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International Albinism Awarenes Day – Media Activities

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 is International Albinism Awareness Day. There will be activities around the world to raise positive awareness of albinism on this day, which is officially backed by the United Nations. If you or someone in your family have albinism and you live in Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland, Scotland or Wales, would you like to spread a positive message about…

Channel 4 TV – The Secret Life of 4 and 5 year olds. Invitation to families

National broadcaster Channel 4 TV is about to start filming its award-winning series ‘The Secret life of 4 and 5 years old’ again this summer. This programme follows four and five year olds as they take their first steps towards independence and embark on the new challenges of going to school. The series follows their development from the moment they meet for the first time,…

Born Too White, broadcast on BBC TV, on Thursday 23 February

The programme, ‘Born Too White,’ which featured a doctor with albinism travelling to two African countries to find out about the plight of people with albinism, was a reasonably well balanced feature. We note the interest of members of the Albinism Fellowship and other people with albinism in the programme and we feel that Dr Oscar Duke was an interesting person to front this film.…

Report from Wales Event

Our recent gathering in Cardiff was the first we have had in Wales for a long time and was the first chance for many of the children there to meet another person with albinism – always a magical moment! The children made friends while enjoying a big bouncy castle and the challenge of a bungee run while the adults shared experiences and swapped contact details.…

2017 Events

We are pleased to announce the first few Albinism Fellowship events for 2017, covering England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sat 18th February 2017 – Wales Albinism Event, Cardiff Sat 25th March 2017 – Leicestershire Albinism Event Sat 29th April 2017 – Connect Albinism Information Day, Derry/Londonderry Sat 20th May 2017 – Connect Albinism Information Day, Belfast Sun 28th May 2017 – Scotland Albinism Event,…