Get ready for Royal Blind Week!

Posted: 19/01/2017 | ,

Our annual fundraising and awareness week is back for 2017. Running from 20 – 26 February, there are plenty of ways to get involved and show your support for Royal Blind! 

Blind for a Day

Woman guides friend wearing blindfold and Royal Blind t-shirtGet sponsored to take on our #Blind4Day challenge!

This challenge can help you gain an understanding of what blind and partially sighted people face on a daily basis.

Do it over a lunch hour, during a class, or attending a meeting. If you're really up for a challenge, go blindfolded from morning until night! You can find out more and sign up here

All Eyes on You

leopard print eye make up Break out the glitter eye shadow and turn heads with this eye-catching challenge! We want you to get creative with your eye makeup to raise funds and awareness for Royal Blind. 

Once you’ve donned your outrageous eye makeup, take your creative efforts online and post your photos on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, then text RBWK17 £3 to 70070 to donate £3 Royal Blind Week, and tag your friends to do the same! 

Why not dare everyone in your school or workplace to get involved.


This year you could win an iPad mini 2, £100 of John Lewis/Waitrose vouchers, or a beautiful Links of London bracelet. Tickets are just £1 each, sold online in multiples of 5. Get yours here

Ebay Auction 

We have some great celebrity memorabilia up for grabs in this year’s eBay auction. 

Scottish Rugby

You can get your hands on a rugby boot signed by Stuart Hogg. The boots have been worn by the man himself whilst playing for both Scotland and the Glasgow Warriors. 


Six – time Olympic gold medallist Chris Hoy, MBE, has kindly donated a signed cycling shoe. 


For the budding chefs, we have a signed copy of ‘Tasty’ by Scottish chef, Tony Singh, MBE.