Steam exhibition for charity supporting blind and partially-sighted people

By Barrie Hudson - 31 August 2023

  • A previous Wiltshire Sight event

    A previous Wiltshire Sight event

Wiltshire Sight has announced that its Eye Can exhibition that will take place in Swindon in the Autumn.

The charity supports blind and partially-sighted with people, and Eye Can is a free exhibition bringing together many national and local organisations who also offer support. 

The exhibitors will be showcasing everything from high-tech solutions such as digital magnification aids to everyday equipment designed to aid independence, and also services aimed at supporting people living with sight loss. 

This year’s Eye Can Exhibition will be held at Steam on Wednesday 11 October from 10am to 3.30pm.

Eye Can Swindon will also offer two talks from guest speakers, which the charity says are sure to be packed with interesting and useful information.

A full list of exhibitors and speakers can be found at and people can book their free places or obtain further information by calling 01380 723682 or emailing [email protected]


Wiltshire Sight Chief Executive Mike Silvey said: "We believe having a wide range of suppliers and advice on offer under one roof will give our clients an excellent opportunity to see what can be achieved with the right solutions in place. 

"With all the major suppliers set to be a part of the event, it is not to be missed."

The headline sponsors for the event are Newmedica, Optelec and Irwin Mitchell.

Wiltshire Sight offers a wide range of services including information, advice, guidance, training and social opportunities for people with sight loss. 

Its aim is to ensure that anyone living with sight loss has access to its services and is empowered to lead active and fulfilled lives. 

It welcomes inquiries from people living with sight loss who would like to find out more about how the organisation can support them. 

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