• ‘When there’s diversity you get so much more’ Q&A with blind actress Amelia Cavallo

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    Wednesday, 17 December 2014
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    She’s a blind singer, actor, trapeze artist and starring in the must-see pantomime Beauty and the Beast. Amelia Cavallo is testament to the fact that a sight condition doesn’t have to hold you back

  • Could you help more children have access to books?

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    Tuesday, 16 December 2014
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    Stories can open up magical new worlds, allowing the reader to escape to far-away lands and meet colourful and exciting new characters...

  • Cooking up a storm with blind chef Christine Ha

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    Thursday, 11 December 2014
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    She's a blind chef, the winner of the US MasterChef season 3 and a best-selling author – Christine Ha couldn’t get any hotter

  • Michael Palin's 'Remember Me' with audio description

    Posted: 
    Thursday, 27 November 2014
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    The day Tom Parfitt moves from his home into residential care, he becomes the sole witness to a violent death.

    Palin plays Tom Parfitt, a frail, old Yorkshire man seemingly alone in the world, whose admittance to a nursing home triggers a series of inexplicable events in this haunting three-part mystery drama.

    Starring alongside Michael Palin who has made a return to a leading role for the first time in over 20 years, the drama stars.

  • Amazing ways to help us this Christmas

    Posted: 
    Friday, 21 November 2014
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    This winter, do something incredible and join one of our Christmas events…

    Ah Christmas, the season to eat, drink and be merry. But in between drawing up your present wish list and debating the origins of mince pies, could you spare some time to support the individuals who need help the most?

  • The end of expiry dates?

    Posted: 
    Wednesday, 29 October 2014
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    As one young designer unveils a touchable food expiry label could it mean printed labels are past their sell by date?

    When you can’t read expiry dates, judging if your chicken fillets are fit for human consumption can be tricky, however much sniffing, prodding and poking you do. That’s why we’re very excited that one clever inventor’s produced a fresh idea for indicating if your food’s gone off using touch alone.

  • Are YOU coming to the RNIB Product Roadshow?

    Posted: 
    Monday, 6 October 2014
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    Visit RNIB's Product RoadshowDo you want to try out the revolutionary Smart Glasses? Test the latest magnifiers?

  • How UK’s only blind orchestra is smashing disability stereotypes

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    Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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    A diverse group of world musicians have joined forces creating an extraordinary orchestra that’s breaking musical boundaries

  • A Farewell to Arms with audio description

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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    This week the British Film Institute (BFI) releases a digital restoration of 'A Farewell to Arms' on the DVD and Blu-ray to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. The DVD/ Blu-ray features the audio description track.

    The film is based on the 1929 best-selling novel by Ernest Hemingway, Frank Borzage's 1932 Oscar-winning film adaptation of the tragic Great War romance.

  • The Tactile Image Exhibition

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    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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    Tactile representation of dog photograph to be shown at The Tactile Image exhibition

    Running as part of Sheffield's Festival of the Mind, 'The Tactile Image' is a photography exhibition based on the work of Clive Egginton and friends.

    Inspired by recent experiences, Clive hopes to explore the way in which we 'view' images. Each photo in the exhibition has a tactile equivalent which allows visitors to 'feel' the images and experience photography in a new and accessible way.

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