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

Heartlands Family Day

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jan 22
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Heartlands, Robinson’s Shaft
Dudnance Lane
Pool
Redruth
Cornwall
TR15 3QY
Starts 22 January 2017 10:00am
Ends 22 January 2017 2:00pm

Action for Blind People and Blind Children UK, working alongside the Cornwall Vision Support Team, are delighted to invite you to a Family Day at Heartlands near Redruth.

Plymouth Actionnaires - Judo Taster Session

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jan 25
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Eggbuckland Community College
Westcott Close
Eggbuckland
PL6 5YB
Starts 25 January 2017 11:00am
Ends 25 February 2017 12:30pm

When participating in Judo, you learn a variety of fundamental skills involving balance, coordination and effective motion. Judo not only works out the body; it also works out the mind.

North London Actionnaires - Tenpin Bowling & Meal

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jan 28
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Rowans Bowling,
10 Stroud Green Road,
Finsbury Park,
London
N4 2DF
Starts 28 January 2017 10:15am
Ends 28 January 2017 1:00pm

We will be heading back to the lanes for a couple of games of tenpin bowling, followed by a meal in their diner style restaurant. Siblings and friends are welcome.

Bristol Actionnaires - Indoor Climbing

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jan 28
Type Children and family
Location Redpoint Climbing Centre
40 Winterstoke Road
Bristol
BS3 2NW

Parking: limited parking on site or on Luckwell Road. The centre is close to Parson Street Train Station and the No. 25, 75 and 76 buses stop nearby.
Starts 28 January 2017 2:00pm
Ends 28 January 2017 3:45pm

This is one of our regular sessions and gives you a chance to improve your climbing technique each term.

Swindon Actionnaires Wellbeing and Planning Session

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jan 28
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location PC Suite, New College Swindon
New College Drive
Swindon
SN2 1EP
Starts 28 January 2017 2:00pm
Ends 28 January 2017 3:30pm

We will getting together to look at planning an activity for later in the year and talking about the kinds of sessions you would like to attend.

Plymouth Actionnaires - Trampolining and Gymnastics

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Jan 28
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Plymouth Life Centre
40 Mayflower Drive
Plymouth
PL2 3DG
Starts 28 January 2017 3:15pm
Ends 28 January 2017 4:30pm

Here is an opportunity to try out trampolining and gymnastics at the Plymouth Life Centre under the tuition of trained instructors and with the support of our Action staff.

Swindon Actionnaires Goalball Session

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 04
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Oasis Leisure Centre
North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1EP
Starts 4 February 2017 2:00pm
Ends 4 February 2017 4:00pm

Goalball is a team sport designed specifically for blind athletes. Played with a ball containing internal bells, players are able to track its movement by sound.

Dorset Actionnaires VI Cricket Session

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 04
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location QE Leisure Centre
Blandford Road
Wimborne
BH21 4DT
Starts 4 February 2017 2:30pm
Ends 4 February 2017 4:30pm

A chance to have a go at VI cricket with our coach from Dorset Dolphins cricket team. Come and learn some new skills and have fun!

North London Actionnaires - Rock Climbing

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location The Castle Climbing Centre
Green Lanes,
Stoke Newington
London
N4 2HA
Starts 5 February 2017 11:30am
Ends 5 February 2017 1:30pm

We will be scaling the walls at the Castle Climbing centre! Come and try out this sport and maybe even have a race to the top!

Technology Sessions - Torquay

Image shows a person intent on working with a tablet
Feb 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Torquay Library
Lymington Road
Torquay
TQ1 3DT
Starts 6 February 2017 10:00am
Ends 6 February 2017 4:00pm

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

Technology Sessions - Teignmouth

Image shows a person intent on working with a tablet
Feb 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Cliffden Hotel
Dawlish Road
Teignmouth
TQ14 8TE
Starts 7 February 2017 9:30am
Ends 7 February 2017 12:30pm

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

'Love is in the air...'

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 07
Type Children and family
Location Washington Leisure Centre
District 1
Washington
NE38 7SS
Starts 7 February 2017 9:30am
Ends 4 February 2017 11:30am

It's nearly Valentines Day. Team working and helping one another is the order of the day in this session.

Technology Sessions- Totnes

Image shows a person intent on working with a tablet
Feb 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Totnes Library
The Mansion
36 Fore St
Totnes
TQ9 5RP
Starts 7 February 2017 2:00pm
Ends 7 February 2017 4:00pm

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

Surrey YT Mercedes World 4X4 experince

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Feb 11
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location Mercedes Benz World
Brooklands Drive
Weybridge
KT13 0SL
Starts 11 February 2017 1:00pm
Ends 11 February 2017 5:00pm

This event is open to any young person aged 13-17 years who is a resident or schools in Surrey and is experiencing sight loss. Spaces are limited so please book quickly to avoid disappointment!

Aspirations - Family Day

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Feb 14
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind ( NNAB)
Bradbury Activity Centre
Magpie Road
Norwich
NR3 1HJ
Starts 14 February 2017 10:00am
Ends 14 February 2017 3:30pm

This event is aimed at High school pupils and their families. It will address many of the issues that face young visually impaired people on the road to independence.