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.
We’re pleased to share details of an exhibition that’s taking place in February showcasing the sculptures of a visually impaired artist.
We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who plans to continue supporting RP Fighting Blindness in 2018 as a member.
Microsoft’s Seeing AI app, which helps blind and partially sighted people by narrating the world around them, has been released in the UK.
Esme’s Umbrella is the Campaign Group for everyone working towards raising awareness of Charles Bonnet Syndrome, a condition, which causes silent visual hallucinations in people with little or no sight.
RP Fighting Blindness has been selected to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s largest match funding campaign.
This week, the 13th to the 17th of November 2017 is Trustees’ Week. Trustees’ Week was created to thank and recognise the efforts of over one million trustees across the UK who give their time, expertise and knowledge to over 196,000 charities.
We’ve been asked to share the following by Bhavini Makwana, RPFB Ambassador, who is running a double workshop entitled ‘Speaking with confidence for people with sight loss & sighted guiding training for carers workshop’
Today, Thursday 12th of October is World Sight Day. World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment.
A personal account of the highly successful West Highland way trek, by Peter Long, Trek Leader