We have had a very busy month here at DBA, hosting a huge variety of fundraising events around the county; from a music night in Bournemouth to our annual motor show at Lulworth Castle and our virtual race night in Weymouth to an Adele Tribute at The Sandford Pub! Take a read to find out… Read more »
Read on to see what’s been happening at Dorset Blind Association and in the community!
Thousands visited Lulworth Castle to support our annual Motor Show which took place on Sunday 13th May. This hugely successful and well attended event showcased over 160 cars in the motor display, welcomed over 2,000 general public visitors, raising an incredible £5,152.00! This prestigious event, now in its fourth year, was kindly sponsored by Humphries Kirk,… Read more »
The Lions Club of Bridport heard the story of Jack Kick from Bev Jones at the Dorset Blind Association. Jack, aged 21, suffered a brain haemorrhage in 2009. This caused damage to the back of his eyes leaving him visually impaired and is now registered as partially sighted. The brain haemorrhage also caused him to have poor… Read more »
We are celebrating our 100th Anniversary this year, returning to Lulworth Castle on Sunday 13th May with our annual motor show and family fun day. A fantastic family day out not to be missed, with entertainment for all ages! The Castle Showground will be open to the general public from 12:00pm – 4:00pm and is… Read more »
Next Friday The Sandford Pub are holding an Adele Tribute night in aid of Dorset Blind Association. Expect a night full of music, lovely food and raising funds for visually impaired people across Dorset. Ticket & Two Course Meal – £25 Only 70 tickets available Standing ticket – £12 Only 50 tickets available To purchase tickets… Read more »
As the weather is finally starting to brighten up, we look forward to our fun-fueled motor show at Lulworth Castle as we gear up and head full throttle into a busy summer of fundraising! Don’t forget about the new GDPR Legislation which comes into place in May! We need you to re-register here if you… Read more »
It’s our 100th anniversary! For a century we’ve been helping visually impaired people across Dorset, now supporting over 1000 people each month, but there is still more people we need to help. It’s a big year for us and we want as many of our loyal supporters to be involved as possible, from being… Read more »
On Friday 9th March ten local business teams descended on Bournemouth Square for The Big Row 2018 sponsored by All Seasons Roof. This year we had teams from a variety of industries, from hotels to banks, business consultants to I.T Support and solicitors to conservatory installation companies. The aim for each business was to see… Read more »
As Dorset Blind Association (DBA) prepares to celebrate its 100th birthday and receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the charity is looking back on its fascinating evolution, from setting up Braille social centres in both Weymouth and Parkstone in the 1920s, to enabling blind people to even shoot and rock climb today. The founding… Read more »
We hope you’ve had a fantastic Christmas and we wish you all a Happy New Year! We are looking forward to an exciting 2018 as we get ready to celebrate our 100th Birthday. First, banish those January blues by taking up Fitness February! Read more here..