BRIAN KOKORUWE

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DEAFFEST 2022

Deaf audiences rarely have the opportunity to attend an event which is representative of their culture and heritage, especially through films.  With the support of the BFI, awarding funds from the National Lottery, we look forward to the welcome of return of Deaffest...

COVID-19 IMPACT ON DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING PEOPLE

Brian Kokoruwe, author and founder of Deafinitequality recently met Jonathan Gullis, the MP for Stoke-on-Trent North. Brian and Jonathan are working together to give deaf and hard of hearing people better access to retail, hospitality and leisure facilities. See below...

FAMILY DAY FESTIVAL OF BOOKS

Saturday 24th Sept 2022, 12:00-4:00pm BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS – MY LIFE STORY Brian Kokoruwe will be presenting at the British Library’s Festival of Books:  Family Discovery Day.  This is an opportunity to find out about Brian’s life as a Deaf school student and...

BRIAN KOKORUWE BOOK PRESENTATION AT BSL CAFE

Thanks to all who attended our BSL Cafe! We enjoyed a short review of his book by Brian Kokoruwe – Deaf author – and as always a lovely chat between sign language users! See you next week for the end of the month Open House!

BSL ADVISORY BOARD

Brian Kokoruwe BSL Advisory Board Member – Deaf equality trainer, qualified Teacher of the Deaf, author, and trustee at Manchester Deaf Centre. The 16 members of the UK Government’s British Sign Language (BSL) Advisory Board, which was set up following the passing of...
WHEN MOTHER CRIED BOOK REVIEW

WHEN MOTHER CRIED BOOK REVIEW

Brian Kokoruwe’s autobiography is a fantastic account of his early life. Under the watchful eye of the cabin crew, he was put on a plane from London to Lagos in Nigeria. Brian’s grandparents struggled through the jungle with him as they fled to safety in war-torn...

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BRIAN KOKORUWE: AGAINST ALL ODDS

BRIAN KOKORUWE: AGAINST ALL ODDS

A life-changing meningitis infection didn't stop Brian Kokoruwe (MA Education 2014) pursuing his dreams of sporting success. At the age of 13, the disease left him unable to walk and with profound hearing loss. With a determination to realise his dream of becoming an...

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