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

Kidzania - Hants Actionaires

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Sep 25
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location KidZania London,
Westfield London,
Ariel Way,
W12 7GA
Starts 25 September 2016 2:15pm
Ends 25 September 2016 6:30pm

This September we are offering your child an exciting adventure at Kidzania. Has your child ever dreamt of becoming a magician, a chef, or the next award-winning singer?

Kidzania - Surrey Families

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Sep 25
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location KidZania London
Westfield London
Ariel Way
W12 7GA
Starts 25 September 2016 2:15pm
Ends 25 September 2016 7:00pm

This event is open to anyone aged 5-16 who is a resident or schools in Surrey and is experiencing sight loss and a sibling or friend. Spaces are limited so please book quickly to avoid disappointment!

North London Actionnaires - Kidzania

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Sep 25
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location KidZania London
Westfield London
Ariel Way
W12 7GA
Starts 25 September 2016 3:00pm
Ends 25 September 2016 7:00pm

Come join us to try out over 60 different job role play experiences at Kidzania London!

Parkside People

Image shows Action's resource centre at RNIB central office in London
Sep 27
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Drop in
Location Action For Blind People
Parkside House
Elton Street East
Wallsend
NE28 8QU
Starts 27 September 2016 11:00am
Ends 27 September 2016 12:00pm

Parkside people is a customer led support group for anyone who has completed a Living with sight loss course. We meet the last Tuesday of the month. Pop in for a coffee, chat,guest speakers and more.

Finding Your Feet Course - Ipswich

Independent living with sight loss.
Sep 28
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Ipswich Blind Society
19 Tower Street
Ipswich
IP1 3BE
Starts 28 September 2016 9:30am
Ends 29 September 2016 3:30pm

This two day programme offers peer support for people with sight loss, their friends, family, and anyone affected by visual impairment.

Bringing Shakespeare to Life

view of a cinema screen from the back row
Sep 28
Organised by Partner organisation
Type Arts and culture
Location Wallsend Customer First Centre
NE28 8JR
Starts 28 September 2016 3:30pm
Ends 8 October 2016 5:00pm

North East libraries have worked with local artists to create an exciting Arts Council funded project to bring Shakespeare to life.

Bristol Actionnaires

A visually impaired young persons smiles while on an activity break
Oct 01
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location Mendip Outdoor Pursuits
Lyncombe Drive
Churchill
BS25 5PQ
Starts 1 October 2016 10:00am
Ends 1 October 2016 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.

Bradford Actionnaires - Cooking

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Oct 01
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Jamie's Ministry of Food
29 John Street
Bradford
BD1 3JS
Starts 1 October 2016 10:30am
Ends 1 October 2016 12:00pm

Cooking at Jamie's Ministry of Food.
Actionnaire session for 4-16 year olds with a visual impairment.
Friends and family welcome.

Kent Actionnaires - Indoor climbing

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Oct 01
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location The North School
Essella Road
Ashford
TN24 8AL
Starts 1 October 2016 10:30am
Ends 1 October 2016 12:00pm

This event is for 7 - 16 year olds with visual impairment.

Sheffield actionnaires - Taster Session

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Oct 01
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location All Saints Sports Centre (Goals)
95 Norfolk Park Road
Sheffield
S2 2RU
Starts 1 October 2016 1:00pm
Ends 1 October 2016 4:00pm

Sheffield's Taster Session of events.
Actionnaire session for 4-16 year olds with a visual impairment.
Friends and family welcome.

Sheffield actionnaires - Taster Session

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Oct 01
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location All Saints Sports Centre (Goals)
95 Norfolk Park Road
Sheffield
S2 2RU
Starts 1 October 2016 1:00pm
Ends 1 October 2016 4:00pm

Sheffield's Taster Session of events.
Actionnaire session for 4-16 year olds with a visual impairment.
Friends and family welcome.

Living with Sight Loss - 2 day course

Independent living with sight loss.
Oct 04
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Wigan Life Centre South
College Avenue
WN1 1NJ
Starts 4 October 2016 10:00am
Ends 5 October 2016 3:30pm

Living With Sight Loss is a free workshop and discussion session to offer practical support for people adjusting to sight loss, whether they are new to sight loss or living with a long term condition.

FREE Come and have a go multi sports day

Two visually impaired children smile and wave at the camera while enjoying a lunch at nandos
Oct 06
Type Children and family
Location Sutton Leisure Centre,
Elton Head Road,
St Helens,
WA9 5AU
Starts 6 October 2016 10:30am
Ends 6 October 2016 3:00pm

Are you sporty? Come and join us for a day of Fun Sport. You‘ll have the opportunity to take part in a variety of events.

For Children & Young People who are blind or partially sighted aged 8-17 ye

Lady Anna: All at Sea, Audio Description and Touch Tour

view of a cinema screen from the back row
Oct 06
Organised by Partner organisation
Type Arts and culture
Location Salisbury Playhouse,
Malthouse Lane,
Salisbury
SP2 7RA
Starts 6 October 2016 12:45pm
Ends 6 October 2016 5:00pm

It's 1871. Anthony Trollope is Australia-bound aboard the steamship Great Britain and passes the time by writing his latest tale, Lady Anna.

Lady Anna All at Sea, Audio Description and Touch Tour

view of a cinema screen from the back row
Oct 06
Organised by Partner organisation
Type Arts and culture
Location Salisbury Playhouse,
Malthouse Lane,
Salisbury
SP2 7RA
Starts 6 October 2016 6:00pm
Ends 6 October 2016 10:00pm

It's 1871. Anthony Trollope is Australia-bound aboard the steamship Great Britain and passes the time by writing his latest tale, Lady Anna.