Monthly Calendar of VI events – March edition 1

Monthly Calendar of VI events – March edition 1

This event calendar will feature events run by MertonVision and other sight loss organisations and individuals

*Disclaimer. We hold responsibility only for events run by MertonVision*


DATES: Tuesday March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th       

TIME: 10:30-12:30

EVENT: Weekly coffee morning

RUN BY MertonVision

Just turn up to join others for tea or coffee and biscuits and a chat – only £1.20. If you need transport (£4.80) please let us know on 0208 540 5446


DATES: Thursday March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st              

TIME: 12:30- 2:30

EVENT: Lunch Club!

RUN BY MertonVision

Enjoy a delicious 2 course home cooked meal with refreshments for just £5. Please call the office to book your place 0208 540 5446



DATE: 1st March

TIME: 7:30pm

EVENT: Monthly club social Ganley’s Irish bar

43-47 London Road, Morden SM4 5HP

The bar continues to be an excellent venue for the monthly club social from 7.30pm on the first Tuesday evening of each month.  It is located at It is about two minutes’ walk from Morden Underground Station and very close to several bus stops, including the 80, 93, 118, 154, 157, 164, 293, 413 and 470

Let us know if you would like someone to meet you at the station or at a bus stop to guide you to the pub, which is just across the road from Morden tube station.


CONTACT: Email or phone Richard on 07500 913 223.


Future events:

1st March:             PUB SOCIAL AT GANLEY’S

2nd March:            SWIMMING AT CANONS (7-8pm every Wednesday)

6th March:             SUNDAY CYCLE RIDES

9TH March:            SWIMMING AT CANONS (7-8pm every Wednesday)

10th March:           ONLINE NO DRAMAS WORKSHOP

16TH March:          SWIMMING AT CANONS (7-8pm every Wednesday)

19th March:           SATURDAY CYCLE RIDES

23rd March:           SWIMMING AT CANONS (7-8pm every Wednesday)

24th March:           NO DRAMAS WORKSHOP

27th March:           WESTMINSTER GUIDED WALK

30th March:           SWIMMING AT CANONS (7-8pm every Wednesday)

DATE: Ongoing

EVENT: Vocaleyes accessible arts and culture

RUN BY: Vocaleyes

They produce a fortnightly listing of accessible arts and culture to enjoy at venues and at home. Email to be added to the mailing list to receive the fortnightly listing: CONTACT:

You can also find details of all audio described events on their What’s On page.

DATE: Ongoing

EVENT: Merton Libraries Home Visits Service

If you are a Merton resident who cannot get to their local library and have no one who can go for you, then the Home Visits Library Service can help.  The Home Visits Library Service caters for most interests, tastes and ages, providing a wide range of material from the whole of the library service, including community languages, talking books and large print.  This service is free to Merton residents.


DATE: Ongoing

EVENT: Croydon Visions’ weekly schedule of events

For information please call them on 02086882486

Day Activity / Service Schedule Times
Monday Bowls (fortnightly) 10:30am-12:30pm
Music Appreciation (fortnightly) 10:30am – 12:30pm
Fit & Fun 11am – 12pm
Tuesday Quiz Group 10:30pm-12:30pm
Touch Group 11am-12:30pm
Mental Aerobics 1:30pm-3pm
Wednesday Art & Crafts 10:30am-12:30pm
French 1:30pm-2:30pm
Keep Fit 10:30am-12:30pm
Moorfields Low Vision Clinic Appointment Only
Thursday Morning Social Group 11am-12:30pm
Dance 10:30am-12:30pm
Afternoon Social Group 1:30pm-3pm
Mon-Thurs Advice & Advocacy Appointment Only
Personal Development Appointment Only
IT Appointment Only
Transport Please Book via Reception
Lunch Please Book via Reception