The Albinism Fellowship holds family events across the UK and Ireland throughout the year.
These events provide a great opportunity for people with albinism and their families to meet up and share experiences in a friendly and social atmosphere.
Details of upcoming events will be posted on this page as soon as they are confirmed.
Albinism Fellowship Events
These are events run by or in partnership with the Albinism Fellowship. At these events, AF trustees and/or contact persons will be available to provide information.
- Sat 4th July 2015 - Five Shires Event, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
- Sun 20th Sept 2015 - Coffee & Cake Fun-Day - Brighton
- Fri 23rd - Sun 25th October 2015 - Family Weekend Conference, The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire
Albinism Fellowship Events
Details of upcoming events will be posted here as soon as they're confirmed.
Saturday 4th July 2015, 11am-4pm
St David's Centre
We are delighted to host another 'Five Shires Event' in rural Gloucestershire.
We will be joined by Jennie from Guide Dogs who will present on Habilitation and as always these days are about meeting old friends and welcoming new families to the Fellowship to meet others either with Albinism or who have children with Albinism.
- 11:00 - Doors open
- 11:30-12:00 Signposting presentation - Mark Sanderson
12:00-13:00 Picnic lunch
(Please bring your own lunch - tea / coffee / soft drinks available)
- 13:00-14:00 Habilitation presentation
- 14:00-14:15 Update on 2015 conference
- 14:15-16:00 One to one's and open forum
- 16:00 Close
St David's Centre is located adjacent to St David's Primary School in the heart of this Cotswold town.
The railway station is on the Cotswold line running between London Paddington and Hereford and is a 5 minute walk away.
By car, the Centre is best approached down East Street which leads from the mini roundabout at the junction of the A44 and A429.
Please use the East Street entrance to the Centre, rather than Church Street.
Sunday 20th September 2015, 12:30-16:00
137 Kings Road
Driving -Take the M25 motorway to junction 7, sign-posted M23 (Brighton). Take the M23 southbound. The M23 becomes the A23 and takes you into Brighton town centre. Follow the signs for the seafront, which will lead you to the hotel.
Churchill Square car park is your best bet, you'll find it on Regency Road East, Brighton, BN1 2RU. Click for more info.
The Holiday Inn is a 10 minute walk from Brighton railway station
We have arranged for a magician's show for the kids plus special guest appearances from Batman and Shrek!
There will also be a Caricaturist to do free pictures for both adults and children.
We will be providing Tea & Coffee and Squash/Orange Juice and lovely cakes plus a Sweetie Buffet.
What to bring
This event is free and you don't need to bring anything but we would love it if the keen bakers amongst you brought some homemade cakes to share.
How to book
Please email Emma Gosling on firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to come, letting her know how many adults, how many children and their ages and whether you plan to bring some cake.