Holidays/outings

Definition: A vacation or holiday is a specific trip or journey, usually for the purpose of recreation or tourism. People often take a vacation during specific holiday observances, or for specific festivals or celebrations. Vacations are often spent with friends or family.

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Service descriptions mentioning the term Holidays/outings

Swansea & NPT trips - (Cardiff Institute for the Blind (CIB))Service

Group members go on one theatre trip per month and one other trip per month. There is also a holiday group which meets twice per year.
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Bridgevis social activities - (Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society))Service

Bridgevis organise meals out, visits to places of interest and trips to the New Theatre Cardiff and the Wales Millennium Centre. There is also an audio shooting club, a gardening club and bowls. They also hold monthly coffee mornings from 10 - 12 on the first Friday of every month at Evergreen Hall, Angel Street, Bridgend.
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Social events - (Carmarthenshire County Blind Society)Service

The Llanelli Blind Club provides social events throughout the year including one or two outings per year plus a dinner for upwards of 80/100 members. There is also a Christmas dinner at a local hotel.
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Holidays from RBS - (Royal Blind Society)Service

RBS offers holidays tailored to visually impaired people in various locations. They own hotels in West Sussex and Llandudno; arrange holidays in Jersey & Guernsey in association with Premier Holidays, and also arrange activity breaks in association with the Calvert Trust & Jubilee Sailing Trust.
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Calvert Trust Kielder - (Calvert Trust)Service

The Calvert Trust runs an accessible centre in Kielder where disabled people can try out new experiences with family and friends. Various types of breaks are available, from day or half day trips to self catering and respite breaks.
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Swansea Theatre Group - (RNIB Cymru)Service

Theatre trips organised by RNIB's Swansea office.
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Traveleyes Holidays - (Traveleyes)Service

Traveleyes is a company which provides worldwide holidays for groups of people, half of who are visually impaired and half are sighted. Each VI traveller is paired with a sighted person, who acts as a guide and receives a discount.
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Torch holidays & retreats - (Torch Trust)Service

There are a variety of holidays on offer with a Christian ethos. Many of them happen at Torch's own Holiday and Retreat Centre in West Sussex. Other holidays are available elsewhere in the UK and abroad
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Activities for young people - (Micro and Anopthalmic Children's Society (MACS) )Service

MACS organises sailing trips and adventure weekends for young people with MACS conditions.
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Sight Cymru Short Breaks - (Sight Cymru)Service

Day trips to various locations.
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CIB Womens Hour - (Cardiff Institute for the Blind (CIB))Service

Last Tuesday of the month - 10.30am-12.30pm A group of like-minded women who enjoy days out shopping, lunching and the odd glass of wine! Recent trips have included a day to Ebbw Vale Festival Site shopping centre and lunch at The Farmers Wife at St Brides Major. The group is also occasionally joined by guest speakers.
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LOOK holiday flat - (LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children)Service

LOOK owns a holiday flat in Scarborough on the Yorkshire coast. The flat is accessible with two bedrooms, one double (with space for a cot), and one with bunk beds plus an extra single bed. The LOOK flat provides an opportunity for every family with a visually impaired child to enjoy a seaside break and can be booked for both long and short breaks at very reasonable rates.
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Barry Club for the Blind - (Sight Cymru)Service

A social group that meet locally and enjoy talks, activities, speakers, outings, refreshments and other entertainment.
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Cowbridge Club - (Sight Cymru)Service

A social group that meet locally and enjoy talks, activities, speakers, outings, refreshments and other entertainment.
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Monmouth VI Club - (Monmouth VI Club)Service

A friendly social environment for members to share experiences and help each other cope with the effect of sight problems, with a swap-shop for talking books and vision aids and visiting speakers. Transport to and from meetings and outings can be provided.
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VIP Groups - (Pembrokeshire Blind Society)Service

PBS organise ten VIP groups in Pembrokeshire: eight groups based on location, plus groups specifically for young (more active?) men and women. Activities include speakers, exercise, trips and demonstrations. Meetings are usually monthly and last 2 hours.
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Penarth Club for the Blind - (Sight Cymru)Service

A social group that meet locally and enjoy talks, activities, speakers, outings, refreshments and other entertainment.
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Penarth Book Club - (Sight Cymru)Service

A social group that locally and enjoy talks, activities, speakers, outings, refreshments, other entertainment.
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Radnorshire Association for the Blind - (Radnorshire Association for the Blind)Service

The group offers advice about services in the area, a Christmas meal and free summer trip.
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Shand Pioneers - (Cardiff Institute for the Blind (CIB))Service

An adventurous group with members ranging from 16-60. Here's your chance to go ten pin bowling, white water rafting, quad biking, horse riding and take part in other social activities. The end of the summer season of activities is topped off with a lively barbecue for all. Last THURSDAY of the month - approx 6.30pm to 9.30pm at the CIB and other venues. Also Saturday outings & adventures.
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Young Persons Club - (Sight Cymru)Service

This is an activity club for people who have a vision impairment and their siblings, age 18 to 50 years. The club meets to see a film, go for a walk, take a trip and many other activities and create friendships. People with other disabilities as well as sight are made welcome.
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Welshpool and District VI Club - (Welshpool and District Visual Impairment Club)Service

Social and entertainment group for persons who are vision impaired and carers. Outings and speakers, general chat and company. Meetings are held at the Methodist Church, High Street, Welshpool on alternate Tuesdays between the hours of 2 - 4pm. from March - December. The club is run by a small group of people who give their time freely. Raffle event every meeting towards cost of refreshments and use of hall. Affiliated with Macular Society.
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Swansea Friends of the Blind - trips and outings - (Swansea & District Friends of the Blind)Service

The organisation arranges outings for people who are registered blind in Swansea.
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Behcet's Society Helpline - (Behcet's Syndrome Society)Service

A telephone helpline for members which is available between 9.00 am and 8.00 pm on weekdays and between 10 am and 6 pm on weekends and bank holidays (see website for full details). It is run by volunteers so answerphones may be used at certain times. Callers who leave a message are contacted as soon as possible at the Society's expense.
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Eyeless Trust grants - (The Eyeless Trust (merged with Royal Blind Society))Service

The Eyeless Trust offers modest grants for families and children with anophthalmia, microphthalmia or coloboma. These are arranged through The Family Support Worker, and each year a large number of families benefit for a wide range of needs. Grants can be used for practical help, recreational activities and holidays.
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Grants from VI Breconshire - (Visual Impairment Breconshire)Service

Grants are offered to anyone with a permanent and uncorrectable eye condition, living in Breconshire to help pay for equipment, services, training, education and experiences (such as holidays). Applications are welcome from the visually impaired, their families and carers.
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Peer Support & Social Groups - (Deafblind Cymru)Service

Deafblind Cymru's peer support & social groups provide those with both sight and hearing impairments plus their carers an opportunity to meet people and make friends. At regular meetings, all members are encouraged to get involved in the decision making process to determine what activities the group should do, often including social outings and arranging meetings to enjoy guest speakers on subjects of interest.
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CIB Discussion Group - (Cardiff Institute for the Blind (CIB))Service

Held every Tuesday 11.15am to 1.30pm at Jones Court, Womanby Street, Cardiff. Join this group of visually impaired people of Cardiff and the Vale, for talk and support. Be involved in lively discussions about a wide variety of topics (excluding religion and politics). The group also occasionally enjoys a trip out for lunch.
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