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BBSI produce a quarterly newsletter.

To download please use the links below:

Viewpoint Winter 2024
Viewpoint November 23
Barnet Vision Strategy 2013 - 16


Monthly Lunch Club

On the third Friday of every month we hold an informal lunch at a local pub or restaurant.
If you would like to join us, please see below

BBSI General Meetings

Meet other visually impaired people, limber up, have a chat, cup of tea, listen to an informative talk, and enjoy social activities.

The meetings usually begin with a session of Chair Yoga or a member of the BBSI Committee will lead a topical discussion. This is followed by Tea and Biscuits, the afternoon's entertainment and a Raffle. You are very welcome to attend any of our meetings


First Tuesday of the month 1.30-3.45pm. Note there is no meeting in August, and in January, the meeting is on the second Tuesday of the month.


St Mary's Church Hall
Hendon Lane
N3 1TR

How To Get There

To get to our meeting by bus, the best one is the 125 which stops at the beginning of Hendon Lane, a short walk from the Church Hall. Alternatively, there are the buses 143, 326, 13 or 460, all of which stop a short walk from the venue. The closest tube station is Finchley Central. For further travel enquiries or further information about BBSI, please phone our Secretary, Lis on (020) 8349 4705.

Future Meetings

Tuesday May 7th In conjunction with 'Live Music Now' BBSI present a musical afternoon with a classical violinist and Kate Portal, a VI folksinger with her own collection of songs.

Wednesday May 8th Sensory Garden Official Opening The Mayor of Barnet Councillor Nagus Narenthira has agreed to open the BBSI Sensory Garden at Victoria Park, Ballards Lane N3 2NE at 2pm. The garden was partially funded by a legacy from Peggy Dowling, one of our active members.
We would love it if you could make a special effort to come.

Tuesday June 4th 'Hands On!' - Working with Clay with Maxability - a chance to make a sculpture of your own.

Additional Meetings

BBSI Lunch Club Friday 17th May at 12.30 pm. Venue TBA. Please contact Melvyn on 07903 456385 for more details.