New programme from Galloway’s

Galloway’s Society for the Blind have released their September to November 2017 programme of events for Sefton and West Lancashire.

Carl Moore, Sight Loss Advisor, explains: “As well as our regular events on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays we have a number of Drop-in Days booked, Talking Tech days on 5th September, 3rd October, 24th October and an Enhanced Vison Exhibition on 31st October.

“Future dates to note are Tuesday 13th December when we have our Christmas Lunch at Prince of Wales Hotel. Please book early as places are limited.”

Contact Galloway’s for information about any of these activities on 01704 534555 or email:  southport@galloways.org.uk

The programme is:
Friday 1st September
10 to 11 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)
13:00 to 14:00 – Book Club review down- loadable books.

Monday 4th September
10:00 to 12:00 – Craft morning – externally led by WEA
10:00 – Local Walk. Ring James on 01772 744 148 for details and to book a place
13:30 to 14:30 – Quiz

Wednesday 6th September
10:00 to 15:00 – Computer/Technology training
13:00 to 14:30 – Bingo

Thursday 7th September
12:00 to 14:00 – Ormskirk Group @ The Parish Church

Friday 8th September
10:00 to 11:00 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)
10:00 to 12:00 – Swinging Arts” morning – with our own “in house” music group! If you enjoy singing or play an instrument they would love you to come and join them.
13:00 to 15:00 -Ten Pin Bowling, Ocean Plaza

Monday 11th September
13:30 to 14:30 – Games afternoon.

Tuesday 12th September
10:00 to 12:00 – Southport Visually Impaired Group meet at Lord St West Church. Speaker from Edinburgh Wool.

Wednesday 13th September
10:00 to 15:00 – Computer/Technology training
13:00 to 14:30 – Bingo

Thursday 14th September
12:00 to 14:00 – Ormskirk Group @ The Parish Church

Friday 15th September
10:00 to 11:00 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)
10:30 to 14:00 – Wood Carving – The safe way.

Monday 18th September
10:00 to 12:00 – Craft morning – externally led by WEA
13:30 to 14:30 – Quiz or Speaker

Wednesday 20th September
10:00 to 15:00 – Computer/Technology training
13:00 to 14:30 – Bingo

Thursday 21st September
12:00 to 14:00 – Ormskirk Group @ The Parish Church

Friday 22nd September
10:00 to 11:00 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)

Monday 25th September
10:00 to 12:00 – Craft morning – externally led by WEA
13:30 to 14:30 – Games Afternoon

Tuesday 26th September
10:00 to 12:00 – Southport Visually Impaired Group meet at Lord St West Church. Speaker to be confirmed.

Wednesday 27th September
10:00 to 15:00 – Computer/Technology training
13:00 to 14:30 – Bingo

Thursday 28th September
12:00 to 14:00 – Ormskirk Group @ The Parish Church

Friday 29th September
10:00 to 11:00 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)

October 2017
Monday 2nd October
10:00 to 12:00 – Craft morning – externally led by WEA
13:30 to 14:30 – Chair Based Exercise
10:00 – Local Walk. Ring James on 01772 744 148 for details and to book a place.

Tuesday 3rd October
10:30 to 14:30 – Talking Tech Drop-in Day, an event to help people living with sight loss to gain confidence in the use of technology that can help in everyday life, i.e. Apps, computers and impartial advice in selecting a new or updated smart phone.

Wednesday 4th October
10:00 to 15:00 – Computer/Technology training
13:00 to 14:30 – Bingo

Thursday 5th October
12:00 to 14:00 – Ormskirk Group @ The Parish Church

Friday 6th October
10:00 to 11:00 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)
13:00 to 14:00 – Book Club review down- loadable books.

Monday 9th October
10:00 to 12:00 – Craft morning – externally led by WEA
13:30 to 14:30 – Chair based Exercise

Tuesday 10th October
10:00 to 12:00 – Southport Visually Impaired Group meet at Lord St West Church. Speaker to be confirmed.

