Create

Capture the world through your eyes – write, blog, perform, sculpt, dance, paint, film. Don’t let your vision impairment hold back your creativity.

Create

Capture the world through your eyes – write, blog, perform, sculpt, dance, paint, film. Don’t let your vision impairment hold back your creativity.

Create

Capture the world through your eyes – write, blog, perform, sculpt, dance, paint, film. Don’t let your vision impairment hold back your creativity.

Expressing my own creative vision in…

art & design

“Ever since I was little, I’ve had a passion to be creative. Being a young person going through sight loss and trying to tackle the visual industry isn’t an easy task, but one I strive to triumph.”

Read on

blogging

“I established ‘My Blurred World’, to share my experience of living with a degenerative eye condition, Retinitis Pigmentosa and raise awareness of disability and help others in a similar situation.”

Read on

vlogging

“Hi, I’m Emmy. I’m 18 years old and have a rare genetic condition called Bardet-Biedl Syndrome. I created my channel ‘Emmy’s VIP Life’ to discuss growing up with a disability, specifically visual impairment.”

Watch on

Expressing my own creative vision in…

art & design

“Ever since I was little, I’ve had a passion to be creative. Being a young person going through sight loss and trying to tackle the visual industry isn’t an easy task, but one I strive to triumph.”

Read on

blogging

“I established ‘My Blurred World’, to share my experience of living with a degenerative eye condition, Retinitis Pigmentosa and raise awareness of disability and help others in a similar situation.”

Read on

vlogging

“Hi, I’m Emmy. I’m 18 years old and have a rare genetic condition called Bardet-Biedl Syndrome. I created my channel ‘Emmy’s VIP Life’ to discuss growing up with a disability, specifically visual impairment.”

Watch on

What else is out there

Extant

Extant is a professional performing arts company of visually impaired artists and theatre practitioners, producing touring productions and delivering training.

Visit the Extant website to find out more

Step Change Dance Studios

Step Change Studios is an award-winning, pioneering dance company committed to making dance accessible for everyone.

Visit the Step Change website to find out more

UCAN

UCAN Productions is a performance and creative arts cooperative run by and for blind and partially sighted young people between the age of 7 and 25.

Visit the UCAN website to find out more

Young Voices

The largest children’s choir concerts in the world!

Visit the Young Voices website to find out more

The National Children’s Choir

The choir meets twice a year for residential courses, which give the singers the opportunity to work and live with their peers and form enduring friendships.

Visit the National Children’s Choir website to find out more

Rock Choir

If you love to sing, you’ll love Rock Choir! No auditions and no musical knowledge needed. It’s all about singing, fun, community, friendship and life-changing experiences.

Visit the Rock Choir website to find out more

National Youth Choirs Great Britain

National Youth Choirs run five auditioned choirs for more than 700 talented members from around the UK aged 9-25.

Visit the National Youth Choirs Great Britain website to find out more

Razzamataz

Razzamataz Theatre Schools was established in 2000 and offers exceptional training in dance, drama and singing together with exciting opportunities to perform

Visit the Razzamataz website to find out more

National Children’s Orchestras

NCO is the only orchestral learning programme for younger children across the UK. They can give you your first experience of orchestral playing and help your realise your full creative potential.

Visit the National Children’s Orchestras website to find out more

National Youth Orchestra

The world’s greatest orchestra of teenagers.

Visit the National Youth Orchestra website to find out more

Earn your Arts Award with VICTA

Arts Award

Explore your artistic and leadership talents and learn from the very best artists in their field, to create a show stopping piece which you can treasure forever. Not only that, you will get to meet other likeminded young people to achieve the Arts Award qualification together. Follow the link below to see what opportunities are currently available with VICTA.

Join

Get creative with VICTA

VICTA Activities for 10-13s

Expeditions, international adventures, sports, art, wildlife… whether learning a new skill, taking up a new activity or going on an adventure, the list goes on…

Join

VICTA Activities for 10-13s

Expeditions, international adventures, sports, art, wildlife… whether learning a new skill, taking up a new activity or going on an adventure, the list goes on…

Join

Crafts to try at home!

Tie dye with Ruqaiya

“Hi, I’m Ruqiaya, one of this year’s VICTA Young Ambassadors and an art student. I’m also visually impaired myself and I’ll be talking you through, as descriptively as I can, how to tie-dye a t-shirt at home. If you give it a go, share your designs @VICTAUK or email students@victa.org.uk.”

Tactile Rocks!

Join the rock painting movement and spread the message of kindness to all by decorating and hiding tactile rocks! Once you’ve hidden your rocks, please share a photo with us @VICTAUK using #TactileRocks so that we can share your designs and help spread the tactile rock revolution!

VICTA talent!

Enjoy some of the performances from our virtual festival!

Fields of Gold, Summer Pearson

Eddy plays a set

Seven Seas by The Thunderbolts

Dance Monkey by Aya Alozoum

Like what you hear? Head to the VICTA Summer Festival site to listen to more performances and visit the art galleries.

Visit the VICTA Summer Festival

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InFocus share tips on laying out your garden

May 30, 2022|0 Comments

Thanks to Dylan Cheshire, Horticultural Manager at InFocus (WESC at time of writing) for sharing this helpful guide on laying out your garden! InFocus is a specialist day and residential centre in Devon [...]