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Clubs & Groups

NESS supports and / or hosts a wide range of clubs and groups which bring people together. Many are delivered by the members themselves, some with the assistance of NESS’ volunteers.

Aberdeen Deaf Club

An independent club for Deaf people in Aberdeen. Meets every second Saturday afternoon from 1.00 - 5.00pm at John Street. British Sign Language (BSL) is used at this club. Hearing people who use BSL and learners are also welcome.

Aberdeen Macular Society

A peer-led support group for anyone with Macular Degeneration. This group is associated with the Macular Society and meets at John Street on the third Friday of the month at 10.30. Contact the Macular Society ( for updates and further information.

Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) peer support group

Join the new support group in Aberdeen


An independent social club for Deaf senior citizens. British Sign Language (BSL) is used at this club. Meets at NESS John Street every Thursday from 1.30 - 4.00pm.

Hearing Loss Support Group (Aberdeen)

The group offers a chance for people with a hearing loss to meet others facing similar challenges. 


A chance for the men to meet up and put the world to rights. Thursday mornings 9.30 - 12.30 at John Street


Making the most of theatre shows with special access features for blind and partially sighted audience members, this group meets to attend theatre performances: usually Saturday afternoon matinee features at his Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen.


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