Events

  • BCAB TechSight Exhibition - Crewe

    Saturday 25th November 2017

    In association with British Computer Association of the Blind -

    Venue:
    Crewe Arms Hotel,
    Nantwich Road,
    Crewe,
    Cheshire,
    CW2 6DN

    Time: 12.30pm - 5.30pm

  • Drop in Day - Clacton-on-Sea

    Thursday 9th November 2017

    In association with Essex Sight

    Venue:
    CADOWS,
    24 Old Road,
    Clacton-on-Sea,
    CO15 1HX

    Time: 100pm - 3.30pm

  • Discover our exclusive deals - Found at Sight Village Birmingham

    Sight Village, the UK's largest exhibition for blind and visually impaired people, will be opening its doors in Birmingham on July 18th and 19th. For the first time ever this year we will be extending the closing time on July 18th to 5pm and doors will close at 3.30pm on the 19th.

    The venue is The New Bingley Hall, which is where Sight Village Birmingham has been held for a number of years now: 1 Hockley Circus, Birmingham B18 5PP.

    We will be sponsoring Sight Village alongside Barclays and will have the whole team down at the show exhibiting as usual. We also have some fantastic deals that you will be able to find at Sight Village Birmingham on some big favourites such as JAWS, ZoomText, OpenBook and the Pearl Camera and our customers favourite handheld video magnifier, the RUBY!  Take a look at them all below:

    Item Show Price
    Focus 14 £925.00
    Pearl Camera £315.00
    Ruby £275.00
    JAWS Home £115.00
    JAWS Upgrade £95.00
    JAWS Home SMA £95.00
    ZoomText Mag/Reader £95.00
    ZoomText Mag/Reader Upgrade £70.00
    ZoomText Mag/Reeader SMA £70.00
    MAGic with Speech £95.00
    MAGic with Speech Upgrade £70.00
    Magic with Speech SMA £70.00
    Fusion Home £165.00
    Fusion Home Upgrade £115.00
    Fusion Home SMA £115.00
    OpenBook £115.00
    OpenBook Upgrade £95.00

     

    This year we have some exciting new products on show, namely Elbraille, a Windows 10 Notetaker, the all new and sleek Braille Sense Polaris and finally the SmartVision 2 Android Smartphone from Kapsys, which  boasts an impressive list of built-in applications and comes complete with touch screen, cursor control and keypad for ease of use.

    So don't miss out, come along and meet the team and these great new products.

    Don't worry, if you are unable to attend Sight Village Birmingham but would like to take advantage of these exclusive offers, then these will be made available online from our shop from the 10th July through to 28th July 2017.  Visit http://www.sightandsound.co.uk/offers/sight-village-promotion.html

    For more information on Sight Village Birmingham, including about guide dogs, sighted guides and more - please see below:

    Guide Dogs

    QAC Sight Village welcomes guide dog users. There will be a dedicated spending area and water available.

    Sighted guides

    If you require help navigating around the exhibition we have a number of volunteers that will be available to act as sighted guides, please enquire at reception when you arrive at the exhibition

    Show catalogue in alternate formats

    The show guide will be available in Print, Braille and Audio at reception

    Pre-show queries

    QAC Sight Village is organised by Queen Alexandra College. If you have an enquiry about Sight Village Birmingham please do not hesitate to contact us.

    You can email us at: sv@qac.ac.uk, phone us at: 0121 428 5041 or write to us at: QAC Sight Village, Court Oak Rd, Harborne, Birmingham, B17 9TG. We will do our best to answer your query promptly.

  • Support 4 Sight Exhibition - Braintree

    Thursday 26th October 2017

    In association with Support 4 Sight

    Venue:
    Church House Hall,
    St Michael's Lane,
    Braintree,
    Essex,
    CM7 1EY

    Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Information and Equipment Day - Basingstoke

    Friday 20th October 2017

    In association with Open Sight

    Venue:
    St. Andrew's Methodist Church,
    Western Way,
    South Ham,
    Basingstoke,
    RG22 6ER

    Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm

  • Sight Matters 2017 - Folkestone

    Wednesday 11th October 2017

    In association with Kent Association for the Blind

    Venue:
    Leas Cliff Hall,
    Channel Suite,
    The Leas,
    Folkestone,
    CT20 2DZ

    Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm

  • Technology Information Day - Stevenage

    Tuesday 10th October 2017

    In association with Herts Vision Loss - please join us, British Wireless, Doro and Macular Society.

    Venue:
    Springfield House Community Centre,
    24 High Street,
    Stevenage,
    Herts, SG1 3EJ

    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

  • Technology Information Day - St Albans

    Wednesday 4th October 2017

    In association with Herts Vision Loss - please join us, Macular Society and Doro.

    Venue:
    Jubilee Centre,
    Main Hall,
    Catherine Street,
    St Albans,
    Herts, AL3 5BU

    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

  • Eye Contact Exhibition - Southampton

    Wednesday 4th October 2017

    In association with Open Sight

    Venue:
    The Ageas Bowl,
    Botley Road,
    West End,
    Southampton,
    SO30 3XH

    Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm

  • Exhibition - Blackpool

    Friday 29th September 2017

    In association with N-Vision (The Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre for the blind)
    http://nvision-nw.co.uk

    Venue:
    Sharples Hall,
    Bosworth Place,
    Blackpool,
    FY4 1SH

    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

  • Technology Information Day - Hemel Hempstead

    Tuesday 26th September 2017

    In association with Herts Vision Loss - please join us and Synapptic.

