A festival celebrating deaf culture is coming to Norwich
A festival celebrating deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind culture and community is coming to Norwich this week.
The Summer Deaf Festival will be held at The Forum on Friday from 10am until 4pm.
It will feature a range of entertainment, from deaf dancer Chris Fonseca, to deaf author Joyce Dunbar to hands-on exhibits from Cambridge Science Centre.
There will also be stalls from organisations such as Advanced Bionics and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.
All talks and demonstrations will have a British Sign Language interpreter, captions and a lip speaker.
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There is even a chance to try on a Subpac Vest, a new innovation which turns music into vibrations.
Eleanor Craik, deaf teacher and chairperson of the festival committee, said: 'An event like this in rural Norfolk is great for the community, for building support and giving equal access to information.'
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