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Sports and Leisure Opportunities

There are numerous sports and leisure opportunities for blind and partially sighted people in Sheffield. Some are operated by SRSB but most are independent groups run by visually impaired people with support from SRSB.

Photograph of members of the archery group This takes place 10.00am to 3.00pm every Wednesday at the Northern General Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit Sports Hall. ‘Read More’

Book Club

Photograph of clients at our Book Club The Book Club meets monthly at SRSB's Mappin Street Centre. 'Read More' 

Cookery Group

Photograph of SRSB client mixing ingredients Our baking class takes place every week at SRSB's Mappin Street Centre. ‘Read More’

Crafty Ladies

Photograph of Ravenscroft Crafty Ladies is a craft group for visually impaired people who have an interest or background in arts and crafts activities. ‘Read More’

Cricket Group

Photograph of people playing cricket outdoors South Yorkshire Blind Cricket are always looking for new players. ‘Read More’

Culture Club

Photograph of SRSB Culture Club outside theatre Our Culture Club organises trips to a wide range of events. ‘Read More’

Day Trips

Photograph of SRSB clients on a trip to Weston Park Museum in Sheffield We regularly organise day trips for our clients. ‘Read More’


Photograph of Goalball team Goalball is a game for both blind and sighted people to play together. ‘Read More’


Photograph of a hotel We organise a number of group holidays each year. ‘Read More’

Mappin Writers

Photograph of Mappin Writers Off the Shelf event in 2010

Our creative writing group meets every Friday at our Mappin Street centre, from 11am to 12:30pm. ‘Read More’ 


Photograph of someone doing pilates with instructor and guide dog The group meet each Wednesday evening at our Mappin Street Centre. ‘Read More’

Reminiscence Group

Photogrpah of the Reminiscence Group at SRSB The group meet each Monday morning from 11am to 12:30pm. ‘Read More’

Ravenscroft Group

Photograph of Ravenscroft Group meeting This is a group of people that meet for social events and outings. ‘Read More’

Sheffield Blind Bowlers

Photograph of clients from the bowling group

This is a long established group for crown green bowling. They play all year round, outside in summer and inside in winter. ‘Read More’

Sheffield Visually Impaired Walking Group

Photograph of walking group at Ladybower

The group organises volunteer led walks for visually impaired people (VIPs) in and around Sheffield. ‘Read More’ 

Singing Group

Photograph of Singing Group

The Singing Group meet each week at our Mappin Street Centre. ‘Read More’

Swimming Group

Photograph of SRSB swimming Group The swimmers have exclusive use of Upperthorpe Baths every Thursday lunchtime. ‘Read More’

Ten Pin Bowling

Photograph of bowler

The Ten Pin Bowling Group meet fortnightly on a Tuesday at 6.45pm at the 1st Bowl Centre, Firth Park. ‘Read More’

Photograph of SRSB clients at the Thai Chi group

A very popular weekly group that meets every Friday at our Mappin Street Centre ‘Read More’

Photograph of someone doing yoga

A NEW for 2018 weekly group that meets every Thursday at our Mappin Street Centre ‘Read More’

Photograph of previous Firewalk

For those daredevils amongst you our popular Fire Walk returns in 2018. This year it will also include a Glass Walk

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Photograph of SRSBs Mobile Information Unit on Fargate

Our Community Engagement Team visit organisations and events across Sheffield and South Yorkshire to promote awareness about our services and about eye health

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