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 After reviewing the ongoing situation in relation to COVID-19 our priority continues to be the health and safety of our exhibitors and visitors.  It is highly likely that social distancing measures will remain in place for some time and travelling to the events could be high risk for some people; it will also be challenging to maintain the required distance at a busy event.  We have therefore taken the difficult decision to postpone all Sight Village events until 2021.

We are currently putting together our 2021 calendar of events which will be shared with you via this web page as soon as all the venues are confirmed.

We are sure that you understand how difficult it has been for us not to be able to deliver a Sight Village to you this year and we want to keep in touch with you as much as possible.  There will be a newsletter available shortly which will be emailed to you if we have your details and you have given us permission to contact you.  We will also upload it to this web page when it’s available – so please keep checking!

We do have plans to host a small event at Queen Alexandra College in October this year with a restricted number of exhibitors and visitors to enable us to ensure social distancing and other safety measures can be adhered to at all times.

If you would like more information about the October event, the newsletter or the 2021 events please email us at and we will be happy to keep in touch with you.

We look forward to seeing you again in 2021!


QAC Sight Village

This is an unmissable event for people who are blind or partially-sighted, for professionals supporting and advising VIPs and for all businesses and other organisations wishing to improve their services for the visually impaired

QAC Sight Village is described as “The UK's Leading exhibition for blind and partially sighted people and for those experiencing sight problems”  Each year thousands of people visit our events to find out at first hand the latest technology, products and support services available to people who are blind or partially sighted. Our exhibitors include charities, commercial companies and voluntary organisations from across the UK, Europe and the world. In addition to the main show in Central England, we host a number of roadshow events in cities such as London, Leeds, Manchester, Exeter and Cardiff. Admission is FREE to all our events.


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Autism Central

Autism Central is an exhibition of products and services for people on the Autistic Spectrum and their families. We also welcome a large number of professionals to the event which is held in October each year. Admission to the event is FREE and there is an extensive programme of workshops and seminars throughout the day.

What the students say

The College has helped me to feel more confident and develop my independence. Staff are really helpful and provide lots of support whenever I need it.

Hardeep - 20

Information and Communication Technology Student


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