Services & Activities

Visit to Lydney Harbour 2019

Launch of the sight stories book

Sight stories is a self help book.
Written by Chrissie Brain with the help of FSS & others.
Available in hardback, paperback and talking book.
Available to buy at Forest Sensory Services.

Here is the list of 2019 summer activities just to give you a flavour of what we get up to.
We have a great time with lots of fun and laughter. Do come and join us.
Chepstow Races £15
Taurus Crafts, Lydney Docks and Picnic £5
St Fagans Museum (early start, full day & lots of walking but flat) £10
3 choirs vineyard, cheese tasting & Roses garden centre POA
Train to Cardiff Shopping £15
Beechenhurst BBQ £5

Here are the activities we currently run:-

Monday AM Walking for health (we will find you a volunteer to walk with) Regular activities
Monday AM Cookery(basic cooking skills to help independence in the kitchen.
Monday PM Balance Exercises (to help you maintain stability)Regular activities
Tuesday AM Computers (with talking software)Regular activities
Tuesday PM Monthly Reading (with talking books).
Monthly Lunch Club (it’s ok to chase your peas around the plate!) Regular activities.
Tuesdays Outreach groups Coleford, Sedbury and Lydney (ring for dates).( temporarily suspended due to covid 19)

Wednesday AM Singing for fun (no music reading necessary)( temporarily suspended due to covid 19)

Wednesday PM Handbell ringing (no music reading necessary)Regular activities

Wednesday evening monthly join us for a game of skittles( temporarily suspended due to covid 19)

Thursday AM Craft learn to knit again or try something new.Regular activities

Thursday PM Bingo Join us for this fun fundraiser( temporarily suspended due to covid 19)

Saturday Monthly Torch a religious group with large print and braille( temporarily suspended due to covid 19)

COMING SOON Our Working-age Leisure Support group OWLS. Designed for the working-age among us (not excluding the young at heart) to do things like sailing, walking, cycling, cinema, ten pin bowling and much more. Ring if you would like to join us

Many of our classes do not run during the summer months so why not put your name down now to begin the new term in September.

We also provide many other services.

Impairment awareness training.

This six-hour fun-filled practical workshop will give friends family and carers the skills and confidence to support visually impaired individuals. Also included is information on different eye conditions and aids and equipment from our independent living shop.
Please ring for further information about this fantastic training opportunity.