Charity news

  • 40 Acts of Kindness

    I am going to do 40 acts of kindness for Lent for The Makaton Charity because Makaton has given Jared a way to talk to us. Without them Jared would have been trapped in a bubble with no way to communicate.

    On 03 Mar 2017 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Win The Collection 2017

    The Collection 2017 USB Stick

    We want to know how we can better support you in your use of Makaton. To help us work more effectively with you, please fill in our online survey. As an extra incentive all those who complete the survey will be entered into a prize draw to win The Collection 2017, worth £299.99

    On 09 Feb 2017 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Makaton Tutor Training

    Training to become a Makaton Tutor could be one of the most rewarding things you do. Find out more about Makaton Tutor Training...

    On 13 Jan 2017 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Makaton Signing Santa

    Santa and Betsy

    A young girl had a "magical" surprise when a Father Christmas on board a train started to communicate with her using Makaton.

    On 09 Dec 2016 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Makaton New Year Challenge

    Are you planning a New Year resolution? We know it can be hard to stick to New Year’s resolutions but we want to help you out with some motivation to keep going. Join the Makaton New Year Challenge!

    On 30 Nov 2016 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Folk festival champions inclusivity

    Folk Weekend: Oxford has been championing inclusivity in the arts for some time, and on Saturday 16th April will hold its first 'Special Saturday' in a bid to encourage people with Special Needs and their families to attend the festival.

    On 22 Mar 2016 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Advent calendar 2015

    A Show of Hands getting ready to sing

    Brighten up these dark January days with highlights and outtakes from our 2015 advent calendar. The videos were watched over 21,000 times: thank you all for your support.

    On 11 Jan 2016 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Foundation Workshop, Hampshire

    Four women signing 'ride a horse' at a Foundation Workshop

    In response to popular demand we are running another Foundation Workshop in Farnbrough, Hampshire on the 23rd & 24th November 2015 (9:30 am to 4:30 pm, cost: £150).


    On 09 Oct 2015 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Monkey Puzzle song

    Julia Donaldson signing 'monkey'

    Here’s a fabulous new resource for you to enjoy together with young children. Best-selling author Julia Donaldsonhas been learning Makaton and has recorded a video of the Monkey Puzzle Song with Makaton...

    On 17 Jun 2015 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Thank you, from Mr Tumble

    Michael, dressed as Mr Tumble, crossing the finishing line at this year's London Marathon

    It is from the bottom of my heart that I must say a tremendous thank you for your support before, during and after this year's London Marathon. So far, a fantastic total of over £19,000 has been raised for The Makaton Charity...

    On 02 Jun 2015 / By The Makaton Charity