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Do you use Ophthalmology or other Eye Health Care services in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin?

The NHS are looking to improve the quality of Eye Health Services in our hospitals, community ophthalmology and local optometry services. They are asking for your help in improving services by sharing your experiences with them. They are keen to hear your experiences of care during the last 12-18 months so have planned an event and would like you to come to it.

The Local Eye Health Network is holding a “Patient Listening Event” on Tuesday 2nd July 2019 at Shrewsbury Football Ground, Greenhous Meadow, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ST from 4 pm -7 pm. 

There is no need to stay for the whole event, you can leave once you have spoken to the team.If you wish to join in, please call Jane Shaw on 0121 612 2146 or email [email protected] to book your place.

Note: If you cannot attend the event on 2nd July, and want to tell your story, please email it to [email protected] ir call Jane Shaw on 0121 612 2146 to book a time to talk to someone.

Click here for poster: 20190528 Patient Listening flyer D3

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Patient Listening Event-Eye Services

Start Date:
2nd July 2019

End Date:
2nd July 2019

Start Time:
1600

End Time:
1900

Event title: Patient Listening Event-Eye Services
Venue: Shrewsbury Football Ground, Greenhous Meadow, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ST
Name: JaneShaw
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: [email protected]
Event description: The NHS are looking to improve the quality of Eye Health Services in our hospitals, community ophthalmology and local optometry services. They are asking for your help in improving services by sharing your experiences with them. They are keen to hear your experiences of care during the last 12-18 months so have planned an event and would like you to come to it.

The Local Eye Health Network is holding a “Patient Listening Event” on Tuesday 2nd July 2019 at Shrewsbury Football Ground, Greenhous Meadow, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ST from 4 pm -7 pm.

There is no need to stay for the whole event, you can leave once you have spoken to the team.If you wish to join in, please call Jane Shaw on 0121 612 2146 or email [email protected] to book your place.

Note: If you cannot attend the event on 2nd July, and want to tell your story, please email it to [email protected] ir call Jane Shaw on 0121 612 2146 to book a time to talk to someone.

Click here for poster: 20190528 Patient Listening flyer D3

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Sight Loss Opportunity Group-Shrewsbury

Start Date:
22nd July 2019

End Date:
22nd July 2019

Start Time:
1400

End Time:
1600

Event title: Sight Loss Opportunity Group-Shrewsbury
Venue: The Lion Hotel, Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY
Name: Sight Loss Shropshire
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 342168/342163
Event description: Today we will be joined by Exotic Zoo for a sensory experience (no spiders or snakes). We are asking for a small donation of £5 to help with the cost of the event.

SLOG’s groups offer all kinds of interesting and adventurous activities to encourage people who have sight loss to keep active, stay confident, meet and make new friends and have some fun. Please contact us for a programme.

We provide Information, advice, friendship and support for people with a visual loss.

For more information contacting us on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at [email protected] or [email protected]

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Quiet Hour at Sainbury’s (Whitchurch Store) Every Tuesday

Start Date:
6th August 2019

End Date:
27th August 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1100

Event title: Quiet Hour at Sainbury’s (Whitchurch Store) Every Tuesday
Venue: Sainsbury’s, London Road, Whitchurch SY13 1NJ
Name: Ann Poole-PR Ambassador
Email: N/A
Telephone: N/A
Event description: Anyone who would appreciate a quieter, more relaxed shopping environment, you may like to take up this opportunity each Tuesday at Sainsbury’s store Whitchurch.

While lights can not be dimmed, there will be no tannoy announcements and no music. It will be quieter with No roll cages on shop floor to cause noise.

This month the dates are:

  • Tuesday 6th August 10.00-11.00
  • Tuesday 13th August 10.00-11.00
  • Tuesday 20th August 10.00-11.00
  • Tuesday 27th August 10.00-11.00
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Sight Loss Opportunity Groups Cycling Session

Start Date:
17th July 2019

End Date:
17th July 2019

Start Time:
1100

End Time:
1200

Event title: Sight Loss Opportunity Groups Cycling Session
Venue: Sundorne Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Harlescott Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ
Name: Sight Loss Shropshire
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 342168/342163
Event description: Our regular cycling session at Sundorne Sports Village will be taking place.

Due to the costs there will be a minimum number of 4 to participate. Should you wish to take part, please book yourself on by ringing on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at [email protected] or [email protected] We need to know by 15:00 pm on the 3rd Monday of each month before the event on the Wednesday.

You can of course cycle at the Sports Village, every Wednesday, 13:00 – 15:00, for more information please contact Christian Smith the Sports Development Officer at Shrewsbury on 0345 0007 002.

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Sight Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) Activities-June 2019

All sessions are FREE unless otherwise stated.

Oswestry Group meets on Wednesday 5th June, 10 am to 2 pm 

We have our trip to Heulwen Trust, Gungrog Farm, Gungrog, Welshpool SY21 9HW

Kate and Steve, our Shrewsbury volunteers, will meet you at Heulwen Trust for 10:00 am.  You will be enjoying a scenic canal boat trip through some of the most beautiful Welsh countryside. Don’t forget to take along some lunch and a drink.   

Ludlow Group meets on Monday 10th June, 10.10 am -12.30 pm at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre,  Market St, Craven Arms SY7 9RS

We will all meet at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre for a walk around their riverside meadows.  The Onny Meadow walk is listed as being an easy walk for the family with a distance of 1.5 miles.  They suggest allowing yourself 30-90 minutes to complete the route.

