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SVI Members and volunteers having fun at Dartmouth Central Club
SVI members and volunteers relaxing after a park walk

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SVI is managed and run by blind and visually impaired (VI) people. We give information and support to anyone in Sandwell with an interest in visual impairment. Our services enable VI people to be as independent as possible and help overcome the challenges of sight loss. We make sure that the needs and concerns of VI people in Sandwell are embedded in local service planning and delivery.

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Explore ballet with us at the Hippodrome

We're delighted to invite our members and friends to an exclusive SVI immersive dance event in collaboration with Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB). "Freefall Explored" will take place on Monday, 26 February, 10.30am to 12.30pm at Birmingham Hippodrome. Lead by Lee Fisher, Freefall's Artistic …

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A Burns’ Lunch

By SVI member Sonia Thompson. On Tuesday, 23 January, 2024, about fifteen SVI members and friends attended a Burns’ lunch at the Court of Requests in Oldbury. On entering the pub, members were greeted warmly by SVI staff, who escorted them to the dining area. After apprising members …

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Activities and events for January and February 2024

Happy New Year from the SVI team. We hope you have enjoyed the Christmas break and that 2024 will bring you and yours much health and happiness. Please read on for details of the healthy lifestyle, digital and social activities we have planned for early 2024. Important - to book your place, …

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