About The Blind Spot
The Blind Spot Theatre and Conference venue in Worcester is one of many prominent facilities at Kaleidoscope (previously known as the Institute for the Blind). It is a disabled friendly training, marketing and theatre facility where visitors to Kaleidoscope can meet before embarking on an inspiring journey to meet our visually impaired residents in their living and working environment. Attractions such as the tactile fossil trail and geological exhibition, the Blindiana Barista Museum and Coffee Shop, six production units and the i-Art Gallery are but a few of the unique facilities to be encountered upon your visit.
Blind Spot offers conference facilities for up to 50 guests (30 conference style and 50 cinema style), within walking distance from accommodation facilities in central Worcester. The conference facilities are air-conditioned and include breakaway rooms as well as the latest technology like free Wi-Fi, a monitor to connect to your laptop, data projector and sound equipment are available. Fax and photocopying are available at an extra cost.
The venue is ideal for team building sessions, business meetings, conferences and seminars. Safe parking is available and all facilities are wheel-chair accessible. Catering services are available upon request.quest.
KALEIDOSCOPE (PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND):
Kaleidoscope, previously known as Institute for the Blind, is a non-profit organization that has been catering for the all-inclusive needs of visually impaired persons of all ages since 1881 in a supported living, working and training environment on the premises here in Worcester. We believe in empowering visually impaired persons to reach their full potential. Our Vision is to create a future for the visually impaired and let the blind lead. Our Mission is to empower persons who are blind, partially sighted or deaf and blind, including visually impaired persons with additional disabilities through education, employment, training, development and care towards a life they deserve and complete citizenship.
Although located in Worcester in the Western Cape, it provides educational, employment and residential programmes and distributes Braille and audio-formatted literature to all visually impaired persons in South Africa and neighboring countries.