Virtual Reality, seen to be believed

21 May 2019

2 people using a virual reality headset

Members and visitors to our Alan Shearer Activity Centre enjoyed an amazing experience when specialist company, Reminiscence, visited with some Virtual Reality Headsets.

The state-of-the-art equipment provides a totally immersive experience that can take you on fabulous visual journeys without leaving the room. Whether you fancy climbing in the mountains, swimming in the sea, visiting a favourite place or having a go at skateboarding for the first time, the headsets offer the freedom to try practically anything.

“This is always a popular activity and offers something for all ages,” said Amanda Head, Centre Manager. “It's particularly liberating for people who have physical disabilities as even the slightest movement can alter your view of the virtual world you are enjoying.”

If you missed the last visit and would like to try out this exciting experience, Reminiscence will be visiting again during the school holidays on Wednesday 29th May. All of our Activity Centre sessions are free to our members, their families and carers, but you must book your session in advance.

If you aren't yet a member and would like to join our Activity Centre, you can find a membership form on our website or, just give our friendly staff a ring on 0191 267 8118 who will be happy to help.