Events - Diabetes UK

Events

This is a complete listing of all our events in all categories, listed in date order.

Most of these events are organised by Diabetes UK. For external events (denoted by a * ), please contact the organisers directly – we have supplied email and website addresses where possible. (We are not responsible for the content of external websites.)

To make it easier to find the event you require, we list them elsewhere in the following categories:

NB Some events fall into more than one category, and can be viewed in more than one place.

All Diabetes UK and external events

Would you like to take control of your condition?

If you have an ongoing illness or condition there's a special NHS service in Bassetlaw that can help. Through self-awareness and self-management of your condition we can help you take control. The service is led by a dedicated team of nurses, it's totally free and it's quick, easy and convenient to use as help is provided via the telephone. The service is provided for Bassetlaw by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation trust.

Please go to the http://www.bassetlawccg.nhs.uk/useful-information/6684-take-control for further information.

Contact
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Phone
0800 612 1976

Expert Patients Programme (EPP) courses are FREE and help people to improve their health and wellbeing by learning new skills to manage their condition on a daily basis. People who have already attended courses have told us it has helped them to deal with their pain, tiredness, feelings of depression, frustration and other difficulties that may come from living with a long-term condition.

Phone
0800 988 5550
Website
Expert Patients Programme (EPP)

Event for 7-11 year olds 2014 - Abernethy Ardeonaig

26 July - 2 August 2014

Abernethy Ardeonaig
Killin
Perthshire
FK21 8SY

Price: £375 per person

Email
careevents@diabetes.org.uk

Safeguarding training

Nationwide
Two-hour duration

 

Do you work with children/vulnerable adults as a Diabetes UK volunteer? Are you interested in learning the best ways to protect children/vulnerable adults, as well as protecting yourself? Would you like to find out about Diabetes UK’s specific safeguarding policies and procedures, and their relevance to you?

Contact
Safeguarding team
Email
safeguarding@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
020 7424 1047

Event for 7-11 year olds 2014 - Calshot

9 - 16 August 2014

Calshot Activities Centre
Calshot Spit
Southampton
SO45 1BR

Price: £375 per person

Email
careevents@diabetes.org.uk

Event for 7-11 year olds 2014 - Caythorpe Court

25 - 27 October 2014

Grantham
Lincolnshire
NG32 3ER

Price: £110 per person

 

Email
careevents@diabetes.org.uk

Event for 11-15 year olds 2014 - Blairvadach

19 - 26 July 2014

Helensburgh
Scotland
G84 8NN

Price: £375 per person

Email
careevents@diabetes.org.uk

Event for 11-15 year olds 2014 - Castle Head

26 July - 2 August 2014

Grange-over-Sands
Cumbria
LA11 6QT

Price: £375 per person

Email
careevents@diabetes.org.uk

Event for 11-15 year olds 2014 - Frontier Centre

16 - 23 August 2014

Irthlingborough
Northamptonshire
NN9 5UH

Price: £375 per person

Email
careevents@diabetes.org.uk

Event for 11-15 year olds 2014 - Liddington

2 - 9 August 2014

Liddington PGL
Swindon
SN4 0DZ

Price: £375 per person

Email
careevents@diabetes.org.uk

Event for 11-15 year olds 2014 - Windmill Hill

25 - 27 October 2014

Windmill Hill PGL
Hailsham
East Sussex
BN27 4RZ

Price: £110 per person

Email
careevents@diabetes.org.uk

Event for 16-18 year olds 2014 - Center Parcs

16 - 22 August 2014

Center Parcs
Whinfell Forest
Cumbria
CA10 2DW

Price: £375 per person

Email
careevents@diabetes.org.uk

Roadshow - Scotland

Check out where the roadshow is travelling to in Scotland and find your nearest one today.

Roadshow - Wales

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Roadshow - Eastern

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Roadshow - London

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Roadshow - Northern and Yorkshire

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Roadshow - South East

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Roadshow - South West

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Roadshow - Midlands

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Go the Extra Mile

Make your miles go further by participating in our gym based challenge where you can run, cycle, swim or row a distance agreed with your gym instructor.

Contact
Diabetes UK Northern & Yorkshire
Email
northyorks@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01325 488606

Roadshow - North West

Check out where the roadshow is travelling to in the North West and find your nearest one today.

Coping with Type 2 diabetes

Paulton Memorial Hospital
Paulton
Bristol, Avon

A free course, offered by LIFT psychology, for people with Type 2 diabetes.

Phone
01225 675 150

X-PERT courses for Type 2 diabetes in Wrexham

Chirk Hospital, Brynteg Memorial Hall, Cartrefle Community Council Buildings and in the town centre at Ty Avow

The Patient Education Initiative for patients with Type 2 Diabetes (X-PERT) is a free six week programme for people with type 2 diabetes to increase knowledge skills and confidence in managing diabetes.
 

Contact
Alison Robson
Email
WrexhamLHB@WrexhamLHB.wales.nhs.uk
Phone
01978 346544
Website
Wrexham Local Health Board

Bungee Jump - The Abys @ Magna

Once a month from from April - October

Magna Science Adventure Centre
Sheffield Road
Rotherham
S60 1DX

 

Diabetes UK is delighted to offer you this unique and exhilarating exprience of Bungee Jumping indoors.

