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Film Review: Sound of Metal – A hearing loss triumph or tragedy?

**Warning: This review may contain spoilers** On the day of its national cinema release (17th May), Hearing Link volunteer Sylvia Irvine-Robertson shares her review of Oscar-winning film Sound of Metal.  This is a film to watch, and I guarantee you will find it thought-provoking and brilliantly acted. The sound team creates unnerving, but realistic effects, […]

Award-winning film Sound of Metal to be released in cinemas

**Warning: This article may contain spoilers** Sound of Metal, which recently picked up two Oscars, will be released in UK cinemas from Monday (17th May 2021). Darius Marder’s directional debut follows the first-person perspective of a heavy metal drummer, Ruben (Riz Ahmed), whose hearing suddenly begins to deteriorate. After four years of sobriety, girlfriend and […]

Blog: Anne’s hearing loss story

Anne Savage DJBy Carly Sygrove In January 2020, I met Anne Savage at the British Tinnitus Association Manifesto Roundtable discussions. The event brought together people with tinnitus, researchers, celebrities, politicians, public health institutions and research funders to discuss ways to advance the search for a tinnitus cure. Anne and I sat opposite each other at one of […]

MED-EL offers music grant to hearing implant users

MED-EL offers music grant to hearing implant usersHearing implant company MED-EL is offering the chance for hearing implant users to learn to play a musical instrument or to take up singing lessons. The annual music grant will provide two lucky MED-EL hearing implant users the chance to own and learn to play a musical instrument of their choice or take up singing […]

Hearing Link supports Bach Choir event – London

The Bach Choir and conductor David Hill will create the first signed performance of the choral masterpiece Missa Solemnis this Friday (28th June). The event, supported by Hearing Link, will see the choir joined by Sir Richard Stilgoe, deaf musician Paul Whittaker OBE and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at the Royal Festival […]

Event exploring the future of hearing devices for music listening

Hearing Futures at the V& AAn event which will explore the future of hearing device for listening to music will take place this month (October). Head along to the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London on Tuesday 16th October between 1pm and 5pm for free demonstrations and presentations (booking required). The event draws in the work already done through […]

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