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It is always a pleasure to help people who organise events to fundraise to support our critical research projects.

Photographs of some of our events can be seen on our 'Gallery' page.


Please read details of forthcoming events :                           

Sunday 5 May 2019
ABP Half Marathon, Southampton

Professor Andrew Lotery, his wife Helen and son Chris will again run as 'Team Lotery'.  Please give generously to support Prof as he returns from a conference in the USA a day before.  No jet lag allowed Andrew!! 

Their team JustGiving page is here.


Thursday 9th May

'Beating Blindness' - An evening with our vision research scientists
6.30 - 8.00pm at DoubleTree by Hilton, Bracken Place, Chilworth, Southampton SO16 3RB.

Professor Andrew Lotery and his colleagues will provide an update on clinical research studies and current scientific research projects being undertaken by the University of Southampton Vision Sciences group.  The evening will be introduced by Mr Andy Luff.

Speakers will be Professor Andrew Lotery, Professor Parwez Hossain, Mr Jay Self, Ms Helena Lee, Dr Arjuna Ratnayaka and Dr Jorn Lakowski.  We are delighted that some of our postdoctoral fellows (junior scientists) will be at the event to explain some of their studies.

There will be no charge to attend the evening but voluntary donations on the night would be appreciated

Hot and cold drinks will be available from 5.45pm, prior to the event.

Please book your place(s) using one of the following options :

Online through here  

By telephone: 023 8059 4460 and please ask for Yvonne

By email to : please add the header Lecture Booking

If you have any questions please phone Yvonne on the above number or Ailsa on 023 8059 9073.

Confirmation of your booking and travel details will be sent from this office.


Thursday 6th June

An evening garden party with a drink and canapes,
at Little Court, Crawley, Hampshire by kind invitation of Mrs Patricia Elkington.

Set in 3.5 acres this lovely garden opens regularly through the National Garden Scheme.  Professor Lotery and Dr Jorn Lakowski (an academic vision science researcher in the University of Southampton and the Elkington Fellow) will be with us, as well as some of the research team.  The evening will be relaxed and informal but will provide a great opportunity to chat with our team whilst enjoying a chance to enjoy this beautiful garden.

To book your place(s)  

Online please use this link

By Phone: 023 8059 7239 (Jonathan or one of his colleagues will be delighted to assist)

If you have any enquiries please telephone Yvonne on 023 8059 4460 or Ailsa 023 8059 9073

A confirmation of your booking will be sent from this office, together with travel directions.


Wednesday 25 September
Open Sight Exhibition at The Ageas Bowl, Botley Road, West End, Southampton SO30 3XH

This biennial exhibition will feature talks by Professor Andrew Lotery and Associate Professor Jay Self, who both have vision research groups in the University of Southampton.

More details will be supplied by Open Sight nearer the date.






Thank You for viewing our Events page : to see photographs of previous fundraising events please see our



Would you like us to speak to your club/society about vision research undertaken in Southampton?  Please book us in : Tel:023 8059 9073


Talks booked :   14 December 2018 Southampton Townswomen's Guild
                           11 June 2019  Abbotswood WI


If you would like to become involved or simply want to find out more please make contact or telephone Ailsa Walter on 02380 599073.