Event archive

Accessible Board Games

11:00am–12:30pm, 1st July 2024

Accessible Board Games with refreshments group is back. 11am – 12:30pm on a fortnightly basis at the MySight York premises run by our treasured volunteers. Chess, dominos, drafts, Ludo, cards and other tactile and large print games available. £2.00 a session.

*POSTPONED* Indoor VI Tennis

11:30am–12:30pm, 1st July 2024

In collaboration with Rob Hodge through the York Disability Tennis Network, at the University of York Sports Centre Indoor Tennis Courts, Heslington Campus, Mondays. 11:30am – 12:30pm (Please note this is not the Sports Village at the University).   Please bring your own refreshments. We will provide all the equipment. These sessions are currently free, […]

Guest Speakers Telephone Group

14:15pm–15:15pm, 1st July 2024

Once every two months speakers connected to the world of sight loss, or York services, promote related activities and consult our members.

Book Group – Face to Face and online option

10:30am–11:30am, 2nd July 2024

The group listens to audio books and meets to discuss them on the first Tuesday of the month. We can supply copies of the latest book on USB or audio CD sent to your door, or you are welcome to download your own. Please contact us to find out more about this group. Unfortunately we […]

Information Stall – YOPA Information Fair at St Sampson’s Centre

10:00am–13:00pm, 3rd July 2024

Information stalls and representatives for services, advice and support for older people in York. Exhibitors include: Healthwatch York MySight York Older Citizens Advocacy York (OCAY) Minster Lions Royal Osteoporosis Society York Carers Centre York Community Energy Last Wishes Funerals Yopa 50+ Festival & International Day of Older People City of York Council Age Friendly York […]

Chair Exercise Class

10:30am–12:00pm, 4th July 2024

This chair based exercise class is run by Xercise Gym, Haxby with the support of MySight York volunteers at MySight York. To join please contact the activities team on 01904 731124 or email vicky.smith@mysightyork.org

The Bluebirds York with Union Central (American Folk, Bluegrass and Country Music) – In aid of MySight York

19:00pm–21:30pm, 5th July 2024

The Bluebirds York with Union Central (American Folk, Bluegrass and Country Music) Foxwood Community Centre Cranfield Place, Bellhouse Way, York, YO24 3HY Car parking is available at venue and on streets nearby. Friday 5th July, concert starts at 7.30pm Admission: £5 on the door (opens 7.00pm) Refreshments are available during the interval. In aid of […]

Chair Tai Chi

11:00am–12:30pm, 8th July 2024

Richard Siwiak, York-based Tai Chi practitioner for 40 years, offers Tai Chi at the MySight York premises on a fortnightly basis – with refreshments to follow. The sessions will be £3.50, taking place from 11am – 12:30pm   “Running the seated Tai Chi session is something that I enjoy making as inclusive as possible. It […]

*POSTPONED* Indoor VI Tennis

11:30am–12:30pm, 8th July 2024

In collaboration with Rob Hodge through the York Disability Tennis Network, at the University of York Sports Centre Indoor Tennis Courts, Heslington Campus, Mondays. 11:30am – 12:30pm (Please note this is not the Sports Village at the University).   Please bring your own refreshments. We will provide all the equipment. These sessions are currently free, […]

*POSTPONED* Esme’s Friends – face to face (with dial-in option)

11:00am–12:00pm, 9th July 2024

Monthly face to face and telephone group. Our support group is for anyone who experiences visual hallucinations as a result of sight loss (also known as Charles Bonnet Syndrome). This will be a face to face session, with a dial in option. Please let us know if you are interested or would like to find […]