New Bar for the Deaf Where You Order Drinks in Sign Language

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A bar for deaf people where all the staff are trained in sign language has opened in London.

In a first of its kind, the venue will provide a social venue for the deaf in a club-style environment. Though ease and comfort for deaf people is the  priority, the Deaf Lounge in Seven  Sisters also welcomes hearing people.

Paul Cripps, 31, who co-owns it with non-deaf Domani Peir, came up with the concept after years of negative experiences in bars and clubs.

Mr Cripps, from Edmonton, has been deaf since birth. He said: “I’ve had  problems ordering drinks, talking to fellow clubbers and sometimes even getting into clubs.

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