A Scarf For Lewy 2024 – Manchester

On 17th October 2024 we are holding an event with a difference… We are going to have an event at Central Hall in Central Buildings,Oldham Street Manchester, M1 1JQ All to raise awareness of Lewy body dementia, the second most common type of dementia in older people. Lewy body dementia is a little-known type of dementia […]

Key dates for 2023

As we look ahead to another busy year, we wanted to share some key dates with our supporters. If you want to hold a local awareness event such as a coffee morning or take part in a fundraising challenge, then these are dates that you could consider: Dementia Action Week – 15-21 May Carers Week […]

A Scarf For Lewy in Scotland!

Well done to Lorraine and friends who braved a cold and foggy morning and wrapped a 530m scarf around Bennachie, a famous hill in Inverurie. Lorraine, along with her friends Jenny and Matthew, take on a different challenge every year and call themselves ‘The Wallys’ They knitted in memory of Patrick McRobbie who died last […]

Carols by Candlelight in York Minster

We were delighted to be the chosen charity for the Chapter House Choir’s annual Carols by Candlelight concert last Saturday in the nave of York Minster, and for the 1,400 attendees to have learned a little about Lewy body dementia through the introduction from the Dean of York. The choir, directed by Benjamin Morris, was […]

A Scarf for Lewy – new date confirmed

We are pleased to confirm the new date for A Scarf for Lewy, which was postponed due to the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The event will now take place on Friday 14th October 2022, at the Royal Albert Hall. We will be wrapping a giant scarf FIVE TIMES around this iconic building […]

More celebrity support for A Scarf for Lewy

Following the fantastic support from Dame Prue Leith, additional celebrity backing for our campaign has come from actress Paula Wilcox and presenter Anne Robinson.   Both have kindly knitted a scarf to help us raise awareness of Lewy body dementia.  The scarves will be joined with hundreds of others and wrapped around the Royal Albert Hall […]

Dame Prue Leith backs A Scarf for Lewy

Join Dame Prue Leith DBL and knit ‘A Scarf for Lewy’ to wrap around the Royal Albert Hall A Scarf for Lewy, the campaign by The Lewy Body Society to wrap the Royal Albert Hall in a huge scarf to raise awareness of Lewy body dementia, has been given a boost with the support of […]

A Scarf for Lewy

On 22nd September 2022 we are holding an event with a difference… We are going to wrap a huge scarf around the entire circumference of the Royal Albert Hall in London, a massive 244m.  All to raise awareness of Lewy body dementia, the second most common type of dementia in older people. Lewy body dementia […]

Registration now open for ILBDC2022

You can now register for the International Lewy Body Dementia Conference 2022!  It will be a great chance to meet other people affected by the disease and hear about the latest developments in research. The ‘Living with Lewy’ strand, aimed at people living with dementia and carers, is free to attend and takes place on […]

Fantastic Christmas and New Year fundraisers

Thank you to Philipa Jones and her friends and family who braved the cold sea on New Years Day.  They raised a fantastic £825 and raised awareness of Lewy body dementia by wearing dots and proudly displaying our banner. Our grateful thanks also to our Ambassador Les Magee who raised £450 with her annual Christmas at […]