Monthly Calendar of VI events – OCTOBER ed3

Monthly Calendar of VI events – OCTOBER ed3

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 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 next

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 9th October


TIME: 11am-2pm


EVENT: Social meet up for 18-45 year old disabled people


RUN BY: Imran, Founder and organiser of SocialLights:


Arthur’s Café

170 Arthur Road, Wimbledon Park, London, SW19 8AQ

Telephone no: 020 3602 4318



Eventbrite page:


The venue has wheelchair access.

Please note, for those attending, drinking alcohol and smoking is not allowed on the premises.

If you yourself or anyone else you know who has a disability and is interested in joining the group, and/or if you have any further queries and questions, please do not hesitate to contact me personally: 07835420497

Please contact me to be added into the SocialLight WhatsApp group.

Meetup group page:

Donations and tips are now welcome. Do please donate what you can to help SocialLight’s future, potential expansion, and to help with running and admin costs. A donations ticket has now been added to our Eventbrite page


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


VISONARY free webinars and events – October

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 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