Compass Card partner, Talking Hands Café, have two great social groups for children and young people; a parent carer group and a youth club. Both groups are for hearing and deaf people where BSL (British Sign Language) is used alongside speech.
Talking Hands Café is owned by deaf couple, John and Caroline, and run by a team of deaf and hearing people who use British Sign Language alongside speech. They serve delicious home-cooked foods and snacks, including a wide range of vegan and gluten-free goodies. Compass Card holders get a 50% discount on all food and drink at the café and this applies during any of the sessions or courses below.
Big Hands Little Hands
Big Hands Little Hands runs from 9.30am to 11am every Wednesday morning. This is a drop in-group for parents, carers and children. The group has lots of toys and games and is free of charge.
Youth Club is for deaf and hearing young people aged from 11 years. It runs from 6pm to 8pm on the second Friday of every month and costs £5 per person. There’s lots of games, art, cookery and fun to be had and signers and non-signers are all welcome. Youth Club provides a great opportunity for young people to meet and make new friends in a fun and welcoming environment.
For more information on Talking Hands Cafe visit their Facebook page.