Sight for Wight is the local independent charity dedicated to providing information & support to visually impaired Islanders, their families, friends & carers. Membership is free to all Islanders affected by sight loss.

Talking News

Enjoy news from local papers and Sight for Wight, recorded Fridays.

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Dress for Less

Visit our upmarket dress agency & charity boutique in Newport.

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Newsletters

Packed with useful information, enjoy our latest copy here!

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What do we do?

Sight for Wight is the local independent charity dedicated to providing information & support to visually impaired Islanders, their families, friends & carers.

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News

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Mix and Mingle Singalong

This week our members enjoyed a singalong to some of the old time classics. They all had a fantastic time and we've got some budding singers amongst us!!

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John’s Successful Sponsored Swim!

On Saturday 9th October, member and volunteer, John completed a sponsored swim at West Wight Sports & Community Centre to raise money for Sight for Wight. John completed 50 lengths of the swimming pool in 1 hour 45 minutes. So far he has raised £130.00 and money...

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Mix & Mingle Show and Tell

Last Thursday, our Mix & Mingle Group brought in items that were dear to them and chatted to the group about why they were cherished possessions. Our new member, John, brought in a painting he did at age 16 which was absolutely superb. Our members having a tea...

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Sponsored Swim

One of our members and volunteers, John, is doing a sponsored swim at West Wight Leisure Centre on Saturday 9th October 2021 (12:00pm - 2:00pm). John has recorded a short video if anyone would like to sponsor him. A huge thanks to John for thinking of us; we hope that...

Events

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Wednesday Coffee & Chat

We hold a coffee morning each week on a Wednesday at Millbrooke House from 10.00am till 11.30am. All are welcome to join us for a cup of tea or coffee and cake. The cost is £1 and the group is open to all, not just Members. On the first Wednesday of each month we are...

Wednesday Low Vision Drop-in

Wednesday Low Vision Drop-in

Every Wednesday, we have a drop-in session which allows you to view and try low vision equipment we have at Sight for Wight without the need for an appointment.  If this time is not convenient for you then you are welcome to call us to make an appointment to view our...

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Mix & Mingle Social Group

Our Thursday Social Group has a new name!  The group meet every week from 10.30am till 2.00pm at Millbrooke House and give visually impaired people the chance to 'mix and mingle'!   We have planned themes each week; e.g. beach day, pub quizzes, bingo, carnival day,...

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Striders

Striders meet on the last Friday of every month. They walk on different routes around the Island and then finish off with lunch at a local pub or restaurant. The group is open to all visually impaired people who like longer walks in the countryside and, of course,...

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Wednesday Coffee & Chat

We hold a coffee morning each week on a Wednesday at Millbrooke House from 10.00am till 11.30am. All are welcome to join us for a cup of tea or coffee and cake. The cost is £1 and the group is open to all, not just Members. On the first Wednesday of each month we are...

Get in Touch / Get Involved / Volunteer Today

Our volunteers are the lifeblood of our charity. We estimate that over 200 hours a week are given by our volunteers to help and support visually impaired people on the island.