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Enter the Vision Pioneer Awards 2016 by Friday 15 April

Vision Pioneer Awards 2016 Enter by 5pm 15 April 2016

Vision Pioneer Awards

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Have you thought of visiting Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with a sighted guide?

Sighted Guides Services at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Have you thought of visiting Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with a sighted guide? Over 40 volunteers have received the Level 1 “My Guide” training and are ready and raring to get guiding!

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Vision Impaired bowls is coming to East London – Thur 26th May!

Vision Impaired bowls Session in East London - Thursday 26th May!

After a successful trial in 2015, we are now launching WBBC first ever VI Bowls season during 2016. Made up of 10 FREE sessions they are open to anyone living with sight loss, in East London or surrounding areas.When: Starting Thu 26th May 2016Time: 2.00pm – 5.30pm Where: WBBC, Lloyds Park off Forest Road, Walthamstow E17. Meeting Point: William Morris Gallery Park Entrance – 1.30pm

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Free Tate Britain Audio Description Tour: Town and Country – Monday 18 April

FREE tate Gallery - Audi Decription -Town and Country

Surveying both the urban and the rural landscape this tour will take you from Town to Country, exploring from the historical to contemporary in the collection. This tour is led by Anna Murray. The talk will take place seated in the gallery with trained picture describers giving a detailed and fascinating description of the works. Sighted companions and guide dogs are welcome. No booking required.

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RISE – Richmond upon Thames Inclusive Sports and Exercise event – Sat 16 April!

RISE Sat 16 April - Richmond upon Thames Inclusive Sports and Exercise Event

Free Inclusive Event on Saturday 16th April – Come along and try Wheelchair Basketball, Football, Dance, Boccia, Rugby and lots more. Promoting inclusive and disability specific sports and exercise for people of all ages

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