Reading Association for the Blind

Supporting visually impaired people of Reading since 1883

We are a charitable association offering services to the visually impaired in Reading Berkshire UK.

photo of RAB members
A group from Young at Heart enjoying lunch out at the Goring and Streatley Golf Club

ramblers in wood 2019Photo featuring Tony with Jane, followed by Liz with Lisa and Hillary and behind them the main group


RAB's Events diary

We are adding new ativities & events to our diary so it is a good idea to visit this page regularly to check out if anything new has been added.

  The out and about on one of their trips

To participate in these events or activities you will need to be a member of RAB, cost of £5 a year

The rambles are organised by Alan Futter, phone 0118 9543266.
Note: the £4.00 cost for the ramble is the basic outing charge for events find more details here

For Out and About TRIPS phone 0118 9572960, find more details of these events here

To find out more about the Social club events & to see some of the past events that have taken place at Walford Hall go to Social Club

It is also worthwhile becoming a member so you can read and find out more about these events, you can join by filling this form in Membership form then sending the form back along with a cheque for £5 to the address at the bottom of this page.

Sighted help wanted

If you are sighted, like walking or can drive a minibus or think you can help out at one or other of the events listed below please contact us by one of the methods listed at the bottom of this page.
Note: No previous experience is required as advice & training will be given.

Below is a list of forthcoming events or activities for 2020

DatesEVENT COST per person
Monday 3rd AugRamble£4.00
Monday 17th AugRamble£4.00
Monday 7th SeptRamble£4.00
Monday 21st SeptRamble£4.00
Monday 5th OctRamble£4.00
Monday 19th OctRamble£4.00
Monday 2nd NovRamble£4.00
Monday 16th NovRamble£4.00
Monday 30th NovRamble£4.00
Monday 14th DecRamble£4.00

Contact details

Reading Association for the Blind (RAB)
Walford Hall
Carey Street

Phone: 0118 957 2960
The manager at RAB

Our grateful thanks to the following for their generous support of our fortnightly countryside rambles

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