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

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!

Social residential: Weston-Super-Mare

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Mar 02
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location Lauriston Hotel
6-12 Knightstone Rd
Weston-Super-Mare
BS23 2AN
Starts 2 March 2017 10:00am
Ends 5 March 2017 5:00pm

A three night residential at Action's Lauriston Hotel, which will include outdoor activities, evening social events including a karaoke and disco night, information and advice sessions.

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.

Bristol Actionnaires - Cookery Workshop

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 Three Ways School
180 Frome Road
Odd Down
Bath
BA2 5RF
Starts 4 March 2017 10:00am
Ends 4 March 2017 1:00pm

Under the expert tuition of a Michelin-trained chef, Catherine Maxwell, children will learn to prepare and cook a nutritious and tasty meal.

Surrey Events - Animal Handling and Craft

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 St Mary’s Reigate (rooms 1 and 2)
Chart Lane
Reigate
RH2 7RN
Starts 4 March 2017 2:00pm
Ends 4 March 2017 4:00pm

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

North London Actionnaires - Cycling

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Mar 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location On the Basketball court
Finsbury Park
Tottenham
Greater London
N4 4UK
Starts 5 March 2017 11:00am
Ends 5 March 2017 1:00pm

We're heading back for another cycling session with Pedal Power. There are a wide range of assisstive bikes avaliable and siblngs and friends are welcome.

Bristol Actionnaires - Skiing and Tobogganing

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Mar 11
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Mendip Outdoor Pursuits
Lyncombe Drive
Churchill
BS25 5PQ
Starts 11 March 2017 10:00am
Ends 11 March 2017 11:30am

We are offering another chance to improve your technique on the dry ski slope or have fun whizzing down the toboggan slope at Mendip Outdoor Pursuits.

Dorset Actionnaires Pizza Making

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Mar 11
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Pizza Express
Unit A
Tower Park
Poole
BH12 4NY
Starts 11 March 2017 2:00pm
Ends 11 March 2017 4:00pm

Get kneading the dough and choose some tasty toppings for your delicious pizzas! A fun way to learn about preparing and cooking food.

Tanfield Railway

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Mar 18
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Tanfield Railway
Marley Hill Engine Shed
Old Marley Hill
Gateshead
NE16 5ET
Starts 18 March 2017 10:30am
Ends 18 March 2017 12:30pm

Choo, choo...All aboard for a trip on the Tanfield Steam Railway. All you budding railway children come along for a step back in time in our exclusive carriage.

Independent Youth Family Weekend

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Mar 18
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location River Dart Country Park
Ashburton
Devon
TQ13 7NP
Starts 18 March 2017 11:00am
Ends 19 March 2017 3:00pm

We are delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity for young people with a visual impairment aged 13-17 years, to get together over a one-night residential weekend.

Anglia Actionnaires - Ten Pin Bowling

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Mar 18
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location Kursaal Bowl
Eastern Esplanade
Southend -on -Sea
Essex
SS1 2WW
Starts 18 March 2017 11:00am
Ends 18 March 2017 1:00pm

A new venue for Anglia Actionnaires- Hoping to attract some new as well as old members along to our club. Come along and enjoy 2 games of ten pin bowling.

Surrey Events - Pizza Making and Club Review

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Mar 25
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Pizza Express
15 High Street
Reigate
Surrey
RH2 9AA
Starts 25 March 2017 10:00am
Ends 25 March 2017 12:30pm

This event is open to any child or young person aged 5 - 16 who is a resident or schools in Surrey and is experiencing sight loss, a sibling or a friend and a parent willing to voice their opinion!

Plymouth Actionnaires - Golf Lesson

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Mar 25
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Boringdon Park
55 Plymbridge Road
Plympton
Plymouth
PL7 4QG

Starts 25 March 2017 11:00am
Ends 25 March 2017 12:30pm

Given its popularity and the excellent golf instructors who now know the group really well, this is becoming something of an annual event!