Hospital tombola table
Thursday 16th November in the foyer at Harrogate Hospital, we are having a tombola table, please pop along and buy some tickets and win a fabulous prize! Thank you to Beryl and her team of volunteers for organising and being there on the day.

Rhythms & Blooms – Yorke House, Dacre Banks, HG5 4EW – Sunday 23rd July 2017, 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Everyone is welcome to enjoy Rhythms and Blooms, an Open Garden and Musical event, which will be held on Sunday 23th July 2017 from 1.30pm to 4.30pm in the beautiful gardens of Yorke House, Dacre Banks in Nidderdale. The event will be held in aid of Vision Support Harrogate District which provides invaluable support to local residents with impaired vision.

This award-winning garden at Yorke House has extensive areas of flowering and foliage plants, water features which include ponds, stream and attractive waterside plantings and extensive views across the Nidderdale valley.

Afternoon entertainment will be provided between 2:00pm and 4:00pm by Bob Masons Swing Time Trio who create a convivial atmosphere with their easy listening style of music.

Come along and enjoy the relaxing music and the delightful garden, together with home-made teas served on the lawn. Visitors may also use the picnic area in the orchard. Most of the garden is accessible to visitors with disability. Dogs are welcome on a lead. Parking on-site. Admission fee is £5 for adults, children free.

The garden at Yorke House HG3 4EW is located near the centre of Dacre Banks on the B6451, 10 miles NW of Harrogate, 10 miles N of Otley and 4 miles SE of Pateley Bridge, and will be clearly signed.

For further information contact Pat Hutchinson: 01423 780456

Vision Support Harrogate District: 01423 565915

or visit the website:

Pat & Tony Hutchinson kindly open their gardens to raise money for us. We would like to thank Mr & Mrs Hutchinson for their continued support of our charity.

Afternoon Tea Party with Live Entertainment at The Cedar Court Hotel, Harrogate. Wednesday 28th June 2017, 2.30pm – 5pm
Celebrating the life of John Metcalf more famously known as ‘Blind Jack of Knaresborough’. This year the whole community comes together to celebrate the 300th anniversary of John Metcalf’s birth and Vision Support is kicking off the celebrations with a fabulous Tea Party, savory and sweet treats washed down with tea and lively entertainment in the venue where John Metcalf played his fiddle when he was a boy, entertaining the masses.
Tickets are priced at £17.50 and are available to buy at the Vision Support Centre, 23 East Parade Harrogate, HG1 5LF.

Coffee Morning and Craft Fair – Tuesday 4th April 2017
Our regular annual event where our members have the opportunity to showcase and sell the wonderful arts and crafts they have created over the academic year. Cake, craft stalls, refreshments, bric-a-brac, a fabulous raffle, tombola, and more.
A big THANK YOU to everyone who supported this year’s event; we raised an amazing £695.87 (and had a great time!).

The Big C’mon – Saturday 7th January 2017

A local band, The Big C’mon, very kindly donated proceeds from a collection at their latest gig @ St Robert’s Club, Harrogate. We thank them very much for their donation and the staff and a volunteer had a fabulous evening listening and singing along to your brilliant music. This was a very short notice event but the band have said that they would collect for us again later in the year, so we will let everyone know next time so you can come along and enjoy the evening too! The band are on Facebook so take a look at their page!