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World War I Battlefields Tour across France and Belgium

By |2019-07-29T14:39:43+01:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

With a big trip ahead, an intrepid and excited group from VICTA came together through the hustle and bustle of Ashford International and quickly became acquainted. We hurried aboard our coach and waved ‘au revoir’ to England… France and Belgium here we come! Our travels kicked off with a ‘treat’ for our taste buds as we [...]

A dramatic day with Extant performing arts!

By |2019-07-29T13:50:24+01:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our second activity of 2019 for teens aged 14 to 17 saw us heading into the big city for a real treat with a group of artistic young people! We had a dramatic day with Extant, a performing arts company based in London at Greenwich and Lewisham Young People’s Theatre. Lights, camera, action… we were thrown [...]

ICC by the sea! Croatia 2018

By |2019-09-03T13:23:50+01:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Stories, Volunteering|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The 24th edition of ICC (International Camp on Communication and Computers) took place in the idyllic Croatian seaside city of Zadar. This was the first ICC to be held at the seaside and all participants, staff and volunteers were very keen to be thoroughly acquainted with the Adriatic Sea with daily temperatures hitting above 30°C. Our [...]

Cultural adventure to Sicily 2017

By |2019-09-11T11:16:10+01:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Activities, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , |

VICTA’s second international trip of 2017 saw us jetting off to the beautiful island of Sicily. Meeting at Luton Airport, our group enjoyed a hearty meal before an early wake-up call to fly out to Sicily, where we met our guides from Seable Holidays. The trip began with a whistle-stop tour through the streets of Catania, [...]

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 [...]