News and Events


We very much regret to announce that Professor Andrew Elkington, CBE who started the Gift of Sight Appeal, died on the 11 September 2014. A true gentleman Andrew will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Please follow this link to see the footage of Professor Andrew Lotery and a patient who has received successful gene therapy for a blinding eye condition.

Please read our most recent newsletter

Professor Andrew Lotery explains why your donations help so much.

PHOTOGRAPHS of events can be viewed on our 'Fundraising Gallery Page'


Patients who attend Southampton Eye Unit are drawn from the whole of Hampshire and community support is very much appreciated.


Gift of Sight Lecture at Turner Sims, Southampton 29 April 2015

Arrangements being made now and full details on this page shortly.

Gift of Sight Ball 20 June 2015

Lots going on behind the scenes. Details to be updated shortly.

Future dates:

Gift of Sight Carol Concert in Romsey Abbey 11 December 2015 6.30 - 8.00pm


Would you like to help us? Can I come and speak to your Group or Club?

If you would like to become involved or simply want to find out more please make contact or telephone Ailsa Walter on 02380 599073.