Climbing Mount Kilamanjaro

A huge thank you and well done to Paul Craven and his sister Cyn who completed their climb of Kilimanjaro on 13 February in memory in Cyn’s husband Patrice who lived with Lewy body dementia. Cyn at the age of 74 made it to base camp and despite gale force winds with a wind chill […]

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 […]

Carols at Adelaide raises £700 for Lewy body dementia research

A big thank you to our Ambassador Les Magee for hosting her annual Christmas concert.  This year Les hosted ‘Carols at Adeleide’ and raised a grand total of £701.  Refreshments were sponsored by Pear Tree cafe, Coleraine and our gratitude goes to Les and her family, friends and community for their ongoing support. You can […]

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 […]

Olivia’s Mount Kilimanjaro challenge

We would like to say a big well done and thank you to Olivia Roffe from Long Sutton in Lincolnshire who successfully climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, reaching the summit of the 5,895m high mountain, in Tanzania, after a week of hiking. She raised £2,300 to support our work in memory of her Grandad Brian Osborn who […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]