Waitrose Community Matters

Waitrose Community Matters

The Family Centre (Deaf Children) were lucky enough to be one of three local charities selected by Waitrose Westbury Park, Henleaze as part of their Community Matters scheme.  Thanks to the public placing the green tokens given at the checkout into our box we won! ...
BSL Choir Wednesday 26th June

BSL Choir Wednesday 26th June

Wednesday 26th June 2019 The Family Centre (Deaf Children) Bsl sign and sing choir will be joining forces with Almondsbury ladies choir and talented musician Caitlin once again for a at performance Southmead Hospital for the Great Brunel Buskathon in aid of the...
Farringtons Cowtastic visit

Farringtons Cowtastic visit

A dreary, drizzly, Wednesday didn’t dampen our spirits during May half term as we met at Farringtons Farm in Farrington Gurney for a fun few hours.  The cowtastic playbarn were kind enough to give us a space to sit and consume coffee while the kids had fun on...
BMX session May half term

BMX session May half term

Friday 31st May some of our young members headed off to the Lawrence Weston BMX track for a session with instructor Matt from Access Sport.  Once suitable helmets and protective gloves were issued along with appropriate sized bikes, they all did practice laps on the...
Half term BMX taster session

Half term BMX taster session

During February half term, a group of FCDC young members headed to Lawrence Weston BMX track and met with Lucy and Matt from Access Sport for a BMX taster session. After being fitted with helmets, protective gloves and appropriate sized BMX’s, a safety briefing...

Upcoming Families BSL course

We are running a Families BSL Course for adults who wish to learn and practice BS.  It will take place at the Langley Arms in Downend commencing on Monday 25th March from 6:30 pm until 8pm each Monday evening. This will be an 8 session course aiming to improve BSL...

Coffee morning family social with Eco Animals

Our first Coffee morning family social of 2019 was held with special guests from Eco Animal Encounters. The hall was full children (and adults) eagerly waiting to see what animals were going to appear. First was an African bull frog. He was huge and very cute....
Santa steam train

Santa steam train

  Mid December we hopped aboard the Santa special steam train at Avon Valley Railway in Bitton, for a festive trip. The weather was not nice, but that didn’t dampen our spirits as we were welcomed by two donkeys dressed in festive hats. It was a lovely festive,...

BSL choir at Southmead Hospital

Weeks of practice and preparation culminated in a bsl signed performance at Southmead Hospital for the Hospital charity. We donned our Santa hats and joined forces once again with Almondsbury ladies’ choir, our musical genius Caitlin and wonderful interpreter...
Halloween Party

Halloween Party

October 27th, we held our Halloween party. Fun and games were had by everyone who attended the event and every child looked fantastic dressed up as zombies, skeletons and the like. Some of the parents also joined in and dressed up! We had games such as pumpkin hockey,...