Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Discover the latest events at Wilberforce House

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Fundraising

Fundraising

Find out how you can donate and support the Trust

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Accommodation

Accommodation

Find out about our supported living accommodation

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Charity Concert

Exciting charity concert on the 25th September at Jack Lyons Concert Hall,  featuring performances from: Clerkes of All Saints, Bedlam Boys, Barbarellas, Consonance, Cantar Community Choir, Paula Ryan & Sarah Dean – members of Soundsphere and David Hammond. Tickets are £10 or £8 concession. Call 01904 760037 See Paula Ryan at the York Irish Culture…

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Development of New Talking Information Kiosk

Working in partnership with Elephant Kiosks, The Wilberforce Trust are developing a new audible information kiosk for people with sight loss. The kiosk, still in its developmental stage, will present audible and digital information to those with sight loss and visual impairments and will  include features such as: Touch screen Audio function Option for Braille…

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Sight loss, dementia and meaningful activity

Researchers from the University of Stirling, funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust are carrying out a ‘scoping study’ which will explore issues around the provision of meaningful activities for people with dementia and sight loss. They  are interested in finding out what ‘meaningful activity’ means to you, how you are involved in supporting people with dementia…

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Free art workshop

As part of the City of York’s Face Of York community project we are offering a free art session for adults with visual impairments or other disabilities. You will make an A4 size face using paper, card, fabric, wool, buttons etc and it will go on display in either the art gallery or one of…