Our supporters and veterans do some amazing things to support our charity.



Mary Turton

Mary Turton speaks of work at Bletchley Park and Germany in 1938

School days and Germany in 1938 “In the Lower Fifth, I was given the opportunity to take up a new language. I loved French, and thought another language would be great, especially as you could drop Art and Geography if you took up German, so I cheer…

20 November 2017 08:30
Read more
Ken Towsey holding photo

Blind Veterans UK launches campaign for public to rethink veterans

As the country enters its annual period of Remembrance, we are calling on the public to rethink who they consider to be a veteran in a bid to reach the thousands of ex-Service men and women battling severe sight loss would could be missing out on ou…

1 November 2017 16:00
Read more
Sam Beeston sat down holding six pieces of his own artwork, mainly landscape drawings

Blind artist from Brighton refusing to let passion for painting draw to a close

Sam Beeston, 89, says that his passion for art began at the earliest of ages. Unfortunately for Sam, after two years his dad called a stop to the art and encouraged him to pursue a more traditional career. He explains: “In those days, boys went out…

11 October 2017 10:00
Read more