SocialEyes - Growing Together - Gardening with Doug

  • Date
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  • Location Vista Community Room or Virtually via Zoom
  • Category SocialEyes

This spring, we're excited to welcome back a favourite from our previous Virtual Activity program: Doug Stewart. As a professional horticultural business consultant, speaker, and trainer, Doug will be sharing his expertise on growing and nurturing plants and veggies. 

Joining us remotely, Doug will guide the group through practical activities, offer valuable insights, and provide ample space for discussions. Get ready for an informative and enjoyable gardening experience with Doug Stewart.

All of the necessary equipment will be provided for you on the day. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch by emailing info@vistablind.org.uk or call Vanisha on 07715078811.

The cost of taking part is subsidised, thanks to our funders The Masonic Charitable Foundation and Yorkshire Building Society.

Price: £3 per participant

Refreshments are available for a small charge.

Book below or by calling Vanisha on 07715078811. Places are limited and the booking deadline is Thursday 9 May

Join in-person

Join us in person at Vista’s Community Room: 3rd Floor, Provincial House, 37 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 6TE. 

Although Vista aren’t able to offer transport, we can advise on options and assist you in getting the information you need. If you’d like advise on your transport options please call Vanisha on 07715078811.

Join online

Alternatively, you can join this session via Zoom. Once you have booked you’ll receive an email including the joining link. You don’t need a Zoom account, you can just click the link on the day and it will open in your browser. If you don’t have the equipment to join, we are able to loan devices, email digitalbuddy@vistablind.org.uk to enquire. 

Transport Options

Dial-a-ride

Leicester Dial-a-Ride provides accessible transport for people, collecting City Council residents and taking them to the City Centre. The drop off points are Highcross Shopmobility or Haymarket Shopmobility, both are about 10 minutes walk from the café. 

Registration is required, for assistance with registration please contact Vanisha on 07715078811. 

If you are already registered book your transport by calling 0116 454 0902 (Option 1, then Option 3) 

Taxi services

Many of our members will be in receipt of the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance to support with getting around. If you are unfamiliar with booking taxi’s and would like information of services in your area please contact Vanisha on 07715078811.

Train and bus travel

Vista is about a 10 minute walk from Leicester Train Station, or there is a taxi pick up and drop off point to the front of the station. 

With the space being so central it will be accessible from most bus routes. For support in finding out where to get off, please contact Vanisha. 

If you’d like advise on your transport options please call Vanisha on 07715078811.

Book your place

If you are interested in attending our activities but cannot attend this session, please contact Vanisha on 07715078811 or email vanisha.patel@vistablind.org.uk to find out more. 

This event is part of Vista’s Members programme, and is funded by The Masonic Charitable Foundation and Yorkshire Building Society. 

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