Events

The Albinism Fellowship holds family events across the UK and Ireland throughout the year.
These events provide a great opportunity for people with albinism and their families to meet up and share experiences in a friendly and social atmosphere.
Details of upcoming events will be posted on this page as soon as they are confirmed.

Albinism Fellowship Events

These are events run by or in partnership with the Albinism Fellowship. At these events, AF trustees and/or contact persons will be available to provide information.

Albinism Fellowship group photo

Albinism Fellowship Events

Details of upcoming events will be posted here as soon as they're confirmed.


Connect Albinism Information Day
Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland

EVENT POSTPONED
Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to postpone the event scheduled for 21st April, a new date will be announced shortly.
Apologies for any inconvenience.

RNIB NI
First Floor
Embassy Building
3 Strand Road
L'Derry
BT48 7BH
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Map)

Albinism Fellowship welcomes you to our Albinism Information Day in Derry/Londonderry on Saturday 21st April 2018 in partnership with RNIB NI.
Full details and programme TBC

Download Flyer

Booking required for this event - Please contact;
Rosaleen Dempsey, Contact Person (Northern Ireland)
028 9033 4116 (Direct Line)
rosaleen.dempsey@rnib.org.uk


Irish Summer Get-Together
Dublin

Saturday 26th May 2018 1pm-4pm

Dublin Albinism Event

The National League of the Blind
21 Hill Street
Dublin 1
D01 W1C5
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Our popular Dublin get-together returns to the National League of the Blind.
The venue is a couple of minutes walk from Temple Street Hospital / 5-10 minutes walk from O'Connell Street.

Normally a great fun day and an opportunity for adults/parents to catch up while the children play.
A buffet style lunch will be provided at this event

Cost:
€15 per family of four
€5 per individual

For the purposes of catering, please confirm attendance to sandra.watts@albinism.org.uk.


Bournemouth Get-Together

Saturday 2nd June 2018, 1-4pm

Animal Handling experience

Rooper Hall
5 Victoria Park Rd
Bournemouth
BH9 2RB
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Animal handling experience!
Games and craft activities for children and a chance for adults with albinism and parents to meet and share experiences.

The venue is easily accessible by public transport, with frequent buses from Bournemouth Station (alight at the Brassey Road stop).

Download Flyer

For more information, or to let us know you are coming, please e-mail at roselle.potts@albinism.org.uk.


Connect Albinism Information Day
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Saturday 9th June 2018
10am-1pm

NOTE: CHANGE IN VENUE:
La Mon Hotel & Country Club,
41 Gransha Rd,
Castlereagh,
Belfast
BT23 5RF
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Albinism Fellowship welcomes you to our Albinism Information Day in Belfast.
Full details and programme TBC

If you are travelling by public transport to Belfast city centre and require assistance to coordinate the onward journey to the La Mon please contact rosaleen.dempsey@rnib.org.uk.

Booking required for this event - Please contact;
Rosaleen Dempsey, Contact Person (Northern Ireland)
028 9033 4116 (Direct Line)
rosaleen.dempsey@rnib.org.uk


Albinism Fundraising & Awareness Raising Fun Day
Coolock (near Dublin)

Saturday 9th June, 12-4pm

TJ's Timberland
Unit 4 Newtown Avenue
Malahide Road Industrial Estate
Coolock
Dublin 17
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To celebrate International Albinism Awareness Day, one of our members is organising a fantastic fun day to raise funds for Albinism Fellowship and awareness about albinism.
There will be a bouncy castle, popcorn, slushy machine, cake sale and spot prizes.
All money raised will go to the Albinism Fellowship
No need to book, just turn up!


Thames Valley Summer Get-together
Taplow (near Maidenhead), Buckinghamshire

Saturday 23rd June 2018
11:30am-3:30pm

Thames Valley Adventure Playground

Event courtesy of a grant from Greater London Fund for the Blind and Thomas Pocklington Trust.

Thames Valley Adventure playground
Bath Rd
Taplow
Maidenhead
SL6 0PR
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Our regular London-area Summer BBQ & get-together moves to a new venue for 2018.
We have exclusive use of Thames Valley Adventure playground in Taplow, a short train ride from London Paddington and Reading.
Taplow railway station is a few minutes walk away and the venue is also easy accessible from the M4, with free parking onsite. (Use postcode SL6 0EF for sat-nav).

As usual, we will have a BBQ available, so please bring your own meat/vegetarian alternative to cook on the BBQ and a dessert to share.
We'll provide separate BBQs for vegetarian and halal meat, and all buns, salad, relishes etc.

There will be lots to do with a sensory room, soft play, water and sand play, zipline, swings, treetop walkway, bikes, sensory garden and loads more
There will also be the option for water play, so if the weather's good, we recommend bringing swimsuits and towels.
Adults with albinism are very welcome, and there'll be plenty of chance to chat and socialise.

To help with catering, please email roselle.potts@albinism.org.uk if you plan to come along.
We look forward to seeing you there!