Deaf UK 50+ 20th Anniversary Celebration Weekend
24 – 25 November 2023

We celebrated our 20th Anniversary with a fun-packed weekend in Edinburgh.

The visit of Deaf UK 50+ to Edinburgh marked a momentous occasion, spanning two days of inspiring experiences and celebratory milestones.

 Event Highlights

Day 1:

A lively Quiz Night unfolded at Deaf Action’s Blackwood bar, setting the tone for an engaging weekend ahead.

Day 2:

The day commenced with an immersive tour of the historic Palace of Holyrood House, where members explored into the city’s rich heritage. Following this, the group embarked on the Deaf Edinburgh Heritage Trail, exploring the cultural tapestry of the city.

As dusk fell, jubilation filled the air as the 20th Anniversary of Deaf UK 50+ was joyously celebrated.

Day 3:

The final day commenced with an insightful tour of Edinburgh Castle, guided movingly by John Hay, our esteemed BSL guide.


Special thanks to Deaf Action, the Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh Castle, and our dedicated BSL guide, John Hay, for making this heartening experience possible.

Deaf UK 50+ is a community organisation run by a team of committed volunteers. The rebrand from EDDJ to DUK50+ demonstrates that it is working for the Deaf community right across the UK. So whether you’re based in Scotland, England, Ireland or Wales, you are more than welcome to join in.



Joe Collins



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