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RSBC Nov Online Events: Audiobook Club – Sisterhood Squad & More!

RSBC November Online Events- Assistive Tech - Audio book club - Sisterhood & More!

RSBC November Online Events:  Assistive Tech – Audiobook Club – Sisterhood Squad & much More!

We have a packed scheduled of events for blind and partially sighted young people. You can also find our updated calendar here: https://www.rsbc.org.uk/live-life-go-further

See below for our range of virtual activities to keep you all engaged and connected. All of our sessions will be run via Zoom. Just download the app and click the link (which will only be sent to those who have confirmed attendance) and enter your name which will appear on screen

 

Please note: All sessions are password protected and moderated by RSBC staff, so are a fun, safe place for VI young people to connect.

To register your interest for any of the virtual sessions or if you have any questions please contact: connections@rsbc.org.uk or  enquiries@rsbc.org.uk 

If you have any suggestions or questions, or if you have any trouble accessing the timetable, please don’t hesitate to let us know.

for RSBC Virtual Programmes dates and more… visit the link below

https://www.rsbc.org.uk/live-life-go-further

 

 

RSBC November Online Programme Below.

 

All Week – Employment Advice  

Lead Staff: Mark

Age: 16-25

Do you require some clarity about what employment currently looks like? The alternatives or what kinds of things we can be doing that will help us with employment when we get back to normal? Book to arrange a call and get the latest advice from our Employment Support Advisor providing 1:1 support.

 

Assistive Tech

Lead Staff: Alex

Age: 8-25

Need help with apps, software and how to get the most out of technology during lockdown? Book a session with our Assistive Tech Officer providing 1:1 support.

 

Parents Assistive Tech

Lead Staff: Alex

Age: 8-25
Welcoming parents who need help with apps, software and how to get the most out accessible features on your smartphones to support your children and young people! We cover many different things as there are a range of abilities.

If you would like to make your tech work for you, you can do so by booking onto an assistive tech session with our Assistive Tech Officer; Alex.

Audio Book Club
Lead Staff: Jelani and Owain
Age: 11 – 25

Looking for a fun way to enjoy books and meet new people? Join our virtual sessions and enjoy listening to exciting audio books, intriguing podcasts, and taking part in insightful discussions. Take a journey through new worlds and explore ideas in our audio book club.

 

Creative
Lead Staff: Owain & Jelani/Vivek
Age: 8 – 25

The Creative Group will be working online and will be working towards our annual Christmas Concert.  Do you enjoy music, lyric writing, composing instrumental pieces? This is the place to be! Join our virtual Creative Group where you will learn new skills within the musical world, continue to excel and be able to showcase your amazing talents at the RSBC Christmas Concert.

 

Health and Well-being

Lead Staff: Lauren and Vivek

Age: 8-25

Join the RSBC virtual workout squad & our fitness Queen Lauren for a quick morning workout every Saturdays, to boost your energy and start your day strong! Adapted to suit all abilities.

 

Sisterhood
Lead Staff: Sally and Lauren
Age: 16 – 25
Join the virtual Sisterhood Squad for open conversations, helpful tips, activities, and a variety of discussion topics. Join Sisterhood to get talking to ensure that young VI women have the tools they need to build a positive relationship with themselves and others.

 

Supper Club
Lead Staff: Jelani and Vivek
Age: 16 – 25
Grab some food and join us virtually to socialise and discuss your recent experiences as well as current and evolving topics in a safe and supportive space.

 

Sensory Story Time
Lead: Mandie
Age: 0 – 8

Join Mandie from the Families First team for Sensory Story time – dress to get messed and have fun. Feel free to bring along creative props to make the stories come alive.

 

Minds in Sight Local/National Meeting

Lead: Jelani

Age: 14 – 25

Let’s get to work! This November, the Minds in Sight Project sponsored by Erasmus is back and bringing you an exciting panel on Employment. We will have a wide and varied panel of experts eager to listen to you and your experiences surrounding employment and being VI. They are also there to share top tips and practices for finding the right job for you. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to share your opinion and story with people who make those decisions and will empower you to make a difference.

 

7 o’Clock Cub
Lead: Henshaws
Age: 14 – 25

Join this virtual group to connect with other VI young people, make friends and try new things. Contact marie.hansen@henshaws.org.uk to book your space!

 

 Social Saturday
Lead: Henshaws
Age: 11-25

Get social with other VI young people and challenge yourself: health & wellbeing workouts, beat boxing, games and more! Contact george.ferguson@henshaws.org.uk to book your space!

 

 

Blind and Partially Sighted Kids Sing ‘Stand By Me’ | Royal Society for Blind Children

 

 

RSBC Sensory Spooktacular Fri 30 Oct!

RSBC's Sensory Spooktacular is coming on 30th October

The Spooktacular is an online sensory storytime for all children and their families that will include a scary story, Halloween activities and interactive games that you can take part in the comfort of your own home.

