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04 May 2018
On Wednesday we held an Extraordinary General Meeting to vote on whether to change the name of our charity from RP Fighting Blindness to Retina UK. This resolution was passed.
24 Apr 2018
The 2018 London Marathon was the 38th London Marathon race and it took place on Sunday, 22 April 2018, in London, England. RP Fighting Blindness was delighted to be part of the event and we had 19 fantastic runners, raising over £30,000 for the charity so far!
16 Apr 2018
I have written to our members to ask for their assistance in an important matter, the re-naming of our wonderful charity. This was done as we have become increasingly aware that the term RP is becoming less clinically relevant as science and understanding of inherited progressive sight loss increases.
09 Apr 2018
We've been asked to share details of some exciting new classes, run by RPFB Ambassador Bhavini Makwana.
05 Apr 2018
A call for participants to join our online forum

The RP Fighting Blindness Working Age Group Project is a partnership project led by RP Fighting Blindness, with involvement from Thomas Pocklington Trust and RNIB.
23 Feb 2018
How to Get Fit Fast is a new Channel 4 series presented by Amar Latif, the blind entrepreneur and Founder and Director of Traveleyes, the world’s first tour operator offering worldwide group travel for blind and sighted travellers. The show will premiere on the 27th of February, at 8pm.
23 Jan 2018
Lizzie Capener, a gifted opera singer will be the first blind female TV judge; she appears in the show, All Together Now, which has been described as a “singing contest with a twist”, as part of The Hundred, a group of music industry professionals from all over the country, headed up by former Spice Girl Geri Horner, and presented by comedian Rob Beckett. The show will be broadcast on BBC1 at 7.15pm for six weeks, starting on January 27th 2018.
18 Jan 2018
We’re pleased to share details of an exhibition that’s taking place in February showcasing the sculptures of a visually impaired artist.
02 Jan 2018
We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who plans to continue supporting RP Fighting Blindness in 2018 as a member.
23 Nov 2017
Microsoft’s Seeing AI app, which helps blind and partially sighted people by narrating the world around them, has been released in the UK.

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