Events

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Go Ape

This is a member only event. If you are not a member, please join first. If you have not paid your annual membership please transfer £5 to the account below.

Date: Saturday 21st September 2019
Time: 3:00 – 4.30
Venue: Go Ape at Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY

Ready for aerial adventure? Then join us in the grounds of Alley Pally for sensational views and an afternoon you’ll never forget.

We’ve got two challenges:
Treetops – minimum height 1 metre (any age) Subsidised cost for deaf children £10 (Normal price £21)
Treetops plus – aged 10+ minimum height 1.2 metres. Subsidised cost for deaf children £12 (normal price £24)
One carer goes free!

The deadline for booking this activity is 28th August and there will be no extension. There may be a waiting list if places sell out quickly.

To book, please email northlondon@ndcsgroup.co.uk with the following details:
Name, age, height and communication method of your deaf child/ren. Please let us know of any additional needs.
The course your child would like to do.
Transfer your payment to:
NLDCS
NatWest Bank
Account Number: 33864799
Sort code: 60-06-26
Reference: GoApe

Please note this is a family activity and you must stay on site with your child at all times. If you have any questions please ask Suki.

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Little Dinosaurs

Date: Monday 12th August 2019
Time: 10am
Venue: Little Dinosaurs, The Grove, Alexandra Park N22 7AY (www.littledinosaurs.co.uk)
Age: 5 and under

How to get there: By car – The Grove has its own free 80 space car park (next turning after the garden centre).
On foot – nearest entrance to Little Dinosaurs is behind the bus stop on Muswell Hill, just down from the Broadway.
Nearest stations and buses: Highgate Tube then 43 or 143 bus; East Finchley Tube then 102 bus, Wood Green Tube then 144 bus, Finsbury Park tube and W7.

This tried and tested venue is always very popular with pre-schoolers, so whether you’ve a toddler, baby or both, come and meet other parents of local deaf children in safe, fun surroundings. There’s a great cafe, free parking and both an indoor soft play area and an outdoor playground so fun’s guaranteed for everyone, whatever the weather.

Afterwards, join us for a picnic lunch in The Grove, outside the venue.

Normal entry price: £4.95 for a 90-min play session (2 hours if buying food at the cafe). £1for babies under 12 months.

Special offer for members: NLDCS is contributing £2 for every deaf child aged 5 and under who attends.

For more information, and to let us know if you planning to attend, please contact Zibiah Loakthar at zibiah@gmail.com

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Summer picnic

Date: Sunday 14th July 2019
Time: 12:30 – 3:00pm
Location: On the grass in front of the café in Highgate Wood
Download a map here
All ages welcome

Just turn up on the day with a picnic and any outdoor games your children would like to play, and don’t forget to bring sun cream and a rug to sit on. The committee members will be wearing their blue NLDCS shirts so you can spot us.

If the weather’s bad, we’ll email you with a plan B. In the meantime, contact us at northlondon@ndcsgroup.org.uk if you have any questions about the event.

Please remember that your children will remain your responsibility throughout this event. Please stay with them at all times.

Nearest tube station: Highgate (Northern Line). Parking is available on surrounding streets.

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British Library Family Day

Saturday 22 June 2019

The British Library
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB 

Once again the NLDCS and the NDCS will be sharing a stand at the British Library Family Day, taking part in the exciting family day inspired by storytelling. Join us to make, touch, sign and explore. This is a Deaf accessible family friendly event.

The fully accessible family day, with BSL interpretation will include activities run by: British Museum, Camden Advisory Service for Deaf Children and Young People, Camden Family Learning, Camden Speech and Language Team, Cochlear Implanted Children’s Support Group, Foundling Museum, Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children, Holborn Community Association, House of Illustration, Jewish Museum, London Transport Museum, Maths on Toast, National Deaf Children’s Society, North London Deaf Children’s Society, October Gallery, Origami Society, Royal Association for Deaf people, SOAS University of London, The Postal Museum, Tottenham Hotspur Foundation – Heritage Project and University of Bath.

See the British Library website for full details: https://www.bl.uk/events/family-day-build-a-story

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Bowling at the Hollywood Bowl

Bowling at the Hollywood Bowl

Date:  Saturday 9th March 2019
Time: 2pm
Venue: Hollywood Bowl, Leisure Way, Finchley High Road, Finchley N12 0GL
Cost: Deaf children free (subsidised by NLDCS). All others £7 each, payable on the day.

Bowling’s always popular and all ages are welcome, from toddlers to grandparents. You must tell us in advance how many children are coming, their name, age and communication needs. Siblings are welcome.

Please email Barbara – northlondon@ndcsgroup.org.uk by 4th March. If you can’t make it on the day, remember to let us know so we can offer your place to another family. Please don’t just turn up without booking and expect to play, as there may not be a place for your child.

This is a members only event. Please make sure you have paid your 2019 membership (or bring it with you).

If you would like to become a member, please use our form. Membership costs £5 a year which we use to help pay for events.