Dress your home in Spooktacular fashion with spiders, cobwebs, and ghoulish, ghostly decorations, carve out the pumpkin and get the costumes and makeup out and join us for some Halloween games, stories and fun.

Each £4.95 ticket gives one household access to attend all three interactive sessions, which are:

Terrifying Tots at 3 pm

A 40 min session for preschool-aged children up to 5 years

Ghastly Goblins at 5 pm

An hour-long session for younger children aged 5-13 years

Frightful Fiends at 7 pm

An hour-long session for older children aged 13 years +

Click here to purchase a ticket

All the proceeds are in aid of the RSBC and will support blind children and their families in England and Wales so please spread the word amongst your friends, school and family.

See you on the Friday 30th October for some fiendishly good fun!

With wicked wishes,

King Kevin the Terrible at RSBC
kevin.mcnulty@rsbc.org.uk
07990 530536

 

RSBC Sensory Spooktacular Fri 30 Oct!

RSBC's Sensory Spooktacular is coming on 30th October
Venue:
Zoom with King Kevin the Terrible at RSBC
Time:
3 pm - 8 pm
Phone:
07990 530536
Date:
30th October 2020
Cost:
£4.95 ticket gives one household access to attend all three interactive sessions


The Spooktacular is an online sensory storytime for all children and their families that will include a scary story, Halloween activities and interactive games that you can take part in the comfort of your own home.

Dress your home in Spooktacular fashion with spiders, cobwebs, and ghoulish, ghostly decorations, carve out the pumpkin and get the costumes and makeup out and join us for some Halloween games, stories and fun.

Each £4.95 ticket gives one household access to attend all three interactive sessions, which are:

Terrifying Tots at 3 pm

A 40 min session for preschool-aged children up to 5 years

Ghastly Goblins at 5 pm

An hour-long session for younger children aged 5-13 years

Frightful Fiends at 7 pm

An hour-long session for older children aged 13 years +

Click here to purchase a ticket

All the proceeds are in aid of the RSBC and will support blind children and their families in England and Wales so please spread the word amongst your friends, school and family.

See you on the Friday 30th October for some fiendishly good fun!

With wicked wishes,

King Kevin the Terrible at RSBC
kevin.mcnulty@rsbc.org.uk
07990 530536

 

RSBC: Octobers Virtual Events!

RSBC Octobers Virtual Events

Royal Society for Blind Children

Octobers Virtual Events!

RSBC have moved online! See below for our range of virtual activities to keep you all engaged and connected. All of our sessions will be run via Zoom. Just download the app and click the link (which will only be sent to those who have confirmed attendance)

You can call us between 9 am-5p m Monday – Friday on 020 3198 0225

Email Us:  enquiries@rsbc.org.uk

https://www.rsbc.org.uk/live-life-go-further

Download the programme  in Word format below

https://www.metroblindsport.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/October-Virtual-Programme.docx

 

Assistive Tech

Lead Staff: Alex
Age: 8-25
Need help with apps, software and how to get the most out of technology during lockdown? Book a session with our Assistive Tech Officer providing 1:1 support.

Parents Assistive Tech

Lead Staff: Alex
Age: 8-25
Welcoming parents who need help with apps, software and how to get the most out accessible features on your smartphones to support your children and young people! We cover many different things as there are a range of abilities.
If you would like to make your tech work for you, you can do so by booking onto an assistive tech session with our Assistive Tech Officer; Alex.

Audio Book Club

Lead Staff: Jelani and Owain
Age: 11 – 25
Looking for a fun way to enjoy books and meet new people? Join our virtual sessions and enjoy listening to exciting audio books, intriguing podcasts, and taking part in insightful discussions. Take a journey through new worlds and explore ideas in our audio book club.

Creative

Lead Staff: Owain & Jelani/Vivek

Age: 8 – 25
The Creative Group will be working online and will be working towards our annual Christmas Concert. Do you enjoy music, lyric writing, composing instrumental pieces? This is the place to be! Join our virtual Creative Group where you will learn new skills within the musical world, continue to excel and be able to showcase your amazing talents at the RSBC Christmas Concert.

Health and Well-being

Lead Staff: Lauren and Vivek
Age: 8-25
Join the RSBC virtual workout squad & our fitness Queen Lauren for a quick
morning workout every Saturdays, to boost your energy and start your day
strong! Adapted to suit all abilities.

Sisterhood

Lead Staff: Sally and Lauren
Age: 16 – 25
Join the virtual Sisterhood Squad for open conversations, helpful tips, activities,
and a variety of discussion topics. Join Sisterhood to get talking to ensure that
young VI women have the tools they need to build a positive relationship with themselves and others.

Supper Club

Lead Staff: Jelani and Vivek
Age: 16 – 25
Grab some food and join us virtually to socialise and discuss your recent
experiences as well as current and evolving topics in a safe and supportive
space.

Sensory Story Time

Lead: Mandie
Age: 0 – 8
Join Mandie from the Families First team for Sensory Story time – dress to get
messed and have fun. Feel free to bring along creative props to make the stories
come alive.

