Arts & crafts
Our list of key resources will assist you in making arts and crafts enjoyable and meaningful for your visually impaired child.
Download our club template letters to help make clubs more accessible for your child.
The RNIB have a great section on Arts and Crafts. If you want inspiration on how you can guide your child into a creative and expressive hobby or activity, visit their website:
The Vision Aware organisation have some brilliant advice of how to get involved in Arts and Crafts organisations. They also have some helpful advice on enjoying Arts and Crafts festivals.
Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre
Open to all, Henshaws have an Arts & Crafts Centre. This is a community hub where creativity, friendships and opportunities come to life. The centre offers more than art; they bring people together in an atmosphere that never fails to inspire.
Offering workshops for people living with a range of disabilities, but specifically a visual impairment, they hope to help people discover their talents, put them into practice and realise their full potential. You can become an art maker, visit to purchase, view or order bespoke pieces of art, or attend a variety of events they hold throughout the year.
Phone: 01423 541888
Address: 50 Bond End, Knaresborough HG5 9AL
Outside In is a national charity that aims to provide a platform for artists who face significant barriers to the art world due to health, disability, social circumstance or isolation.
Phone: 01273 381311 or 01243 770828
Address: Outside In, PO Box 810, Chichester, PO19 9WF
Clarke Reynolds is a visually impaired artist. He creates art with visually impaired people in mind, by using a soundscape to inspire a tactile work so that visually impaired people can see visual art through sound and touch. You can find out more about his work on the link above.