image above: Julian smiling in a grassy field
original article on RNIB website
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.
In 2010, Julian lost his sight to a retinal inherited disease. Julian hopes to raise awareness of sight loss and take a step towards creating a future where everyone can see.
Along the route, Julian will be accompanied and guided by friends and colleagues, as well as members of the public, representatives from the voluntary sector and patient support groups and eye health professionals.
He will be visiting eye clinics, eye hospitals and community centres along the way, sharing experiences with patients and practitioners and promoting eye research.#
Get involved in the Big Blind Walk
Julian starts his walk on 29 April 2018. We want to encourage as many people as possible to get out and walk in support. If you think you can accompany Julian, take a look at the route and find out when he will be walking near you.
Can’t join in? There are still a number of ways you can support. Please visit the Big Blind Walk website for more information.