Tag Archives: Croydon Vision

MSSC Quiz and Upcoming Online Events!

MSSC Quiz and a list of Upcoming Online Events!

Our friends at Merton Sports and Social Club (MSSC) have shared a Plethora of online events in their latest News Bulletin. MSSC Website: http://www.mssc.org.uk | Twitter: @MertonMssc

For example, why not test your general Knowledge at the Monthly Virtual MSSC Quiz?

 

Merton Sport and Social Club February Quiz

The next monthly  MSSC virtual quiz will take place between 7.00 pm and 8.00 pm on Tuesday 2nd February. Why not join MSSC for some light-hearted fun and a chance to catch up with fellow MSSC members?

Support is available if you would like help to set up Zoom on your phone, tablet or computer in advance.  A link to join on the evening will be sent to you by email.

Please book your place in good time by emailing Bev Williamson Email: membership@mssc.org.uk.

 

Croydon Vision’s Fit and Fabulous programme for women

This takes place every Thursday from 2pm to 3.00pm.  This series of fitness classes will include exercises to stretch, build your strength, relax and take away any stress as well as boost your energy and make you feel good.  All the exercises are really well described so you will not need to see the facilitator.  You can join by zoom or by using a USB stick just like the talking news.

To find out more or to register for these free classes, email Fitandfab@croydonvision.org.uk or phone 020 8688 2486.

 

Distant Socialising and Promoting Positive Wellbeing

Two organisations, Eye Matter and Beyond Sight Loss have combined forces to offer a range of virtual activities to support vision impaired individuals and promote positive well-being.

They are proud to present the following weekly groups and meetings:

  • Monday 3 pm – 4 pm – Surviving to Thriving – Helping your mental well-being with a Solution Focused Approach.
  • Tuesday 6 pm – 8 pm – Social followed by activities.
  • Wednesday 11 am – Cookery with VI tips.
  • Thursday 5 pm – Beyond Sight Loss, discussion with Ashrafia Choudhury.
  • Friday 11 am –1 pm Social group followed by activities including:

 Body conditioning, Neurobics, Zumba, salsa, comedy, quizzes, meditation and mindfulness.

Tuesday and Friday activities change each week.

On Tuesday 26th January, singer, Sarah Wade (Winner of Eastbourne’s got talent2020) will perform a concert of popular songs.  Join us at 6 pm for the usual hour’s social, followed by an hour of songs you will recognise and love.

All of the above events and groups are held on the Zoom platform and are accessible via mobile, landline or computer.

The Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2599114264

Or to join in by phone, call 0208 080 6591 and use ID 2599114264, followed by the hash (#) key. You will then be asked for your participant number, press hash (#) again and you will then be put into our waiting room; we will let you in as soon as we notice you are there!

 

VALENTINES BLIND DATING EXTRAVAGANZA

Eye Matter is delighted to be holding a virtual speed dating evening from 7 pm to 9 pm on Saturday 13th February.

This is a callout to all you single people, with low vision or no sight, to bring yourselves and your single friends along to our valentine’s extravaganza.  Breakout rooms will be provided for 5 minutes for each couple.

Please preregister by emailing eyemattervi@gmail.com

 

VI GROUP FOR ANXIETY AND LOW MOOD

This is a weekly online discussion group on Thursday evenings for visually impaired people, using mindfulness techniques and gentle movement for the relief of tension and stress.

Learn to be with difficult thoughts, learn how to find compassion for yourself and others.

For further information, please contact Dr Lisa Greenspan
(Chartered Counselling Psychologist) at lisagreenspantherapy.com
theLAPIS.co.uk

 

Metro Blind Sports Links & Social Networks

Get all the latest blind & partially sighted event information & news as soon as we do!

Metro Blind Sport  Website  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  LinkedIn

 

MSSC Quiz and Upcoming Online Events!

MSSC Quiz and a list of Upcoming Online Events!

Our friends at Merton Sports and Social Club (MSSC) have shared a Plethora of online events in their latest News Bulletin. MSSC Website: http://www.mssc.org.uk | Twitter: @MertonMssc

For example, why not test your general Knowledge at the Monthly Virtual MSSC  Quiz?

Merton Sport and Social Club February Quiz

The next monthly  MSSC virtual quiz will take place between 7.00 pm and 8.00 pm on Tuesday 2nd February. Why not join MSSC for some light-hearted fun and a chance to catch up with fellow MSSC members?

Support is available if you would like help to set up Zoom on your phone, tablet or computer in advance.  A link to join on the evening will be sent to you by email.

Please book your place in good time by emailing Bev Williamson Email: membership@mssc.org.uk.

Croydon Vision’s Fit and Fabulous programme for women

This takes place every Thursday from 2pm to 3.00pm.  This series of fitness classes will include exercises to stretch, build your strength, relax and take away any stress as well as boost your energy and make you feel good.  All the exercises are really well described so you will not need to see the facilitator.  You can join by zoom or by using a USB stick just like the talking news.

To find out more or to register for these free classes, email Fitandfab@croydonvision.org.uk or phone 020 8688 2486.

 

Distant Socialising and Promoting Positive Wellbeing

Two organisations, Eye Matter and Beyond Sight Loss have combined forces to offer a range of virtual activities to support vision impaired individuals and promote positive well-being.

