You're viewing an event that has already taken place

Instead, you might be interested in taking a look at our upcoming events.

vision icon

Eye Can Salisbury

Eye Can is a free exhibition bringing you many of the UK’s leading organisations who offer support to blind and partially sighted people.

Eye Can Salisbury
Wednesday 5th October 2022 10:00am - 4:30pm
Salisbury Guildhall, The Market Place, Salisbury, SP1 1JH

We would love for you to join us at the Guildhall in Salisbury on the 5th of October between 10.00 am and 4.30 pm for our next Eye Can exhibition.

Eye Can logo, Text reads 'An exhibition for blind and partially sighted people'

Eye Can Salisbury is a free exhibitions designed to provide an opportunity for blind and partially sighted people, along with their friends and family, to meet national and local product suppliers, opportunity providers, and service providers.

The exhibition will have 25 exhibitors covering a range of interest areas.  These include technology, sport & leisure, work & employment, health & well being,  and children, young people, and families.

Exhibitors

The following organisations will be at the event:

Optelec, Newmedica, Irwin Mitchell, Associated Optical, Seeing Solutions,  Wilton Riding for the Disabled, Guide Dogs, Humanware,  The Onward Club – Stroke Association, Vision Aid, Cobalt, Professional Vision Services, Queen Alexandra College,  Macular Society,  Dolphin, Sight and Sound, Salisbury Talking News, Abilty Net, Blind Veterans, RNIB Eye Clinic Liaison Officer, Wiltshire Centre for Independent Living,  New College Worcester, Bobby Van Trust,  Carer Support Wiltshire and  Scottish & southern Electricity Networks.

In addition, there will be a varied speaker programme and opportunities to meet new and old friends.

Speaker timetable

11:30 am Ask The Expert: Amar Shah

Amar is a Trustee for Sight Support West of England and a leading Optometrist working in the West of England and will be taking your questions and helping to correct any myths around sight loss and explaining the support and treatment that is out there.

1:00 pm  Accept, Adapt , Achieve!

Marc Gulwell, our Sight Loss Advice Team Manager, has been living with severe sight loss and working for and with people with sight loss for many years. In this talk, he will discuss how he and others manage day to day life when blind or partially sighted. Find out about the tools, equipment and gadgets that make things just that little bit easier.

2.30 pm Macular Society – Current research

Sarah Clinton, Research Officer for the Macular Society will be giving a short talk on Macular research projects. Joining her, Tyler Phillips, Regional Manager for South Central, will be talking about Macular Society services. They will be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Booking

To book your place and ensure you have a goodie bag, you can use Eventbrite – Eye Can Salisbury Eventbrite Booking

Alternatively, you can email or call us to pre-register –  Contact Us 

We are very grateful to Optelec – ‘Leaders in low vision magnification’, Newmedica – Eye Health Clinics and Irwin Mitchell for sponsoring the 2022  Eye Can events.

Newmedica logo

Optelec (event sponsors) logo.

Irwin Mitchell logo

 

More events like this

chat icon
  • 10 Jul 2024 10:00 am to 12:00pm

Malmesbury Community Hub

A Community Sight Loss Advisor will be at Malmesbury Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Appointment only Hub.

More information on "Malmesbury Community Hub"

chat icon
  • 14 Aug 2024 10:00 am to 12:00pm

Malmesbury Community Hub

A Community Sight Loss Advisor will be at Malmesbury Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Appointment only Hub.

More information on "Malmesbury Community Hub"

chat icon
  • 1 Jul 2024 - 31 Dec 2024 10:00 am to 12:00pm

Malmesbury Community Hub

A Community Sight Loss Advisor will be at Malmesbury Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Appointment only Hub.

More information on "Malmesbury Community Hub"