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



Australia Day

Happy Australia Day

Approximately 80 Australian soldiers blinded in the First World War were, at various times, to stay at our hostel in The Regent’s Park. The term ‘mateship’ is defined as and is often associated with the ‘diggers’ in WWI. It is a term that conjures i…

26 January 2018 10:00
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Blind veteran Audrey Manning with volunteer Harriet Garner's son, Jack.

Volunteer Harriet wins award for the companionship she provides blind veteran Audrey

At the end of last year our staff and volunteer awards were combined into the Blind Veterans UK One Team Awards. In line with our new charity values, these recognised those who have made an exceptional contribution to our charity. Harriet was one of …

16 January 2018 10:00
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A visit to see the Falklands War play “Minefield”

This is an innovative play starring six genuine veterans, three from each side of the Falklands War, and looks at what it means to be a veteran.Ex-Service men and women who once faced each other from across a battlefield, now face each other across …

3 January 2018 13:00
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