News & Events


AMD Talk by Dr Gurjeet Jutley

We are holding a talk on Age-related Macular Degeneration on Friday 7th December at 2pm, at Oxfordshire Association for the Blind, Bradbury Lodge, Gordon Woodward Way, Oxford, OX1 4XL. To book your place please contact Mark Upton on 01865 725 595 or email Please note spaces are limited.

Understanding Smart Speakers

A tech workshop is being held jointly by OAB and RNIB on Wednesday 5th December. At the workshop we’ll be looking at the different types of smart speakers, whether it’s an Amazon Echo or a Google Home, what a smart speaker can do and how it can help you when you have a visual impairment. To book a place please contact Mark Upton on 01865 725 595 or email


  • Museum touch tours – Oxford University Museums offer a touch tour for people with visual impairments once a month, to find out more contact us.
  • ActivEyes – a group for active visually impaired people from across Oxfordshire. The group would be pleased to meet anyone who wishes to attend and welcomes suggestions for future activities. Contact for more details.
  • Oxfordshire Sports Partnership – organise events for people with disabilities, including the visually impaired.
  • Summertown Stars Visually Impaired Football – Train once a month.  Open to all ages and all abilities.  It’s great fun.  Meet new friends, learn a new skill or improve on existing skills.  Cost: FREE.  If interested please contact Jo Kalies on 07867 646503 or email