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Events

Sign up to take part in an event

Taking part in an event is a great way to support the New Deaf Academy appeal.

You can take part in a physical challenge, enjoy a cake bake with friends, or even sign up to take part in a virtual event – find a challenge that is perfect for you, and race at your own pace.

And if nothing here takes your fancy then why not organise your own? Get in touch with your idea and we’ll support you every step of the way.

Take a look at the list below and sign up today to help to make a real difference to young Deaf lives.

Don’t forget to let us know you are taking part and we’ll send you a fundraising pack and offer you loads of support. Or simply download a sponsorship form.

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Take on a challenge...

There’s nothing like the feeling of taking on and completing an epic challenge, especially when you’re raising money to change Deaf young lives at the same time.
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Skydive

Challenge yourself with a skydive to help change Deaf young lives.
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Catrina - 2018 Firewalker

“I decided to take part in the Santa Sizzle as I have been lucky enough to meet some of the young people at the Deaf Academy and know what a difference the new campus will make to them. I’m not really an adventurous or brave person but sometimes you just have to take on a challenge so I went for it and signed up!

The first challenge was to raise the £100 fundraising. I thought it might be hard but my friends and family really got behind me and the online sponsorship page and FaceBook donate were so easy to set up – I was AMAZED and delighted when I managed to raise £382 just by asking (and prompting my friends a little)!

I was nervous on the day but everyone from the Academy and Firewalk UK were so lovely. Scott from UK Firewalk did a briefing which helped to dispel my nerves and the whole set up was really professional. When it came to my go I just went for it – and then did it another 3 times!!! The crowd and the cheers on the evening were amazing and I felt so proud afterwards – both for doing the challenge and also for supporting the Deaf Academy. It was a fabulous experience and my feet were fine afterwards! It’s amazing what you can do when you put mind over matter! I couldn’t wipe the smile off my face for days and I’d say to anyone – just do it.”

Events list

Allyear

Cake & a Cuppa

Join us in the most British of traditions – a Great slice of cake and a cuppa. Get set! Bake!
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AllYear

Skydive

Take part in one of the UK's highest tandem skydives! You'll experience an exhilarating freefall from 15,000ft, combined with the peace and tranquility once your canopy opens and you float to the ground. Raise over £395 for the New Deaf Academy Appeal and skydive for free. Sign up today and make some lasting memories!
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AllYear

Ultra Challenge Series

Make this year one to remember and take part in one of 12 ‘Ultra Challenges – from a South West Coast to Coast Challenge to the Cotswold Way or the Peak District – you can choose to walk, jog or run anything from 25km to a massive 100km challenge!
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29FEB 2020

Two-Day Course – BSL Level 1, Unit 101

If you've always wanted to learn sign language, now is your change to give it a try! 👍👏👐
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09April 2020

Cake and a Cuppa at Easter

This Easter host your very own egg-cellent Cake & a Cuppa event with colleagues, friends and family...
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15May 2020

Jurassic Coast Trek

We have partnered with adventure company Discover Adventure to offer this exciting two day trek along the beautiful Jurassic Coast.
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8July 2020

Mount Toubkal Trek

Get ready to achieve something incredible! We have partnered with adventure company Discover Adventure to offer this once-in-a-lifetime challenge climbing North Africa’s highest peak – Mount Toubkal.
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