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Julian Jackson (BBW) to feature in BBC Countryfile
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Julian Jackson (BBW) to feature in BBC Countryfile

April 2018

Julian JacksonAhead of Julian Jackson's Big Blind Walk (BBW) he has been filmed by the BBC for a shwoing on Countryfile on April 29th. The recording was made in Cornwall.

As reported earlier this year Julian, who became totally blind  in 2010 having been told as a young child that he had Retinitis Pigmentosa and would be blind one day.

To convey the message to others on how people with threatening vision loss could be so much better treated by professionals, optometrists, ophthalmologists and the social services has become his life passion. He will be starting the walk from Land's End to John O'Groats on the day of the BBC showing. April 29th and hopes to raise £350,000 towards  his charity, Vision Bridge and the National Eye Research Centre who will be receiving 70% of all money raised. 

You can follow his journey on his website and check on the timetable here

And join in the fun on Social Media at:

Twitter - @bigblindwalk (can also search as Julian Jackson)
Facebook - Big Blind Walk ‘page' and also 'Julian Jackson’ account
Instagram - @bigblindwalk

PHN through Opchat News and Mylocaloptician are proud media partners of the event. The BBW has its own page on our Charity Listing.

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