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



Wimbledon player Suzanne Lenglen

Wimbledon champion visits Blind Veterans UK

Suzanne is pictured here with two of our blind veterans and a tennis net they had made. Netting was one of the activities which was popular with the men, enjoyed both as a hobby and as an opportunity for them to produce items which could be sold in …

29 June 2017 08:00
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Historic photography - volunteers

‘A little army of girls’ – early volunteers at Blind Veterans UK

Our charity has been fortunate throughout its 102-year-old history to have been helped by thousands of wonderful volunteers.

Some of our earliest volunteers were female students from Bedford College. Founded in 1849, it was situated in Regent’…

1 June 2017 09:00
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Queen Alexandra

100 years since our Great Bazaar was held at the Royal Albert Hall

During the First World War there were many activities held to raise money for the war effort and to help wounded Servicemen and their families. These ranged from village jumble sales to high society functions. The Great Bazaar was probably one of our…

7 May 2017 09:00
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