Charity news

  • New CEO

    Stephen Hall

    We are delighted to announce the arrival of Stephen Hall, who started as our new CEO on 23rd July.

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    On 10 Sep 2018 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Small Charity Week

    I Love The Makaton Charity because it gave my son his voice!

    In June you can help us to win up to £450 in this year’s #ILoveSmallCharities Small Charity Week competitions, which are open from 18th – 23rd June.

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    On 04 Jun 2018 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Outtakes from Countdown to Christmas 2017

    Children and adults prepare to sign in the Countdown o Christmas

    A massive thank you to everyone who took part in our Countdown to Christmas. To help you get through the dark days of January we’ve put together a few outtakes...

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    On 09 Jan 2018 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Get Santa Signing 2017

    This Christmas, the #GetSantaSigning project is set to support more Makaton families.  The Makaton Charity is supporting Tutors nationwide to deliver the Makaton for Santa workshops, with several are already planned...

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    On 12 Sep 2017 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Taylor Wimpey donation

    The Makaton Charity has been awarded £250 from leading local housebuilder Taylor Wimpey South Thames as part of its regular donation box scheme.

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    On 12 Sep 2017 / By The Makaton Charity
  • The Gruffalo Song

    Malcolm & Julia Donaldson singing The Gruffalo Song

    Here’s a lovely new video to accompany our popular guide Using Makaton with The Gruffalo. Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, sings and signs The Gruffalo Song, accompanied by her husband Malcolm...

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    On 27 Jul 2017 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Foundation Workshop, Farnborough

    In response to popular demand we are running another Foundation Workshop in Farnborough, Hampshire on the 12th and 13th June 2017...

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    On 12 May 2017 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Support our fundraisers

    A woman bunjee jumping, a young boy looking down at the ground, and Michael Barnett, dressed as Mr Tumble

    Can you help support these wonderful people who are going above and beyond the call of duty to raise money to help The Makaton Charity?

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    On 13 Mar 2017 / By The Makaton Charity