Talks at the Tate

TALKS AT THE TATE – Monday 19th August 2019 10.30 for an 11.00am start Audio Description tour of Sixty Years of Female Artists Join us as we explore the period 1960 to the present day as the Tate Collection has been rehung to show work by female artists only for that period of time in […]

Talking Books Group

Next Talking Books Thursday August 15th 2 p.m to 3 p.m. And every third Thursday of the month after this. Come and join our peer support group held at the Guardian Centre. We will be looking at every aspect of talking books, what books to read, discussing genres, narrators. Find out about the latest technology […]

Travel Confidence Information Day

  Do you lack confidence in travelling on public transport? Would you like to gain some confidence but don’t know how to get started? Or, are you eager to become more independent but need a bit of support taking those first steps? Why not come along to London Vision’s next Travel Confidence Information Day? We […]

Information and Family Fun Day here at MertonVision

Children and Young People’s Services INFORMATION and FAMILY FUN DAY Venue:       MertonVision, The Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road, Colliers Wood, London, SW19 2DX Date:          Saturday 29th June 2019 Time:          10.30am – 3.30pm Travel:       Nearest Tube: Colliers Wood on the Northern Line Parking:     There is a car park behind the Guardian Centre Hosted by […]

Great news! The next event announced for the MertonVision Young People’s Group:

Merton Vision Young People’s social group – British Museum The next event for the MertonVision Young People’s Group will be a touch tour of the Ancient Egyptian Sculpture Gallery at the British Museum, followed by dinner at Pizza Express! Date: Thursday 27th June Time: We will meet at Colliers Wood tube station at 1:45pm, then […]

RNIB Living with Sight Loss FREE workshop

  Living with Sight Loss Free workshop at Merton Vision RNIB & Merton Vision are running a free 2 day ‘Living with Sight Loss’ workshop When: Thursday 20th and Friday 21st June 2019 10-3pm Where: Merton Vision, 67 Clarendon Rd, Colliers Wood, London SW19 2DX This 2 day program offers peer support for people with […]

Wine Tasting and Quiz Dinner

At the Wimbledon Club, Church Road, SW19 5AG Friday 14th June. 7pm for a prompt 7.30pm start WINE TASTING AND QUIZ DINNER for just £35 per head there will be: a welcome drink EIGHT wines to enjoy with palate cleansing nibbles a delicious two-course dinner plus wonderful prizes for the quiz winners   All proceeds […]

Macular Support Group

Moorfields Macular Support Group Meeting on Wednesday 29th May 10am-12pm 1st Floor Lansbourgh Wing, Hyde Park Room St. Georges Hospital Blackshaw Road SW17 0QT Attending: Dianne Nicola, Macular Society Please bring a friend to join us to hear interesting talks Light refreshments served Contact Grace on 0208 543 4989 (24 hour answering service)  

Car Boot Sale

  Car Boot Sale at: The Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road, Colliers Wood SW19 2DX on SATURDAY MAY 18TH 9.00 am – 1 pm (buyers at 10) £10 for cars, £13 for small vans, £1 public entry There are spaces available outside and under cover and tables for hire inside. Please book your required space […]

Fundraising Tea Party

Greater London Fund For The Blind – Geranium Day Fundraising Tea Party Tuesday April 30th at MertonVision 67 Clarendon Road, Colliers Wood, SW19 2DX 10:30 am-2.00 pm ALL WELCOME Wonderful homemade cakes and biscuits on sale Tea, coffee and soft drinks served All donations to the Greater London Fund for the Blind which supports MertonVision.

Lunch Club

Come and try our weekly lunch Club for free!! Enjoy a 2 course meal freshly cooked on the premises. This weeks menu is: Cottage Pie/ Vegetarian option Mixed Vegetables Chocolate Sponge and Chocolate Sauce Fruit juice/Tea/Coffee   Limited transport is available. Please contact the office on 020 8540 5446 to book your place.

The Anchor Pub in Wisley

Join us on a trip for lunch to The Anchor Pub in Wisley. We are providing free transport so you just need to pay for your lunch. Transport places are limited so please book asap. We will be meeting at The Guardian Centre at 10 a.m.

Professional Vision Services

Professional Vision Services will be here at the Guardian Centre between 10:30 and 2:30 to demonstrate their specialist equipment. Just drop in.

