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.

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Technology Sessions - Taunton

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Aug 30
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Somerset Sight
Northfield House
51 Staplegrove Road
Taunton
TA1 1DG
Starts 30 August 2016 10:00am
Ends 30 August 2016 3:30pm

We run monthly sessions giving guidance to help make laptops, tablets or mobile phones more accessible. Many devices have features built in, making them easier to use by visually impaired people.

Day out in Birmingham

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Aug 31
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Young people
Location Birmingham New Street Station
(Meeting point)
B2 4QA
Starts 31 August 2016 10:30am
Ends 31 August 2016 4:00pm

We’re having a day out in Birmingham, which will be a chance to get together with other young people, to make new friends, discuss anything important to you and chill out at the end of summer.

Technology Sessions – Topsham Exeter

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Sep 02
Type Technology
Location Devon in Sight
Station House
Holman Way
Topsham
Exeter
EX3 0EN
Starts 2 September 2016 10:00am
Ends 2 September 2016 3:00pm

We run monthly sessions giving guidance to help make laptops, tablets or mobile phones more accessible. Many devices have features built in, making them easier to use by visually impaired people.

Geffrye Museum Interactive Tour

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Sep 03
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location The Geffrye Museum of the Home,
136 Kingsland Road,
Hoxton,
London,
E2 8EA
Starts 3 September 2016 10:30am
Ends 3 September 2016 12:30pm

Come along and join us for an interactive touch tour and workhsop att he Geffrye Museum, exploring victorian England!

Kent Actionnaires - Cricket

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Sep 03
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location The Stour Centre
Station Approach
Ashford
Kent
TN23 1ET
Starts 3 September 2016 1:00pm
Ends 3 September 2016 3:00pm

This session will be delivered by Dom Taylor who is head coach for the Kent VI cricket squad. There will be opportunities for development and you can join the Kent squad.

Technology Sessions - Torquay

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Sep 05
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Torquay Library
Lymington Road
Torquay
TQ1 3DT
Starts 5 September 2016 10:00am
Ends 5 September 2016 1:00pm

We run monthly sessions giving advice & guidance to help make laptops, tablets or mobile phones more accessible. Many have features built in, which make them easier to use by visually impaired people.

Living with Sight Loss - Blackburn

Independent living with sight loss.
Sep 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Kingsway United Reform Church
Greenhurst Place
Blackburn
BB2 1NA
Starts 6 September 2016 10:00am
Ends 7 September 2016 12:30pm

Two day Living with Sight Loss Course

Technology Sessions - Teignmouth

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Sep 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Cliffden Hotel
Dawlish Road
Teignmouth
TQ14 8TE
Starts 6 September 2016 10:00am
Ends 6 September 2016 1:00pm

We run monthly sessions giving advice & guidance to help make laptops, tablets or mobile phones more accessible. Many have features built in, which make them easier to use by visually impaired people.

Solutions to Everyday Living

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Sep 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Lower Ground Floor
RNIB
105 Judd Street
London
WC1H 9NE
Starts 6 September 2016 10:00am
Ends 6 September 2016 3:00pm

If you have a sight problem and need help with accessing printed material, a computer or a mobile phone, then come to this event where you will find first hand help from experts in Access Technology.

Technology Sessions- Totnes

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Sep 06
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Technology
Location Totnes Library
The Mansion
36 Fore St
Totnes
TQ9 5RP
Starts 6 September 2016 2:00pm
Ends 6 September 2016 4:00pm

We run monthly sessions giving advice & guidance to help make laptops, tablets or mobile phones more accessible. Many have features built in, which make them easier to use by visually impaired people.

Living with Sight Loss Course - Paignton

Independent living with sight loss.
Sep 08
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Paignton Library
Great Western Road
Paignton
TQ4 5AG
Starts 8 September 2016 10:30am
Ends 29 September 2016 3:00pm

The aim of this free four day course is to provide practical knowledge, information and support whilst empowering visually impaired people to gain confidence and independence.

West London Actionnaires - Raft building

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Sep 10
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location Thames Young mariner,
Riverside Drive,
Richmond,
TW10 7RX
Starts 10 September 2016 9:30am
Ends 10 September 2016 12:30pm

This event is team building combined with water sports fun. A range of items are provided for each team to build a raft, the challenge is then to stay afloat!

Middlesbrough Actionnaires: Goalball and Games with Team GB Athlete!

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Sep 10
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location The Dolphin Centre
Horsemarket
Darlington
DL1 5RP
Starts 10 September 2016 11:00am
Ends 10 September 2016 1:00pm

This sport is fun, fast-paced and is especially designed for blind and partially sighted athletes! Playing together in teams of three, the aim is to bowl a ‘jingly’ ball into the opposing team’s goal.

Anglia Actionnaires - Family BBQ and day out

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Sep 11
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Children and family
Location High Lodge
Thetford
IP27 0AF
Off the A11 on the B1107 between Thetford and Brandon
Starts 11 September 2016 11:30am
Ends 11 September 2016 4:00pm

Come along and join us for a great day out. The BBQ is booked – just bring your own food to cook. We will be pitched in the BBQ area under the gazebo.

Living with Sight Loss - Birmingham

Independent living with sight loss.
Sep 12
Organised by Action for Blind People
Type Course
Location Solihull Fire Station,
620 Streetsbrook Road,
Solihull
Starts 12 September 2016 10:30am
Duration 12,13, 22, 23 September 2016

The aim of this 4 day free course is to provide practical information and support whilst empowering visually impaired people to gain confidence and independence.