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  • Strictly signing

    When Alice went to the Strictly Come Dancing live tour, Dr Ranj and Janette Manrara did not disappoint as they signed Glitter Ball as they walked down the staircase. Alice was over the moon when they talked about her and sent her a special sign...

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    On 04 Feb 2019 / By Amanda Glennon
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  • Shining Stars ASN Theatre School

    I first learned basic Makaton at the age of 14-15. Now, I run a theatre school for children, young people, and adults with a wide range of additional support needs and use Makaton every day...

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    On 04 Jan 2019 / By Katie S
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  • Betsy and Santa Reunited

    In 2016 a young girl had a "magical" surprise when a Santa on board a train started to communicate with her using Makaton. 2 years later Betsy and Santa are reunited on the train...

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    On 17 Dec 2018 / By Various
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  • Linda's Makaton story

    SoLO Choir

    Linda B is co-founder of SoLO Choir.“Makaton has given me a community wider and fuller, happier and funnier, than I could have envisaged when I sat in that darkened auditorium at the start of the Christmas play seven years ago.”

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    On 29 Nov 2018 / By Linda B
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  • Filming the Bedtime Story

    Tracy Clark demonstrating a sign to Rob Delaney

    All the dates, times, venue, people and signs had all been co-ordinated. It was certainly going ahead, 10 in the Bed was going to be amazing!

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    On 29 Nov 2018 / By Tracy Clark
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  • Honiton's Sing & Sign Choir

    Honiton's Makaton Sing and Sign Choir is run by Regional Makaton Tutor Sharon Parnell... "There is a huge sense of belonging and being a part of something at the choir and all while learning new communication skills and Makaton signs".

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    On 05 Oct 2018 / By Sharon Parnell
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  • Doncaster Community Arts

    darts (Doncaster Community Arts) is a community arts charity. Their team of artists use dance, drama, music, visual arts and film to deliver creative workshops with children and adults...

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    On 04 Jun 2018 / By Lucy R
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  • Makaton Friendly DJ

    Jake Glennon is the youngest DJ in the UK, and the first Makaton Friendly DJ!

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    On 25 Apr 2018 / By Jake Glennon
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