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The VI friendly Tate!

VI friendly Tate Galleries

Free audio description tours take place at Tate Britain on the third Monday morning of every month. The next one is for Picasso at Tate Modern on Monday 21 May from 6.30 to 8.30pm. Vocaleyes has trained ten staff members in visual awareness and the trainees will pass this on to another five hundred colleagues over the next eighteen months

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Touching Masterpieces

Touching Masterpeices

TOUCHING MASTERPIECES A GALLERY is giving blind people the chance to experience art like never before, thanks to virtual reality and some cutting-edge gloves. Touching Masterpieces is a new exhibition at Prague’s National Gallery that lets users touch 3D models of famous statues in a VR environment.The works include Michelangelo’s David, the Venus de Milo, and the bust of ancient Egyptian queen Nefertiti.

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Have sight loss and love to dance?

Have sight loss and love to dance

Experience SOSA Dance Fitness with Michelle Felix Group. Bringing you international dance styles seated, supported or standing.

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Cross country ski week in Norway!

Cross country ski week in Norway

The organisation of this event is so good that the army is waiting to help you with your bags when you reach the hotel, volunteers from the Lions Club are there to help you find food in the restaurant  and them your assigned guide helps you through the finding skis and boots out onto the slopes, well undulations as this is cross-country skiing and you are powering yourself up as well as guiding yourself down the terrain.

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The Big Blind Walk

The Big Blind Walk

This April, Julian Jackson is embarking on the Big Blind Walk to help raise awareness of sight loss. Starting at Land’s End in Cornwall and finishing at John O’Groats in Scotland, Julian will be walking approximately 1,000 miles through Great Britain over approximately seven weeks

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