Glasgow Deaf Heritage Walking Tour

Glasgow Deaf Heritage Walk In honour of our 10th Anniversary celebrations, Deaf Historian John Hay OBE will be leading a Glasgow Deaf Heritage walking tour. It is free but places are limited to 20 per walk - please contact us for more details! Sunday 18th November 10.30am Sunday 18th November 2.30pm Saturday 30th March 10.30am Saturday 30th March 2.30pm Meet outside Queen Street ...
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Vlog: The Engine Shed

See Annabel's blog about our visit to the Engine Shed and Stirling Castle for John Hay's tours in association with Historic Environment Scotland's BSL Days. Hello! My name is Annabel. This is my sign name BELL. I am here in the Engine Shed, in Stirling. In the morning we had a tour in British Sign Language led by John Hay in this building. It was very interesting, and a lot of people attend...
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Scottish Deaf History tartan

Scottish Deaf History tartan Deaf History Scotland's Scottish Deaf History tartan is due to be launched at the AGM 2018 / 10th Anniversary Celebrations! The tartan, designed by Silvia Maria Cera when a textiles student at Heriot-Watt University, was created to celebrate the passing of the British Sign Language (Scotland) Act in 2015. Silvia based her design on the colours of the Sign Union Fla...
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Spring Gathering 2017

Greenock Elim Church, Kelly Street, Greenock, PA16 8TR on Saturday 6th May 2017, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. FREE for DHS Members; £5.00 for non-DHS members. There will be three presentations: ‘History of Deaf Education in Greenock’ by Margaret Keir and Jamie Dow ‘The SHARE Archive’ by Lisanne Holly, Heritage Project Coordinator, BDA “BSL National Plan Consultation” By Helen Morgans-Wenh...
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Annual General Meeting 2016

The next AGM is on Saturday 22nd October, at NESS, the North East Sensory Service, 22 John Street, Aberdeen. It will start at 11am and finish at 3pm. The day will include: The Annual General Meeting A presentation of Aberdeen's Deaf History by Len Mellis A screening of two films of footage from the Deaf Camera Club and from Aberdeen School for the Deaf There will also be op...
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Spring Gathering 2016

DHS Spring Gathering – Saturday 7th May 2016 at 11 a.m St John’s Church Centre, Hamilton Three presentations: Dr Iain Hutchison, Glasgow University Feeling Our History – case studies of deafblind experience in Victorian and Edwardian Edinburgh Wilma Gunn, former Head Teacher Memories of Hamilton School for the Deaf Lauranne Cuthbertson with Jack Giffen A History of Hamilton Deaf ...
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