Monthly Archives: January 2019

Free Tai Chi & Self Defence

Free Tai Chi classes in South London

TAI CHI with SELF DEFENCE

Who: For anyone 18+ with a sensory impairment or complex needs who wants to get involved

When: Mondays  until  4 March 2019  Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm

Metro would always advise to phone or email the event contacts to confirm there have been no last-minute changes or cancellations.

Where: Everyone Active, Camberwell, Leisure Centre, Artichoke Place, London, SE5 8TS

What: Free Tai Chi with Self Defence session. This group is led by Miz, an experienced Tai Chi and Self Defence instructor and is delivered by Sense in partnership with Everyone Active and Southwark Disablement Association.

Contact: Mayana McDermott call 0207 014 9318   or email mayana.mcdermott@sense.org.uk

 

Metro Lanzarote Trip 2019

Metro Blind Sport's Lanzarote Trip 2019

Metro Blind Sport’s Lanzarote Trip 2019 with Seable!

Following our successful trip to Sicily in 2018, Metro Blind Sport are looking to organise a second activity themed trip to Lanzarote in 2019.

Please read the details below and if you are interested then please send expressions of intertest to martin.symcox@metroblindsport.org by the 28th February.

Please note: Subsidies up to the value of £230 per metro member are available 

  • 15 people attending maximum
  •  Potential Dates:  From the 15 October 2019 onwards
  •  Price: Price per person sharing an apartment £849.00 + flights
  • Price per single occupancy £1000 + flights
  •  Flights*: £130-150 per person + luggage.
  •  Evening meals will be decided daily with your guides.

 What’s included:

  • Accommodation at Floresta 3* Hotel: https://www.florestahotel.com/en/
  • 8×1 Apartments with breakfast. Including Bedroom, bathroom and Kitchen/Living room. The apartments can be arranged with 2 single beds sharing, 1 double bed for couples.
  • Sofa bed available.
  • 3 Seable Staff Members
  • Airport transfers, and transfers to all activities included
  • Activities and excursions as sample itinerary

Please note: Lunch and dinner is not included in the cost

 

Sample itinerary:

DAY 1: Arrival Day

Seable Guides will be waiting at arrivals to take you to your accommodation.

Check in, orientation and have some relaxing time. Little briefing about the weekly plan.

 DAY 2: Timanfaya Volcano Day

10am departure for Timanfaya Volcano.

1-hour Tour of the Timanfaya Museum. Drive to the Volcano where we explore with a 4 hour hike in and around the volcanic craters.

Lunch at the volcano natural BBQ (optional).

Afternoon Wine tasting at the vineyards including tour.

Return in the afternoon and rest until dinner time.

 DAY 3: Kayaking and Beach Day

Drive to the Kayaking area. 2-hour Kayaking tour of the beautiful coast and visit the caves.

Stop at the beach where a traditional Spanish snack is provided and enjoy the chance to swim and snorkel until lunch time.

Go for lunch nearby and then visit the lava holes and salt caves on the way back to the accommodation.

Return for a rest and dinner locally.

 DAY 4: Horse Riding Day

10am – 12pm Horse riding excursion for all levels through the volcanic mountains.

Lunch locally and then relax with a free afternoon at leisure.

 DAY 5-6: Free Days

Available activities at extra cost:

Full day excursion to La Graciosa island: including ferry journey to the sister island, catamaran boat tour with lunch and drinks included, chance of swimming, snorkeling or go to the beach: £60 per person

Tennis court available. (can be reserved for the day but needs to be booked 1 week in advance)

 DAY 7: Tandem Biking Day

Tandem Biking from 10 am – 1 pm along the promenade from Puerto Del Carmen to the capital City Arrecife. It is a 15km ride with the sea to one side of us and as we pass the airport there is a fantastic opportunity to hear the impressive sounds of planes taking off or landing as we cycle along the side of the runway. Stopping in Arrecife at a local café for drinks and snack if desired.

Quad biking available for 3 VI and 1 sighted driver and also 2-seater tandems

For more experienced bikers.

Free afternoon to relax.

 DAY 8: Departure Day

Check out and transfer to airport.

 

If you are interested then please send expressions of interest to martin.symcox@metyroblindsport.org

 

Free Blind & VI Football

Blind & Partially Sighted Football in Brixton 28 Feb - 4 April
Venue:
Brixton Recreation Centre GLL ,27 Brixton Station Rd, Brixton, London SW9 8QQ
Time:
6.00 pm - 7.00 pm
Phone:
0208 336 7547   
Date:
28th February 2019
Cost:
Free for Taster , £18 for a Block of Sessions
Contact:


Blind & Partially Sighted Football Sessions in Brixton!

Football sessions for children and adults, who are Blind or Partially Sighted to come and try football. Whether this is for a first-time footballer or someone with some experience, why not come along and give it a go!

Brought to you by Metro Blind Sport partnered with London FA – 
Fulham FC Foundation –  and Sense –  

Book and reserve your place for the full sessions starting on the 28 February 2019 below

Blind and Partially Sighted Football – Block Sessions 1

  • Start Date: Thurs  28, February 2019 End Date: April 4, 2019
  • Details: Thursdays Time: 6:00 – 7: 00 pm (During Term Time)
  • Venue:  Brixton Recreation Centre GLL, Brixton Station Rd,  Brixton
  • Age: 5+ years  Total Price: £18.00

To book visit:   http://bit.ly/FulhamFootballSessions or call 0208 336 7547     

   

 

Blind & VI Tennis Sutton 2 May

Blind & VI Tennis in Sutton for Beginners Call 02086416611
Venue:
Sutton sports village, Rose Hill, Sutton, SM1 3HH
Time:
11.00 am - 12.30 pm
Phone:
02086416611
Date:
02nd May 2019
Cost:
£4.10 each session - payable at reception by card only


Vision Impaired Tennis session for B1 and Beginners

Date: Every Thursday Time: 11 am to 12.30 pm

Metro would always advise to phone or email the event contact to confirm there have been no last-minute changes or cancellations.

Venue: Sutton Sports Village, Rose Hill, Sutton, SM1 3HH

Nearest TransportBus Stop = Rose Hill Park West,

Buses = 151, 154, 164, 280.

Nearest train station = Sutton Common 0.2 miles away.

Nearest Tube = Morden 1.5 miles away

Cost: £4.10 each session – payable at reception by card only

The coach will meet players at reception

Contact: Andrew.jeffery@gll.org

Venue  telephone: 02086416611

 

Blind & VI Tennis Sutton 18 April

Blind & VI Tennis in Sutton for Beginners Call 02086416611
Venue:
Sutton sports village, Rose Hill, Sutton, SM1 3HH
Time:
11.00 am - 12.30 pm
Phone:
02086416611
Date:
18th April 2019
Cost:
£4.10 each session - payable at reception by card only


Vision Impaired Tennis session for B1 and Beginners

Date: Every Thursday Time: 11 am to 12.30 pm

Metro would always advise to phone or email the event contact to confirm there have been no last-minute changes or cancellations.

Venue: Sutton Sports Village, Rose Hill, Sutton, SM1 3HH

Nearest TransportBus Stop = Rose Hill Park West,

Buses = 151, 154, 164, 280.

Nearest train station = Sutton Common 0.2 miles away.

Nearest Tube = Morden 1.5 miles away

Cost: £4.10 each session – payable at reception by card only

The coach will meet players at reception

Contact: Andrew.jeffery@gll.org

Venue  telephone: 02086416611