News

Read on to see what’s been happening at Dorset Blind Association and in the community!

Unique Dining in the Dark Experience

We are teaming up with catering students at Bournemouth and Poole College to provide a unique Dining in The Dark experience at Escoffier Restaurant and Coastline Brassiere on Thursday 21st March. Our exclusive event is returning for its third year and offers an exciting opportunity to test the senses with an indulgent six-course meal in… Read more »

January E-Newsletter

Check out our 2019 events calendar, community news and exciting opportunities in our January E-Newsletter!  Click here to subscribe to our monthly newsletter and keep up to date with our community news and events throughout 2019!

Volunteering Opportunities

Is it your New Years resolution to volunteer for a local charity and give back to your community? Volunteering is a great way to increase confidence, happiness and attend social activities/outings.  Here at Dorset Blind Association, we are powered by over 400 loyal volunteers and we received a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in 2017,… Read more »

New for 2019: Bright for Sight Night Run is coming to Weymouth!

  Our Bright for Sight Night Run, sponsored by Friths Opticians, is set to light up Weymouth seafront on Saturday 13th April! Our well loved fun run that usually takes place along Boscombe seafront has become so successful, that we are expanding the event to become county wide. Discount offer of two entries for just… Read more »

Charity of the Year Donation

We were delighted to be chosen to be Crossways Travel’s ‘Charity of the Year’ in 2018.  The local Coach Tour Operator, based near Dorchester, recently made a very generous donation of £2114.16 to us, raised with the help of their local customers. The company operating day excursions and Holiday Tours from Dorset, invited us along… Read more »

Christmas E-Newsletter

The festive season is well and truly upon us now, with the Christmas trees going up, shopping in full swing and festive activities taking place. We are very excited to now be on the Christmas countdown, with the Christmas songs on repeat and the chocolate being eaten. We wish you all an enjoyable festive time…. Read more »

Donate now to the Big Give Christmas Challenge!

The Big Give Christmas Challenge has officially started! Donate now until Tuesday 4th December to have your donation DOUBLED and help us continue running our social and activity clubs throughout 2019. Watch our video explaining how the Big Give Christmas Challenge and your donation can help us.   DONATE NOW

We need your help this Christmas!

We are aiming to make the lives of our members happier this Christmas by continuing to provide the vital 25 social and activity clubs across the county. The clubs provide over 450 blind and partially sighted people with much needed friendships and peer support to relieve isolation and prevent loneliness. Almost two-thirds of people registered… Read more »