British Blind Sport

Have a go day - British Blind Sport

British Blind Sport is delighted to bring a sport taster event for people with a visual impairment to Bristol.

We are delighted to announce British Blind Sport’s Have a Go Day programme is coming to Bristol!  Working in partnership with Wesport and Vision West of England, the event will take place at St Pauls Sports Centre, Newfoundland Road,
St Pauls, BS2 9NH on Saturday 15th September. Register for the Have a Go Day in Bristol.

Open to anyone with a visual impairment aged 5 and up, including their friends and siblings, come along and take part in an entirely free day of activities including Cricket, Football, Guide Running and many more!


Last year a number of successful similar events took place across the UK. Here’s what other participants had to say:


“I found it amazing! The things I thought I couldn’t do, I actually could. Especially cycling for the first time in 11 years. I felt the wind on my face as we moved around the track. Really enjoyed the day and look forward to the next.” Participant, Have a Go Day Leicester


When and Where

Venue: Bristol Grammar School Sports Hall, University Road, Bristol BS8 1SR

Date: Saturday 15th September, 11am-4pm


Get Involved!

Register for the Have a Go Day in Bristol.  For further details please contact Alex Pitts, Participation Officer on telephone:  07929 356428 or email


These events have been run successfully across the country with blind and partially sighted individuals enjoying inclusive sport and physical activity with professional coaches in a safe and fun environment.

Working with Wesport and Vision West of England, join British Blind Sport for a fun filled day of physical activity and have a go at a wide range of sports. Kindly funded by the Peter Harrison Foundation, this event is free of charge and open to anyone who is blind or partially sighted, providing an opportunity to try cricket, football, guide running and many more sports.

Taking place on Saturday 15th September between 10:30am and 3pm at St Pauls Sports Centre, Newfoundland Road, St Pauls, BS2 9NH. British Blind Sport would welcome anyone with a visual impairment aged 5 and up to attend, including their friends and family.

These events are always well received and previous feedback includes:

We had an amazing day altogether in the family. It was great to have both my VI children and their siblings involved as it made the day much more fun. Thank you for organising!’ Participant, Have a Go Day Surrey

“It was fun and the staff were supportive. The day was one to remember.” - Participant, Have a Go Day Northamptonshire.

Online registration is available on the British Blind Sport website:

For further details, contact Alex Pitts Participation Officer on 07929 356 428 or email

British Blind Sport also needs volunteers to help out at these events, so if you can spare some time to help participants enjoy the day fully, please get in touch.


Based in Leamington Spa, British Blind Sport is the national disability sport organisation that represents visually impaired people in sport across the UK.  The charity helps blind and partially sighted people get active and play sport. Sport and recreational activities can enhance the lives of people with visual impairments, by improving their health and increasing their social interaction. We encourage adults and children to participate in activities at all levels, from grassroots to the Paralympic Games.  For more information about the event and British Blind Sport please contact Alex Pitts on 01926 424 247 or at

 Bristol Have A Go Day