British Blind Sport Festival of VI Sport

bbslogoBritish Blind Sport is gearing up to host an exciting event to celebrate 40 years of supporting visually impaired (VI) people through sport.

On 11th July the British Blind Sport (BBS) Festival of VI Sport, taking place in Coventry, will showcase many different sports and activities for people who are blind and partially sighted to experience.

bbsfeatThis event is an excellent opportunity for anyone who is blind or partially sighted to try new sports, learn new skills, gain confidence, make friends and have fun.

The Festival of VI sport is free for everyone and BBS welcome visually impaired people of all ages from all corners of the country to join in.

Friends and family members are also encouraged to attend and join us in the celebrations.

BBS’s Chief Executive Officer, Alaina MacGregor says “We are excited to be able to showcase the wonderful work of our charity at the forthcoming Festival of VI Sport which celebrates our 40th Anniversary.  There will be plenty of opportunities for visually impaired people to try out a whole range of sports on the day.  Our aim is to make a visible difference through sport for those children and adults living with sight loss.  This event will provide a great platform for people to have a fun day out, learn about what sports are available in their local area and hopefully find a sport that they can enjoy for the rest of their lives.”

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Numerous sports that will be on offer to try include: Swimming, Cricket, Football, Golf, Athletics and Cycling with more to be announced soon!

The Festival is being held on 11th July at King Henry VIII School, Warwick Road, Coventry, CV3 6AQ. All the action kicks off at 12:00pm with activities on offer till 4:00pm

The BBS Festival of VI Sport is being graciously by supported by The Rotary Club of Coventry Phoenix.

More information can be found at the British Blind Sport website www.britishblindsport.org.uk

To register your interest please contact Ross Hayward via email on participation@sportdevelopment.org.uk

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