RNIB Scotland social and leisure groups

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Community Connection events – Spring 2021

Group conference calls

It's good to talk. Please join us when you can for a chat. We will be holding group telephone calls throughout the season of spring and everyone is welcome. For information and joining details on any of the calls, please contact [email protected] or phone on 07821 810955. Calls are weekly unless stated otherwise.


  • Hi tech lo tech – 11am, fortnightly
  • Blind Vision Oban – 2pm, monthly
  • Glasgow Anderston social group – 3pm
  • Film group – 4pm
  • UK accessible book group – 6pm, monthly.


  • General chat – 11am
  • Football focus – 1pm
  • Corstorphine group – 2pm on first Tuesday of each month
  • 'Doggy Friends' dog discussion group – 3pm, fortnightly.


  • Campaigns group – 11am, fortnightly
  • Glasgow East End social group – 3pm
  • Connect singers – 3pm.


  • General chat – 11am
  • Ayrshire peer support group – 1pm, monthly
  • Prestwick book group – 2pm, monthly
  • Forth Valley social group – 3pm, fortnightly
  • Quiz – 4pm, fortnightly
  • Sight Loss Activity North East call – 4pm on first Thursday of each month
  • VI gaming group – 4pm.
  • Edinburgh and Lothian Virtual Audio Book group – 10.30am on first Thursday of each month.


  • Troon book group – 2pm, monthly
  • Edinburgh Dominoes group call – 2pm
  • Hamilton social group – 4pm.


  • Glasgow book group – 2pm, monthly.


  • General call – 11am.

One-to-one telephone befriending service

Our trained volunteers offer a weekly one-to-one social chat for an initial term of six weeks, at which stage the offer is reviewed and if appropriate can continue for another six weeks. For more information please contact [email protected] or phone 07864 958240.

Volunteering opportunities 

We couldn't do this without our wonderful volunteers. If you would be interested in volunteering then please get in touch with [email protected] or phone 07864 958240 for more information. 

New community members welcome group calls

New to RNIB Scotland or Community Connections and want to find out more? You can join a four-week programme to hear about all the support and services RNIB Scotland has to offer and meet new people. If you would like to take part please contact [email protected] or phone 07849 307507.