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AD: We Will Rock You! – VICTA

We Will Rock You – Audio-described Performance - book by 3 Jan 2020

We Will Rock You – Audio-described performance!

Join VICTA for an audio described performance of We Will Rock You, the killer Queen musical spectacular. Another venue bites the dust as the world-famous production visits Milton Keynes as part of its whistle-stop tour of the UK.

This feel-good show features 24 of Queen’s biggest hits and boasts the scale and spectacle that marked the band’s legendary live performances. Your favourite rock hits accompanied by Ben Elton’s hilarious futuristic comedy writing are sure to leave you completely ga-ga and ready burst into song!

  • Closing Date: 3 January 2020  Event Date: 26 March 2020
  • Who: 5 to 29 years plus one parent or carer (18+)
  • Venue: Milton Keynes Theatre, 500 Marlborough Gate, Central Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 3NZ
  • Cost: £20 for a pair of tickets

If you would like to join us on this activity, please apply through the online form via the link below.

Apply Here

 

 

AD: We Will Rock You! – VICTA

We Will Rock You – Audio-described Performance - book by 3 Jan 2020
Venue:
Milton Keynes Theatre, 500 Marlborough Gate, Central Milton Keynes,Buckinghamshire, MK9 3NZ
Time:
Event Date: 26 March 2020    - TBC
Phone:
01908 240 831
Date:
03rd January 2020
Cost:
£20 for a pair of tickets


We Will Rock You – Audio-described performance!

Join VICTA for an audio described performance of We Will Rock You, the killer Queen musical spectacular. Another venue bites the dust as the world-famous production visits Milton Keynes as part of its whistle-stop tour of the UK.

This feel-good show features 24 of Queen’s biggest hits and boasts the scale and spectacle that marked the band’s legendary live performances. Your favourite rock hits accompanied by Ben Elton’s hilarious futuristic comedy writing are sure to leave you completely ga-ga and ready burst into song!

  • Closing Date: 3 January 2020  Event Date: 26 March 2020
  • Who: 5 to 29 years plus one parent or carer (18+)
  • Venue: Milton Keynes Theatre, 500 Marlborough Gate, Central Milton Keynes,Buckinghamshire, MK9 3NZ
  • Cost: £20 for a pair of tickets

If you would like to join us on this activity, please apply through the online form via the link below.

Apply Here

 

 

VICTA Pre-Teen Science Day!

VICTA Pre-Teen Science Day, Natural History Museum

VICTA Pre-Teen Science Day, Natural History Museum!

Closing date: 3 January 2020    Event date: 21 Feb 2020

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum? If you are aged between 10 to 13 years, now is your opportunity to find out.

Once your parents have dropped you off with the VICTA team, you will spend the day exploring behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum. Together we will discover what the museum has to offer and you will have the opportunity to get hands on with some of the specimens from insects to giant squid tentacles. Just think of all the amazing things you’ll be able to tell your parents when they pick you up!

Who: 10 to 13 years  Event date: 21 Feb 2020  Time: 10am to 3pm (TBC)
Closing date: 3 January 2020
Location: Natural History Museum, London  Cost: £5
Book a place: https://blindsport.uk/VICTAScience

This will be a fun, interactive day and the ideal setting to meet and share experiences with other young people of a similar age group and share experiences.

If you would like to join us on this activity, please apply on the Victa website link below

https://blindsport.uk/VICTAScience

Why apply?

  • A great opportunity to meet other visually impaired young people
  • Learn what goes on behind the scenes at one of the UK’s top museums
  • Grow in confidence
  • Develop new and existing skills such as teamwork, communication and problem solving
  • Increase your mobility and independence skills
  • Gain all of this while having a fun weekend in a supportive, encouraging environment

Who can apply?

You must be:

  • Registered or registrable blind or partially sighted
  • At least 10 on 21st February 2020
  • Aged 13 or under on 21st February 2020
  • Willing and physically able to take part in a day at the museum
  • Able to maintain your own personal hygiene
  • Able to independently take medication (if applicable)

 

 

VICTA Pre-Teen Science Day

VICTA Pre-Teen Science Day, Natural History Museum
Venue:
Natural History Museum, London
Time:
Closing date: 3 January 2020 - Event date: 21 Feb 2020
Phone:
01908 240 831
Date:
03rd January 2020
Cost:
£5


VICTA Pre-Teen Science Day, Natural History Museum!

Closing date: 3 January 2020    Event date: 21 Feb 2020

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum? If you are aged between 10 to 13 years, now is your opportunity to find out.

Once your parents have dropped you off with the VICTA team, you will spend the day exploring behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum. Together we will discover what the museum has to offer and you will have the opportunity to get hands on with some of the specimens from insects to giant squid tentacles. Just think of all the amazing things you’ll be able to tell your parents when they pick you up!

Who: 10 to 13 years  Event date: 21 Feb 2020  Time: 10am to 3pm (TBC)
Closing date: 3 January 2020
Location: Natural History Museum, London  Cost: £5
Book a place: https://blindsport.uk/VICTAScience

This will be a fun, interactive day and the ideal setting to meet and share experiences with other young people of a similar age group and share experiences.

If you would like to join us on this activity, please apply on the Victa website link below

https://blindsport.uk/VICTAScience

Why apply?

  • A great opportunity to meet other visually impaired young people
  • Learn what goes on behind the scenes at one of the UK’s top museums
  • Grow in confidence
  • Develop new and existing skills such as teamwork, communication and problem solving
  • Increase your mobility and independence skills
  • Gain all of this while having a fun weekend in a supportive, encouraging environment

Who can apply?

You must be:

  • Registered or registrable blind or partially sighted
  • At least 10 on 21st February 2020
  • Aged 13 or under on 21st February 2020
  • Willing and physically able to take part in a day at the museum
  • Able to maintain your own personal hygiene
  • Able to independently take medication (if applicable)

 

 

Photography Last-minute place!

Photography with VICTA - Last-minute place is available

A Last-minute place is available!

Try photography with VICTA and the London Institute of Photography

Join VICTA and the London Institute of Photography (LIoP) in trendy Brick Lane, East London, an area now extremely popular with London’s edgy and artistic crowd, to learn how to take stunningly creative photographs in your own signature style.

Who: 18 to 29 years
When: 6 to 10 November 2019
Location: Brick Lane, London and Caldecotte Lake, Milton Keynes
Cost: £100

Please apply ASAP if you would like to join us!

Find out more and apply

During the day you will be inspired by professional photographers to explore the key elements of lighting, composition and styling. You’ll learn how to create a series of photographs inspired by the constantly changing street art at Brick Lane, as well as conducting your own still life shoot on location in the studio – The Old Truman Brewery. The second stage of the course will take you through the process of post-production and how to make your photos print ready.

When not immersed in the camera you will explore the culture and atmosphere that London has to offer. From its many tourist sights to cutting edge art galleries, restaurants and bars.

On Saturday, we will leave the city to head to Caldecotte Lake, Milton Keynes, for VICTA’s annual firework party! The activity will end Sunday morning at Caldecotte Lake.

Within the cost of the course you will take home a 1m by 2m printed banner displaying your fabulous photos. Plus, you will gain the Arts Award Explore qualification – an entry level 3 award.

All participants are expected to make their own travel arrangements to and from the meeting points at the start and end of the trip.

Find out more and apply