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Do you like reading? Why not join our book club?

Stroke Association and Kent Association for the Blind are working in partnership giving you the opportunity to continue enjoying reading in a friendly and sociable environment.

The group meets once a month at Stroke Association, 29 Hollingworth Court, Turkey Mill, Ashford Road, Maidstone, ME14 5PP. For more information, contact Kirsten at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 01622 351963.


 

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Barclays bank in Fremlin Walk, Maidstone, are kindly hosting a tea party on Friday 29th June to raise funds for visaully impaired people in the local area. Come along from 12pm for a slice of cake and to find out more about KAB. We will also be joined by the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Marion Ring.

 

 

 


 

We invite you come along and explore the latest products and technolgoies for blind and partially sighted people.

Maidstone: Tuesday 3rd July - KAB Sight Centre, 72 College Raod, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6SJ.

Canterbury: Wednesday 4th July - KAB Sight Centre, 51 London road, Canterbyury, Kent CT2 8LF.

For more information about these events call us on 01622 691357.


 

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: Lees Cliff Hall, Folkestone
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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