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Mayflower Theatre Trip

Yesterday (Thursday 9th May), Members, Volunteers and Staff went to Mayflower Theatre to watch Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Thank you to the Mayflower Theatre for really looking after us, everyone had a great time and were all singing the songs all the way back to the...

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Art With Maddy

On Wednesday 8th May, some of our members enjoyed another art session with Maddy.  Below are some photos from the class. If you would like to join in the the classes run on the second Wednesday of the month; they are held at the Parklands Centre, Park Road, Cowes...

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Eye On Social – RNLI

Yesterday (23rd April) our Eye on Social Group enjoyed a tour around the RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Centre. Thank you very much to them for giving us their time to provide the tour to our Members, Volunteers and Staff. Photos show Members and Volunteers being shown around...

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Millbrooke House New Drive

ARTICLE FROM ISLE OF WIGHT RADIO Leading companies in the Island’s construction industry have come together to provide a new car park for Sight for Wight, the independent charity providing information and support to visually impaired Islanders. The charity sought help...

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Hat & Sunglasses Day 2024

We are asking each child to take part in our Hat and Sunglasses Day on Midsummer Solstice, Thursday 20th June.  With the longest daylight hours and the highest intensity of rays, we have chosen midsummer’s day as the date quite deliberately. To take part we are asking...

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Volunteer Catch Up

Our Volunteer Catch Up is next week (Tuesday March 19th) at 10.00am, here at Millbrooke House. Please come along and meet fellow volunteers; staff will be on hand to serve homemade cake and coffee. IMAGE DESCRIPTION: Along with this post is a picture of four...

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Art Lessons With Maddy

On Wednesday 13th March, we had our first Art lesson with Maddy, also known as the “Blind Artist". Our Members really enjoyed the session so thank you Maddy for providing the lesson. The next Art lesson will be Wednesday 10th April within the new Parklands Centre,...

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Easter Knitted Novelties for Sale

If you'd like to make a donation for some of our Easter Knitted Novelty animals then do call into Millbrooke House and ask for Susan.  Each novelty animal includes a delicious Cadbury's Cream Egg!

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Spotlight On Viv

Viv is one of our members and kindly wrote an article for our Winter Newsletter.  There was so much information in her article that we were unable to print it in its entirety so we thought we would print the entire story here. My name is Vivien Margaret Booth but...

Events

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Eye On Social

Our next Eye on Social will be lunch at the Isle of Wight College Restaurant.  Spaces are limited so booking is essential.  Everyone is welcome; members, family, friends and volunteers alike!  This really is a great chance to catch up with friends both new and old. ...

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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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Walk and Talk

Our next Walk and Talk group is Friday 24th May. This group is an alternative to Striders and involves a walk of around 2 miles with a piece of cake and cup of tea afterwards. This month's walk is in Ryde. The walks starts at 10am and the walk starts at Ryde LA Bowl...

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Bembridge Street Fayre

Bembridge Street Fayre will be held on Bank Holiday Monday 27th May from 11am - 4pm. The street fayre will include stalls and entertainment and we will also be there.

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Chillerton and Gatcombe Scarecrow Festival

The award-winning festival returns from 25th May 2024! Come and see us and find up to 100 scarecrows on the scarecrow trail throughout the villages of Chillerton and Gatcombe. Free entry. There will once again be a people's vote for the most popular scarecrow, so a...

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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,...