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Go see: Sencity party in London next weekend!

October 17, 2014


Ingredients: Seventeen team members. Five senses. Four elements. Two nights. Vibrating dancefloors. Aroma jockeys from Holland. Visual jockey from America. Food that’ll make your tastebuds tingle with anti…. cipation. 13 DJs including Utah Jazz, Grooverider and… Fabio, who has been described as one of the best DJs of all time. Burlesque dancers. Signing performers. Deaf […]

Jonathan Reid: Purley, “where deaf people in London go to die”

October 11, 2014


Every Saturday morning, we are publishing one popular article from our archive, which you might have missed the first time round! This one is from March 2012. Tell us which articles you think should be reposted by emailing Following a recent news story, I tweeted a joke that some people might see as being in […]

Ted Evans: Come along to Shuffle Festival on Sunday and watch Together, a forgotten classic about two Deaf men

July 29, 2014


Naturally I’m always interested when deaf people are portrayed in films, I personally seek them out for my development project where I am looking at the portrayal of deaf characters in film and how sign language is captured. So if I hear I about a certain film, I have to see it and that is […]

London’s Royal Court theatre offers £10 tickets for captioned and BSL performances to Limping Chicken readers

July 15, 2014


The Royal Court theatre, Britain’s leading theatre for new plays, has launched a new season of accessible performances for deaf people – featuring captioned and BSL interpreted performances – so you can follow every line of dialogue. Even better, the theatre have introduced a special offer for our readers (for accessible performances only). You can […]

Deaf News: Deaf man cleared of murdering Deaf actor Vitalis Katakinas

June 2, 2014


A Deaf man has been cleared of murder and manslaughter after an incident in which a Deaf actor died. Deaf actor Vitalis Katakinas died one week after the incident, which occurred outside a London pub following a Deaf event in July last year. Today, Matthew Powe was found not guilty of murder and manslaughter after claiming he […]

Review: Deafinitely Theatre’s ‘Two’ – by Donna Williams

January 9, 2014


On 14th November I had a lovely birthday treat – a trip to London to see Deafinitely Theatre’s production of Jim Cartwright’s TWO, which was on at Southwark Playhouse from 24th October – 16th November. This classic play is set in a traditional pub, with the Landlord and Landlady shutting up for the last time, […]

Charlie Swinbourne: The day I saw Nelson Mandela making a speech in Trafalgar Square

December 6, 2013


When I heard the sad news this morning that Nelson Mandela had passed away, my mind went back to a cold morning in London in February 2005, when I was lucky enough to see him making a speech to kick off the Make Poverty History campaign. It seems incredible to think of now, but that […]