Wednesday 11th October
10:00 to 15:00 – Computer/Technology training
13:00 to 14:30 – Bingo

Thursday 12th October
12:00 to 14:00 – Ormskirk Group @ The Parish Church

Friday 13th October
10:00 to 11:00 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)
10:00 to 12:00 – Swinging Arts” morning – with our own “in house” music group! If you enjoy singing or play an instrument they would love you to come and join them.
13:00 to 15:00 -Ten Pin Bowling, Ocean Plaza

Monday 16th October
10:00 to 12:00 – Craft morning – externally led by WEA
13:30 to 14:30 – Chair Based Exercise

Wednesday 18th October
10:00 to 15:00 – Computer/Technology training
13:00 to 14:30 – Bingo

Thursday 19th October
12:00 to 14:00 – Ormskirk Group @ The Parish Church

Friday 20th October
10:00 to 11:00 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)
10:30 to 14:00 – Wood Carving – The safe way.

Monday 23rd October
13:30 to 14:30 – Chair based Exercise

Tuesday 24th October
10:00 to 12:00 – Southport Visually Impaired Group meet at Lord St West Church. Speaker is Ken Bridges from Synapptics.
10:30 to 14:30 – Talking Tech Drop-in Day, an event to help people living with sight loss to gain confidence in the use of technology that can help in everyday life, i.e. Apps, computers and impartial advice in selecting a new or updated smart phone.

Wednesday 25th October
10:00 to 15:00 – Computer/Technology training
13:00 to 14:30 – Bingo

Thursday 26th October
12:00 to 14:00 – Ormskirk Group @ The Parish Church

Friday 27th October
10:00 to 11:00 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)

Monday 30th October
13:30 to 14:30 – Chair based Exercise

Tuesday 31st October
10:00 to 16:00 – Drop in Day for technology. Enhanced Vision, Dolphin and other suppliers (to be confirmed) will be exhibiting the latest equipment to aid sight loss.

November 2017

Wednesday 1st November
10:00 to 15:00 – Computer/Technology training
13:00 to 14:30 – Bingo

Thursday 2nd November
12:00 to 14:00 – Ormskirk Group @ The Parish Church

Friday 3rd November
10:00 to 11:00 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)
13:00 to 14:00 – Book Club review down- loadable books.

Monday 6th November
10:00 to 12:00 – Craft morning – externally led by WEA
13:00 to 15:00 – Quiz
10:00 – Local Walk. Ring James on 01772 744 148 for details and to book a place.

Wednesday 8th November
10:00 to 15:00 – Computer/Technology training
13:00 to 14:30 – Bingo

Thursday 9th November
12:00 to 14:00 – Ormskirk Group @ The Parish Church

Friday 10th November
10:00 to 11:00 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)
10.00 to 12.00 – “Swinging Arts” morning – with our own “in house” music group! If you enjoy singing or play an instrument they would love you to come and join them.
13:00 to 15:00 -Ten Pin Bowling -Ocean Plaza

Monday 13th November
13:30 to 14:30 – Games afternoon

Tuesday 14th November
10:00 to 12:00 – Southport Visually Impaired Group meet at Lord St West Church. Speaker is Alison Wilson, Financial Advisor.

Wednesday 15th November
Closed

Thursday 16th   November
12:00 to 14:00 – Ormskirk Group @ The Parish Church

Friday 17th November
10:00 to 11:00 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)
10:30 to 14:00 – Wood Carving the safe way.

Monday 20th November
13:30 to 15:00 – Quiz

Wednesday 22nd November
10:00 to 15:00 – Computer/Technology training
13:00 to 14:30 – Bingo

Thursday 23rd November
12:00 to 14:00 – Ormskirk Group @ The Parish Church

Friday 24th November
10:00 to 11:00 – Braille (Sefton Residents only, arranged through Social Services)

Monday 27th November
13:00 to 14:30 – Games Afternoon

Tuesday 28th November
10:00 to 12:00 – Southport Visually Impaired Group meet at Lord St West Church. Salvation Army Choir.

Wednesday 29th November
10:00 to 15:00 – Computer/Technology training
13:00 to 14:30 – Bingo

Note: All are welcome on our trips and activities, so please ring for further information. 01704 534555

Future dates:
Wednesday 13th December Christmas Meal at “The Prince of Wales” in Southport. Booking essential as places are limited.

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