Deaf by Disco DJ set
DJ duo Deaf By Disco play an innovative blend of disco, 80’s electronica and contemporary thumping techno. Formed of best pals, Jess Hughes & Nick Wakefield, now partners in crime for nearly a decade, they display an infectious joy during their sets which when combined with their carefully selected tracks, has every dance floor they play, from sweaty basement clubs to summery festival stages, filled with happy smiling faces and masterful dance moves.
For the very first time this specially curated Words Weekend set will be fully BSL interpreted, expect sizzling vocals that will have you singing and signing your heart out on the Sage Gateshead concourse.
As everyone deserves equal access to entertainment, every event in Words Weekend will be accessible. In addition to the gold standard access provision at Sage Gateshead, all events will be BSL interpreted and there will be a roaming interpreter facilitating conversations throughout the venue.
Words Weekend will post a Social Story on their website for anyone who might find new situations difficult and would like to know what to expect from the festival. Sage Gateshead also offer short familiarisation visits.
We request that everyone is tolerant to the needs of other audience members, some of whom might need to take a break from a space during an event, for example. Lighting will be raised slightly higher than usual, sound levels will be limited at most events and more comfortable seating options will be offered in some spaces. Please remember that not all disabilities or health conditions are visible. If you have any questions please contact [email protected]