This is our regularly updated roundup of events, opportunities and news for the VI community, especially for young people, children and families.

If you have events or news that you would like to share, please drop us an email at

Updates are added at the top of the list as they come in. Click through the pages to read earlier updates.

Current highlights include:

  • New College Worcester Summer Activity Break (Worcester): 27th-29th July
  • Head2Head Sensory Theatre (Surrey): For 7-19 year olds with disabilities August
  • Disability Festival in the Park (London): 9th August
  • Free VI employment support: online courses from BlindAmbition (ongoing)
  • Hair care and styling course (London): starting next month organised by Hair & Care CIC for VI women & young girls June, July, August
  • Story time for VI children: catch up on Marvin’s Story Time Channel, a story-based show with catchy songs. Online, anytime
  • Research request: UCL Psychology in Education student looking for visually impaired (VI) children and young people to take part in two surveys ASAP (until June)
  • Easy Fundraising: support LOOK as you shop! Anytime
  • Education to Employment events: (London & Birmingham) by Blind in Business June
  • Goalball (Watford) – free taster sessions 16th July
  • Art Workshops at the British Library (London) for VI participants 28th June, 26th July
  • CBBC request for young designers (ongoing)
  • Polka Children’s Theatre show dates through July and August
  • Free Bollywood Dance Classes – Birmingham (ongoing)

Click through for more details on the current highlights: