A publisher with a purpose

Living Paintings is a charity that produces Touch to See books for blind and partially sighted people of all ages.

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Tayen’s Story

Our 10,000th library member

“I thought her love of reading had gone but Living Paintings has given that back to her.”

Tayen’s Mum

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What’s Happening at Living Paintings

Women in Art Frida Self Portrait

Just Published

Women in Art

An exploration of the lives and work of women artists from the 20th century

Michael Sheen

Famous Voices

Listen Now

Emilie Harford

Behind the scenes

My Living Paintings experience by Emilie Harford

Meet Emilie, who has been doing a work experience week at Living Paintings

Spot and mum


Preschool learning resource, Spot’s Big Book of Maths

Ideas for activities and further reading to support your VI child


My Kilimanjaro climb for Living Paintings by Mark Langston

Mark describes his amazing journey to the ‘Top of Africa’

Our world of Touch to See

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For Children

Enjoy our fun, learning, activity, and play ideas for children of all ages

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For Young People

A vibrant scrapbook of inspiration, audio interviews, style files and books

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For Adults

Recommended reads, news and ideas inspired by our titles

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Help us continue our story


Pays for a child to borrow four Touch to See picture books


Pays for an adult to borrow four Touch to See art books


Provides a child with a one year membership


Provides a school with loans for one year

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Donate By Phone +44 (0) 1635 299 771

Donate By Cheque payable to:
Living Paintings
Unit 8 Kingsclere Park | Kingsclere | Newbury | Berks | RG20 4SW

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