A guide to Cool Britannia for blind and partially sighted young people
Fun Stuff To Do
Hunt down a tea room in the UK, bake Mary Berry’s delicious scones and sample different types of tea in our Tea for Two blog post.
The Fashion and Textile Museum in London shows vibrant exhibitions and runs workshops and short courses to inspire and teach creative skills. It’s an amazing building designed by Mexican architect, Ricardo Legorreta, in the heart of fashionable Bermondsey.
The Globe Theatre in London puts on plays with audio described performances, plus they have an exhibition all about the life and works of Shakespeare and you can tour the iconic, beautiful, wooden theatre.
Help protect the UK’s beautiful native woodlands and join a “plant a tree” scheme run by The Woodland Trust. They have thousands of saplings which they will give for free to communities and youth groups.
Great Places To Visit
Beaulieu Motor Museum has over 250 automobiles and motorcycles telling the story of motoring on the roads of Britain.
The Design Museum is devoted to contemporary design in every form including furniture, graphics, architecture, industrial design and often feature British design in their exhibitions.
The British Film Institute is the go-to place in the UK for; film screenings at BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX; film research in their library and archive; talks and workshops that take you behind the scenes of the British film industry.
The UK is full of fabulous historic buildings, natural wonders and fascinating landmarks. Many of them, including Stonehenge, Avebury and Giant’s Causeway, are looked after by The National Trust and English National Heritage.
For a right royal experience visit the Historic Royal Palaces such as The Tower of London, Hampton Court and Windsor Castle.