*Special CDA World Cup Event* England v Panama


This event has been cancelled

CDA have exclusive use of the BIG screen at Wildwood Cinema in Peterborough for the England v Panama World Cup Group Stage match on 24th June at 1pm.

Book your seat for just £10. Wildwood has great food and drink for England fans to buy before and during the game (not included in price).

The event is open to deaf people and their friends and family. The cost is £10 (wheelchair users may bring 1 carer for free)

Buy your tickets online here or in person from Ky Dai (Community Coordinator) at our Drop Ins. If you have any questions please get in touch using the Contact button at the bottom of the screen. Please do not contact Wildwood to purchase tickets.

Date: 24th June
Time: Kick Off 1pm
Where: Wildwood Cinema Peterborough (see map below)

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Oscar Winning Film ‘The Silent Child’ and New deaf film ‘To Know Him’ will show in Peterborough in April

Two more screenings planned added. 3pm and 4pm. 5pm and 6pm Sold out.

28336196_2046850028907435_8168554851037292641_oOscar wining film about a young deaf girl is to be screened in Peterborough alongside the latest work from an acclaimed deaf director.

The Silent Child has been making waves both here and in America for the acclaimed performance of its young deaf actress, Maisie Sly, and won best Best Short Film at the Oscars on Sunday night. The film is written by Rachel Shenton who is known for her role in Hollyoaks and for her work with UK deaf charities. Rachel knows and is passionate about British Sign Language and her father was deaf.

The story focuses on Libby, a profoundly deaf four-year-old, who is the youngest child in a family who are all hearing. Unable to communicate but about to start school, Libby is assigned a social worker who teaches her sign language. Libby’s skeptical parents are reluctant to be involved, however, and pose a potential block to Libby’s education.

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To Know Him is the latest work by acclaimed director Ted Evans. Ted’s multi-award winning films reflect the experiences of deaf people in imagined realities. Ted’s previous work ‘The End’ and ‘Retreat’ have scooped best film and director awards across the world. Ted was also commissioned to produce two films shown at the opening ceremonies of the London Paralympic Games.

To know him is rated for audiences aged 15 and over 

William Mager, Producer of BBC See Hear said after an exclusive screening of To Know Him:

“To Know Him was a beautiful story, beautifully and simply told, beautifully filmed, and just an amazing experience to watch on a big screen.  It was one of the best films I’ve seen in a while – and it felt like it transcended deaf filmmaking and became something that tells a universal story which anyone can relate to.”

There will be two screenings of these special films on 7th April at Wildwood Restaurant Cinema in Cathedral Square in Peterborough at 5pm and 6pm. The Wildwood Cinema is a small boutique cinema with only 35 sofa-style seats. Tickets are just £4 and can be purchased here. Tickets can also be bought in person from our Community Coordinator Ky Dai at any of our network of Drop In meetings.

See the Facebook Event page here

The Silent Child will also be shown at our Cambridge Centre soon. More details will be out soon.

Date: 7th April
Time: 5pm and 6pm. Running time of films combined is 55 minutes

Screenings of both films are at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm and 6pm.

3pm – To Know Him & Silent Child (55 minutes combined)
4pm – To Know Him & Silent Child (55 minutes combined)
5pm – To Know Him & Silent Child (55 minutes combined)  SOLD OUT
6pm – To Know Him & Silent Child (55 minutes combined) SOLD OUT

Where: Wildwood Restaurant Peterborough

Free Yoga for Deaf people in Cambridge

We have teamed up with Sense and Satyam Yoga Wellbeing Centre to offer FREE Yoga sessions with a BSL interpreter.

Yoga is a great way to keep both body and mind healthy.



  • At our office in Cambridge
  • First Tuesday of the month, 12pm-1pm.
  • Third Tuesday of the month, 1pm-2pm.
  • Bring your own lunch if you like!

For more information contact Ky by email: ky@cambsdeaf.org or by phone: 07556258230 (text only).



Building Confidence Workshop with JCI

How confident are you? Want to learn how to build you confidence?
We’re working with JCI Cambridge to bring you a BSL Interpreted Building Confidence Workshop on 21st September at 6:30pm at our Cambridge building.
JCI is a nonprofit organization of young active citizens age 18 to 40 who are engaged and committed to creating impact in their communities. Active citizens are individuals invested in the future of our world. JCI gathers active citizens from all sectors of society. We develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to make informed decisions and take action. Find out more about them here 
Tickets are free for people attending a JCI workshop for the first time. For more information and tickets click below:

New Road and Driver Safety Course in Peterborough

CDA are running a BSL Interpreted Road and Driver Safety Course. The course will cover:

  • Speed Awareness
  • Keeping Safe (for example in a breakdown)
  • Checking your car

When: Thursday 3rd August at 6pm
Where: KingsGate Centre, 2 Staplee Way, Parnwell, Peterborough. PE1 4YT.

Please let us know you are coming by contacting our Community Coordinator, Ky Dai on email ky@cambsdeaf.org or text 07557 258230

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Remembering Suzanne: gathering organised for Tuesday

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There will be an opportunity for friends, family and colleagues of Suzanne Foulstone to come together on Tuesday 11th April at 11am.

People who knew Suzanne can come and share their memories of her, their thoughts and feelings or to just be in the company of others at this difficult time.

Suzanne’s sister Jenny will be in attendance.

The venue is the Friends Meeting House, Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6AB

Please park at the many large multi-story car parks nearby as parking is limited at the venue.