RSBC October Half Term  from 26  to 31 October 2020

 

Disability Sports Coach Guest Deliverer Sessions

Lead: Lauren & Jelani/Vivek
Age: 8 – 25
Come online and join us virtually with Disability Sports Coaches. Bring your dancing shoes and learn new skills with their dance coach! We will also be taking it to the ring with a boxing session, bring your gloves, your water bottles and your ‘can do attitude’.

 

Palace for Life Guest Deliverer Sessions

Lead: Lauren & Jelani
Age: 8 – 25
Join us to welcome Palace for Life coaches who will set you through your paces during this online sports session.

Open Mic Session

Lead: Owain & Jelani
Age: 8 – 25
Dust off your notebook, start your vocal exercises and pull out your guitar! This Open Mic session is a place for you to showcase your hidden talents or just to try out something new in a safe environment.

Quiz Time

Lead: Vivek & Lauren
Age: 8 – 25
Let’s get quizzical! Put your thinking caps on and join us in a fun morning of trivia and games. Quizmaster Vivek and his sidekick Lauren will be brining you riddles and brainteasers to get your morning going!

 

RSBC has moved online: Virtual Activities Programme!

Check out the RSBC November Online Events!

The Royal Society for Blind Children has moved online!

See below for our range of virtual activities to keep you all engaged and connected. All of our sessions will be run via Zoom. Just download the app and click the link (which will only be sent to those who have confirmed attendance) and enter your name which will appear on screen

 

Please note: All sessions are password protected and moderated by RSBC staff, so are a fun, safe place for VI young people to connect.

To register your interest for any of the virtual sessions or if you have any questions please contact:  enquiries@rsbc.org.uk

If you have any suggestions or questions, or if you have any trouble accessing the timetable, please don’t hesitate to let us know.

for RSBC Virtual Programmes dates and more… visit the link below

https://www.rsbc.org.uk/live-life-go-further

 

September Virtual Programmes below

 

All Week – Employment Advice 

Lead Staff: Mark

Age: 16-25

Do you require some clarity about what employment currently looks like? The alternatives or what kinds of things we can be doing that will help us with employment when we get back to normal? Book to arrange a call and get the latest advice from our Employment Support Advisor providing 1:1 support.

 

Health and Well-being

Lead Staff: Lauren and Vivek

Age: 8-25

Join the RSBC workout squad & our fitness Queen Lauren for a quick morning workout to boost your energy and start your day strong! Adapted to suit all abilities.

 

Audio Book Club

Lead Staff: Jelani and Owain
Age: 11 – 25
Looking for a fun way to enjoy books and meet new people? Join our virtual sessions and enjoy listening to exciting audio books, intriguing podcasts and taking part in insightful discussions. Take a journey through new worlds and explore ideas in our audio book club.

 

Assistive Tech

Lead Staff: Alex

Age: 8-25

Need help with apps, software and how to get the most out of technology during lockdown? Book a session with our Assistive Tech Officer providing 1:1 support.

 

Sisterhood

Lead Staff: Sally and Lauren
Age: 16 – 25
Join the virtual Sisterhood Squad for open conversations, helpful tips, activities, and a variety of discussion topics. To give you a taste, we will be covering, fashion & clothing, employment & back to school, make-up, self-care and independency and hair workshops with a guest speaker! Join Sisterhood to get talking to ensure that young VI women have the tools they need to build a positive relationship with themselves and others.

 

Parents Assistive Tech

Lead Staff: Alex

Age: 8-25
Welcoming parents who need help with apps, software and how to get the most out accessible features on your smartphones to support your children and young people! We cover many different things as there are a range of abilities.

If you would like to make your tech work for you, you can do so by booking onto an assistive tech session with our Assistive Tech Officer; Alex.

 

Minds in Sight Meetings (Local/National)

Lead Staff: Jelani
Age: 14 – 25
Are you curious about how to be a part of change and progress in your community and beyond? Join in on our Virtual Minds in Sight sessions in September! There will be a series of panel discussions focused on issues that affect you! You will be able to speak with and have your questions answered by experts in the field. Come along to be a part of the conversation and see how you can influence change for yourself and people like you!

 

Supper Club

Lead Staff: Jelani and Vivek
Age: 16 – 25
Grab some food and join us virtually to socialise and discuss your recent experiences as well as current and evolving topics in a safe and supportive space.

 

Sensory Story Time

Lead: Mandie
Age: 0 – 8

Join Mandie from the Families First team for Sensory Story time – dress to get messed and have fun. Feel free to bring along creative props to make the stories come alive.

 

Creative

Lead Staff: Owain
Age: 8 – 25
Do you enjoy music, lyric writing, composing instrumental pieces? This is the place to be! Join our virtual Creative Group where you will learn new skills within the musical world, continue to excel and be able to showcase your amazing talents.

 

Blind and Partially Sighted Kids Sing ‘Stand By Me’ | Royal Society for Blind Children