Let’s Chat: online events programme launched

Our first two online events will take place this month, via Zoom, as we seek to bring together our community and support people affected by Lewy body dementia. Meet the Chief Executive & Introduction to the Lewy Body Society Tuesday 21st July, 11am UK time This event is a chance for you to meet our […]

Phoebe and Ruby raise over £200 for the Lewy Body Society

We would like to say a big thank you to Phoebe and Ruby from Stakeford in Northumberland for raising money for the Lewy Body Society during our awareness week Dotty Days. With the help of Ruby’s big sister Ellie, the girls made these beautiful coasters and sold them on a street stall, raising over £200! […]

Virtual coffee morning for Dotty Days 2020

As part of our awareness week Dotty Days, which is taking place from 1-7 June, we are asking supporters to hold a coffee morning with a difference! With ongoing restrictions due to the COVID-19 crisis, a traditional gathering in a hall, café or workplace canteen isn’t possible. But you can still connect with family and […]

Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Week – ‘Dotty Days’

1-7 June 2020 This year’s Dotty Days will be a little different. The cake sales and garden open days will have to wait, but you can still mark the week and help us raise awareness in the following ways: * Wear dots – an item you own or you can purchase a badge or wristband […]

The Lewy Body Society and Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic is having a terrible impact on our society, with so many people now affected by this awful disease which has claimed so many lives. Many charities are finding their services are needed more than ever, and are finding new ways to reach people. Yet at the same time, many charities are struggling […]

A ‘Strictly’ success in Stevenage raises over £12,500

We would like thank Richard Howard for organising a wonderful black tie ball and raising over £12,500 for The Lewy Body Society. On Saturday 23rd November over 400 people enjoyed a glittering evening at the Forum in Stevenage. A lucky few guests also had a dance lesson with Strictly Come Dancing star Robin Windsor, and […]

Charity ball in Wigan raises over £1800 for dementia research

On Saturday 9th November businesses from across Wigan turned out in force to support the Lewy Body Society at a gala ball organised by Diane Wilde from Rutter Green Estate and Letting Agents. The event, kindly hosted for free by Gathurst Golf Club in Shevington, featured an auction, entertainment from singer Chloe Erika Pownell and […]

New world record for Chris in London to Paris endurance challenge

We are thrilled to share the news that Chris Leek completed the Enduroman Arch 2 Arc Triathlon last weekend and achieved a world record in the non-wetsuit category by finishing in just 69 hours.  In this time he ran 87 miles from Marble Arch in London to Dover, swam 21 miles across the English Channel, […]

Chris Leek’s £1m ‘Arch to Arc’ challenge

Every single one of our supporters who completes a physical challenge to raise money for Lewy body dementia research – whether it’s a 5k race, a mountain walk or a marathon – has our gratitude and admiration.  We couldn’t have funded £1 million in research to improve the diagnosis and treatment of the disease without […]