News for vision impaired people

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Sosa Dance Fitness 27 June!

Have sight loss and love to dance

We are delighted to announce that the VI Women’s Group have scheduled Michelle from Michelle Felix Group to teach a Sosa Dance Fitness class next month. The hour long class will consist of a variety of international dance styles with authentic steps including: Bachata, Burlesque, Cha-cha-cha, Commercial Funk, Disco, salsa, samba and much more. so to register your place please email:

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Deafblind Awareness Day 2018

Deafblind Awareness day

Deafblind UK has been supporting people with dual sensory loss for 90 years. The London team is hosting an awareness raising and information event within the London Borough of Camden during Deafblind Awareness Week (25 June-01July).  For more information, contact Sue Sinton Smith, 07940836882

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Look Out!  Another VI App!

Lookout App by Google

Google has announced it is developing an app that it hopes will help blind and visually impaired people become more independent. The web giant said it is working on an Android app called Lookout, which gives users auditory cues as they encounter objects, text and people around them.

It is designed to be used on a lanyard around your neck, or in your shirt pocket, with the camera pointing away from your body.

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London VI Sports Day!

London VI Sport and Physical Activity Day

FREE sports and physical activity tasters for people with a visual impairment.
Come and enjoy Tennis, Zumba,Football, Goalball, Climbing, Athletics,
Gym instruction and more!

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GLFB Programme Fund!

The Greater London Fund for the blind is pleased to announce applications for grants from the programme fund are now open all year round. email:

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