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Centre & Office Closure

Please note that Colwell Arts Centre will be closed from 1:00pm on Wednesday 18th December 2019. It will be open as normal on Thursday 19th December 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Hearing impairment/deafness

Many deaf children and young people enjoy listening to or making music as much as hearing children and young people.


All experiences of hearing loss are unique to each person, and being deaf doesn’t necessarily mean that a person can’t hear anything. There are some great resources available for music teachers and other professionals  to help support you to work with deaf and hard of hearing young people.

One in six of the UK population are deaf or hard of hearing.

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