Special Occasions

To celebrate our successes and raise our brand profile in the hope of finding more veterans eligible for our support , the charity holds special events. Blind veterans regularly come together to help plan and volunteer at these.

Victory over blindness statue

On 16 October 2018, we unveiled our bronze Victory Over Blindness statue at the entrance to Manchester Piccadilly station  

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

We sponsored a show garden in 2017. The ‘It’s all about community’ garden was created by celebrated designers Andrew Fisher Tomlin and Dan Bowyer was one of the largest show gardens at Hampton Court. We received both a gold medal and an award for best construction. Learn more. 
Hampton Court Flower Show vine sculpture

Our centenary

Celebrating 100 years of service to blind veterans we held a Centenary Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey as well as a Buckingham Palace Garden Party. Learn more. 

Buckingham Palace garden party in 2015