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 […]

World Lewy Body Day

Together with other Lewy body organisations on the first World Lewy Body Day (Sunday, January 28), the Lewy Body Society is shining a light on the most common disease you have never heard of. We will be holding events in Westminster and Newcastle and posting on our social media channels.      

Podcasts

Until the death of Robin Williams, not many people had heard of #LewyBody Dementia. To raise awareness of the condition, ‘Living with Lewy’ is a two-episode podcast with The Lewy Body Society with support from The National Lottery Community Fund. You can listen now on out website or on the ITN Business Hub: https://business.itn.co.uk/podcasts/living-with-lewy/…

A Scarf For Lewy Belfast

A Scarf For Lewy Belfast On 17th October we held our long-awaited awareness-raising event in Belfast, which was the second time we have wrapped ‘A Scarf for Lewy’ around a major landmark building.    The mile-long scarf which was lovingly knitted by volunteers last year and wrapped around the Royal Albert Hall in London was transported across the […]

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 […]

The Lewy Body Society Travel Bursary 2023

The Lewy Body Society was founded in 2006 and we are the only UK charity that focuses solely on Lewy body dementia. Our mission is to fund research into the disease and to raise awareness and understanding of it among medical professionals and the public. The charity is a member of the Association of Medical […]

The June Brown Essay Prize 2023

The Lewy Body Society was founded in 2006 and we are the only UK charity that focuses solely on Lewy body dementia. Our mission is to fund research into the disease and to raise awareness and understanding of it among medical professionals and the public. The charity is a member of the Association of Medical […]

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 […]