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

East Anglia Transitions Group: London Science Museum day out

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Sep 01
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location Science Museum
Exhibition Rd
London SW7 2DD
Starts 1 September 2015 8:30am
Ends 1 September 2015 8:00pm

A day out to include building confidence travelling on public transport with an exciting day out at the science museum. East Anglia Transitions Group 14-17 year olds.

Birmingham Actionnaires - A day out in Alton Towers

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Sep 01
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Alton Towers
Starts 1 September 2015 9:00am
Ends 1 September 2015 6:00pm

Enjoy a fun filled day at Alton Towers!

Mobile visit to Penrith

Image shows Action's mobile sight loss information service van in white and pink
Sep 02
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Mobile resource centre
Location Mobile located outside Morrisons Supermarket, Brunswick Road, Penrith CA11 7JU
Starts 2 September 2015 10:30am
Ends 2 September 2015 3:30pm

Mobile visiting Penrith at the invitation of Eden Sight Support.

Mobile visit to Appleby

Image shows Action's mobile sight loss information service van in white and pink
Sep 03
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Mobile resource centre
Location Mobile located next to the Tourist Information Centre, Boroughgate, Appleby
CA16 6XE
Starts 3 September 2015 10:00am
Ends 3 September 2015 12:00pm

Mobile visiting Appleby at the invitation of Eden Sight Support.

Supplier Showcase Day: Synaptic and Computer Room Services

Image shows Action's resource centre at RNIB central office in London
Sep 03
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Drop in
Location London and South East Resource Centre
RNIB
105 Judd street
London
WC1H 9NE
Starts 3 September 2015 10:00am
Ends 3 September 2015 3:00pm

Synaptic and Computer Room Services are here in the Resource Centre so you can view a range of their products specifically designed for blind or partially sighted persons.

Living with Sight Loss: Skegness

Independent living with sight loss.
Sep 03
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location The Storehouse
North Parade
Skegness
PE25 1BY
Starts 3 September 2015 10:30am
Ends 4 September 2015 3:30pm

Two day Living with Sight Loss course to offer help, advice and support to those with visual impairment.

Mobile visit to Kirkby Stephen

Image shows Action's mobile sight loss information service van in white and pink
Sep 03
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Mobile resource centre
Location Mobile located in Market Square, Market Street, Kirkby Stephen
CA17 4QT
Starts 3 September 2015 1:30pm
Ends 3 September 2015 3:30pm

Mobile visiting Kirkby Stephen at the invitation of Eden Sight Support.

Assistive Technology Advice and Guidance : Topsham

Image shows a person intent on working with a tablet
Sep 04
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Devon in Sight
Station House
Holman Way
Topsham
Exeter
EX3 0EN
Starts 4 September 2015 10:00am
Ends 4 September 2015 4:00pm

Book into an advice and guidance session for assistive technology. Help with your computer, tablet, mobile phone or other devices designed to support blind or partially sighted people.

West London Actionnaires - Woodland skills

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Sep 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Thames Young Mariners, Riverside, Ham, Richmond TW10 7RX
Starts 5 September 2015 9:30am
Ends 5 September 2015 12:30pm

Woodland skills teaches fire lighting, foraging and shelter building

Kent Actionnaires - Indoor climbing

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Sep 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location The North School, Essella Road, Ashford, Kent
Starts 5 September 2015 10:30am
Ends 5 September 2015 12:00pm

Indoor climbing is for blind and visually impaired children aged 7 plus and all ability levels.

Circus Skills - Surrey

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Sep 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Guildford Spectrum, Parkway, Guildford, Surrey. GU1 1UP
Starts 5 September 2015 2:00pm
Ends 5 September 2015 4:00pm

Would you like to clown around, learn to juggle or have a go at plate spinning?

Swindon Actionnaires: Pizza Making

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Sep 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Pizza Express
5 Bath Road
Old Town
Swindon
SN1 4AS
Starts 5 September 2015 3:30pm
Ends 5 September 2015 5:30pm

A chance to have a go at making, and then eating, your own pizzas. This is always a popular session so please book your place as soon as possible!

Newcastle Under Lyme Welfare for the Blind

Image shows Action's resource centre at RNIB central office in London
Sep 06
Organised by Partner organisation
Type Drop in
Location Beaumaris Court,
Milford Road,
Newcastle Under Lyme
Staffordshire
ST5 2JW
Starts 6 September 2015 10:00am
Ends 3 December 2015 4:00pm

A monthly local social group for blind and partially sighted adults. The group meets on the first Thursday or every month.

Living With Sight Loss - Exmouth

Independent living with sight loss.
Sep 07
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location The Manor Hotel
The Beacon, Exmouth, Devon
EX8 2AG
Starts 7 September 2015 10:00am
Ends 12 October 2015 3:30pm

The programme “Living with Sight Loss” is an opportunity for anyone with sight loss or a diagnosed eye condition to take part in six workshops focussing on:

Finding your Feet - Bristol

Independent living with sight loss.
Sep 08
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Kingswood Civic Centre, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 9TR
Starts 8 September 2015 9:30am
Ends 9 September 2015 4:30pm

Finding your Feet is a free 2 day programme of workshops and discussion sessions to offer practical and emotional support for people adjusting to sight loss and those close to them.