Our volunteer Sylvia reviews the performance of Strictly winner and deaf actress Rose Ayling-Ellis in her West End debut playing Celia in As You Like It. She also shares some useful information about accessing theatre if you have hearing loss.
Long-time volunteers Ann Thallon and Margaret Canning both love a trip to the movies, and they’ve been in touch with a well-known Edinburgh cinema, the Filmhouse, discussing ways to enhance movie visits for people with hearing loss. Rehan Yousuf, Filmhouse’s Community Engagement Manager, is keen to help. The website already shows which films are captioned, […]
Our Let’s Hear team headed over to Northern Ireland recently to spread the word about our UK-wide initiative to improve hearing loops in public places. Earlier this month, around 10 Hearing Link volunteers from across Northern Ireland joined staff at Strandtown Church in Belfast for the introductory event. It was a chance to learn more about Let’s Hear and […]
The Royal Academy of Arts in London is inviting hearing aid users to get in touch who can help them to test its new theatre. It recently opened the Benjamin West Lecture Theatre and is testing its new assistive listening systems to ensure its talks, films and other spoken word events are accessible for all. […]
Help improve hearing for others in your community with our June Product of the Month. The Loop Listener is a compact device used for interacting with hearing loop systems. It enables the user to listen to and check the functionality of a hearing loop as if they were using the ‘t-setting’ on a hearing aid. […]