Braille writing competition

The deadline has now closed for the 2014 essay contest and once again the judges had a difficult task in selecting the finalists that would represent the UK at the European level of the competition.

There are now many and varied themes to inspire entrants and our writers embraced the different genres. We had autobiographical pieces, creative writing, poetry, factual accounts and even a radio play. Most of which are represented in our finalists' work

2014 UK finalists

You can read the essays selected to represent the UK in this year's European final below. Winners will be announced at the end of September 2014

Last year's European Winners

Unfortunately we didn't have any UK winners last year but the successful essays were of a very high standard and gave a fascinating insight into peoples lives from such diverse countries as Finland, Russia, Spain and Montenegro.

More information can be found on the EBU website.

How to enter next year's competition

We are hoping that Onkyo (A Japanese technology company) will continue to sponsor this competition. We are usually notified of their intent in the month of February. If you would like to receive notification of the competition as soon as soon as it is confirmed then please send your contact details to

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