Clubs in Gloucestershire for the Sight Impaired

There are many social clubs around the county where blind or sight impaired people can meet up for a chat or to take part in a fun activity.

If you are interested in finding out more about any of the clubs and groups please call our Helpline on 01242 22 11 70 or email



Social activities throughout the year, for all age groups.


Coffee, cake and conversation at various venues throughout the county.

Gloucestershire Growlers

VI Cricket team – training sessions throughout the season.  Matches home and away.


The Highbury Club

When: First Wednesday of the month (2 – 4pm)
Where: Highbury Church Hall
Cost: Transport £6 (This includes meeting)

Theatre Group

The group meets up roughly 8 times a year to see a performance at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham.  The group are often able to attend a touch tour to see the stage and props close up before the show, this allows the cast to point out significant props to enhance the understanding of what is going to happen and the audience can get a feel for the lay out of the stage.  To find out when bookings for the next show are being taken please ring the Insight helpline on 01242 22 11 70.

Cheltenham Macular Support Group

When: Third Wednesday of the month (1.45 – 4pm)
Where: Christ Church Hall, Christ Church, Malvern Rd.


Macular Support Group

When: First Wednesday of the month (10am – noon)
Where: Gloucester Deaf Association, Barnwood

Eastern Area

Cirencester Macular Support Group

When: Second Friday of the month (10am-12pm)
Where: The Churn Project, 14-16 The Waterloo, Cirencester, GL7 2PY

Southern Area

Stroud & District Club

When: Second Tuesday of the month (2pm – 4pm) details of new venue available soon
Where: Hazelwood, Paddock Rise, Stonehouse
Transport: Transport may be possible from The Uplands, Cashes Green, Cairncross, Ebley, Eastington, Stonehouse, Nailsworth. Cost £5

Forest of Dean

Cinderford – Forest Sensory Services

Various activities provided at Foxes Bridge Day Centre,
Where: Valley Rd, Cinderford