DAVE STEELE (AKA THE BLIND POET) TO OPEN WHITESTICKFEST 2022.
Dave Steele is an award-winning poet, author, public speaker, singer, and advocate for the blind based in the UK.
Diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) in 2014, this genetic eye condition left Dave severely sight impaired.
A gifted songwriter and musician Dave turned to writing poetry to help him find words for the emotions resulting from his loss of sight.
When he decided to share his work he could never of imagined the community he unearthed and how much his words meant to those dealing with the same loss that he did.
Several best selling poetry books later, The Blind Poet brand is one that inspires, guides, supports and advocates for people of all ages that are experiencing sight loss around the globe
He serves as a role model and an ambassador for some of the most reputable organisations around the world.
A humble person and a pillar of the community.
We at WhiteStickFest hold him at the highest esteem and are privileged to consider him a friend.
For more information about the Blind Poet please visit his website.