Remark! Community

Camden lock into the Regent’s Canal

Camden Lunch Club’s first outing of the year saw a small group of us meeting up at the Ragged School Museum in Mile End Park and joining Molly Gadenz from the Lower Regents Coalition to help her team of volunteers plant hardy shrubs, grasses and herbs along the offside towpath alongside the lock nearby.  After…

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Remarkable! trip to the Cutty Sark

Last week Remark! Community organised a trip for Remarkable! Club to visit the Cutty Sark in Greenwich. We were very lucky to find a BSL tour of the ship. The tour was led by Deaf Historian John Wilson, who told us of its history from first being built in Scotland to all that’s happened since…

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Volunteering for Remark! Community

Last week Remark! Community were joined by a lovely volunteer called Jovita who volunteered all week at Lunch Clubs in Eltham, Beckenham, Richmond and in Camden and even delivered a PowerPoint of South Africa whilst wearing a Springbok rugby jersey! Jovita, “I enjoyed volunteering with Remark! Community immensely. I am currently working towards my DofE…

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Remark! Community North Playscheme news

Remark! Community’s North London Playscheme has just finished another week of games, laughs and fun! From Tuesday to Friday we had a bunch of different activities for our youth and children’s groups. We played countless board games, from Monopoly to Jenga to Uno, as well as some fun outdoors play. Throughout the week, we went…

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Deaf-SELF February Playscheme news

Deaf-SELF were thrilled to host February half term playscheme once again based at Catford Wanderers Sports Club near Beckenham. We chatted to Cheryl Culver, Project Coordinator about how the week went. This week we had a new interpreter, Vinessa. Straight away, we have found her to be amazing! We never thought it possible for anyone…

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Bartek’s Bouldering brilliance at Remarkable! Club

Yesterday, our Remarkable! Club attended The Castle Climbing Centre in Stoke Newington. All of the members had a brilliant time, however one particular member took us by surprise! Little did we know, we had a fantastic climber in our midst, arriving with his own special climbing shoes that he had purchased at a sports fayre! Bartek was soaring…

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Remark! Community at National Deaf Children’s Society event

Steven Wynne from Remark! Community recently attended the event that the NDCS organised for the parents of deaf children, to come together to discuss the happy future for their deaf children. The stall was set up along with NDCS stalls and we were the only external company there to meet the parents.  The morning was really lively with all…

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Christmas At Eltham Lunch Club

On Monday 9th December, we decided to celebrate Christmas in style. The decision was made to have our Christmas meal at The Tudor Barn Restaurant in Eltham. John Delve helped Cheryl with all the planning so everything was bound to go smoothly. We took over most of the restaurant and many members arrived in their…

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Richmond Lunch Club Launch

Thursday 28th November marked the opening of the fourth Remark! Community lunch club. Remark! Community have recently received three years worth of funding from the National Lottery to establish 2 new lunch clubs. We hosted the opening of our Camden lunch club on Friday 11th October, however this time, it was Richmond’s turn! We had…

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Deaf-SELF South Playscheme news

Deaf-SELF South London playscheme opened their doors to excited children and youth for their October half term playscheme. Cheryl Culver our playscheme coordinator tells us what went on last month at playscheme. We had seven children that had started year 7 secondary school so they felt very grown up to be moved onto our youth…

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