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Saturday 9th November 2019 is The Family Centre (Deaf Children) Annual General Meeting. Arrival 10 am for refreshments with the meeting commencing at 10.30 am. We will be re-electing and electing our board of trustees. Please let us know if you would be interested in becoming a trustee. The charities events and activities over the past 12 months will be discussed as will the charities future aims. We shall have crafts to keep the children occupied.Find out more »
These are group sessions for parents to come together to talk about any issues they are facing parenting a deaf child. This is time for you! There are many challenges that come with parenting a deaf child as well as the rewards as they overcome them! Come and talk to other parents under the supervision of out trained counsellor, about your experiences to share with and support each other. From all the unknowns the diagnosis brings, to teenage identities, there is…Find out more »
The next Families BSL Course to take place at the Langley Arms in Downend commencing on Monday 21st October from 6:30 pm until 8pm each Monday evening. This will be an 8 session course aiming to improve BSL vocabulary and practice Signing for those who need a refresher. Sessions are very popular and there is a class size limit of 13, so please book early to avoid disappointment. Bookings and payment can be made on the website or direct by…Find out more »
On Saturday 14th December 2019 we are holding our annual Christmas Party from 10am until 1pm at Elmfield School Come and join us for some festive fun throughout the morning! There will be lots going on, with festive games, music and food. We also will have a raffle with some lovely prizes and some games to play win our prize teddy or a jar of sweeties, so don't forget to bring your pennies! Our choir will be with us to…Find out more »
The seats are booked! For all those who still need to pay please select the right ticket! if you are a member of FCDC and have paid £5 deposit already please pay the remainder £5 now. For non members, if you have paid the £5 deposit please pay the remaining £10 If you havent paid the deposit but have a seat reserved please pay the full amount below: £10 for members or £15 for non members. If you are a…Find out more »
Saturday 11th January 11am -12 Coffee and refreshments from 1030am Annual General Meeting & January Coffee Morning with David Melling from the Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Ben Martin football coach from Little Feet All FCDC members invited. The meeting will report on what we have been doing over the last financial year in activities and events and will look at plans now for the future. FCDC members are a really important part of looking at…Find out more »
Saturday 8th February 10 am - 12 noon is FCDCs Saturday Family Social and we are delighted to be welcoming 2 coaches from Bristol Bears Community Foundation who will be running some fun games and physical activity. We have been given a limited number of complimentary tickets for a game and will also be arranging a stadium tour. Booking is essential for this morning. For those not wishing to take part in physical activity, there will be the usual arts…Find out more »
Tuesday 18th February 10 am - 11 am at Lawrence Weston BMX track. Please wear long sleeves, and sensible footwear. Remember to bring a drink. No experience necessary but children need to be aged 6 plus as stipulated by Access Sport. Booking essentialFind out more »
We are heading to Hollywood Bowl during half term on Wednesday 19th February at 10.30 am for some fun bowling for the children and would love you to join us. Costs are £4 per child for current members of FCDC and £6.04 for non-members Hollywood Bowl Bristol (Cribbs Causeway), The Venue, Merlin Road, Patchway, Bristol, BS10 7SR *please note that all children remain the responsibility of a parent/grandparent/carerFind out more »
Calling all budding Brunels! Join us on board Bristol's iconic ship, SS Great Britain on Friday 21st February 11 am. Find out what is was like to be a Victorian on the historic vessel. Look for rats, smell the food in the kitchen, look at where passengers slept and walk underneath. We will be there from 11 am. Booking is essential. Please note children remain the responsibility of their parents/grandparents/carersFind out more »
FOR ALL EVENTS
It is essential that all of our events and activities are enjoyable, welcoming and inclusive to all and we rely on all of our families who attend to ensure this is the case. For all our family events parents will be expected to be responsible for their children at all times to ensure we have a respectful, safe and inclusive environment. If there are any concerns or anyone does not feel this is the case please approach either staff or trustees who will always be available at all events.
FOR NEW FAMILIES
If it is your first time attending an event or you don’t know anyone else attending, please let the organisers know and they will link you with another parent as part of our buddy system.
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