Welcome to the 2016 VICTA activity calendar. VICTA run a range of activities throughout the year for children and young people who are blind or partially sighted and their families. Below you will find a list of all our planned activities for 2016 so far, please make sure you keep checking back as we may add new activities. 

Please note some of the activities advertised may be subject to change. The best way to stay informed about our latest activities is to sign up for email updates.


VICTA and BucksVision Christmas PartyVICTA and BucksVision joint Christmas party, for families local to the Milton Keynes and Aylesbury area

13 November 2016, Caldecotte Xperience, Milton Keynes
Applications are now open for our joint Christmas party. Come and enjoy food, games and festive crafts.
Apply now


Dick WhittingtonDick Whittington Pantomime, 5 years+ and immediate family

17 December 2016, Milton Keynes Theatre
Applications will soon be open to join VICTA in Milton Keynes for this year’s pantomime, Dick Whittington.
Register your interest


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Now closed for applications

Early Years Weekend, 0 to 5 years
Activity now closed, find out more >

Paris Trip, 14 to 17 years
Activity now closed, find out more >

Iceland and the Northern Lights, 18 to 29 years
Activity now closed, find out more >

Driving Break, 18 to 29 years
Activity now closed, find out more >

Christmas Part, 18 to 29 years + volunteers
Activity now closed, find out more >

Barclays Sailing Adventure
Activity now closed, find out more >


Past Activities 2016 

All About You Weekend, 14 to 17 years
8 to 10 January 2016, Milton Keynes
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UCAN Drama Workshop, 14 to 17 years
23 January 2016, Milton Keynes
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Youth Weekend, 18 to 29 years
5 to 8 February 2016, Thetford
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Youth Activity Break, 14 to 17 years
16 to 19 February 2016, Milton Keynes
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Applying to University Course, 16+ years
23 to 24 March 2016, New College Worcester

Magna Family Day, 5+ years and families
1 April 2016, Rotherham
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Activity and University Info Break, 14 to 17 years
6 to 8 April 2016, Milton Keynes
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International City Trip, 18 to 29 years
25 to 29 April 2016, Krakow, Poland
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, 5+ years
Friday 6 May 2016, Milton Keynes Theatre

Family Day with BucksVision 
Sunday 22 May 2016, Milton Keynes
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Spring Family Weekend, 5 to 17 years
27 to 30 May 2016, Dorset
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Slovenia International Trip, 18+ years
21 to 25 June 2016, Slovenia

Moving on to University Course, 16+ years
28 to 29 June 2016, New College Worcester

Snowdonia Youth Break, 18 to 29 years
5 to 7 July 2016, Wales
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ICC International Camp, 16 to 21 years
25 July to 3 August 2016, Germany

Summer Family Weekend, 5 to 17 years
18 to 21 August 2016, Swindon
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Michel Roux Competition, 18 to 29 years
24 August 2016, Le Gavroche, London

Think Tank Family Day, 5+ years
26 August 2016, Birmingham

ON Blackheath Festival, 18 to 29 years
10 to 11 September 2016, London

Youth Break, 18 to 29 years
12 to 15 September 2016, Milton Keynes

Circus Starr Family Activity, 5+ years
9 October 2016, Milton Keynes

Latest News

Family Weekend 2016
Summer Family Weekend 2016
VICTA’s second family weekend of 2016 saw us return to family favourite, PGL Liddington. The sun was shining as we
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Think Tank
Hands-On Science at Think Tank, Birmingham
The last event of the Summer holidays saw VICTA visit the Think Tank Science Museum in Birmingham. This was a
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Minecraft Workshop
Microsoft Minecraft Workshop
In July and August, VICTA were lucky enough to visit the Microsoft Research Lab in Cambridge for some special Minecraft
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ICC 2016
ICC 2016 Dresden
The 22nd International Camp on Communication and Computers (ICC) took place in Dresden, Germany for 10 days this summer. This
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Snowdon Zip Wire Trip 2016
This is the second time VICTA has organised this activity, a three day break in the Snowdon area. This was
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Spring Family Weekend 2016
Dinosaurs by the sea!
VICTA Spring Family Weekend 2016 May 2016, Osmington BayVICTA’s first Family Weekend of 2016 saw us travelling down to Weymouth
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