Edinburgh cityscape

Edinburgh Deaf Heritage Tour

Hosted in: BSL
Duration: 2.5 hours
Age Suitability: 8+ (guideline)
Price: £15
Location: Junction of Holyrood Road and Dumbiedykes Road

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On this extended Deaf Heritage Tour you will explore even more of the stories and sites where deaf pioneers left their mark on the city’s landscape. Explore the evolution of deaf education at locations like Milton House and Moray House College – the birthplace of British Sign Language. Witness the artistic achievements of deaf artist Walter Geikie at his monument in Greyfriars Kirkyard, and learn about the lasting impact of figures like Sir Walter Scott and William McGonagall on the deaf community.

Please meet 15 minutes before the tour starts.

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Date

11-Aug-2024

Time

10:00 - 12:30

Location

Junction Hollywood Road/Dumbiedykes Road
Edinburgh
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Edinburgh Deaf Festival is brought to you by Deaf Action. Registered Company Number SC396876. Registered Charity SC009898. Registered address, 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3QY.

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Email: festival@deafaction.org

Tel: 0131 556 3128

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