Activities & Events

Essex Sight Annual Exhibition 2019

We will be holding our Annual Exhibition at First Sight in Colchester. Come along and meet the team as well as finding out about the latest products and services available for you from the leading low vision specialists. How to get here by bus The High Street, Queen Street and East Hill are well served by many local bus routes with bus stops just a few minutes walk from Firstsite. Queen Street Stop Jc, just by the Curzon Cinema is our nearest bus stop, this is served by bus routes 64, 64A and 65. Firstsite is also just a 10 minute walk from Colchester’s bus station on Osborne Street. For bus times, check Network Colchester’s website or phone 01206 877620 and Essex County Council’s Interactive Bus and Train map. By rail Firstsite is a few minutes’ walk from Colchester Town Station via Queens Street, or 25 minutes’ walk or short bus ride from Colchester mainline station. Journey time from London Liverpool Street to Colchester is approximately 50 minutes on Abellio Greater Anglia services. For more information or to plan your route, please visit National Rail Enquiries. Walking Firstsite just a short walk from Colchester’s High Street and can be reached via a walkway off Queen Street, by the Curzon Cinema, or via Lewis Gardens. By car There is good access to Colchester from all parts of the country via the A12, A120, M25 and A14. To reach the town centre by road, exit the A12 at junction 27 and follow signs to the town centre. Firstsite offers parking for disabled visitors only; there is no on-site parking. Disabled parking bays are allocated on a first come, first served basis – please call 01206 713 700 when planning your visit so we can ensure easy access.


  • First Sight, Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH
  • Free
  • Wednesday 9th October
  • 10 - 2pm