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KAB is working in partnership with product suppliers and service providers who are dedicated to supporting people with sight impairments by running a programme of roadshows across the county during 2017. For more information about the roadshows listed below, please contact Pat Weeden on 01622 691357 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. In addition to these roadshows, we will also be holding our annual Sight Matters Exhibition in October.

Date: Wednesday 7 June 2017
Time: 10am to 3pm
Where: Trinity Community Resource Centre, Margate, Kent CT9 3TN
Details:

In partnership with Professional Vision Services.


Date: Tuesday 27 June 2017
Time: 10am to 2pm
Where: Ashford Library, Ashford Gateway Plus, Church Road, Ashford, Kent TN23 1AS
Details:

In partnership with Optelec.


Date: Wednesday 28 June 2017
Time: 10am to 2pm
Where: Kent Family Mediation Service, 1 London Road, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 1NQ
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In partnership with Optelec.


Date: Wednesday 5 July 2017
Time: 10am to 2.30pm
Where: KAB Sight Centre, 72 College Road, Maidstone, Kent M15 6SJ
Details:

In partnership with Dolphin.


Date: Thursday 6 July 2017
Time: 10am to 2.30pm
Where: KAB Sight Centre, 51 London Road, Canterbury, Kent CT2 8LF
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In partnership with Dolphin.


Date: Thursday 27 July 2017
Time: 10am to 2.30pm
Where: Holy Trinity with Christ Church, High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1UT
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In partnership with Dolphin.


Date: Tuesday 14 November 2017
Time: 10am to 3pm
Where: KAB Sight Centre, 72 College Road, Maidstone, Kent M15 6SJ
Details:

In partnership with Optelec.


Date: Wednesday 15 November 2017
Time: 10am to 3pm
Where: KAB Sight Centre, 51 London Road, Canterbury, Kent CT2 8LF
Details:

In partnership with Optelec.


Date: Thursday 16 November 2017
Time: 10am to 3pm
Where: KAB Sight Centre, 18 Blyth Road, Bromley BR1 3RX
Details:

In partnership with Optelec.


 

Date: Wednesday 31st May - 11am - Ashford
Details:

Staff from KAB will be demonstrating some of the latest equipment available for those with sight impairments. Please drop by and visit us at the Beaver Court community room, Beaver Lane, Ashford, TN23 5QR for advice and to see the latest gadgets on offer. 

Contact:

For more information, please get in touch with Maddy on 01227 763366 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


 

Date: Sunday 11th June
Time: Starting between 8am and 11am
Where: Harrietsham Village Hall
Details:

Join hundreds of local people as they take part in a sponsored walk across the beautiful North Downs. There are 1 mile, 3 mile, 6 mile and 9 mile routes all taking in the local scenery. The 1 mile route is on a flat firm surface making it more accessible. All participants will receive a well-deserved free ploughman’s and punnet of strawberries as they finish, whilst being entertained by a wonderful Jazz band. Please note that sponsorship is split 50/50 with half being donated to the Rotary's charity of choice, Cancer Research UK, and the other half going to a charity of your choice.

 

Contact:

For more information or to book your place please visit the Weald of Kent Rotary website


Date: Sunday 2nd July
Time: 1-3pm
Where: Betteshanger Park, Deal
Details: Join us for our annual sponsored walk. Registration is just £5 but any additional sponsorship is greatly appreciated!
Contact:

For more information or to book your place please contact Madeleine 01227 763366 or Amy 01622 691357


Date: The draw will take place on 22nd June
Details:

Tickets are now available for our annual KAB raffle. There are lots of great prizes including an Apple Ipad, Range Rover Evoque for a weekend and a Champagne Hot Air Balloon Flight. Tickets are £1 each.

Contact:

For more information or to purchase your ticket, please contact Laurie Mcshea on 01622 691357 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


Date: Wednesday 11 October 2017

Time: 10am to 3pm

Where is it: The Leas Cliff Hall, Channel Suite, The Leas, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2DZ

This is a free event showcasing services, new technologies and equipment from over 30 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 to purchase from the venue coffee shop. 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..


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