Events

Find your nearest events, including Living with Sight Loss courses, Actionnaires, our mobile sight loss information bus and loads more. We've also got events held by our partner organisations who all cater their events towards accessibility.

Three young visually impaired people hug in their kayaking gear

Hampshire Family Day - Legoland

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Aug 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Legoland Windsor, Winkfield Road, Windsor SL4 4AY
Starts 5 August 2015 10:00am
Ends 5 August 2015 5:00pm

An action packed day for theme park fans and Lego lovers

Mobile visit to Mansfield

Image shows Action's mobile sight loss information service van in white and pink
Aug 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Mobile resource centre
Location Mobile located in the Market Place, near the old Town Hall, Mansfield NG18 1HX
Starts 5 August 2015 10:00am
Ends 5 August 2015 4:00pm

Mobile visiting Mansfield.

Mobile visit to Machynlleth

Image shows Action's mobile sight loss information service van in white and pink
Aug 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Mobile resource centre
Location Mobile located in Maengwyn car park, High Street, Machynlleth SY20 8EE
Starts 5 August 2015 10:00am
Ends 5 August 2015 12:00pm

Mobile visiting Machynlleth at the invitation of Powys Sensory Team.

Mobile visit to Llanidloes

Image shows Action's mobile sight loss information service van in white and pink
Aug 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Mobile resource centre
Location Mobile located outside Maes-y-wennol day centre, next to Hafen furniture store, Llangurig Road, Llanidloes SY18 6ES
Starts 5 August 2015 2:30pm
Ends 5 August 2015 4:00pm

Mobile visiting Llanidloes at the invitation of Powys Sensory Team.

Exclusive Hire at Monster Mayhem - Birmingham

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Aug 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Monster Mayhem, Unit 19, Star City, Watson Road, Nechells, Birmingham, B7 5SA
Starts 6 August 2015 9:00am
Ends 6 August 2015 11:00am

Monster Mayhem is a two level indoor soft play area for children to have non-stop fun.

Mobile visit to Worksop

Image shows Action's mobile sight loss information service van in white and pink
Aug 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Mobile resource centre
Location Mobile located in the Old Market Square, near to the Savoy Cinema, Worksop S80 1HP
Starts 6 August 2015 10:00am
Ends 6 August 2015 3:00pm

Mobile visiting Worksop.

Mobile visit to Llandrindod Wells

Image shows Action's mobile sight loss information service van in white and pink
Aug 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Mobile resource centre
Location Mobile located in Tesco's Supermarket car park, Waterloo Road, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6BG
Starts 6 August 2015 10:00am
Ends 6 August 2015 4:00pm

Mobile visiting Llandrindod Wells at the invitation of Radnorshire Association for the Blind.

Supplier showcase: Humanware

Image shows Action's resource centre at RNIB central office in London
Aug 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Drop in
Location RNIB/Action for Blind People, Resource centre, 105 Judd street, London, WC1H 9NE
Starts 6 August 2015 10:30am
Ends 6 August 2015 3:30pm

This week Humanware will be joining us in the Resource centre.
Our weekly product demonstrations give you the opportunity to meet the experts.

Online Today! London

Image shows a person intent on working with a tablet
Aug 06
Organised by Partner organisation
Type Technology
Location Waltham Forest Resource Hub (South),
90 Crownfield Road, E15 2BG
Starts 6 August 2015 1:30pm
Ends 6 August 2015 4:00pm

Get online, and feel confident using technology through Online Today!
Technology can make life easier if you have hearing or sight problems, but knowing where to start isn't always easy - we're here

Solutions to Everyday Living - London

a close up of a women using a large print keyboard with her laptop
Aug 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Lower Ground Floor, RNIB 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE
Starts 7 August 2015 10:00am
Ends 7 August 2015 3:00pm

Demonstrations/exhibition of the latest assistive technologies available today.

Birmingham Actionnaires - Think Tank

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Aug 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location ThinkTank, Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham
Starts 7 August 2015 10:00am
Ends 7 August 2015 2:00pm

At Think Tank you will find four floors of hands-on exhibits and historical collections that will amaze and inspire you, showing you all the science of the world all around.

West London Actionnaires - Katakanu Kayaks

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Aug 08
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Brentford Lock, Commerce Road, Brentford, TW8 8GA
Starts 8 August 2015 9:30am
Ends 8 August 2015 12:00pm

Katakanu Kayacks hold up to six people at a time. Take these Kayaks up the lock in your teams and take part in races against your friends

Sussex & Surrey Actionnaires - Family Day

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Aug 08
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Blackland Farm, Grinstead Lane, East Grinstead, Sussex. RH19 4HP
Starts 8 August 2015 10:30am
Ends 8 August 2015 3:30pm

Action for Blind People are pleased to be hosting our joint Family Day for Sussex Actionnaires and Surrey Events.

Hagg Farm 12-17s Residential - Peak District

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Aug 09
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location Hagg Farm Outdoor Education Centre, Snake Road, Bamford, Hope Valley, S33 0BJ
Starts 9 August 2015 4:00pm
Ends 14 August 2015 12:00pm

An exciting trip to the stunning hills and lakes of the peak district for those aged 12-17! We've organised natural caving, gorge walking, canoeing and many other activities.

Living with Sight Loss - South Gloucestershire

Independent living with sight loss.
Aug 11
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Longwell Green Community Centre, Shellards Road, Bristol, BS30 9DU
Starts 11 August 2015 10:00am
Ends 11 August 2015 4:00pm

One day Living With Sight Loss courses are a free programme of workshops and discussion sessions to offer practical support for people adjusting to sight loss.