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Volunteering at the VICTA Family Weekend

By |2019-09-05T11:06:31+01:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Volunteering|Tags: , , |

By Graham Stearn Graham entertaining the kids at a previous Family Weekend This weekend I was a volunteer for VICTA supporting young children who are blind or partially sighted together with family members on activities at one of their great Family Weekends. This took place at Dearne Valley Kingswood near Doncaster. I have now volunteered on [...]

Sound the fanfares for the VICTA Summer Family Weekend 2018!

By |2019-09-05T10:38:57+01:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Stories, Volunteering|Tags: , , , , , |

The second Family Weekend of 2018 was held at another new location for VICTA, the grand grounds of Condover Hall in Shrewsbury. After wall-to-wall sunshine all summer, we were expecting more of the same however the heavens had other plans! Despite the wet and the wind, it didn’t dampen any spirits on another fantastic family weekend. [...]

VICTA’s safari adventurers

By |2019-09-05T15:17:26+01:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Activities, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The first Family Weekend of 2018 was held at a new location for VICTA, the picturesque surroundings of Manor Adventure’s Norfolk Lakes centre. We were bathed in glorious sunshine all weekend and the opportunities to dive (or fall!) into the lakes during activities were taken with glee. As well as a new venue, we had several [...]

‘Around the world’ VICTA Family Weekend Fun!

By |2019-09-10T15:18:34+01:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Activities, Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

ArouhndAs we reached the height of the summer holidays, we found ourselves heading down south to the seaside for our August Family Weekend. We were once again visiting the stunning PGL Osmington Bay, with its fantastic cliff-top location and coastal views. Thankfully the sun shone (most of the time) and the weekend was enjoyed by every [...]

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 [...]

Dinosaurs by the sea!

By |2019-09-13T14:16:12+01:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , |

VICTA Spring Family Weekend 2016 May 2016, Osmington Bay VICTA’s first Family Weekend of 2016 saw us travelling down to Weymouth to stay at PGL Osmington Bay. It was VICTA’s first trip to Osmington Bay and we were not disappointed. The views of the Jurassic coastline were stunning, and the weather couldn’t have been kinder with the [...]

Dinosaurs by the sea!

By |2019-09-12T13:37:31+01:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

VICTA Spring Family Weekend 2016 May 2016, Osmington Bay VICTA’s first Family Weekend of 2016 saw us travelling down to Weymouth to stay at PGL Osmington Bay. It was VICTA’s first trip to Osmington Bay and we were not disappointed. The views of the Jurassic coastline were stunning, and the weather couldn’t have been kinder with [...]

Wendy’s story at the VICTA family weekend

By |2019-09-13T14:03:09+01:00May 6th, 2015|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , |

Wendy and her family recently attended the Spring VICTA family weekend. She wrote a wonderful post for her blog on Greenwich Parent’s Voice and has very kindly said we can share it here too… thank you Wendy! The car was packed to the brim with teddies and meerkats and us: myself, Chloe 8 and brother Josh 6 who [...]