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Fiesta!

Fiesta!

On Wednesday 29thFebruary, three groups of pupils from the Royal Blind School took part in the annual Fiesta class of the Edinburgh Competition Festival. The Fiesta is an inclusive class open to school pupils of all ages and is a wonderful opportunity both to perform and also to be an audience for performances from other schools. The Fiesta took place in Stockbridge Parish Church and people came to perform in or to watch the event including the Lady Provost Elizabeth Grubb.

Posted: 30/03/2012

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Scottish Braille Press and doodlemacdoodle Launch New Book!

Scottish Braille Press and doodlemacdoodle Launch New Book!

New Scottish publisher doodlemacdoodle, and The Scottish Braille Press are delighted to announce the simultaneous publication of Braw Stuff Fae Scotland on March 22nd.

Posted: 26/03/2012

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Come and compete in the toughest sporting quiz in town

Come and compete in the toughest sporting quiz in town

Try & Score 2012

Come and compete in the toughest sporting quiz in town on Thursday 3rd May 2012 in the EICC,  Edinburgh

Royal Blind’s unique sports quiz where the sporting celebrities deliver your questions in person. Enjoy an evening hosted by Scott Wilson, exquisite food and after dinner entertainment from Fred MacAulay.

With tables being booked up fast at £799 for a table of 10 and individual seats purchased at £79 each, there is no better time to guarantee your space now.

Posted: 14/03/2012

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A Very Special Retirement

A Very Special Retirement

Two amazing ladies will be retiring from Braeside House at the end of May. Nancy McCann and Liz Forsyth have with Royal Blind for a combined time of 66 years! Nancy has worked with us for 41 years and Liz for 25 years. They have played an active role not only in the daily work, but also through fundraising efforts that have seen Liz abseil from the Forth Road Bridge, organise charity walks and do a number of Bring and Buy sales.

Posted: 14/03/2012

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Fancy a Challenge? Run for Royal Blind in the Edinburgh Marathon!

Fancy a Challenge? Run for Royal Blind in the Edinburgh Marathon!

Fancy a Challenge? Run for Royal Blind in the Edinburgh Marathon!

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival takes place on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May 2012.

Posted: 14/03/2012

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Easter Ebay

Easter Ebay

As Easter is hopping its way towards us, we are hunting down Easter goodies to place in our Easter ebay campaign which starts on the 2nd of April.

So why not keep an eye out for some items coming soon, you might like to get your hands on in our shop. Click here to visit our ebay shop.

Posted: 14/03/2012

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