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


Please read details of forthcoming events :   

Sadly the Covid-19 pandemic means that we are unable to organise any events for the time being. We are, however, delighted that ur research team are working hard and achieving great results. This is, of course, due to all the tremendous support we receive from our fabulous fundraisers, regular givers and legacy donors. We do hope to be in a position to re-schedule some events in 2021.

The Portsmouth Arms, Hatch Warren, Basingstoke RG22 4RA

The Portsmouth Arms, Hatch Warren, who are fundraising for Gift of Sight for the year from Sept 2020 to October 2021, have a Christmas Charity Market on the 17 December 2020 from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. There is a selection of gift stalls, a greengrocer, a butcher to name but a few. Please do support them. They also hold weekly markets on Saturdays from 10.00am to 4.0pm.



Helen Short Retirement from Rawlings, Alresford

Grateful thanks to Helen for requesting donations to Gift of Sight as a retirement gift from her patients. This is such a fabulous act of kindness and we wish her a long and happy retirement following a successful career with Rawlings, Alresford. Helen, her husband Martin and Rawlings Opticians have always been huge advocates of the research being undertaken in our vision science laboratories. Thanks again Helen, and all her kind patients, for this tremendous help.


Rawlings Opticians

Many thanks to all staff at Hampshire Branches of Rawlings Opticians who were intending to fundraise for us during 2020. The company is celebrating 125 years in business - a huge milestone and congratulations from all at Gift of Sight. Due to the coronavirus pandemic that has not been possible but Helen (above) is generously supporting us. Thank you to all her patients for their gifts in her name.


Christmas Carol Concert in Romsey Abbey 

We have, regrettably, taken the decision to cancel our Concert in Romsey Abbey this year due to the problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Please note that the next Concert is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 14 December 2021. We'll miss seeing everyone and hope you all stay safe and well.


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 discuss with us on : Tel:023 8059 9073         

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