Our popular social groups offer local visually impaired people the chance to get together, meet new people and take part in a broad range of activities that really does offer something for everyone! There's never a dull moment, with activities including board games and quizzes, arts and crafts, listening to live music, baking and even balroom dancing! Our groups also offer day trips to local places of interest, meals out in local restaurants, pubs and cafes. We offer talks on a diverse range of topics from bee keeping to local history and even the opportunity to get up close and personal to creatures such as meercats and magnificent birds of prey!
Our long established Nottingham group meets every Thursday morning at Birchover Community Centre in Bilborough from 10am until 2:30pm.
Recent activities include crafts, quizzes, music appreciation, reminiscing and a choice of discussion or sequence dancing. The group also has a vareity of special guest speakers, storytellers, a Chiropodist and on occasion they go out for meals and day trips.
There are of course lots of independent social and self help groups all around Nottinghamshire, if you wish to find out more about these please contact us.
This new group meets at St Peter's centre from 10:00 - 13:30 for tea, coffee, conversation, friendship, equipment days, guest speakers, day trips, pub lunches and more!
The Mansfield social group is part of My Sight Nottinghamshire's new push to bring services to the wider county. With help from the Big Lottery Fund we hope that these services will go from strength to strength over the coming months.
Our new social group in Newark got off to a flying start when it launched in January 2017. The group offers visually impaired people living in the Newark area the opportunity to meet for a natter and some interesting and diverse activites. Since it's launch the group has visited numerous local hostelries for a spot of lunch, enjoyed a game of tempin bowling, taken a boat trip down the river and enjoyed a varied and interesting programme of speakers and activities.
Over the next few months we plan to open an exciting new social group for visually impaired people living in the Bassetlaw area.
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