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 Banbury Macular Group

We meet on the second Thursday of every month from 2 to 4.00pm at Banbury Methodist Church, Marlborough Road, Banbury, OX16 5BZ. The meetings are open to anyone affected by central vision loss. Carers are welcome too.

For further details please contact:

John Critchlow 01608 685293.

 Banbury Blind Club

Meets alternate Tuesdays 10.30am – 2.00pm at the WRVS Centre. Helpers are always welcome. For more information call Enid Smith on 01295 269568.

 Wantage Blind Club

A social club for partially sighted and blind people living locally. Meetings are held on the second Saturday of each month from February to December at the Wantage Day Centre from 3.00pm – 5.00pm where members can socialise over afternoon tea.

A raffle is held and there is often entertainment. There is also an annual outing.

Transport is available by Special Transport Ambulance or in volunteers’ cars. For more information call Hazel Aldred on 01235 765849.


Visually Impaired But Not Old

VIBNO is a group for the 18 – 50 age group in Oxfordshire to meet socially and have fun.

We meet once a month on the first Wednesday of the month. We alternate between meetings at a pub and then on the other month we do something completely different.

So if you are a VIP aged between 18 and 50 and want to socialise and have fun come and join us. Partners, friends and family are welcome to all events.

For more information and details of our programme please contact Nicola Pamphilon on 01869 331778 or e-mail

Carterton Visual Impairment Group

If any visually impaired person in Carterton is interested in meeting with a friendly group of people, once a month, for tea, cake and a lively chat, the Carterton VI group are keen to meet you. They meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month in the comfortable Town Hall from 2 to 4pm. Transport is available if you live in Carterton. For more information call Rosemary Pierce on 01993 841383.