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14th March 2019

Professional Vision Services Demo Day

Professional Vision Services in association with Sutton Vision invite you to regain your independence and to continue to do the things you love!  Come along to our low vision drop in day, where we will be demonstrating all the latest technology including our brand new CCTV glasses, something revolutionary for the partially sighted!

Date: Wednesday 1st May 2019

Time: 10.00 a.m. - 2.30 p.m.

Venue: Sutton Vision, 3 Robin Hood Lane, Sutton, SM1 2SW

Please call Vanessa on 020 8409 7166 to book an appointment or e-mail vanessavalentine@suttonvision.org.uk 

11th March 2019

Merton Sports and Social Club for the Blind (MSSC)

We thought it was time to get the indoor bowls mat out again and repeat our popular Bowls and Bulls-eye theme with a mini darts tournament running alongside the bowling.  There will also be the usual range of board games available and a chance to beat MSSC's resident Connect 4 champ.

As usual the bar will be open and tea and coffee available. A light snack will also be on sale.

WHERE: The Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road, SW19 2DX

WHEN: Tuesday 19th March 2019

TIME: 7.30 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.

CONTACT: info@mssc.org.uk

TEL: 07500 913 223

Please let us know if you would llike to be met at Colliers Wood Underground Station or a nearby bus stop.

www.mssc.org.uk         

 

 

 

 

 

25th February 2019

TfL Access All Areas

Discover the Latest in Accessible Transport

Access All Areas, London's largest accessible transport event is coming to ExCel London on 19th March.  Hosted by TfL it's an opportunity for those interested in accessible transport to meet with decision makers, engineers and businesses, and to learn more about accessible services and innovations.  We want to make sure that all visitors have a fantastic day trying out the latest public transport and vehicle designs.  We will do our best to make sure our event is as accessible and inclusive as possible.  All panel and workshop sessions will be assited with speech to text and with sign language interpreters.

You can register now for this free event.  By signing up in advance you can claim a free return ride on the Emirates Air Line cable car on the day of the exhibition.  You must present your registration confirmation e-mail to claim your ride.  

Catering will not be available to purchase in the exhibition halls.  You can purchase food and drink at a number of outlets at ExCel London.

If you have any queries or need help registering please e-mail TflAccessibility@tfl.gov.uk 

Date:      Tuesday 19th March

Time:      8.30 - 18.30

Where:    Excel London, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL                                                                                                                                                               

 

 

18th February 2019

London Vision - Metro Blind Sport Survey

Metro Blind Sport is seeking to understand the levels of sport and physical activity participation of blind and partially sighted people in the UK. In addition, Metro Blind Sport is trying to identify the current barriers to participation and will use this insight to work with and advise key providers on how they can deliver more appealing, accessible and suitable activities.

The direct link to the survey can be found https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/MBSPhysicalActivity2019  The survey will be available to complete until the 17th March.

Anyone unable to complete the online survey is welcome to do it over the phone.  You are welcom to call either Martin Symcox on 07508 958 927 or Charlie Raven on 07956 292 046.

 

  

18th February 2019

Tate Britain Audio Description Tours

Tate Britain and Tate Modern now have free tours available, please see below.  There is no need to book, just arrive at the meeting point where you will be welcomed, met and guided if preferred.  Seats and audio equipment are provided.  Assistance dogs are welcome.  Tea, coffee and pastries are provided before the tour starts so do feel welcome to arrive early.

Tate Modern - Saturday 9th March at 10.30 a.m.  Please note location is Tate Mordern not Tate Britain.

Pierre Bonnard, Colour and Memory with audio description by visually imparied artist Sally Booth.

https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on-tate-modern/exhibition/cc-land-exhibition-pierre-bonnard-colour-memory/audio-description

Tate Britain - Monday 18th March at 11.00 a.m.

Don McCullin with audio description by Richard Martin

https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/don-mccullin/audio-description-tour-don-mcculin

Details for Spring's audio description events which will include Vincent Van Gogh, Mike Nelson and Tate Britain's coffee roastery will be sent shortly.  These dates will fall on the third Monday morning of each month.

Best wishes

Marcus 

07733110244