image for Public Meeting item typePeterborough Low Vision Day at Deafblind UK Conference Centre

Public Meeting, Fri 21 Sep 2018

Deafblind UK Conference Centre

Deafblind UK Conference Centre


Deafblind UK Conference Centre,
Cygnet Road, Hampton,

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 21 Sep Peterborough Low Vision Day


The Low Vision Event has something for everyone to help you get out and about and live your life independently. Whether you’re a person who is experiencing sight difficulties, a carer, a family member or a parent or guardian of a child or young person with sight loss come along and find out more from over 20 exhibitors demonstrating low vision aids, technology and services enabling you to live the life you want to.

Keeping healthy physically and mentally is so important to quality of life, and medication can’t always help. We will have taster sessions in Yoga, Archery (Invictus Bowmen CAA) and why not come and try your hand at diamond painting - you never know you may like it!

Guide Dogs will run two guide dog training sessions, they will also demonstrate how a long cane can help you navigate the external environment safely and show you how to guide safely.

Refreshments and light snacks will be available. Deaf Blind UK is on a regular bus route Citibus 6 from Queensgate bus station. We will also run a regular courtesy mini bus from Peterborough Queensgate Bus Depot in Westgate from 10am.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for conferencing

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 21 Sep 2018 10:30 to 15:30


See location of Deafblind UK Conference Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 183954  Lat: 52.54360 Long: -0.25697

By Road:
Head southeast on A1/Great N Rd toward Old Great N Rd. Take the A605/A1139 exit. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A1139 heading to Peterboro'/Wisbech/A47. At junction 3, exit toward O. Longueville/Hampton/Bretton. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto The Serpentine heading to O. Longueville/Bretton/Hampton. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Phorpres Way. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit and stay on Phorpres Way. Turn right at Cygnet Rd. Destination will be on the right.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Peterborough station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

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