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Sports and Leisure Opportunities

There are numerous sports and leisure opportunities for blind and partially sighted people in Sheffield. Some are operated by SRSB but most are independent groups run by visually impaired people with support from SRSB.

Photograph of members of the archery group This takes place 10am to 2pm every Wednesday at the Northern General Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit Wheelchair Sports Hall‘Read More’

Cookery Group

Photograph of the cookery group sat around a table with mixing bowls Our baking class takes place every week at SRSB's Mappin Street Centre. ‘Read More’

Crafty Ladies

Photo of craft tools Crafty Ladies is a craft group for visually impaired people who have an interest or background in arts and crafts activities. ‘Read More’

Yorkshire Visually Impaired Cricket Club

Photograph of people playing cricket outdoors


Friendly cricket sessions for visually impaired people‘Read More’

Culture Club

Photograph of SRSB Culture Club outside theatre Our Culture Club organises trips to a wide range of events. ‘Read More’

Day Trips

We regularly organise day trips for our clients. ‘Read More’

South Yorkshire Goalball Club

Photogrpah of Goalball team Goalball is a game for both blind and sighted people to play together. ‘Read More’


Photograph of some deckchairs We organise a number of group holidays each year. ‘Read More’

Mappin Writers

Photo of some of the members of the Mappin Writers

Our creative writing group meets every Friday at our Mappin Street centre, from 11am to 12:30pm. ‘Read More’ 


Photograph of someone doing pilates with instructor and guide dog The group meet each Wednesday evening at our Mappin Street Centre. ‘Read More’

Sheffield Blind Bowlers

Photo of bowlers on crown green

This is a long established group for crown green bowling. They play all year round, outside in summer and inside in winter. ‘Read More’

Sheffield Visually Impaired Walking Group

Photograph of walking group at Ladybower

The group organises volunteer led walks for visually impaired people (VIPs) in and around Sheffield. ‘Read More’ 

Singing Group

Photograph of Singing Group

The Singing Group meet each week at our Mappin Street Centre. ‘Read More’

Swimming Group

Photograph of members of the Swimming Group at SRSBs centre The swimmers have exclusive use of Upperthorpe Baths every Thursday lunchtime. ‘Read More’

Tai Chi

Photograph of the group doing Tai Chi

A very popular weekly group that meets every Friday at our Mappin Street Centre ‘Read More’

Photograph of people in yoga group

A weekly group that meets every Thursday at our Mappin Street Centre ‘Read More’



Friendly cricket sessions for visually impaired people. 
Photograph of previous firewalk

You can choose between a Glasswalk OR a Firewalk or just go ahead and do both

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Photograph of SRSBs Mobile Information Unit on Fargate

Our Community Engagement Team visit organisations and events across Sheffield and South Yorkshire to promote awareness about our services and about eye health

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Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind links