Joanne sings for the Rising Phoenix


The voice of Nystagmus Network member, acclaimed soprano and Open Day 2020 keynote speaker, Joanne Roughton-Arnold features in the inspirational documentary, Rising Phoenix, a Netflix production charting the history of the Paralympic Games through the personal stories of some of the sports stars themselves.  Described by Daniel Pemberton, the film’s musical director as “an incredibly … Continue reading Joanne sings for the Rising Phoenix

Join the Nystagmus Network for The 2.6 Challenge


Calling all nystagmus heroes … You, your family and friends are warmly invited to take part in The 2.6 Challenge from Sunday 26 April to help to save the UK’s charities. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on charities, with the cancellation of 1,000s of events and the loss of £billions in fundraising … Continue reading Join the Nystagmus Network for The 2.6 Challenge

Thank you, Shirley


The Nystagmus Network would like to say a huge thank you to Shirley Pennington, her family, friends and local Shropshire community. Shirley recently organised an auction of promises to raise money for the Nystagmus Network. Shirley’s event raised a phenomenal £16,625! The auction was in part a celebration of Shirley’s son, James’s marriage to Rhiann … Continue reading Thank you, Shirley

How amazing is Roger?


In the run up to Nystagmus Awareness Day on 20 June, we’re celebrating all your success stories in our campaign “How amazing are you?” Here’s a story we just had to share. When Roger contacted us he began by saying “I have enjoyed Nystagmus for nearly 80 years.” We were hooked. Roger went on to … Continue reading How amazing is Roger?