Keeping Lord’s World Class Tour with London Vision South East

On 29 January, London Vision South East took a group of blind and partially sighted people on a special tour of the legendary Lord’s Cricket Ground which was made possible by funding from The Primary ClubRead more

Time to Talk Day 2019

For Time to Talk Day 2019, London Vision's Digital Communication Coordinator Raymond Calamaan reflects on his experience dealing with his sight loss for the first time and how speaking about his sight loss helped him improve his well-beingRead more

Travel Confidence and Information Day at London Vision East

On 21 January, London Vision East held a Travel Confidence and Information Day for their members at their offices in Leyton. Guest speakers including Transport for London and Guide Dogs attended and talked about their services specifically aimed at helping blind and partially sighted people travel with confidence.Read more

London Vision’s 2019 strategy to strengthen the service provision for blind and partially sighted people across London

2019 will see London Vision establish itself as the first sight loss organisation dedicated to serving blind and partially sighted people across all of London’s 32 boroughs. London Vision is focused on forging a society in which blind and partially sighted people living, working and studying in London are able to access equal opportunities.Read more

Is braille being usurped in the fast-paced technological world?

For World Braille Day, our Head of London Vision East Masuma Ali has written a blog about how she uses braille in her day to day life and work, and how it works in conjunction with newer accessible technologies.Read more

London Vision East test out the Concierge service for people with visual impairments at Westfield Stratford City

Last month, a group of London Vision East members were invited to Westfield Stratford City shopping centre to test out the Concierge service, following the success of Purple Tuesday.Read more

London Vision East visits Madame Tussauds

On 15 November, a group of London Vision East members were invited to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum to review the accessibility of the building and its exhibitionsRead more

Living with Charles Bonnet Syndrome

For the first Charles Bonnet Syndrome patient awareness day, Roger Cole from RNIB's Connect Radio Pure 70s and Pure 80s music shows writes about his experience of living with CBS.Read more

Blind shopping: when the environment is NOT accessible

Student Charlotte Nickson has kindly taken some time out from her degree to write a blog for Purple Tuesday, addressing the impact that shared spaces have on accessible shoppingRead more

Shopping and swearing

Purple Tuesday: London Vision Project Coordinator Liam O'Carroll has written a blog for us to highlight some good, but mostly bad, shopping experiences he's had as a person with visual impairmentRead more

My time volunteering

In this blog, Grace shares her journey about qualifying as an Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO), and reflects on how her experiences of being unwell and her volunteering placements helped her realise what her life ambitions were.Read more

My not so white cane - Alex Pepper

In this blog, London Vision's Community and Networks manager, Alex Pepper, tells us about why he chooses to use a blue or black mobility cane.Read more