TAKING FLIGHT THEATRE COMPANY


Families have been hit hard by the pandemic. Especially families with a Deaf or disabled member. They've had to isolate for longer, see friends & family less and children have had to sacrifice friendships & visits with grandparents as well as participating in activities and out of school clubs which, in ordinary times, keep them connected and support their education. Many of the Deaf children we work with and their families have noticed feelings of increased isolation and loneliness and deteriorating mental wellbeing.
So what do we want to do?? This summer, we want to create a series of accessible outdoor adventures in different places in Wales for families to enjoy together. These mixed real life/ digital adventure trails will feature a story, characters (in the form of real life Deaf, disabled and non disabled performers) and access. Adventures will be available in British Sign Language, English and Welsh and they'll have embedded Audio Description for blind and partially sighted audiences. Families can experience the adventure together in their own bubble and all trails will be covid safe with all equipment being cleaned between families. Actors will appear in real life or via video if this is appropriate at the time.

Our fundraising target is: £1500

Gross monies raised so far: £51

Supporters so far: 7

Tagged in: Deaf Deaf Culture BSL British Sign Language Young people Mental health Mental wellbeing Theatre Company Covid safe Theatre Family Arts

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