MertonVision Service Users Group

We would like to invite you to become part of a Visually Impaired Peer Support Steering Group supporting People living with Sight Loss who are residents of Merton – This is an opportunity to have your say! Are you happy with the services we provide? Would you like to work with other blind or partially sighted […]

Talking Book Peer Support Group

Do you love to read?  Join us here at The Guardian Centre On Thursday 21st February between 2 and 3. Come and share a good read, discuss your favourite books and authors, find out about the latest technology in Talking Books. Why not join us for lunch at our weekly lunch club beforehand, 12:30 to 2 p.m. […]

Burns Night Quiz

7:30 p.m to 10:30 p.m. Come along, here at the Guardian Centre and join in our fun quiz! Come with your own team (of 6) or we can find a team for you to join. Tickets cost £5 per person We have a licensed bar Feel free to bring your own snacks. Telephone 020 8540 5446 […]

Macular Society Group

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This group is for you if you have Macular Degeneration. Come along for a cup of tea and a chat with other people who have the same eye condition as you. The group meet regularly on the third Monday of every other month. At January’s meeting, Mr Suthar from the International […]

London Vision – Student Network Event Schedule

Student Network event schedule 2018-2019   3rd December 2018: Student Internship opportunities Event held at the Pocklington Hub 6pm-8pm Meet with London Vision & Blind in Business to discuss internship opportunities 21st February 2019:Details TBC 25th April 2019: Exam tips and wellbeing session Tips on health and well-being, and an Evening to give students a […]

Talking Book Peer Support Group

Do you love to read?  Join us here at The Guardian Centre On Thursday 29th November between 2 and 3. Come and share a good read, discuss your favourite books and authors, find out about the latest technology in Talking Books. Why not come early and have lunch at our lunch club. Lunch is at […]

VI Talk – Link Day

VI Talk are holding a 2nd Link Day at the Pocklington Trust hub. Date: Saturday November 24th. Time:  The event runs from 10:00 – 16:00 . There will be a free buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day.   Link on the VI Talk Sports page on  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/298858704230634/, which reads: VI Talk are holding […]

Young People’s Project for 18 to 30 year olds

Young People’s Project We would like to let you know about a really exciting new project which MertonVision are running for 18-30 year olds in Merton and surrounding areas. The aim is to make MertonVision a more fun and exciting place for young people to visit. To kick the project off, we would like to invite […]

Public Meeting – Charles Bonnet Syndrome

November Public Meeting: Esme’s Umbrella – Charles Bonnet Syndrome Where and when: Friday 9th November 2018, 2-4pm. Kingston Quaker Centre Fairfield East Kingston upon Thames KT1 2PT We will be joined by Campaign Founder Judith Potts who will share how and why Esme’s Umbrella was created. The campaign is named in tribute to her mother […]

MertonVision AGM

MertonVision AGM 8th November at 11:30 here at the Guardian Centre. Your opportunity to hear about future plans for MertonVision and to put questions to the trustees. We would like to invite you to stay for lunch but please telephone the office to book your place. 020 8540 5446 Click on the links below for […]

Talking Book Peer Support Group

Do you love to read?  Join us here at The Guardian Centre On Thursday 18th October between 2 and 3. Come and share a good read, discuss your favourite books and authors, find out about the latest technology in Talking Books. Why not come early and have lunch at our lunch club. Lunch is at 12:30 but […]

Talking Book Peer Support Group

Do you love to read?  Join us here at The Guardian Centre On Thursday 20th September between 2 and 3. Come and share a good read, discuss your favourite books and authors, find out about the latest technology in Talking Books. Why not come early and have lunch at our lunch club. Lunch is at […]

Macular Society Group Meeting

Come and join us here at the Guardian Centre for the next Macular Support Group meeting on Monday 17 September between 10 and 12. The local Macular Society Support Group meet on the third Monday of every month. This is a good opportunity to chat, over a cup of tea, with people who have the same eye […]

Outrigger Canoeing

GO OUTRIGGER CANOEING  WHERE:   Royal Outrigger Canoe Club, Trowlock Way, Teddington TW11 9QY  WHEN: Sunday September 16th at 10.15am An outrigger canoe is Polynesian in origin. It is a stable six-person boat that is paddled on both sides. We will be running a session for beginners with visual impairments on 16th September at 10.15am. If […]

Low Vision Drop in Day

MertonVision invite you to a Low Vision Drop in Day Here at the Guardian Centre On Tuesday 11th September between 10:30 and 2:30 Come along and explore the latest products and technologies for blind and partially sighted people. Companies attending: Enhanced Vision Dolphin Calibre Audio Library British Wireless For The Blind   No need to […]

Glaucoma Eye Health Presentation Day

Here at the Guardian Centre between 10:30 and 12:30 Do you know what Glaucoma is? Do you know how to put your eye drops in correctly? Speakers, Kevin Gregory from MertonVision and Subash Suthar fron International Glaucoma Association There will be a Q&A session Contact MertonVision on 020 8540 5446 for more information

Macular Degeneration Day

Macular Degeneration Information Day here at MertonVision, The Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road, SW19 2DX. Between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Talks by: Stella Black, Macular Society Kevin Gregory, MertonVision Bhavna Taylor, about Stargardt Contact us on 020 8540 5446 to book your place

