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:- ALL CLASSES RE-START IN SEPTEMBER

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).

Wednesday AM Singing for fun (no music reading necessary).

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

Wednesday evening monthly join us for a game of skittles.

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.

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.