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

Technology Sessions: Teignmouth

Image shows a person intent on working with a tablet
May 03
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location 20 Dawlish Rd,
Teignmouth
TQ14 8TE
Starts 3 May 2016 10:00am
Ends 3 May 2016 1:00pm

Do you have a laptop, tablet, iPad, Kindle or smartphone that you would like help and advice to use it more effectively?

Living With Sensory Loss: Bristol

Independent living with sight loss.
May 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Action For Blind People
10 Still House Lane
Bedminster
Bristol
BS3 4EB
Starts 5 May 2016 10:30am
Ends 5 May 2016 1:30pm

A free 3 hour programme in the Bristol area to help local people aged 55+ who have sight loss, hearing loss or both (sensory loss) to regain their confidence and independence.

Circus Starr - Pinocchio Joins the Circus

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
May 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Blaydon Rugby Club,
Hexham Road,
Swalwell,
Newcastle Upon Tyne,
NE16 3BN
Starts 5 May 2016 7:00pm
Ends 5 May 2016 8:00pm

Peanuts, one of the nation’s favourite clowns, is transformed into Pinocchio, the boy carved from wood, whose ambition is to become a real circus performer.

Sussex Actionnaires - Cookery

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
May 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Blatchington Court Trust,
6 A hove,
Park Villas
BN3 6HW
Starts 7 May 2016 10:00am
Ends 7 May 2016 2:30pm

Learning independent living skills through cookery & making lunch for the break. In the afternoon you will be making toys, animal cushions, embroydery, sewing, friendship bracelets & sock monsters

Bristol Actionnaires - Art & Textile Fun

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
May 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Action for Blind People,
10 Still House Lane,
Bristol
BS3 4EB
Parking available on site
Starts 7 May 2016 10:00am
Ends 7 May 2016 11:30am

Here is another chance to get creative with textiles and other arty stuff with the lovely Sarah. Given the 5p charge on carrier bags, we thought it would be fun to decorate your own reusable cloth bag

West London Actionnaires - Biscuiteers

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
May 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location 13 Northcote Road,
London,
SW11 1NG
Starts 7 May 2016 10:45am
Ends 7 May 2016 12:30pm

Children will make and decorate biscuits to take away in a tin, they will also receive an apron and certificate.

Watts Gallery VIsit and Arts Session: Surrey Events

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
May 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location The Studio, Watts Gallery Artists Village,
Down Lane,
Compton,
Guildford,
GU3 1DQ
Starts 7 May 2016 2:00pm
Ends 7 May 2016 4:00pm

Your children and young people will then have a 30 min tour of the mini Studio galleries with lots of facts and information and descriptions of the works.

Technology Sessions: Torquay

Image shows a person intent on working with a tablet
May 09
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Torquay Library,
Lymington Road,
Torquay,
TQ1 3DT
Starts 9 May 2016 10:00am
Ends 9 May 2016 1:00pm

Do you have a laptop, tablet, iPad, Kindle or smartphone that you would like help and advice to use it more effectively? Or would you like to see a demonstration of these products to help you decide

One Day Living With Sight Loss Course - Hove

Independent living with sight loss.
May 10
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Blatchington Court Trust,
6a Hove Park Villas,
Hove,
East Sussex,
BN3 6HW
Starts 10 May 2016 10:00am
Ends 10 May 2016 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.

Daily Living information: Merseyside

Image shows Action's resource centre at RNIB central office in London
May 11
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Drop in
Location Millennium Centre (First Floor)
Corporation Street
St Helens
Merseyside
WA10 1HJ
Starts 11 May 2016 9:30am
Ends 11 May 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?

Two day Living with Sight Loss - Mablethorpe

Independent living with sight loss.
May 11
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location The Coastal Centre
34 Victoria Road
Mablethorpe
LN12 2AF
Starts 11 May 2016 10:30am
Ends 12 May 2016 3:00pm

A free two day Living with Sight Loss course designed to offer help, advice and practical support to blind and partially sighted residents in the Mablethorpe area.

Daily Living: Daily Living Wigan

Image shows Action's resource centre at RNIB central office in London
May 11
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Drop in
Location Wigan Library
Wigan Life Centre
The Wiend
Wigan
WN1 1NH
Starts 11 May 2016 1:30pm
Ends 11 May 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?

One Day Living With Sight Loss Course - Isle of Wight

Independent living with sight loss.
May 13
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location The Riverside Centre,
The Quay,
Newport,
Isle of Wight,
PO30 2QR
Starts 13 May 2016 10:00am
Ends 13 May 2016 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, whether they are new to sight loss or li

Living With Sight Loss Course: Isle of Wight

Independent living with sight loss.
May 13
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Riverside Centre
Newport
Isle of Wight
PO30 2QR
Starts 13 May 2016 10:00am
Ends 13 May 2016 3:30pm

Living with Sight Loss courses are free programmes of workshops and discussion sessions to increase confidence and gain useful information for people adjusting to sight loss and those close to them.

Bowling: Sunderland

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
May 14
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location MFA Bowl,
High Street West,
Sunderland,
SR1 1TR
Starts 14 May 2016 10:00am
Ends 14 May 2016 11:00am

Come along and spend some time with your friends bowling. There will be bowling guides available and Action staff on hand to help you get that STRIKE!