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

West London Actionnaires - Horse riding and grooming

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jul 30
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Park Lane Stables, Park Lane, Teddington
Starts 30 July 2016 2:00pm
Ends 30 July 2016 4:00pm

This event is for 6 - 16 year olds with a visual impairement. All abilities welcome.

Technology Sessions: Torquay

Image shows a person intent on working with a tablet
Aug 01
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Torquay Library
Lymington Road
Torquay
TQ1 3DT
Starts 1 August 2016 2:00pm
Ends 1 August 2016 4:00pm

We run monthly sessions giving advice and guidance to help make laptops, tablets or mobile phones more accessible.

Technology Sessions: Teignmouth

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Aug 02
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Cliffden Hotel,
Dawlish Road,
Teignmouth,
TQ14 8TE
Starts 2 August 2016 10:00am
Ends 2 August 2016 1:00pm

We run monthly sessions giving advice and guidance to help make laptops, tablets or mobile phones more accessible.

Technology Sessions - Totnes

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Aug 02
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Totnes Library
The Mansion
36 Fore Street
Totnes
TQ9 5RP
Starts 2 August 2016 2:00pm
Ends 2 August 2016 4:00pm

We run monthly sessions giving advice and guidance to help make laptops, tablets or mobile phones more accessible.

London Zoo- Rainforest Experience - Surrey Families

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Aug 03
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location ZSL London Zoo
Regents Park
London
NW1 4RY
Starts 3 August 2016 10:00am
Ends 3 August 2016 4:00pm

This event is open to any person aged 5 – 16 who is a resident or schools in Surrey and is experiencing sight loss and their family. Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment!

Technology Sessions – Topsham Exeter

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Aug 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Devon in Sight
Station House
Holman Way
Topsham
Exeter
EX3 0EN
Starts 5 August 2016 10:00am
Ends 5 August 2016 3:00pm

We run monthly sessions giving guidance to help make laptops, tablets or mobile phones more accessible. Many devices have features built in, making them easier to use by visually impaired people.

Online Today session: Wigan

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Aug 09
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Wigan Library
Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend,
Wigan
WN1 1NH
Starts 9 August 2016 10:00am
Ends 9 August 2016 12:00pm

These sessions are for you if you have little or no experience of being online.

Daily Living information: Merseyside

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

Technology Sessions - Barnstaple

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

We run monthly sessions giving advice and guidance to help make laptops, tablets or mobile phones more accessible.

Family Fun Day out at Wisley Gardens, Surrey

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Aug 10
Type Children and family
Location RHS Wisley Gardens
Woking
Surrey
GU23 6QB
Starts 10 August 2016 10:00am
Ends 10 August 2016 4:00pm

Join us for a fun filled day for the whole family at RHS Garden Wisley! Activities to be confirmed near the time.
Bring a picnic and join us for an exciting day.

Anglia Actionnaires - Activity Day

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Aug 10
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location The Base,
Unit 26 Horsbeck Way,
Horsford,
Norwich,
NR10 3BB
Starts 10 August 2016 11:00am
Ends 10 August 2016 3:00pm

An Exciting Activity day for visually impaired children and their siblings aged between 6-16 years.

Daily Living: Wigan

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

West London Actionnaires - Open Canoeing

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Aug 13
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Thames young mariners, Riverside Drive, Richmond
Starts 13 August 2016 9:30am
Ends 13 August 2016 12:30pm

Open canoes can take up to 3 people at a time which enables you to paddle with your friends and an instructor. Ages 7 - 16. All abilities welcome.

Kent Actionnaires - Horse riding and grooming

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Aug 14
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location 4Gaits riding school
Bullands
Pluckey Rd
Smarden
TN27 8RQ
Starts 14 August 2016 10:00am
Ends 14 August 2016 12:00pm

This event is for children and young people with a visual impairment ages 5 - 16, all experience levels welcome.

Sussex Actionnaires - Sailing

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Aug 20
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Lagoon Watersports,
Hove Lagoon,
Kingsway,
Hove,
BN3 4LX
Starts 20 August 2016 9:30am
Ends 20 August 2016 12:00pm

This event is for 6 - 16 year olds, all abilities welcome. The sheltered lagoon offers excellent conditions in which to learn to dingy sail.