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.

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Finding Your Feet Course - Felixstowe

Independent living with sight loss.
Jul 26
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Salvation Army,
Cobbold Road
Felixstowe
IP11 7EL
Starts 26 July 2016 9:30am
Ends 27 July 2016 3:30pm

This two day programme offers peer support for people with sight loss, their friends, family, and anyone affected by visual impairment.

Technology Sessions - Taunton

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Jul 26
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Somerset Sight
Northfield House
51 Staplegrove Road
Taunton
TA1 1DG
Starts 26 July 2016 10:00am
Ends 26 July 2016 3:30pm

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.

Surrey Events - Airkix Indoor Skydiving

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jul 27
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Airkix
Basingstoke Leisure Park
Euskirchen Way
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG22 6PG
Starts 27 July 2016 1:15pm
Ends 27 July 2016 3:30pm

This event is open to any child or young person aged 5 to 16 years who is a resident or at school in Surrey and is experiencing sight loss.

The Gruffalo Live on Stage!

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jul 28
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Lyric Theatre,
Shaftesbury Avenue
London
W1D 7ES
Starts 28 July 2016 9:30am
Ends 28 July 2016 11:00am

Come along and join us for a touch tour and live stage performance of the Gruffalo! This event is suitable for children aged 5 and up.

The Gruffalo Live on Stage!

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jul 28
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Lyric Theatre
Shaftesbury Avenue
London
W1D 7ES
Starts 28 July 2016 9:30am
Ends 28 July 2016 11:00am

Come along and join us for touch tour and audio described performance of the Gruffalo! This performance is suitable for children 5 and up.

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

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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

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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

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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.