Member Events

We are committed to offering our members more value, and as part of this commitment we are scheduling monthly events for our members, to support with a range of topics that we know are important to you.

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List of events

MakaChat Live! Use it, don't lose it!

* FREE. MEMBERS ONLY. 10.30am-11.30am, Wednesday 14th June 2023 * Practise your conversation skills using Makaton, ask for advice, share your story. We'll pair you with another 2 members attending this event and have 3 rotations of people to chat to.

Singing Hands Pop Party

* FREE TO MEMBERS | £6.50 TO NON-MEMBERS. 6pm - 7pm, Tueesday 20th June 2023 * Join Suzanne and Tracy of Singing Hands for an hour-long pop party. The session will feature a collection of favourite pop songs, signed in Makaton...

Using Makaton to support vocabulary learning

* FREE. MEMBERS ONLY. 2pm - 3pm, Thursday 6th July 2023 * An overview of the research around using signs to support word learning, iconicity, how to use in classroom, how to use at home, why it works...

Accessible information in a communication friendly environment

* FREE. MEMBERS ONLY. 5pm - 6pm, Thursday 14th September 2023 * Are you keen to understand how to make your environment more accessible using symbols? Let two Makaton Tutors from Derwen College take you on a tour of their Makaton-friendly world...

Using Makaton symbols to support early years reading

* FREE. MEMBERS ONLY. 5pm - 6pm, Thursday 2nd November 2023 * Hill Croft School has developed a reading approach to incorporate Makaton symbols to support with teaching early years reading skills. Learn how it can be applied in your setting...

Previous events

Recordings of previous events are available to Members (including free trial members) in the Makaton Library .