Sight Loss Shropshire, a registered charity, which aims is to improve the quality of life of visually impaired people of all ages who live in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, will be hosting VisionZone 2023, a free Open Day demonstrating assistive equipment covering all areas of sight loss and hearing impairment.

Co-hosted with Optelec, a provider of solutions for low vision, the event will be showcasing a range of products designed to help with making the most of life: to allow staying in touch with friends and relatives, to participate and succeed in education and the workplace as well continuing to enjoy hobbies.

Visitors can try out some of the latest aids and adaptations on the market for blind and partially sighted people, and speak to local organisations that support hearing and sight loss.

Advice, support services and information will be available from Sight Loss Shropshire and many other co-exhibitors.

If you have a visual impairment, have a friend or family member with sight loss or experiencing sight problems, or support people with sensory impairment in the community, this event is a great resource. 

When: 22nd August 2023 10am – 2pm  

Where: The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, SY1 4NG 

Free parking and refreshments available.