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

Multi Sports & Swimming

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Washington Leisure Centre,
Town Centre,
Washington,
NE38 7SS
Starts 6 February 2016 9:30am
Ends 6 February 2016 11:30am

Running about and then a relaxing swim. Don't forget you costume!

Sussex Actionnaires - Chocolate making workshop

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Hilton Metropole Hotel,
Kings Road,
Brighton
BN1 2FU
Starts 6 February 2016 10:30am
Ends 6 February 2016 12:30pm

Making delicious chocolate treats to take home to your friends and family

North London Actionnaires: Science Wizards

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location RNIB
105 Judd Street
London
WCH1 9NE
Starts 6 February 2016 10:30am
Ends 6 February 2016 12:30pm

Join in with some science fun from slime to floating magnets!

Swindon Actionnaires Anybody Can Cook! Session

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Shaw Ridge School,
Ridge Green,
Swindon,
SN5 5PU
Starts 6 February 2016 1:30pm
Ends 6 February 2016 3:30pm

Under the expert tuition of a Michelin star trained chef, you will learn to prepare and cook a healthy, nutritious and tasty meal!

Fun in the Pool

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Feb 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location Blackburn Sports & Leisure Centre,
Feilden St,
Blackburn,
Lancashire
BB2 1LQ
Starts 6 February 2016 3:30pm
Ends 6 February 2016 5:00pm

Fun in the Pool. We have sole use of the small pool at Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre. Bring some sandwiches and chat after the session in party room until 5.00pm

Kent Actionnaires - Mad Hatters Tea Party

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location The Kent Cookery School, Mersham Le Hatch Business Park, Mersham, Hythe Road, Ashford, Kent
TN25 6NH
Starts 7 February 2016 11:00am
Ends 7 February 2016 1:00pm

Come and join the Mad hatters tea party! The cookery school provide the chintz while the children decorate their own cupcakes, make chocolate biscuits, sandwiches and more.

Daily Living information: Merseyside

Image shows Action's resource centre at RNIB central office in London
Feb 10
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Drop in
Location Millennium Centre (First Floor)
Corporation Street,
St Helens,
Merseyside.
WA10 1HJ
Starts 10 February 2016 9:30am
Ends 10 February 2016 12:30pm

Are you blind or partially sighted? Or do you know someone who is? Or are you simply interested in finding out more about technology and products for blind and partially sighted people?

Assistive Technology Advice and Guidance Sessions

Image shows a person intent on working with a tablet
Feb 10
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location The See Hear Centre
19C Alexandra Road
Barnstaple
Devon
EX32 8BA
Starts 10 February 2016 10:00am
Ends 10 February 2016 3:30pm

Book into an advice and guidance session for assistive technology. Help with your computer, tablet, mobile phone or other devices designed to support blind or partially sighted people.

Finding Your Feet

Independent living with sight loss.
Feb 10
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Level 10 Church
86 Stanmore Lane
Winchester
SO22 4BT
Starts 10 February 2016 10:00am
Ends 11 February 2016 3:30pm

This is a FREE 2-day programme of workshops and discussion sessions to offer practical and emotional support for people adjusting to sight loss and those close to them.

Daily Living, advice and guidanc: Wigan

Image shows Action's resource centre at RNIB central office in London
Feb 10
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Drop in
Location Wigan Library
Wigan Life Centre
The Wiend
Wigan
WN1 1NH
Starts 10 February 2016 1:30pm
Ends 10 February 2016 3:30pm

Are you blind or partially sighted? Or do you know someone who is? Or are you simply interested in finding out more about technology and products for blind and partially sighted people?

Employment Hub Sesssion

Image shows a close-up of a hand drawing a co-production metaphor on a green chalkboard on a green
Feb 12
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Information day
Location Devon Insight,
Station House,
Holman Way,
Topsham,
Exeter
EX3 0EN
Starts 12 February 2016 10:00am
Ends 12 February 2016 2:00pm

FREE pre-booked one-to-one practical sessions for anyone with sight loss wanting to prepare for work and gain employment.

Middlesbrough Football Club Tour

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 13
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Riverside Stadium,
Middlesbrough,
TS3 6RS
Starts 13 February 2016 10:45am
Ends 13 February 2016 12:00pm

Young people will have a chance to ‘access all areas’ on a tour of the Riverside Stadium and get a unique view of the grounds, from the home team changing rooms to the managers box!

Greater Manchester Actionnaires: Shrek the Musical (Audio Described) including touch-tour before the show starts.

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Feb 13
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location The Lowry
Pier 8
Salford Quays
M50 3AZ
Starts 13 February 2016 12:30pm
Ends 13 February 2016 12:00am

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, SHREK THE MUSICAL is this year’s must-see show for all the family.

Swimming - Surrey Events

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 13
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Guildford Spectrum, Parkway,
Guildford, Surrey
GU1 1UP
Starts 13 February 2016 6:00pm
Ends 13 February 2016 7:30pm

We have exclusive use of the leisure pool. The Leisure Pool is an exciting area with fun features including flumes, a tyre ride, bubble beds, sprays and a wave machine.

Yummy Treats Cooking Workshop

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Feb 15
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location Action for Blind People,
58 - 72 John Bright Street,
Birmingham,
B1 1BN
Starts 15 February 2016 10:30am
Ends 15 February 2016 2:30pm

Do you like getting messy in the kitchen. Come along and enjoy making yummy treats with friends.