The walk will visit their dragonfly hotspot, traditional hay meadow, orchards and the river Onny.  You may want to end the walk by relaxing with a coffee and cake in their café. 

I have arranged for Dial A Ride to be at St Peters Church Hall at 10:10 am, for those who need transport. Liz, our volunteer, will meet you at St Peters to travel with you on the bus. For those of you who have not yet let me know about transport, please call or email me so that we don’t risk leaving anyone behind.  Telephone number 01743 342168/342163 or email us at [email protected]  or [email protected]  

Shrewsbury Cycling at Sundorne Sports Village-Wednesday 19th June, 11 am-12 noon

Our regular cycling session at Sundorne Sports Village will be taking place.

Due to the costs there will be a minimum number of 4 to participate.  Should you wish to take part, please book yourself on by ringing on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at [email protected] or [email protected]  We need to know by 15:00 pm on the 3rd Monday of each month before the event on the Wednesday.

You can of course cycle at the Sports Village, every Wednesday, 13:00 – 15:00, for more information please contact Christian Smith the Sports Development Officer at Shrewsbury on 0345 0007 002.

Shrewsbury group meets on Monday 24th June, 2 pm-4 pm at The Lion Hotel, Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY

We are meeting at the Lion Hotel and will be joined by West Mercia Police, for a Home and Personal Safety talk. Most people already take simple precautions as part of their everyday lives, without realising it. Staying safe is all about anticipating potential problems by listening and being aware of what and who’s around you, and knowing what action to take to stay out of danger.

All SLOG Groups

Due to some activities needing a deposit to secure the booking we now need an expression of interest, please, initially to book the event, followed by confirmation of your attendance two weeks prior to the event, or sooner if you can.  We understand that things can change on the day, this cannot be helped.

The activities where we ask for a small contribution, we will need a minimum of 6 people to participate before we can book the event.  Can we ask that you let us know by contacting us on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at [email protected]   or [email protected]

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Sight Loss Opportunity Group-Shrewsbury

Start Date:
24th June 2019

End Date:
24th June 2019

Start Time:
1400

End Time:
1600

Event title: Sight Loss Opportunity Group-Shrewsbury
Venue: The Lion Hotel, Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury SY1 1UY
Name: Sight Loss Shropshire
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 342168/342163
Event description: We are meeting at the Lion Hotel and will be joined by West Mercia Police, for a Home and Personal Safety talk. Most people already take simple precautions as part of their everyday lives, without realising it.

Staying safe is all about anticipating potential problems by listening and being aware of what and who’s around you, and knowing what action to take to stay out of danger.

For more information contacting us on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at  [email protected] or [email protected]

 

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See and Hear Shropshire 2020

Start Date:
13th May 2020

End Date:
13th May 2020

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1600

Event title: See and Hear Shropshire 2020
Venue: Sundorne Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Harlescott Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ
Name: Pauline Rose
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 257746
Event description: Preparations are now starting for the See and Hear Exhibition in 2020.
Planned and organised by The See and Hear Shropshire Partnership which includes Shropshire Council, Shropshire Voluntary Association for the Blind, the Rural Community Council, Vision Technology and Training and the Guide Dogs Association.

The information will be updated as plans unfold.

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Cabaret (Audio Captioned)

Start Date:
7th September 2019

End Date:
7th September 2019

Start Time:
1430

End Time:
TBC

Event title: Cabaret (Audio Captioned)
Venue: Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1DE
Weblink: https://www.grandtheatre.co.uk
Name: Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01902 429212
Event description: The performance on Saturday 7th September is Audio Captioned.

Bill Kenwright presents the multi-award winning production of Kander and Ebb’s landmark musical, CABARET.

Directed by National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus Norris, the production has enjoyed two smash hit West End runs at The Lyric and The Savoy theatres. CABARET features show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and iconic songs Money Makes The World Go Round, Maybe This Time, Cabaret and more.

Since its Broadway premiere and the movie version with Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey, CABARET has won numerous stage and screen awards including 8 Oscars, 7 BAFTAs and 13 Tonys.

It’s 1931, Berlin is a haven of divine decadence and the legendary Sally Bowles is about to take stage at the infamous Kit Kat Klub…

To book tickets, click here: https://www.grandtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/cabaret/book/295644/

For access related enquiries, please contact by telephone 01902 573320 or SMS 07973 83 81 89 or email [email protected]

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Rock Of Ages (Audio Described)

Start Date:
1st June 2019

End Date:
1st June 2019

Start Time:
1430

End Time:
1730

Event title: Rock Of Ages (Audio Described)
Venue: Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1DE
Weblink: https://www.grandtheatre.co.uk
Name: Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
Email: N/A
Telephone: 01902 429212
Event description: The smash hit musical ROCK OF AGES comes to Wolverhampton for one week only but the performance on Saturday 1st June 2019 at 2.30 pm is Audio Described.

ROCK OF AGES is an LA love story lavished with over 25 classic rock anthems. Lose yourself in a city and a time where the dreams are as big as the hair, and yes, they can come true! This hilarious musical comedy will have you singing and laughing along with its epic songs played loud and proud by an awesome live band.

To book tickets, click here: https://www.grandtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/rock-of-ages/book/257443/

For access related enquiries, please contact by telephone 01902 573320 or SMS 07973 83 81 89 or email r[email protected]