Out and About Group

Come and join Penny and this friendly group for lunch on Thursday 28th June – 1.00 pm at Jimmys World Food, The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1RH The Out and About Group meet every week on either a Tuesday or Thursday, check our events page for dates and venues. Or contact Penny Bettell on 020 8540 5446 […]

Out and About Group

Come and join Penny and this friendly group for lunch on Tuesday 19th June – 1.00 pm at Nandos, 1 Russell Road, Wimbledon, SW19 1QN The Out and About Group meet every week on either a Tuesday or Thursday, check our events page for dates and venues. Or contact Penny Bettell on 020 8540 5446 […]

Out and About Group

Come and join Penny and this friendly group for lunch on Thursday 14th June – 1.00 pm at Toby Carvery, Park Place, Commonside East, Mitcham, CR4 4HB The Out and About Group meet every week on either a Tuesday or Thursday, check our events page for dates and venues. Or contact Penny Bettell on 020 […]

Out and About Group

Come and join Penny and this friendly group for lunch on Tuesday 5th June – 1.00 pm  at Bills Wimbledon, 20 Hartfield Road SW19  The Out and About Group meet every week on either a Tuesday or Thursday, check our events page for dates and venues. Or contact Penny Bettell on 020 8540 5446 for more information.

South London Employment Project

South London Employment Project – 29th May  at the Guardian Centre The Works for Me programme in partnership with MertonVision, provides expert employment advice for blind and partially sighted people. We can help with getting work or retaining your existing job. Works for Me is open to all visually impaired people who live, work or […]

Out and About Group Lunch, Jimmy’s World Food

Come and join Penny and this friendly group for lunch on Thursday 24th May – 1.00 pm  at Jimmys World Food, The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1RH  The Out and About Group meet every week on either a Tuesday or Thursday, check our events page for dates and venues. Or contact Penny Bettell on 020 8540 5446 […]

Out and About Group Lunch, The Leather Bottle

Come and join Penny and this friendly group for lunch on: Tuesday – 15th May 1.00 pm at The Leather Bottle, 277 Kingston Road, SW19 3NW    The Out and About Group meet every week on either a Tuesday or Thursday, check our events page for dates and venues. Or contact Penny Bettell on 020 8540 […]

EyeCanDoIt Group visit to Birdworld

On Saturday 12th May we are going out to Birdworld in Farnham. There is lots to do and many animals and birds to encounter. We aim to be there for 10am and we will be taking the minibus. If you want to make your own way there the address for your maps is Birdworld Holt […]

Out and About Group Lunch, Bella Italia

Come and join Penny and this friendly group for lunch on: Thursday 10th May 2018 – 1.00 pm at Bella Italia, Unit 13 The Tandem Centre, Colliers Wood,  SW19 2TY  The Out and About Group meet every week on either a Tuesday or Thursday, check our events page for dates and venues. Or contact Penny Bettell on […]

Active Ageing Focus Group 4th May 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Are you Aged 55+? Do you have a visual impairment or a disability? If yes, we would like to talk to you about Active Ageing. Whatever our age, being physically active can help us lead healthier and even happier lives. We want to know how active you are currently, whether there is anything stopping you […]

Out and About Group Lunch, The Edward Rayne

Come and join Penny and this friendly group for lunch on: Thursday 3rd May 2018 – 1.00 pm at The Edward Rayne, 12 Coombe Lane, Raynes Park, SW20 8ND  The Out and About Group meet every week on either a Tuesday or Thursday, check our events page for dates and venues. Or contact Penny Bettell on 020 […]

Talking Book Peer Support Group 27th April at 11am

Talking Book Peer Support Group 27th April 2018 at 11.00am To all the book worms out there who love talking books, this group is for you. The group will meet on the 4th Friday of each month at the Guardian Centre at 11.00am. We will be looking at every aspect of talking books, what books […]

My Guide friends and family session – 26th April at 1.30pm

Thursday 26 April 2018 at 1.30pm – 4.30pm We have arranged with Guide Dogs to host a My Guide – Families and Friends presentation held at the guardian Centre. In the friends and family session we will facilitate conversations with you and your friends, family or colleagues about living with sight loss, and offer practical […]

Smart Accessible Technology peer Support Group 13th April @ 11.00am

Smart Accessible Technology peer Support Group- 13 April 2018 @ 11.00am Communication technology continues to evolve at a fantastic rate making it difficult to keep up with on your own. We have received an increase in the requests for accessible technology support around the Smart accessibility area and feel one way of delivering support is […]

South London Women’s Group

The activity for this month will be happening on Monday 19th March from 6:00pm til 8:30pm at Box Park in East Croydon. For those who haven’t already been, Box Park is a unique indoor dining venue. There are benches in the middle and box shaped restaurants and cafés around the outside, meaning there is something […]

Frankie and Bennys

1.00pm at Colliers Wood Unit 11, The Tandem Centre, Tandem Way, London, SW19 2TY

Quiz Night

Friday 26th January 7.30 pm