Lewy body dementia awareness week ‘Dotty Days’ 6-12 June 2021

We are delighted to confirm that this year’s Dotty Days – otherwise known as Lewy body dementia awareness week – will take place from 6th-12th June. It’s an extra special one this year as we are celebrating our 15th year as a charity, and we remain the only UK-based organisation focused solely on LBD. There […]

Online events now open for booking – May 2021

We are pleased to announce a further round of online events that are now available for booking. If you have any problems booking or have suggestions for future events, please send us an email. Tuesday 11th May 11am – Introduction to AMRC Open Research AMRC Open Research is a platform for rapid author-led publication & […]

Lewy Body UK conference – 15th June 2021

We are delighted to be working with our partners in the academic community to host a scientific conference focusing on all the latest Lewy body dementia research, and marking our 15th year as a charity. The conference is open to everone and is free to attend. However for people living with Lewy body dementia, their […]

Would you like to run the Virgin Money London Marathon 2021?

The next Virgin Money London Marathon will take place on Sunday 3rd October 2021. This year we are entitled to a single entry and we would like to invite applications from anyone interested in taking up that place and supporting Lewy body dementia research. We ask that you raise a minimum of £1000 and we […]

The Lewy Body Society looks ahead to 2021

Here at the Lewy Body Society, we’ve been looking forward to 2021 for a while. That’s because it will be our 15th ‘birthday’ as a charity.  We remain the only UK charity dedicated exclusively to Lewy body dementia, and we will mark the year with an impact report and a new fundraising appeal to help […]

Christmas Day swim in memory of Tim Malyon

We would like to offer our sincere thanks to Sofia, Finn and a large group of their friends and family who braved the cold Exmouth sea on Christmas Day to remember their dad Tim and raise funds for The Lewy Body Society.  We are very impressed by your bravery and grateful for the donations which […]

ROBIN’S WISH: Poignant Robin Williams documentary released in the UK

The critically acclaimed documentary ROBIN’s WISH was released in the UK on 4th January 2021.  You can watch the trailer on YouTube here. There has been lots of media coverage around the film which has helped to raise awareness of LBD, including this article on Sky News. This interview with Susan Schneider Williams gives great insight into her mission to […]

Christmas Carols from Drenagh

Update 14/12/2020: thank you to everyone who watched the concert ‘live’. If you missed it you can still watch via our YouTube channel here or find it on our Facebook page. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the usual Christmas concert organised by harpist and pianist Les Magee at the beautiful Drenagh House in Northern Ireland cannot […]

Lewy Body Society welcomes two new Ambassadors

The Lewy Body Society, the charity dedicated to the second most common form of dementia among older people, has welcomed Chris Maddocks and John O’Doherty as its latest Ambassadors. The charity’s Ambassadors are usually people who have experience of Lewy body dementia and are willing to help promote and support its work promoting research into […]

New email newsletter – sign up now!

The Lewy Body Society is starting a new email newsletter and we would like to invite you to sign up here or using the simple form at the bottom right hand corner of this page. We will be sending regular updates (not too often, we promise) so that our community of supporters can keep up […]