Upcoming Events in 2019

  • December 2019


  • Copthorne Christmas Lunch

    Date & Time

    Thursday 12th December

    Location

    Copthorne Hotel, The Close, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE1 3RT

    About the event

    Singer - Karen Kennedy Hall

    Notice

    Please contact the NVS Office 0191 232 7292 or send an email to info@newcastlevisionsupport.org.uk to book your place for this event.


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    Events happened in 2019


    • February 2019


    • A talk from Julie Swan from the Macular Society

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 20th February
      1:30pm —3:00pm

      Location

      Room 5 and 6


    • Wiltshire Farm Foods

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 27th February
      1:30pm —3:00pm

      Location

      Rooms 2, 3 and 4


    • March 2019


    • Music Performance: Newcastle Building Society

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 6th March
      1:30pm —3:00pm

      Location

      Newcastle Building Society


    • Assisted shopping at Eldon Square and Metrocentre

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 27th March
      1:30pm —3:00pm

      Location

      Room 5 and 6


    • April 2019


    • Music Performance: Newcastle Building Society

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 3rd April
      1:30pm —3:00pm

      Location

      Newcastle Building Society

      Notice

      Please contact the NVS Office 0191 232 7292 or send an email to info@newcastlevisionsupport.org.uk to book your place for this event.


    • Audiology talk from Valerie Tait

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 24th April
      1:00pm —3:30pm

      Location

      Rooms 5, 6


    • May 2019


    • Music Performance – Newcastle Building Society

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 1st May
      1:30pm —3:30pm

      Location

      Newcastle Building Society

      Notice

      Please contact the NVS Office 0191 232 7292 or send an email to info@newcastlevisionsupport.org.uk to book your place for this event.


    • A talk by Pat Stevens on the Newcastle Suffragettes.

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 15th May
      1:30pm —3:30pm

      Location

      Rooms 5 and 6


    • A talk on the history of Ringtons tea.

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 29th May
      1:30pm —3:30pm

      Location

      Rooms 5 and 6


    • June 2019


    • Music Performance

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 5th June
      1:30pm —3:30pm

      Location

      Newcastle Building Society

      About the event

      The Christine Rosemond Duo (singer and guitarist).

      Notice

      Please contact the NVS Office 0191 232 7292 or send an email to info@newcastlevisionsupport.org.uk to book your place for this event.


    • MAC Group

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 19th June
      1:30pm —3:30pm

      Location

      MEA House, Rooms 5 and 6.

      About the event

      Speaker – Dianne Keller from Be Mindful.


    • CU Wednesday – Flying Defying Gravity

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 26th June
      1:30pm —3:30pm

      Location

      MEA House, Rooms 5 and 6.

      About the event

      Speaker – Wilson Taylor


    • July 2019


    • MAC Group – Theatrical Memories

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 17th July
      1:30pm —3:30pm

      Location

      MEA House - Auditorium

      About the event

      Speaker - Professor John Derry


    • Annual General Meeting

      Date & Time

      Thursday 18th July
      1:00pm

      Location

      MEA House - Auditorium


    • Technology Day

      Date & Time

      Tuesday 30th July
      10:30am —3:00pm

      Location

      MEA House, Rooms 5 and 6

      About the event

      We will have various different pieces of technology available for you to look at and try, including tablets, smartphones and voice-activated personal digital assistants such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home.
      We will also have the new Orbit Reader Braille display and the new version of the popular Guide software “Guide Connect” available for demonstration.

      We are running this event in collaboration with RNIB, and staff from Newcastle Vision Support and RNIB will be on hand to provide you with help and advice.

      Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day for  the usual charge of £1.00 per cup.  Unfortunately we are unable to provide taxis to or from the event, so if you wish to attend then you will need to make your own transport arrangements.

      If you are interested in attending our technology day, or would like to know more, then please call Angus or Penny on 0191 232 7292.


    • CU Wednesday – RSPB – Birdsongs

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 31st July
      1:30pm

      Location

      MEA House - Rooms 5 and 6

      About the event

      Speaker - Dr Mark Eaton


    • August 2019


    • Summer Event

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 21st August
      1:00pm —3:30pm

      Location

      MEA House - Auditorium

      About the event

      Raffle and sing a long

      Notice

      Please contact the NVS Office 0191 232 7292 or send an email to info@newcastlevisionsupport.org.uk to book your place for this event.


    • September 2019


    • A talk from Julie Swan from the Macular Society

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 18th September
      1:30pm —3:00pm

      Location

      MEA House, Room 5 and 6

      About the event

      Julie will be giving tips for overcoming the difficulties caused by Macular Degeneration.


    • History Group

      Date & Time

      Tuesday 24th September

      Location

      Room g06 Mea House

      About the event

      The history group will begin for the Autumn term on Tuesday 24th September. The course will last for 11 Weeks and availability is limited to 10 people.

      Notice

      Please contact the NVS Office 0191 232 7292 or send an email to info@newcastlevisionsupport.org.uk to book your place for this event.


    • CU Wednesday – A talk from the Community Police Unit

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 25th September
      1:30pm —3:00pm

      Location

      MEA House - Rooms 5 and 6

      About the event

      Sana Ilyas will be giving a talk on "Victims First" services and support


    • October 2019


    • Music Performance: MEA House

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 2nd October
      2:00pm —3:00pm

      Location

      MEA House - Auditorium

      About the event

      Musician – Andrelli, Violin and Cello.

      Notice

      Please contact the NVS Office 0191 232 7292 or send an email to info@newcastlevisionsupport.org.uk to book your place for this event.


    • North East Action on Transport

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 9th October
      10:30am

      Location

      Room g06 Mea House

      About the event

      Our guest speaker will Be Claire Tulley, head of equality and diversity at Nexus.

      Notice

      Please contact the NVS Office 0191 232 7292 or send an email to info@newcastlevisionsupport.org.uk to book your place for this event.


    • MAC Group

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 16th October
      1:30pm —3:00pm

      Location

      MEA House, Auditorium, ground floor

      About the event

      Heather Niven - a talk on some of the notable Newcastle folk who are now remembered through the blue plaques placed on the premises where they used to live in Newcastle.


    • CU Wednesday – Healthwatch

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 30th October
      1:30pm —3:00pm

      Location

      MEA House - Rooms 5 and 6

      About the event

      Melanie Bramley from Healthwatch Newcastle will be giving a talk about the health and well being services.


    • November 2019


    • MAC Group

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 20th November
      1:30pm —3:00pm

      Location

      MEA House, Auditorium, ground floor.

      About the event

      Geoff Lisle will be giving a talk on '65 years of Radio Tyneside'


    • CU Wednesday

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 27th November
      1:30pm —3:00pm

      Location

      MEA House, Auditorium, ground floor.

      About the event

      Wiltshire Farm Foods, Christmas Selection


    • December 2019


    • Music Performance: MEA House

      Date & Time

      Wednesday 4th December
      1:30pm —3:00pm

      Location

      MEA House, Auditorium, ground floor

      About the event

      Ukulele

      Notice

      Please contact the NVS Office 0191 232 7292 or send an email to info@newcastlevisionsupport.org.uk to book your place for this event.