Jerome de Groot

Paradise Lost out loud 2010

Fundraising for RNIB - Royal National Institute of Blind People
raised of £500 target
by 58 supporters
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Jerome de Groot's fundraising, 15 October 2010
We help blind and partially sighted people to break down the barriers of sight loss


University of Manchester English and American Studies undergraduates, postgraduates, staff and friends will be undertaking to read aloud the entirety of John Milton’s Paradise Lost on 10 December (the day after the poet’s 402nd birthday).

The poem consists of well over 10,000 lines of verse and the entire marathon will take around 12 hours of continual reading.

This epic reading is to raise money for the RNIB (Milton became totally blind aged 46 and dictated the entirety of the poem).

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About the charity

Every day 250 people in the UK start losing their sight. With your help, we can be there when people need us most, support independent living, create an inclusive society and prevent avoidable sight loss. Every pound you raise will help create a future where sight loss is no longer a barrier.

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