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


Please read details of forthcoming events :   

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.


Walk the Test another Way

For those who wish to continue exercising whilst making a difference raising funds for Gift of Sight here is the perfect opportunity. 

The Rotary Club of Romsey Test have cancelled their Autumn fundraiser due to the current Covid-19 epidemic replacing it with the innovative "Walk the Test another Way." This allows all participants to choose a route near home or walk round their garden, on a treadmill or even walk up and downstairs. It can be completed over several days depending on the length of walk chosen. The fundraiser is open from now until 31st July 2020.

A registration fee of £10 per adult and £5 per under 18 is payable to Rotary. After the walk all donations via Just Giving are paid to Rotary who, after deducting 10% for Rotary Charitable Activities, will distribute to your chosen charity.

For more information and to register please click on the following link: Walk the Test another Way

Happy Walking.


Because of Covid-19 we are unable to organise any events for the forseeable future. Please watch this page for updates.


Rawlings Opticians

Many thanks to all staff at Hampshire Branches of Rawlings Opticians who will be fundraising for us during 2020. The company is celebrating 125 years in business - a huge milestone and congratulations from all at Gift of Sight.


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.


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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.