Contact
Northern & Yorkshire Office
Email
northyorks@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01325 488606
Website
UK Bungee Club Website

London to Paris Cycle Challenge

5-8 September 2014

This exciting challenge links two of Europe's greatest cities and covers 300km in three days.

Contact
Lynsey Thompson
Email
lynsey.thompson@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
0345 123 2399

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Sunday 28 September 2014

Loch Ness
Inverness

Join the Diabetes Scotland running team and make a real difference to research, campaigning and the lives of people living with the condition.

Running alongside the shores of the world's most famous loch, the Loch Ness Marathon has been rated as one of the UK’s most scenic runs.

For more information:

Contact
Susan Williamson
Email
scotlandfundraising@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
0141 245 6380

The Changing Nature of Diabetes

Tuesday 11 November 2014

York Racecourse
York
YO23 1EX
Contact
Isla Ballard
Email
northyorks@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01325 488606

Transporter Bridge Bungee Jump

At least once a month throughout the year

Transporter Bridge Visitors Centre
Ferry Road
Middlesbrough
TS2 1PL

 

Diabetes UK is delighted to offer you this exhilarating and unique exprience of Bungee Jumping 160ft towards the River Tees.

Contact
Northern & Yorkshire Office
Email
northyorks@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01325 488606
Website
UK Bungee Club Website

Bupa Great North Run

Sunday 7 September 2014

Distance – Half marathon
Entry £35
Target sponsorship - £350

WarringtonHalf Marathon 2014

21 September 2014

Contact
Maria Roberts
Email
northwest.fundraising@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01925 644572
Website
Warrington Half Marathon

Family Event 2014 - Darlington

26-28 September 2014

Redworth Hall Hotel
Darlington
Co Durham

Number of places: 25 families

Email
careevents@diabetes.org.uk
Website
Redworth Hall Hotel

Bupa Great Yorkshire Run

Sunday 28 Septemebr 2014

Distance - 10km
Entry Fee - £25
Target Sponsorship - Set your own goals

Walsall abseil

Saturday 4 October 2014

The New Art Gallery
Walsall Gallery Square
Walsall
WS2 8LG

This fantastic challange is open to anyone brave enough to tackle the vertical heighs of the New Art Gallery, Walsall. Registration for this event is £40, and we ask that all particpants aim to try to raise as much sponsorship as possible.

Contact
Diabetes UK Midlands
Email
midlands@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01922 614500
Website
Eight Point Two

Chester Marathon 2014

Sunday 5 October 2014

Chester

Charity Places available

Contact
Maria Roberts
Email
northwest.fundraising@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01925 644572

Kielder Marathon

Sunday 5 October 2014 - TBC

Following the shoreline of Kielder Water and billed as ‘Britain’s most beautiful marathon’, join Team Diabetes UK at this scenic marathon. 

Email
northyorks@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01325 488606
Website
Kielder Marathon website

Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon

Sunday 12 October 2014

York

2014 - Places available through Diabetes UK

This exciting new marathon which takes runners through the beautiful medieval city of York and its picture-perfect countryside is now sold out, however Diabetes UK as a limited number of places available.

Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon Logo

Contact
Diabetes UK Northern & Yorkshire Office
Email
northyorks@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01325 488606
Website
Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon

Royal Parks Half Marathon

12 October 2014

Contact
London Fundraising Team
Email
fundraising.london@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
020 7472 1126

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Contact
Maria Roberts
Email
northwest.fundraising@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01925 644572
Website
Wirral Half Marathon /10K 2014

Bupa Great Birmingham Run

Sunday 19 October 2014

Distance – Half marathon
Entry Fee – £25
Target Sponsorship – £250

Bupa Great South Run

Sunday 26 October 2014

Distance - 10 mile
Entry Fee – £20
Target Sponsorship – £200

South West Professional Conference

Thursday 30 October 2014

Taunton racecourse
Taunton

For Primary and Secondary Healthcare Professionals and Commissioners. Booking essential as places are limited.  £35 registration fee.  Pre-registration of interest available

Email
south.west@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01823 448260

Just Walk

Saturday 9 May 2015

The South Downs
West Sussex

The beautiful routes of Just Walk take you through some of the most stunning countryside in the region, with picturesque towns and villages along the way.

Contact
South East Fundraising Team
Email
fundraising.southeast@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01372 720 148
Website
Just Walk

Edinburgh Marathon Festival - Scotland

May 2015

Edinburgh City Centre
Scotland

Join the Diabetes Scotland running team and make a real difference to research, campaigning and the lives of people living with the condition.

Rated as the fastest marathon in the UK by Runner's World magazine, the Edinburgh Marathon is a great course if you’re looking for a good finishing time or a personal best.

You can choose between the full or half marathon, 10k or 5k, or share the distance with friends, family or colleagues and run the Hairy Haggis Relay.

For more information:

Contact
Frances Smith
Email
scotlandfundraising@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
0141 245 6380

Halloween Fun... Zombie Zumbathon

Hold this event on the date of your choice

 

As the Zumba craze continues to sweep the globe, Diabetes UK is encouraging people to lace up their dancing shoes and join in some halloween fun.

Contact
Northern & Yorkshire Office
Email
northyorks@diabetes.org.uk
Phone
01325 488606