grand theatreTHE BODYGUARD

Audio Described & Touch Tour on Saturday 25th April at 2.30pm
The award-winning musical based on the blockbuster film, is heading to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre starring three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner, ALEXANDRA BURKE* as Rachel Marron.
Tickets cost £21.25 per person and full payment is needed by
Wednesday 8th April to reserve your seat.

blind-judoJUDO

Every Thursday 3:30PM – 4:30PM
Come along and Join Bob Spencer in the recreation room

swimRegular Swimming Sessions

Wolverhampton Central Swimming Baths on Tuesday’s 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th between 2.30pm – 4 pm
Come and join us for our weekly swim, its great exercise and a good
way to make new friends. We have our own dedicated lane for safe
swimming and all are welcome.

carol concertBeacon Choir “HarmonEyes”

Don’t Sing? Love to Sing? Learn to Sing!!
Please come along and bring your friends and family to our singing group.
Every Tuesday 7pm—9pm at Beacon Centre in the Restaurant. £4 per session.

goalballGoalball

Between 5:00pm – 7pm. Every Wednesday at the usual venue Dormston Centre, Mill Bank, Sedgley, Dudley, DY3 1SN
Come and join us and take part in this exciting team sport all
levels of ability are welcome. On Saturday 18th our novice team will be travelling to Birmingham to take part in a national Goalball UK
tournament, we wish them all the best.

ten pin bowlingJoin our Ten Pin Bowling Team

If you are interested in becoming a founder member of our ActivEyes bowling team and joining the National Blind Ten Pin Bowling League starting April please call Tim on 01902 880111 asap.

Loch Lomond Weekend Trek from18 –21 September 2015

Are you looking for a challenge? Would you like to trek
through some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK? Could
you help fundraise Activeyes while tackling a challenging 26
mile trek over two days? Then come and join the Beacon Loch Lomond Trek on September 18th 2015. Full details are attached in the trek pack but put simply, it’s 26 miles over two days walking in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, with two nights
camping, arranged by Venture Trust, a Scottish based charity
which provides outward bounds experiences. The trek is accessible for people with sight loss (including guide dogs) and transport can be arranged from Beacon if there is enough interest. For more information or for any queries contact Tim.

golfGolf

We will soon be looking to run a new 8 week Learn to Play Golf
short course at the Mark Butler Golf Academy in Sedgley.
This will be the second course we have put on, we now have visually
impaired people assessing the facilities in Sedgley on a weekly basis.
To register your interest or to speak to one of our current golfers
about their experience please get in touch.

coffee-morningCoffee Morning

Friday 10th April, 10.30am Join us for a drink and a chat at St Peters House in Exchange Street , Wolverhampton.
A warm welcome and a fruit scone awaits you.

cricketVisually Impaired Cricket taster session

Tuesday 14 April, 2.00pm-4.00pm at Wolverhampton Cricket Club, Danescourt Road Tettenhall, WV6 9BJ.
Staffordshire Cricket have been running regular cricket sessions over the last 6 months in which a number of Activeyes members have been involved. They are again giving you the opportunity to find out more about visually impaired cricket and the chance to give it a go. So if you fancy hitting a SIX of bowling somebody out then please get in touch to register your interest or just come along on the day.

walking630x210Bantock Park Walk

Wednesday 15th April 11am Join us for a gentle walk around this popular Wolverhampton Park, meeting outside the tearooms in the courtyard. The walk will last for approx 1 hour and we ill stop for light refreshments afterwards, please wear suitable footwear.

cupCoffee Morning

Thursday 16th April 10.30am Join us for a drink and a chat at Gala Coffee Lounge 220 Wolverhampton St, Dudley, West Midlands,   DY1 1EF A warm welcome awaits.

fishingFishing Albrighton Moat

Thursday16th April Departing Beacon at 10am retuning approx4pm
Join us for a days fishing at the pleasant surroundings of the
Albrighton Moat, the day will cost you £7 and this will cover your transport and fishing expenses. Don’t forget your packed lunch

Activeyes Big Day Out

(Do something Different) on Monday 20th April Urban walk/Lunch & Pub Games Meeting at Claregate Park 10.30am, opposite the Claregate Pub, Codsall bus 535 from Wolverhampton.
We will start with a gentle warm up around the park, using the
new outdoor green gym – a good opportunity for those who
haven’t tried them to give them a go, we will then learn a bit
about Nordic walking and try out the poles that are used.
Leaving the park around 11:15am we will start our urban
circular walk towards Pendeford using the canal and taking
in Aldersley stadium aiming to be back for lunch at the Claregate by 1pm. After lunch we can take on an afternoon of indoor pub
games in the front function room which they will set aside for
us. Aiming to be finished by 4pm at the latest.
This is a bookable event for either the whole day (a level
of physical fitness and be used to walking is essential for the
full day option) or pick and mix with joining in for the green
gym extended session missing the walk, lunch, lunch and
games etc. If you would like to join us for what should be a
great day please get in touch.

lunch630x210Oddfellows Lunch

Bridgnorth Road Compton on Thursday 23rd April 12.30pm
Just us at this popular venue where good service and great
food is guaranteed. Pleas get in touch to book your place.

talking bookTalking Book Club

Friday 24th April 1:45pm – 3:00pm Come along and join us on the last Friday of the month. Get involved in lots of interesting debates and discussions. This month we will review Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch

Outdoor Activity Session
(Do something different) at Kinver Scout Camp on April 27th & 28th
We have been invited by the princess trust to take part in an
exciting couple of day’s of challenges. We will head to Kinver
on the afternoon of the 27th and start our activities these will
include rock climbing, abseiling, archery and more. We will spend the night in a log cabin enjoying a fish and chip supper waking the next day to complete your challenges and returning late afternoon.
Cost of the trip is £20 per person this will cover your transport
fish & chips and tea/coffee.
Places are limited to 8 people so please get in touch quick to
avoid disappointment.

Bumble Hole Walk

Wednesday 29th April 11am Meet us at Halesowen Road/Washington Street bus stop. The walk time is approx 1.5hrs and follows the local canal route. Please wear suitable footwear.

curry nightCurry Nights

Thursday 30th April 7.00pm This month we will be trying something a bit different by having two separate curry nights on the same day please see venues below.

Aashiq’s Indian Restaurant
52 Kent Street, Upper Gornal, Dudley DY3 1UY
Number one bus stops outside.
Cafe Champagne
Bilston Road, Monmore
Serviced by the 79 bus or Metro Tram.
If you would like to book your seat for one of these meals or to
find out what’s on the menu, get in touch.

Activeyes Allotment

We are really starting to get ready for the growing season down at the allotment and all the hard work put in over the winter month’s is coming together to transform the plot. If you are interested in gardening, growing and the outdoors then our Activeyes Allotment is the place for YOU.
There are a number of different ways to contact ActivEyes so, if you
need to get hold of us please use one of the methods below.
activeyes@beacon4blind.co.uk (01902) 880111
Tim’s Mobile 07583 910 307
Mandy’s Mobile 07807 128 923

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