Look is holding an open mic extravaganza and we want you to be involved!!
We are so sad to be missing out on Lookfest this year, so we have decided to bring the #LookFamily together for a virtual shindig instead.
At LookFest 2019, our unique summer family festival, we held an open mic concert in a marquee in the sunshine. Look members young and old joined in to celebrate the varied and wonderful talents of our community. A fantastic night was had by all.
We have decided to recreate this fabulous evening of entertainment and celebration online, on the 2nd of August, from 4-6pm.
We hope this will be a way of bringing our much-loved LookFamily together to have fun and raise some much-needed funds, which will help us continue to offer our vital services to visually impaired children, young people and their families.
Can you sing or play an instrument? Been writing your own poetry, have a story to tell or fancy a bit of stand-up-comedy? Come and show off your talents – from the comfort of your own living room – and help us fundraise at the same time. Tickets cost just £5 per household.
Ready to Perform?!
To enter as a performer, please head here to fill in your application form:
Raising vital funds for Look UK
Your fundraising money has a life-changing impact on the young people that we help.
- With just £6, we can pay for a young person to attend one of our VI focused employment and opportunity days. Only one in four visually impaired people in the UK are in work. This needs to change – and our workshops equip young people to know their rights to ensure their future.
- £30 will pay for an afternoon of face to face/one-to-one mentoring for a young person. At Look, we know the power of talking to your peers, which is why we run a peer mentoring scheme.
- £50 will pay for an hour of counselling for a recently diagnosed young person or parent.
- £100 will pay for our staff and mentors to deliver a World of Difference workshop in a VI young person’s school. Many of the young people we work with tell us school can be challenging, especially if their classmates don’t understand their visual impairment. Our World of Difference sessions promote inclusion and understanding and encourage visually impaired young people to speak out about the barriers they face at school.