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

Working together we can all achieve so much more.

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


Please read details of forthcoming events :


MCF Community Awards – Tercentenary Fund: Voting opens Monday, 12 June

Please see our News page for details.  With your help we may obtain £25,000 to support our vital children's eye research projects.  Thank you.


10 September 2017 New Forest Marathon

We have one person signed up to run this event.  Good luck to Mark McFloyd who is undertaking this challenge in memory of his Nan, Mrs Nora Rosendale.  Mark's Justgiving page can be found by following this link.


4 October 2017 Open Sight 'Eye Contact' Hampshire Exhibition

Opening Times : 10.00am - 5.00pm at The Ageas Bowl, Botley Road, Southampton SO30 3XH

Professor Andrew Lotery will be giving a talk in order to update guests on current vision research projects and clinical trials being undertaken in Southampton.

For full details please see the Open Sight webpage


8 October 2017 - Annual Rotary Romsey Test Way Walk

Please do sign up to the Test Way Walk  and walk for us - we can provide a polo shirt so that we can advertise who we are and show that you're supporting us.  Specsavers in Romsey have sponsored Rotary for the event and have chosen Gift of Sight as their Charity, raising funds for children's eye research.  Do join us - we'll be opening a team JustGiving page in due course and will make a note of the address on this page.


28 October Quiz Evening in Shawford Parish Hall
Pearson Lane, Shawford, Winchester SO21 2AA

Time : 7pm   Cost : £15 per ticket to include a ploughman's supper.

(Tables of 6 can be booked if you would like to bring a group of friends)

Tickets available from : Mrs V Lush on 01962 841165 or mobile 07860 779955


Friday 15 December 2017 - Carol Concert in Romsey Abbey


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


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