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At Macclesfield Eye Society we are here to help anyone across East Cheshire that is affected by sight loss.   Just get in touch, and we’ll talk through with you all the services we provide, or can put you in touch with.


We are excited to be starting our planning for our annual Vision Day exhibition, which will take place on Friday 4th May 2018.  Click here for more information.



 2018 GRAND DRAW – taking place on 4th May at Vision Day 2018 (Macclesfield Town Hall 10am to 3.30pm).  Prizes include:


  • £150 and £100 cash prizes;    

  • Signed England football team shirt;      

  • Amazon Echo ‘Alexa’ device

  • Manchester United stadium tour for 2

  • Food Hamper

  • £50 gift voucher for D J Massey & Son jewellers

  • Café Bar voucher for Arighi Bianchi & Co Ltd

  • Afternoon tea for 2 at the Shrigley Hall Hotel

  • Robinsons Brewery Tour

  • Bottle of whiskey

  • A champagne afternoon tea for 2 at the Mottram Hall Hotel

  • A handcrafted ladies’ shoulder bag.

Tickets cost £1 and all proceeds go towards supporting our work across East Cheshire providing advice and support to people affected by sight loss.

Get in touch or call in at our Resource Centre if you would like to buy tickets.


VI Crown Green Bowls Group

VI Crown Green Bowls

Voting is now open for our funding bid to support our local Visually Impaired Crown Green Bowls Group.

Could you vote please (you can cast 10 votes) and spread the word.

To vote you will need to register an account.

To register and vote go to:

If you cannot see the Visually Impaired Bowls Club project, enter that into the search option, or simply put in “bowls” and that brings it up.

Thank you for your support.


We are really pleased to say that new Social Groups are now running in Wilmslow and Poynton.

Social groups are a great way to meet people and to take part in a range of activities organised specifically for people with visual impairments.

For more information please visit our Social Groups page in Whats On


Walking for Health

Walks for Health are a great way to enjoy some exercise and meet new people.

The walks are starting again on Friday 21st April!

Contact the Bridgend Centre on 01625 576311; email or click here for more information.

Would you like a Sighted Guide to walk with you?

Telephone: 01625 422602
Address: 15 Queen Victoria Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6LP


Magnify Magazine

Our Summer 2017 Magnify Magazine newsletter is now available.

Click here for a link to the Magnify Magazine page.


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Macclesfield Eye Society (Macclesfield Society for the Blind) is an independent, local registered Charity, which was established in 1875. The Society enables people affected by sight loss to lead fulfilling lives at work, at home and in the community.