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Date: Wednesday 30 May 2018

Time: 10am to 3pm

Where is it: Bromley United Reform Church, 20 Widmore Road, Bromley BR1 1RY

This is a free event showcasing services, new technologies and equipment from over 20 exhibitors for people with sight or hearing loss. KAB staff will be on hand to provide support, advice and guidance. Tea and coffee will be available on site. The event is free to attend and no booking is neccessary. If you would like to find out more, contact Pat Weeden on 01622 691357 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Date: 31st May
Time: 7pm
Where: Salvation Army Hall, White Horse Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2RU
Details: Entry is £5 per person to include light snacks. Teams of up to 8 people; individuals can join existing teams. Please note this is an alochol free event.
Contact: To register your team or for more information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 01227 763366

Date: Friday 15th June 2018

Time: 10am to 3pm

Where is it: King Charles Hotel, Brompton Road, Gillingham ME7 5QT.

We are working in partnership with Professional Vision Services, Calibre and British Wireless for the Blind Fund to bing you this product awareness information day giving you the opportunity to see the latest products, video magnifiers, talking CCTV, Braille, reading machines for blind and partially sighted people, the latest Audio Library books, plus other devices. The new 2018 Bumblebee app will also be available for demonstration; it is specially designed for visually impaired people allowing them portable access to audio content on the internet. We will also have our Rehab Workers on hand to talk to you on the day. If you would like to find out more, contact Pat Weeden on 01622 691357 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


As part of the Open Garden Scheme, Eureka in Westerham Hill will be opening it's gardens on the 7th and 8th July from 12-4pm to raise money for charity. Entry is £5 for adults and children go free. The money raised from the Tea Tent will kindly be donated to KAB. The address is: Eureka, Buckhurst Road, Westerham Hill, TN16 2HR. Please note parking is at Westerham Heights Garden Centre. 

For more information, please visit the garden website


 

We are really excited to have three golf days planned for 2018. These are always great fun and we would love for you to join us!

  • High Elms - 27th July
  • Bearsted - 8th August
  • Faversham - 21st September

For more information, or to book your team, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 01622 691357


 

Date: 23rd June
Where: Leighs Cliff Pavillion - Dover
Details: White Collar boxing match between Tyrone West and Timmy Bryce - all commision proceeds from Tyrone West are being donated to KAB. 
Contact: For more information or to support the event please email Tyrone on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Date: Thursday 4th October 2018

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Where is it: KAB Sight Centre, 72 College Road, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6SJ

In partnership with Thomas Pocklington Trust, Visualise Training and Consultancy and Orbita Black, this training course titled "Seeing Beyond the Eyes" has been designed for Dispensing Opticians and Optometrists. The course empowers optical professionals with the knowledge to know the correct way to support and communicate effectively with patients with a visual impairment, to ensure the optical professionals know the range of services and professionals within the sight loss sector and the correct referral pathways. Click here to book your free place.


 

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Over the summer we are inviting people to get together with friends, family and colleagues and host a tea party to help raise money for KAB. This is a great way to raise awareness of sight loss and the importance of good eye health. For more information or to order a personalised tea party pack, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 01622 691357

 

 

 


 

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