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



Two blind veterans kneeling on their paddle boards

Smudge Smith does Adventure Week at Llandudno

It’s an opportunity for our veterans to meet one another and gain new skills and confidence. It also provides an environment for them to increase their fitness.

Adventure Week this year was a five day extravaganza, taking in challenging activi…

28 July 2017 10:00
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Historic World Paralympic Games

Fun and games: the long history of sport at Blind Veterans UK

Sport and recreation played a great part in the rehabilitation of our blind veterans during and after World War I and have continued to do so to this day. We began to hold our own annual sports days in 1917 and the winner of the 100 yards ran it in a…

20 July 2017 09:00
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Veteran Chris Humphrey in his garden

Norwich blind veteran to welcome visitors to Hampton Court show garden

Chris Humphrey, 65 and from Thorpe End, will be volunteering as an ambassador for Blind Veterans UK and welcoming visitors to the garden and encouraging anyone who could receive support from us to get in touch. After joining the Royal Navy in 1967, …

03 July 2017 14:00
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