Theme: Friendship

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Life as an Enablement Officer at Henshaws

Kate, our Enablement Officer based in Oldham, explains her role in supporting the local sight loss community and the services that she delivers on a daily basis.

Meet Fred the centenarian with sight loss

I was very fortunate to be invited to meet one of our visually impaired service users from Oldham last month, just a few days after he celebrated his 100th birthday!

Tameside Coffee Morning

Join us for our monthly social morning in Tameside; open to anyone with a visual impairment.

Tameside Friday Social

Our Social Group is a chance to chat to other people living with sight loss over a coffee!

Together Vision Group

Our Together Vision Group is a great opportunity to meet visually impaired people aged 25-55 years.

Ducks ahoy! Knaresborough Duck Race 2019

If you have never witnessed the colourful sight of 5000 ducks being tipped in to the river Nidd, then you simply must make this the first date in your 2019 diary

Tai Chi

Take part in our Tai Chi program; gentle exercises to relieve pain, reduce falls & improve general wellbeing.

Bolton Luncheon Club

Join us for our weekly social meet-up and lunch in Bolton; open to anyone with a visual impairment.

Afternoon Tea

Join us for our fortnightly social meet-up in Bolton; open to anyone with a visual impairment.

Royshaw Vale Social

Join us for our weekly social meet-up in Royton; open to anyone with a visual impairment.

Pennine Vale Social

Join us for our monthly social meet-up in Saddleworth; open to anyone with a visual impairment.

Chadderton Social

Join us for our monthly social meet-up in Chadderton; open to anyone with a visual impairment.

Friday Social Group

Join us for our weekly Friday meet-up in Trafford; open to anyone with a visual impairment.

Trip to the Philharmonic Dining Rooms

Our Liverpool Social Group enjoyed a piece of Liverpool history and a hearty lunch at the Philharmonic Dining Rooms. Marie shares with us how the day went on.

Juggling work, kids and sight loss

Francesca Scott started to lose her sight at aged 39, with two young children, a full-time job and living in a remote area... how did she cope?

Henshaws gets the DJ experience

Henshaws youngsters got together to enjoy a Music and Pizza Day in Liverpool this half term, with pizza, DJing and beat boxing!

I Spy Social

Come join us for a chance to chat to local people who’ve had similar experiences to you, and enjoy a range of activities

Eye Eye Group

Come join us for a chance to chat to local people who've had similar experiences to you, and enjoy a range of activities

Broadwalk Social Group

Come join us for a chance to chat to local people who’ve had similar experiences to you, and enjoy a range of activities

Arts and Crafts Group

Our Arts and Crafts group is the perfect chance to get involved with art and start some new tactile projects.

Tuesday Social Group

Our Tuesday Group is a great opportunity to meet new people and enjoy an afternoon of activities or just to have a chat.

“You don’t look blind”

Many people presume someone who has little or no vision no longer appreciates the visual world, and may no longer care about what they wear or how they look. How wrong they are...

Tech Talk

Keep up with the latest tech news and tips with our Tech Talk group! People of all abilities are more than welcome.

It’s IMCYP’s First Birthday!

What a year! We are pleased to say that we have just completed the first year of our new BBC Children in Need funded project.

Yoga Group

Learn this ancient form of exercise as part of a small, friendly group, suitable for beginners.

Henshaws exercise classes

Our classes will get you moving, at your own pace and ability, to improve your range of movement, strength & fitness.

Henshaws Hikers

Improve your fitness, get some fresh air, enjoy some beautiful scenery and make new friends at our walking group!

Braille Group

Our group helps you to keep learning braille; giving people independence, literacy, and the enjoyment of reading.

Luncheon Club

Henshaws monthly Luncheon Club is a great place to meet new friends, chat to old friends, and enjoy a 3-course meal!

Arts, Crafts and Living Paintings

Kimberley follows her previous post about her interest in art, and shares her experience as a part of the Arts & Crafts group at Henshaws.