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Open Days & Events

Open Days & Events

We often hold events that highlight the latest equipment and technologies that are available for VIP’s, these events also give people an opportunity to look around the centre and find out more about us, please feel free to come along any time.


Low Vision Event Day

Come along and explore the latest magnification and speech products and technologies for blind and partially sighted people from Enhanced Vision and Dolphin Computer Access.

Wednesday 18th July 2018, 10.00am – 2.30pm, @ the Vision Support Centre, 23 East Parade, HG1 5LF.

View the event flyer here – Low Vision Event 180718

Christmas Fair – Saturday 18th November, 11am – 1pm

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Crafts, cakes, cards, tombola, books & much more…. Come along and join us for coffee and a mince pie, £1.50 entry!

Optelec Demonstration Day – Wednesday 12th April 2017 – 10am to 2pm

Vision Support Harrogate District and Optelec invite you to a Focus Day for anyone with sight loss.

Demonstrations will be available of the Traveller HD, a unique and portable video magnifier, with a generous 13-inch widescreen and a sliding camera for fluent reading.

Try the all-new RUBY® 7HD handheld video magnifier, featuring a 7-inch widescreen and weighing only 510g. Take the RUBY 7HD with you, and read anytime and anywhere. Adjust the unique PivotCam™ for a wide range of viewing options including reading, writing and a mirror-image self-view.

Try the Optelec ClearView-C, the latest desktop magnifier designed to improve your reading experience. The unique, C-shaped video magnifier provides you with more working space, giving greater freedom when reading from larger size pages of a newspaper, and also for craftwork.

Demonstrations will be available of the Optelec Compact+ HD – a handheld video magnifier offering a retractable handle and all the benefits of powerful magnification in high contrast and High Definition.

Do you find it difficult reading the headlines of your favourite magazine? Demonstrations will be available of the ClearReader+. Simply switch-on, scan a magazine article and start listening in an instant using a choice of natural sounding voices.

For further information, call Vision Support Harrogate District on 01423 565915.