A charity 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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For blind and partially sighted children and adults.

 Dr Christian Jessen in the studio recording audio for a tactile book for blind children

Famous Voices

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A tactile rainbow and pages of The Lighthouse Keeper's Rescue

Just published

Just published: Science Alive! Fantastic Light

An exciting storybook and topical pack for KS1 children

Huddersfield by L.S. Lowry

Latest news

Lowry’s art made accessible for blind children

Discover a work of art from one of Britain’s best-loved painters


Summer 2018 campaign

Living Paintings gets crafty at Endure24 running event

We sum up a weekend of crafts, books, running and larger than life book characters

Our world of Touch to See

Portrait of young blind library member Jodee Smiling

For Children

New tactile books with braille for blind children that promote learning and discovery

Portrait of young blind teen Luca smiling

For Young People

Inspiring blind and partially sighted youngsters with tactile resources

Portrait of blind adult library member Dani smiling

For Adults

Latest tactile and audio books and recommended reads

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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

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Living Paintings
Unit 8 Kingsclere Park | Kingsclere | Newbury | Berks | RG20 4SW

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