Monthly Calendar of VI events – OCTOBER ed1

Monthly Calendar of VI events – OCTOBER ed1

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

DATE: Saturday Oct 2nd


TIME: 11:30-12:30 UK time


EVENT: Children and Young People’s Zoom with Paralympian Tim Prendergast


RUN BY: Stargardt’s Connected


Paralympian Gold Medallist Tim Prendergast who has Stargardt’s speaks about his Paralympian journey.

Register in advance for this meeting:


DATES: Tuesday 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th                 

TIME: 10:30-12:30

EVENT: Weekly coffee morning

RUN BY MertonVision


Just turn up for tea or coffee and biscuits and a chat – only £1.20. If you need transport please let us know 0208 540 5446


DATE: 1st Sunday and 3rd Saturday of each month: Oct 3rd and Oct 16th

TIME:  For more information, email


EVENT: Tandem cycling


RUN BY: MSSC (Merton Sports and Social Club)


Members are asked to register using our new google booking form.  All abilities are welcome, from beginners to seasoned cyclists.  All start from the Guardian Centre in Colliers Wood and include a refreshment stop.  Solo cyclists are also welcome.


DATE: 08 Oct    

TIME: For more information:


RUN BY: Royal National College for the Blind


DATE: Saturday 16th October

TIME: 12:00 PM London

EVENT: Special Adult Zoom session: exciting new project to be unveiled

RUN BY: Stargardt’s Connected

In conjunction with World Vision Day on October 14th

If you would like to join the Zoom session. Register in advance for this meeting:


DATE: Weekend 23rd-24th October       


EVENT: ‘Have a Go’ Activity Weekend

RUN BY: Royal National College for the Blind


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 do this for you.  The Home Visits Library Service cater 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