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Inner Vision Orchestra on BBC Music Day Bobby Friction show

Inner Vision Orchestra on BBC-Music Day Bobby Friction show on the BBC

Inner Vision Orchestra is an orchestra with a difference. Being composed entirely of blind and partially sighted musicians it’s the only one of its kind in the UK. Led by Baluji Shrivastav, they perform a range of world music including popular Bollywood numbers. As part of BBC Music Day they perform Kuch kuch Hota Hai for the Bobby Friction Show.

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Katie Crowhurst and her Swimming Journey!

Katie Crowhurst and her Swimming Journey

By December 2015 she final got one of these experiences when she was presented with 2 silver medals and a bronze medal on the podium at the South East Regional Winter Swimming Championships… It’s a tough sport and there are other visually impaired swimmers out there that are faster and better than Katie but she has enjoyed the experiences that swimming has given her and she is hanging on in there hoping that one day she will get her wish of being on team GB and representing her country, hopefully, maybe if she’s really lucky that will be at the paralympic games.

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Cricket: And They Came In Two by Two!

Metro Cricket Team

24th May 2016 On a cricket double anniversary there were two draws for Metro; two appearances for Everton, a double hundred and two catches for the Metro stand in captain; as well as three wickets for Gareth and a magnificent tumbling effort at a catch from Mark – who hung on to the ball but … Continue reading Cricket: And They Came In Two by Two!

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Erith Sailability Open Day on the Thames – Friday 3rd June!

ERITH YACHT CLUB open day Friday 3rd June 2016

Erith Sailability is holding an open day – Should be a good day! Date: Friday 3rd June Time: 10am to 3pm Venue: Erith Yacht Club, Manor Road, London, DA8 2AD. If you would like to go, or want more information,
Contact: Sailability@erithyachtclub.org.uk.

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Play Goalball for FREE in London 31 May and be on TV!

Goalball Every other Tuesday Castle Centre London

Sky 1 Filming At Next Goalball Training Session. The ‘Whats Up’, a Sky 1 TV programme. They have asked to do a little piece on Goalball and the new London Club. Date: 31st May 2016 Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Venue: The Castle Centre (Near Elephant and Castle Tube Station) Cost:FREE Contact: Phone: 07975 893924

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