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Rose Ayling-Ellis WINS Strictly Come Dancing 2021!

We are beyond thrilled that Rose Ayling-Ellis has been crowned the winner of Strictly Come Dancing 2021. The 27-year-old has been widely praised throughout this series of Strictly for challenging assumptions about d/Deaf people and dancing. She has also inspired more people to learn British Sign Language (BSL) which has resulted in us receiving a…

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Fireworks Glossary in BSL

Here at Remark! we have put together a video of commonly used Fireworks signs for you to enjoy. The following BSL signs are shown: Guy Fawkes Firecrackers Bonfire Rocket Catherine Wheel Fountain Fireworks If you are interested in learning new signs, you might enjoy our LGBTQ BSL Signs blog post. We offer BSL Training for…

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Rose Ayling-Ellis encourages people to learn BSL from Deaf tutors

Rose Ayling-Ellis has been impressing Strictly Come Dancing viewers with her amazing chemistry with partner Giovanni Pernice. The EastEnders actress has made history as the first deaf contestant on the BBC One competition. Rose has called on viewers of the Saturday night programme to learn British Sign Language (BSL) from Deaf tutors, tweeting that Google…

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Interpreting and CSW workshops: Ethics Workshop

Our upcoming workshop Interpreting in Ethics via ZOOM with Jason Bell is designed for CSWs, TSLIs and RSLIs. Saturday 13th November 2021, 10am – 2pm. The aim of this session is to cover in detail all the questions you want to know about ethics but was too worried to ask! This workshop will start from…

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BSL Halloween Signs

Here at Remark! we have put together a video of Halloween signs for you to enjoy. We hope you enjoy celebrating Halloween! The following signs are shown: Halloween Spider Graveyard Witch Devil Pumpkin Vampire Dungeon Frightened Zombie Scream If you are interested in learning new signs, you might enjoy our LGBTQ BSL Signs blog post…

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Communication Support Worker (CSW) Open Evening

Join us for an open evening to get an insight into working for Remark! as a Communication Support Worker (CSW) in an office setting. You will meet the Remark! team, practice CSW skills such as telephone interpreting and can take part in a Q & A session where you can find out about available opportunities.…

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International Week of Deaf People – Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities

Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities  Our Lunch Club members are the backbone of the London’s Deaf Community  Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Remark! Community’s main priority was to keep the spirits of our longstanding members high, and to maintain social inclusion and morale. Catering for Deaf people over the age of 50, we find that this demographic…

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BSL Level 6 courses starting 22nd September onwards.

Remark! is delighted to be offering the Signature Level 6 Certificate in British Sign Language. Our qualified Teachers/Assessors are native BSL users with a combined experience of over 75 years in teaching BSL. This means our students benefit from real, native insight into the Deaf community and its language. We have developed a fantastic training…

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Tokyo Paralympics 2020 – British Sign Language

Did you know the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games started on Tuesday 24th August 2021? 4,400 athletes are set to compete in 539 medal events across 22 sports over the next two weeks!  What are the Paralympic Games?  The Paralympic Games are a major international sports competition for athletes with disabilities. Comparable to the Olympic Games, the Paralympics are split into Winter Games…

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