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!

'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.

Tramoplining & Swimming

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 18
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Washington Leisure Centre
District 1
Washington
NE38 7SS
Starts 18 February 2017 9:30am
Ends 18 February 2017 11:30am

Boing, boing, boing. Come along for a session trying to be a bird and when you have come back down to earth we can go for a float in the pool.

North London Actionnaires - Treasure Hunt

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 25
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location 105 Judd Street
London
WC1H 9NE
Starts 25 February 2017 10:30am
Ends 25 February 2017 1:00pm

We are putting on a treasure hunt around London, test your navigational skills as you search for our landamarks and workout the clues!

Swindon Actionnaires Cookery Session

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 25
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Shaw Ridge School
Ridge Green
Swindon
SN5 5PU
Starts 25 February 2017 2:00pm
Ends 25 February 2017 4:00pm

Another chance to improve your culinary skills with Catherine from AnyBody can Cook. This session was really popular last year and is a great opportunity to boost your confidence in the kitchen.

Bristol Actionnaires - Hawks Gym

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Feb 26
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Bristol Hawks Gym
11 Roman Road
Easton
Bristol
BS5 6DH
Starts 26 February 2017 1:00pm
Ends 26 February 2017 2:30pm

Back by popular demand! We are returning for a session at Bristol Hawks Gym, where you will be standing in the footsteps of team GB Gymnast and Strictly Come Dancing contestant Claudia Fragapane!

Build a City

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Mar 04
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Washington Leisure Centre
District 1
Washington
NE38 7SS
Starts 4 March 2017 9:30am
Ends 4 March 2017 12:30pm

Wow! We are taking over and building our own indoor city. Join Action and House of Objects for a chance to make your own space...tunnels, textures and twiddly bits.