They are proud to present the following weekly groups and meetings:

  • Monday 3 pm – 4 pm – Surviving to Thriving – Helping your mental well-being with a Solution Focused Approach.
  • Tuesday 6 pm – 8 pm – Social followed by activities.
  • Wednesday 11 am – Cookery with VI tips.
  • Thursday 5 pm – Beyond Sight Loss, discussion with Ashrafia Choudhury.
  • Friday 11 am –1 pm Social group followed by activities including:

 Body conditioning, Neurobics, Zumba, salsa, comedy, quizzes, meditation and mindfulness.

Tuesday and Friday activities change each week.

On Tuesday 26th January, singer, Sarah Wade (Winner of Eastbourne’s got talent2020) will perform a concert of popular songs.  Join us at 6 pm for the usual hour’s social, followed by an hour of songs you will recognise and love.

All of the above events and groups are held on the Zoom platform and are accessible via mobile, landline or computer.

The Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2599114264

Or to join in by phone, call 0208 080 6591 and use ID 2599114264, followed by the hash (#) key. You will then be asked for your participant number, press hash (#) again and you will then be put into our waiting room; we will let you in as soon as we notice you are there!

 

VALENTINES BLIND DATING EXTRAVAGANZA

Eye Matter is delighted to be holding a virtual speed dating evening from 7 pm to 9 pm on Saturday 13th February.

This is a callout to all you single people, with low vision or no sight, to bring yourselves and your single friends along to our valentine’s extravaganza.  Breakout rooms will be provided for 5 minutes for each couple.

Please preregister by emailing eyemattervi@gmail.com

 

VI GROUP FOR ANXIETY AND LOW MOOD

This is a weekly online discussion group on Thursday evenings for visually impaired people, using mindfulness techniques and gentle movement for the relief of tension and stress.

Learn to be with difficult thoughts, learn how to find compassion for yourself and others.

For further information, please contact Dr Lisa Greenspan
(Chartered Counselling Psychologist) at lisagreenspantherapy.com
theLAPIS.co.uk

 

 

Upcoming Croydon Vision Facebook Live Events

Upcoming Croydon Vision Facebook Live Events

Upcoming Croydon Vision Facebook Live Events

Here are the upcoming programme of Facebook Live Events by Croydon Vision for January and February 2021

Link to Croydon Vision Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CroydonVision

Facebook Live Every Thursdays at 4 pm:

January 2021

  • 14/01/2020 – Vision Works Training, Volunteering and Employment
    with Michael Spooner
  • 21/01/2020 – Accessing Travel in Croydon with Karen Underwood from Croydon Sensory Team
  • 28/01/2020 – Health & Wellbeing with Vanessa Gordon from our Talking Therapies

February 2021

  • 4/2/2020 – Technology there to help you with Katherine Turner
  • 11/2/2020 – Eye Health With Hussein Khambeti from Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • 18/2/2020 – Volunteering – how it helps- how to start- benefits with Nadine Thomas
  • 25/2/2020- Food & Entertainment Join us to learn a tasty recipe. Isha Croydon Vision’s Chef

Link to Croydon Vision Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CroydonVision

Do join Croydon Vision and give them feedback and ideas for future events.

Email: info@CroydonVision.org.uk or 020 8688 2486

Please do spread the word and share with your personal and professional networks!

 

Upcoming Croydon Vision Facebook Live Events

Upcoming Croydon Vision Facebook Live Events

Upcoming Croydon Vision Facebook Live Events

Here are the upcoming programme of Facebook Live Events by Croydon Vision for January and February 2021

Link to Croydon Vision Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CroydonVision

Facebook Live Every Thursdays at 4 pm:

January 2021

  • 14/01/2020 – Vision Works Training, Volunteering and Employment
    with Michael Spooner
  • 21/01/2020 – Accessing Travel in Croydon with Karen Underwood from Croydon Sensory Team
  • 28/01/2020 – Health & Wellbeing with Vanessa Gordon from our Talking Therapies

February 2021

  • 4/2/2020 – Technology there to help you with Katherine Turner
  • 11/2/2020 – Eye Health With Hussein Khambeti from Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • 18/2/2020 – Volunteering – how it helps- how to start- benefits with Nadine Thomas
  • 25/2/2020- Food & Entertainment Join us to learn a tasty recipe. Isha Croydon Vision’s Chef

Link to Croydon Vision Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CroydonVision

Do join Croydon Vision and give them feedback and ideas for future events.

Email: info@CroydonVision.org.uk or 020 8688 2486

Please do spread the word and share with your personal and professional networks!

 

‘Fit and Fab with Croydon Vision’ starts 19 Nov!

Free Fit and Fab programme for Women with Croydon Vision Starts 19 November

Fit and Fab with Croydon Vision

Winter is here, but do not let the winter blues bring you down – come and join us for a bit of exercise and become Fit and Fabulous with  Croydon Vision in 12 weeks!

Croydon Vision will run a series of fitness classes which will include exercises to stretch, build your strength, relax and take away any stress as well as boost your energy and make you feel good.

We will be starting on Thursday 19 November and then every Thursday from 2 pm to 3.00 pm.

You can join us by zoom or through a USB stick just like the talking news– we will make sure all the exercises are really well described so you will not need to see us at all!

This program of exercises is part of a national initiative to encourage girls and women to take up physical activity and lead a more active life to improve their health and wellbeing.

To join our Free Fit and Fab programme for women

register by sending us an email now:

Fitandfab@croydonvison.org.uk

 Or phone:  02086882486

Website: https://croydonvision.org.uk/