Project Description

  • When: TBC

  • Who: Families with a child who is blind or partially sighted

  • Location: London

  • Closing Date: TBC

Please note, this activity has been postponed and we will update the information once a new date has been confirmed.

VICTA is excited to be able to offer you the chance to get active and attend some exciting sporting events with our subsidised travel offer!

VICTA is offering up to £50 travel expense cover to enable young people to take part in Metro Blind Sport’s Athletics Open. If we receive any updates on the running of the event, we will do our best to keep you informed.

About the event

Date: Sat 6 June 2020
Venue: Mile End Stadium, London, E14 7TW

Please note: Metro Blind sport advises checking the latest government advice on the Coronavirus link on their website also to phone or email the events contact to check for an events cancellation and/or possible rescheduling Information.

A FREE Fun-Filled Family Sporty Day out!

Join Metro Blind Sport as they host their annual Metro Athletics Open at Mile End Stadium in East London. Now in its 44th year, the Metro Athletics Open has championed sporting abilities of blind and partially sighted athletes from all over the country!

For further information about the Metro Blind Sport Athletics Open visit:

Please note, if you would like to attend this event you need to apply for your place through the event host. Our offer supports funds towards your travel only, to make it easy for you to attend and open up opportunities.

The VICTA offer

VICTA will cover travel expenses up to £50 for those wishing to attend the Metro Blind Sport Athletics Open.

To benefit from this offer, you must:

Have previously participated on a VICTA activity or received a grant through us
Live outside London (for the Metro Athletics Open only)
Be 29 years old or under at the time of the event.
If you are interested, please contact the VICTA Activities Team on

Payment of travel expenses is subject to proof of attendance at the relevant event (a simple photo of you enjoying the event) and travel receipts/mileage claim. Funds are limited so please get your applications in early. Contact for more information.

Please note, this activity has been postponed and we will update the information once a new date has been confirmed.

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