Sense TouchBase Pears COVID-19 Statement:

The welfare of everyone that visits Sense TouchBase Pears is of the utmost importance, and we will do everything we can to ensure you are kept safe.

We have been monitoring the COVID-19 government recommendations closely and social distancing is being advised across the country, we want to ensure we are doing what we can to protect everyone who uses the building, especially the people Sense supports.

As such we have taken the decision to close to general public, including the library and café. We are also postponing all events, courses and workshops for the foreseeable future.

As you know, this situation is changing daily. We will be doing as much as possible to resume sessions as quickly as possible, when we feel it is safe to do so, and will keep you updated.
If you do have any questions please email info@touchbasepears.org.uk.

Download our current What’s On guides:

To download a PDF version of our April to June 2020 What’s On guide here.

If you require this document in an alternative format please contact holly.mcgeown@sense.org.uk, call 0121 415 2720 or download April to June here.

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May 2020

Therapeutic Sound Bath with Edan Sound – Postponed

20th May 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
£10.00

A ‘Sound Bath’ is an opportunity for you to totally relax. To forget the world for a time and sink into an ocean of healing soundwaves – to be ‘bathed’ in sound. Sound baths are an incredible stress relief. The perfect tonic to aid relaxation and to bring about a soothing, cleansing, healing effect. This is a passive group sound healing session lasting for 1hr, using Himalayan & quartz singing bowls, gongs, Shamanic drums & percussion. Nothing at all will…

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Assisted Job Search Session – Postponed

26th May 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Do you need help with job search on assisted Tech such as Zoomtext, Jaws, Supernova and NVDA? You will receive free support from our Employment Coordinator within a small group setting. Booking is essential as there are only 5 spaces available. Please note this session is for working age people 18 years and above. To book or for more information please email Zoe.Bates@sense.org.uk

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SENSE – Level Centre – 30 minute slots – Postponed

28th May 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

An intimate theatre show which has been created for people with profound multiple disabilities SENSE is an intimate theatre show which has been created for people with profound multiple disabilities. SENSE is performed by two actors and a digital performer (creating live sound and images). Each performer has a specific character and therefore a different way of relating to the audience. As a sensory performance you can expect loud sound, strong colours, powerful smells and touch. We recognise that our…

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SENSE – Level Centre – 30 minute slots – Postponed

29th May 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

An intimate theatre show which has been created for people with profound multiple disabilities SENSE is an intimate theatre show which has been created for people with profound multiple disabilities. SENSE is performed by two actors and a digital performer (creating live sound and images). Each performer has a specific character and therefore a different way of relating to the audience. As a sensory performance you can expect loud sound, strong colours, powerful smells and touch. We recognise that our…

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SENSE – Level Centre – 30 minute slots – Postponed

30th May 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

An intimate theatre show which has been created for people with profound multiple disabilities SENSE is an intimate theatre show which has been created for people with profound multiple disabilities. SENSE is performed by two actors and a digital performer (creating live sound and images). Each performer has a specific character and therefore a different way of relating to the audience. As a sensory performance you can expect loud sound, strong colours, powerful smells and touch. We recognise that our…

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Cinema Club: Bee Movie – Postponed

30th May 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£4.00 – £4.75
Bee Movie Picture

Get your tickets now to experience our new relaxed cinema programme. About this Event Barry B Benson, a bee who has just completed his graduation, decides to sue humans after he learns about the exploitation of bees at the hands of mankind. Come and experience our new relaxed cinema programme where the environment has been adapted to be more welcoming and accessible to people with complex disabilities. Audience members are encouraged to get up and move around, or speak or…

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Relaxed Screening of Fisherman’s Friend – Postponed

30th May 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£3.00 – £4.75

A relaxed showing of Fisherman's Friend, with refreshments About this Event Ten fisherman from Cornwall achieve a Top 10 hit after they are signed to Universal Records by a cynical London music executive. A feel good film that will have you laughing and singing along! Come and experience our new relaxed cinema programme where the environment has been adapted to be more welcoming. Refreshments are provided and included in the ticket price. The film will start approximately 15 minutes after…

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June 2020

Job Club for Visually Impaired – Postponed

1st June 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Are you blind or partially sighted and looking for work?  Would you like to talk to other people who are in a similar situation? Why not join our friendly monthly Job Club at Sense Touch Base Pears? Peer support group, discussing issues around employment and training. With guest speakers. The job club sessions will be held every 1st Monday of the month from 10:30am - 12:30pm. Free to attend - Contact Zoe Bates on 07976549065 or email zoe.bates@sense.org.uk for more information…

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Textile Workshop – Postponed

2nd June 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

An inclusive 8-week introduction to new textile techniques. You will create 3D samples designed to stimulate the senses such as collage, weaving, felt making and so much more. Suitable for 18 + excluding half term (26 May) Cost: Donations

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Assisted Job Search Session – Postponed

2nd June 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Do you need help with job search on assisted Tech such as Zoomtext, Jaws, Supernova and NVDA? You will receive free support from our Employment Coordinator within a small group setting. Booking is essential as there are only 5 spaces available. Please note this session is for working age people 18 years and above. To book or for more information please email Zoe.Bates@sense.org.uk

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