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



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
Sports Day at our Brighton centre.  Field athletics have always been popular and here a man is shot putting.

Celebrating National Sporting Heritage Day

Right from our charity’s formation in 1915, Sir Arthur Pearson, our founder, recognised sport as a very important part of the rehabilitation process. That emphasis continues to this day. Below we highlight some of the sporting activities of our veter…

30 September 2017 07:00
Read more
Photo of the Royal Pavilion Brighton visited during History Week in Brighton centre

Blind veterans delve into local history

The week kicked off with a great talk, by local historian James Sainsbury, curator of Worthing Museum, on the history of Sussex.  In 1993 bones found, known as Boxgrove man, indicated that man had settled in Sussex at least 500,000 years ago. Then fo…

21 September 2017 10:00
Read more