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 […]

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 […]

Christmas cards now on sale!

Our popular Christmas cards are now available from our online shop.  Featuring original designs by the brilliant Louise at Design 10 Ltd, they are sure to be as popular as in previous years so please buy now to avoid disappointment. Each pack contains ten cards, featuring two designs, and costs £5.50 including UK postage.  

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 […]

In Memory of Trevor Mitchell: three-generation cycle raises £1500

We would like to thank Joe, Stephen and Justin Belshaw from Wigan, who completed a 69 mile cycle from Wigan to Carnforth in memory of their friend Trevor Mitchel, raising over £1500 for the Lewy Body Society. The trio – three generations of father and son aged 62, 40 and 17 – are passionate about […]

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 […]