We organise a wide range of events across London and the South East for 0-25 year olds with vision impairment, so you can normally find an event or place to meet near you. Below is a list of upcoming events, you can find the full list on our meet up calendar:
RLSB are shortlisted for Thomas’s Battersea’s Charity of the Year
We are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for Thomas’s Battersea’s Charity of the Year. To get to…
The serious side to #Keithsmum: blind voters denied a secret ballot in the EU referendum
‘Just took 93yr Mum to vote, she’s registered blind. In a very loud voice she said, “Which box for out?”…
Is it possible to make E-voting accessible and secure for all?
Today the public are voting in the EU Referendum, to decide whether the UK should remain or leave the European…
10 jobs that blind people can do
Blind people can work in a range of industries, and we shouldn’t have to answer the question ‘what jobs can…
“I am so much more aware of the physical environment” – Lorraine, RLSB volunteer
Lorraine joined the volunteer team in March as an Independent Listener at RLSB’s Dorton College, but has got involved with…
Shut Out Of The Voting System – Why Don’t Blind People Have Access to a Secret Ballot?
Ruksana Khanum, is vision impaired and a law graduate. In her article written for RLSB, she passionately calls for the introduction of…
New: Volunteer Events intern role
About the Role Gain fabulous first-step experience of working in a busy and friendly community and events fundraising team. This…
Disabled job seekers prospects plummet twice as fast as able-bodied after a year out of work, report says
The odds of disabled people finding a job after being unemployed for a year are six times worse than able…
“The biggest benefit of all is the chance to join a community of lovely people” – Hope, RLSB Volunteer
Hope joined RLSB as a volunteer in 2015 and supports the RLSB Vision Independence group (for 18-25 year olds) based…
5 ways to support the Royal Society for Blind Children and celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday
This week we’re joining in the 90th birthday celebrations of her Majesty the Queen, Royal Patron of our sister charity,…
“You see exactly how you’ve made a difference, and it’s a great feeling” – Max, RLSB Volunteer
Max signed up as a RLSB volunteer in 2015 as he wanted to gain new work experience to change careers….