    Venue:
    South Hill Centre,
    Cemetry Hill,
    Hemel Hempstead,
    Herts, HP1 1JF

    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

  • Focus Day - London, N9 0PZ

    Saturday 23rd September 2017

    In association with Enfield Vision

    Venue:
    Community House,
    311 Fore Street,
    Edmonton,
    London,
    N9 0PZ

    Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Low Vision Day - Peterborough

    Friday 22nd September 2017

    In association with Peterborough Association for the Blind

    Venue:
    DeafblindUK,
    Cygnet Road,
    Hampton,
    Peterborough,
    PE7 8FD

    Time: 10.30am - 3.30pm

  • Exhibition - Devizes, Wiltshire

    Thursday 21st September 2017

    In association with Wiltshire Sight

    Venue:
    St Lucy's Sight Centre,
    The Beeches,
    Browfort,
    Bath Road,
    Devizes,
    SN10 2AT

    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

  • Information Technology Day - Southend-on-Sea

    Thursday 21st September 2017

    In association with Southend Blind Welfare Organisation, also exhibiting Macular Society, Doro and Southend Talking Newspaper.

    Venue:
    SAVS (Southend Association of Voluntary Services)
    29/31 Alexandra Street,
    Southend-on-Sea,
    Essex SS1 1BW

    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

  • Information Day - Aberdeen

    Wednesday 20th September 2017

    In association with North East Sensory Services

    Venue:
    21 John Street,
    Aberdeen,
    AB25 1BT

    Time: 10:30am - 3:00pm

  • Information Technology Day - Milton Keynes

    Tuesday 19th September 2017

    In association with BucksVision, also exhibiting Macular Society, MK Reader Service, Esme's Umbrella and Alternate Visions Coaching to name a few.

    Venue:
    Fishermead Trinity Centre,
    Fishermead Boulevard,
    Fishermead,
    Milton Keynes,
    MK6 2LA

    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

  • Event - Hamilton

    Wednesday 13th September 2017

    In association with Visibility
    https://www.visibility.org.uk/

    Venue:
    St John's Church,
    10-14 Dukes Road,
    Hamilton,
    ML3 7DT

    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

  • Information Day - Southampton

    Tuesday 12th September 2017

    In association with Southampton Sight

    Venue:
    3 Bassett Avenue,
    Southampton,
    Hampshire,
    SO16 7DP

    Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm

  • Event - Motherwell

    Wednesday 6th September 2017

    In association with Visibility
    https://www.visibility.org.uk/

    Venue:
    Dalziel Saint Andrew's Church,
    47 Merry Street,
    Motherwell,
    ML1 1JJ

    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

  • Sight North East Exhibition - Newcastle upon Tyne

    Wednesday 6th September 2017

    In association with Sight Service

    Venue:
    The Bamburgh Suite,
    St. James' Park Football Stadium,
    Newcastle upon Tyne,
    NE1 4ST

    Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm

  • Exhibition - Barrow-in-Furness

    Thursday 17th August 2017

    In association with Barrow & Districts Society for the Blind

    Venue:
    Lisdoonie Hotel,
    307 Abbey Road,
    Barrow-in-Furness,
    Cumbria,
    LA14 5LF

    Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm

  • Event - Broomfield, Chelmsford

    Wednesday 16th August 2017

    In association with Support4Sight

    Venue:
    Broomfield Village Hall,
    158 Main Road,
    Broomfield,
    Chelmsford,
    CM1 7AH

    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

  • Product Awareness Information Day - Sutton

    Thursday 10th August 2017

    In association with Sutton Vision -

    Venue:
    3 Robin Hood Lane,
    Sutton,
    Surrey,
    SM1 2SW

    Time: 10.00am - 2.30pm

    PLEASE NOTE: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY PLEASE CONTACT VANESSA ON 020 8409 7166

  • VFO Event - Glasgow

    Thursday 10th August 2017

    Venue:
    The Mitchell Library,
    (Granville Street entrance),
    Moir Dyer Suite,
    Glasgow,
    G3 7DN

    Time: 14:00 to 16:00

    For further information or to register your interest in attending please contact Ann Hamilton on : 0141 287 2920 or email Ann.S.Hamilton@glasgow.gov.uk

  • VFO Event - Dublin

    Wednesday 9th August 2017

    Venue:
    NCBI Rehabilitation Training Centre,
    Whitworth Road,
    Drumcondra,
    Dublin 9

    Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm

    For more information, contact Stuart Lawler in NCBI on 087 9926360 or email stuart.lawler@ncbi.ie or to register please find link below

    https://www.ncbi.ie/announcing-freedom-scientific-in-dublin-with-summer-specials/

  • Information and Equipment Day - Hayling Island

    Thursday 27th July 2017

    In association with Open Sight

    Venue:
    Community Centre,
    Station Road,
    Hayling Island,
    PO11 0HB

    Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm

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