Light House, The Chubb Buildings, Fryer St, Wolverhampton WV1 1HT
TICKETS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT (under 16 years – FREE)
6.30pm Opening Reception
Light refreshments on arrival. Informal chat and networking in the courtyard at Light House.
8.15pm Launch of Deaffest 2019
Cinema One, Light House
(All ages welcome, courtyard doors open 6.30pm, cinema doors open 8.00pm)
The Launch of Deaffest 2019 – an evening of film screenings and live entertainment by a truly international line up: Singapore-based dance group Redeafination, Russian performer Andrey Dragunov, USA rap performer WAWA and the first ever collaborated comedy performance between John Smith and teenager Danny Murphy. This event will be MC’d by Nikki Stratton and Marilyn Willrich, co-founders of Deaffest. Networking in the Courtyard to follow, where you can catch up with friends and contacts old and new.
10.00pm Networking in Lock Works, Light House
(You must be 18 or over to attend. Please bring your ID)
Please note: Filming and photography by the Deaffest media team will take place throughout the weekend.
TICKETS FOR SATURDAY 18TH MAY (EVENING ONLY)
Pre-paid tickets for the evening event (in the form of a wristband) can be collected from the Deaffest stall in the courtyard at Light House during Saturday daytime. Please bring proof of purchase e.g. an email to confirm that your tickets have been paid for. It’s best to collect your wristband Saturday day time if you can, so you won’t have to queue on the night!
Tickets can also be purchased from the Deaffest stall Saturday daytime 10.00am – 4.00pm and 7.00pm – 8.00pm (subject to availability).
DEAF ART & PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
The Art and Photography exhibition by deaf artists will be on display throughout the whole of May in the main gallery at Light House.
We welcome voluntary donations, which can be made via the red buckets located around Light House.