ESHRC - East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre

British Sign Language

BSL is the language of the Deaf community. BSL has its own vocabulary, structure and grammar which is different from English. It is a visual, gestural language which uses handshapes, facial expression and body language to express meaning.

The East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre holds Sign Language classes every Thursday afternoon during term-time from 2.30pm - 4pm. These are held at the Centre at 8 St Leonard's Road, Eastbourne.

2013 Autumn term dates as follows:

Sept - 26th
Oct - 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th
Nov - 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th
Dec - 5th
End of term


Sign Language classes in Hastings

Hastings Voluntary Action, Jackson Hall, Portland Place, Hastings Thursdays from 2pm to 3;30pm, term-time only.  The classes are very informal and anyone is welcome to attend whether they are a total beginner or already know some signs. It is an opportunity for students to polish up their Sign Language in a social environment. There are no exams, so no pressure. There is a small charge and light refreshments are provided. For further information please contact us.