications Teaching you how to search for jobs Practice your interviews skills Take you to local job fairs so you can speak to employers. We're here to support ...

Bar open on Thursdays


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pint of beer on bar top
Date: Every Thursday Time: 12pm-3pm Where: Deaf Action Headquarters, 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3QY 18+ Deaf Action's bar is now open every Thursday from 12pm-3pm. Come along and socialise with members of the deaf community in Edinburgh. Take part in games, quizzes and holiday themed events. No booking required. The bar is a safe space where all deaf people ...

London Marathon 2023


Fundraising events

When: Sunday 23rd April 2023 Where: London Minimum fundraising: £2,000 Registration fee: £100 (refunded if target met)   The TCS London Marathon is one of the biggest running events of the calendar year. With the atmosphere, lined streets and famous landmarks, it’s a running challenge not to miss. Join us in raising awareness of deafness and British Sign Language. Open ...