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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Outdoor Activity Adventure Day

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
May 31
Organised by Individual
Type Young people
Location Sayer’s Croft Outdoor Activity Centre,
Cranleigh Rd,
Ewhurst,
Cranleigh
Starts 31 May 2016 10:00am
Ends 31 May 2016 3:00pm

A fun filled day, for all the family. Outdoor activities at Sayer’s Croft Activity Centre in Cranleigh.

Technology Sessions - Taunton

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May 31
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Somerset Sight,
Northfield House,
51 Staplegrove Road,
Taunton
TA1 1DG
Starts 31 May 2016 10:00am
Ends 31 May 2016 3:30pm

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

Guide Dog Training Centre Visit

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jun 01
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Manor Road
Findlay House
London
Woodford Green
IG8 8ER

Starts 1 June 2016 1:30pm
Ends 1 June 2016 3:30pm

We will be heading down to the Redbridge Guide Dog training centre to have a look at the dogs in training!

Solutions to Employment - Technology and Career Advice

Image shows a close-up of a hand drawing a co-production metaphor on a green chalkboard on a green
Jun 03
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Information day
Location Lower Ground Floor
RNIB House
105 Judd Street
London
Starts 3 June 2016 10:00am
Ends 3 June 2016 3:30pm

Join us on this information, experience and fun-packed day at our offices in Kings Cross.

Next Steps Day

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Jun 03
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location RNIB/ Action
105 Judd St
London
WC1H 9NE
Starts 3 June 2016 10:30am
Ends 3 June 2016 3:30pm

An exciting day for 14-25 year olds looking at career and higher education options. We can travel together as a group - or you may if you prefer travel individually

Kent Actionnaires -Sno-rings & Toboggan runs

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jun 04
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Folkestone ski centre,
Radnor Park Ave,
Folkestone,
Kent,
CT19 5HX
Starts 4 June 2016 11:00am
Ends 4 June 2016 12:30pm

A choice of sno-rings, toboggan rides and swiss bobs, ages 6 plus

Wetherby Athletics Tourament

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jun 04
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Wetherby
Starts 4 June 2016 11:00am
Ends 4 June 2016 2:00pm

An afternoon of Athletics led by Action staff and a qualified Athletics coach.

Scuba Diving: Surrey

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Jun 04
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location Surrey Dive Centre,
67 High Street,
Ripley,
Surrey
GU23 6AN
Starts 4 June 2016 12:00pm
Ends 4 June 2016 3:00pm

This event is for novices of scuba or those who have tried it once or twice, it is an excellent chance to have a go at scuba diving in a safe enclosed swimming pool with all the right equipment!

Technology sessions - Torquay

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Jun 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Torquay Library
Lymington Road
Torquay
TQ1 3DT
Starts 6 June 2016 10:00am
Ends 6 June 2016 1:00pm

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

Living with Sight Loss: Oldham

Independent living with sight loss.
Jun 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Salt Cellar Ltd
11a Church Lane
Oldham
OL1 3AN
Starts 7 June 2016 10:00am
Ends 12 July 2016 3:00pm

The aim of the free course aims to provide practical knowledge, information and support whilst empowering visually impaired people to gain confidence and independence.

Technology Sessions - Teignmouth

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Jun 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Cliffden Hotel,
Dawlish Road,
Teignmouth,
TQ14 8TE
Starts 7 June 2016 10:00am
Ends 7 June 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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Jun 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Totnes Library
The Mansion
36 Fore Street
Totnes
TQ9 5RP
Starts 7 June 2016 2:00pm
Ends 7 June 2016 4:00pm

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

Daily Living information: Merseyside

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Jun 08
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Drop in
Location Name of venue - Millennium Centre (First Floor)
Address - Corporation Street, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 1HJ
Telephone - 01744 675 129
Starts 8 June 2016 9:30am
Ends 8 June 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?
Action for Bl

Living with Sight Loss: Truro

Independent living with sight loss.
Jun 08
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location The Knowledge Spar
Royal Cornwall Hospital
Treliske
Truro
TR1 3LJ
Starts 8 June 2016 10:00am
Ends 8 June 2016 3:00pm

A free two day course which aims to provide practical knowledge, information and support whilst empowering visually impaired people to gain confidence and independence.

Truro 'Living with Sight Loss' course

Independent living with sight loss.
Jun 08
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location The Knowledge Spa,
Royal Cornwall Hospital,
Treliske,
Truro,
TR1 3HD
Starts 8 June 2016 10:00am
Ends 15 June 2016 3:00pm

The aim of the free course aims to provide practical knowledge, information and support whilst empowering visually impaired people to gain confidence and independence. The courses provide an opportuni