Portland Place: A shared history
The blue plaque on the Association of Anaesthetist’s headquarters at 21
Portland Place honours Sir Arthur Pearson, founder of Blind Veterans UK. In
this talk learn about the history and architecture of the building, and hear
the remarkable stories of the men blinded in the First World War who once lived
there, and how they have inspired today’s blind veterans.
This is a joint talk between Blind Veterans UK and the Anaesthesia
This is a recording of a previous event, which will be sent to you after you complete your booking.
Blind Veterans UK
We are here
to support anyone who has served in the Armed Forces, or who has done National
Service, and who is now living with significant sight loss.
We help blind
ex-Service men and women lead independent and fulfilling lives by supporting
them with our in-depth expertise, experience and full range of services.
veterans much-needed support to adjust to sight loss, overcome the challenges
of blindness and enjoy daily life. Our charity has been offering physical and
emotional support to vision-impaired veterans since 1915.