Sight Loss Opportunity Groups in April

All sessions are FREE unless otherwise stated.

Oswestry Library Wednesday 6th April 10 am to 12 noon.

Ruth Harding from the Macular Society will be joining us to demonstrate some equipment and seeing skills for people with sight loss.

Ludlow at St. Peters Church, Henley Road, Monday 11th April 10.30 am -12.30 pm.

In a change to the printed programme the group will be joined by Milly from Grow Cook Learn for a cooking session. Please bring a Tupperware box, tin or bag to take your culinary delight home with you!

Shrewsbury Cycling at Sundorne Sports Village-Wednesday 20th April 10.30 am-11.30 am

We will be having our cycling session at Sundorne Sports Village.

Shrewsbury Monday 25th April 1.30 pm -4 pm at Pengwern Boat Club

We will meet at Pengwern Boat Club at 1.30 pm. The address is Kingsland, Shrewsbury, SY3 7BD

Directions if you are driving are:

Come along the A488 Porthill Road and turn left after the Boat House pub (or right before it, depending on which way you are coming from) then proceed over the cattle grid down to the Pengwern boat club where you will find parking right next to the club.

What to expect:

We expect to go into the Boat House for an initial chat and then have time to go on the rowing machines in the club house before going outside when we will find out more about the boats themselves and familiarise ourselves. If we are happy then folks can get into boats with the help of volunteers and experienced people from the boat house to do some simple exercises on the river itself. No one will be made to do anything they aren’t comfortable with and we will have lots of sighted helpers for the day.

A note about clothing:

Please do not wear jeans! It’s best to wear sports clothes and trainers (waterproof if it’s raining). Also, no ‘open pockets’ either wear clothes with no pockets or pockets that can be zipped up – this is because sometimes the oars can get caught in people’s pockets.

If you need any more information on anything above please do contact me on 01743 342163 or

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