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Grant thank yous in 2018

By |2019-09-13T15:23:01+01:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: Grants|Tags: , , , |

  VICTA offers grants towards the purchase of equipment to help make life more accessible and ensure everyone has the same opportunities. You can find all of our grant criteria information and details on how to apply on our grant pages. Here are some lovely thank you notes we received from recipients in 2018.   "Thank you [...]

VICTA Supports the RP Fighting Blindness London Families Day

By |2019-09-13T15:24:52+01:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Grants|Tags: , , |

Written by RP Fighting Blindness A global community united An international community of families affected by one type of inherited sight loss came together in London on 15th September to share experiences, hear from experts and consider how to work together to drive research forward. We are hugely grateful to VICTA for your support of this event, [...]

Looking back over 30 years of VICTA

By |2019-09-13T15:28:47+01:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Activities, Fundraising, Grants, Stories, Volunteering|Tags: , , |

This year VICTA celebrated 30 years of our charity. It has been the perfect time to reflect on everything that has been achieved and to look ahead to a positive future for the charity and those we support. Join us in a look back over our growth, there is an abundance of wonderful memories and milestones [...]

RNC host our latest activity break for 14 to 17 year olds

By |2019-09-13T14:52:21+01:00April 20th, 2017|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Following our recent trip to the Caldecotte Xperience, VICTA took another group of 14-17 year olds to the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC), in Hereford. The start of the trip began with a nice relaxed evening in the college’s halls of residence and dinner courtesy of the RNC. Day two began with a hearty [...]

Cultural City Trip to London

By |2019-09-13T15:08:40+01:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , |

The latest trip under the VICTA belt took the 18-29s to our very own capital, the great City of London. Our weekend started with an activity to please the adrenalin junkies among the group, as we climbed over an iconic sight of the London skyline – the O2. The weather was against us and it felt [...]

Great start to our 2017 activities for 14 to 17 years

By |2019-09-13T14:46:34+01:00February 18th, 2017|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , |

The first 14-17 trip (and third trip overall) for VICTA in 2017 saw us travelling, not too far, to the Caldecotte Xperience in Milton Keynes, a tried and tested centre for VICTA. As our group arrived, the excitement for the weekend ahead was obvious and it was fantastic to welcome a few new faces to the [...]

Bath City Trip

By |2019-09-13T14:43:53+01:00January 28th, 2017|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

VICTA’s first activity of 2017 saw us visiting the beautiful city of Bath. The group were eager to discover everything that this historical treasure trove of a city had to offer. The weekend started with an elegant afternoon tea in the Regency Tearooms, followed by a tour of the Jane Austen Centre. We were able to [...]

Early Years Weekend 2016

By |2019-09-13T14:41:44+01:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , |

As we unloaded the van for VICTA’s third annual Early Years Weekend at New College Worcester, we could tell it was going to be a busy but informative weekend for everyone attending, staff included. Up went the Crèche and in came the families. After settling into their rooms, there was an opportunity to chat with staff [...]

Summer Family Weekend 2016

By |2019-09-13T14:37:50+01:00September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

  VICTA’s second family weekend of 2016 saw us return to family favourite, PGL Liddington. The sun was shining as we unloaded the van, and hopes were high for a beautifully sunny weekend. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case and the weather man was correct. However, no matter how much the rain poured, it couldn’t dampen anyone’s [...]

Microsoft Minecraft Workshop

By |2019-09-13T14:22:59+01:00September 21st, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , |

In July and August, VICTA were lucky enough to visit the Microsoft Research Lab in Cambridge for some special Minecraft workshops. The aim of the workshops was to assist Microsoft in making Minecraft fully accessible for visually impaired users. The event was highly oversubscribed, and those who were fortunate to get a place were excited to [...]