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Type 1 Events

Our Family Weekender is a life-changing experience for children and young people with type 1 diabetes and their family. You’ll leave feeling supported, more confident managing diabetes, having formed friendships and tried out new activities.

Join us on a Family Weekender

Book a Family Weekender

Book a place for you and your family on a Family Weekender

Our fun weekends away are a chance to learn more about diabetes and meet other families.
Become a volunteer on a Type 1 diabetes family event

Are you interested in volunteering at Type 1 Events?

Discover how you can help young people with diabetes and change lives.
Diabetes UK Type 1 Events

Are you a healthcare professional?

Find out about the benefits of volunteering and what's involved.

Our first Family Weekenders of 2020 has been announced.

  • Friday 17 April – Sunday 19 April – Bristol (Age range 0-11 years old)
  • Friday 15 May – Sunday 17 May – Leeds (Age range 0-11 years old)

All events start at 5pm on Friday and finish after lunch on Sunday


Type 1 diabetes Family Weekenders

Interested in booking a different date or location?

We're planning new Family Weekenders. We'll let you know about future events coming up.

Sign up for updates on our events

We’re expanding our new programme and working on an event for children and young people to come on their own. We want to make this a successful and safe experience to remember. We’ll update you with our exciting event when it’s ready or fill in our form and we'll let you know what's happening.



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