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Events - Midlands and East of England

Upcoming dates:

Type 1 Chat x Mental Health for Healthcare Professionals - Online via Zoom

25 June 2024

On Tuesday 25 June from 6-7pm, 5 Young Leaders from the Midlands and East of England region will come together to form a lived experience panel where they will each share their own experiences relating to mental health, wellbeing and type 1 diabetes. ⁠

With 37 years' experience of living with type 1 diabetes between them, the Young Leaders are offering healthcare professionals a chance to hear directly from them, for an open conversation around things that can be done to improve the experiences of children and young people living with type 1. ⁠

Contact Adam or Lilly via / to secure your place!

If you are a healthcare professional who is interested in this session but cannot attend on 25 June, please do still get in touch, we can share our session slides with you afterwards. 

Wellness Walk

7 July 2024


Birmingham Wellness Walk 2024

Birmingham Wellness Walk 2024

Join us for our Birmingham Wellness Walk 2024 on Sunday 7 July 2024.

Walk for a happier, healthier future.

Striding out from City Centre Gardens, your wellness walk will go through the varied and interesting neighbourhoods of Birmingham. It passes famous sights such as the Bullring, going along the Birmingham canals and through Chamberlain Square, extending the route along Aston University this year and ending back at City Centre Gardens.

Sign up now

Lincoln Escape Room

7 August 2024

Lincoln Escape Room - Together Type 1

Want something fun to look forward to during the summer holidays?⁠

Our Together Type 1 Team are heading to Lincoln to race against the clock at our Escape Room event for 11-15's living with type 1 diabetes! ⁠

Want to sign up and come along?

Get in touch with Adam via Email: or Phone: 07584 886533 for full details⁠

Tree of Life, Lincoln

12 August 2024

Tree of Life X Lincoln ⁠

The Together Type 1 Team are heading to #Lincoln this summer to deliver #TreeOfLife on Monday 12 August from 10am-4pm! ⁠

This fun one-day session will give you a chance to chat to others living with type 1, get creative and develop problem solving skills.⁠

Contact: Mob: 07584886533

Sign up deadline: 8 August, 5pm

Ninja Warrior, Stoke-On-Trent

28 August 2024

Wednesday 28 August, The Together Type 1 Team are heading to Stoke-On-Trent for our Ninja Warrior Event for young people aged 11-15 living with type 1 diabetes! ⁠

Our #Type1Fun events are a chance for young people to come together, meet others of a similar age living with type 1, make new friends, engage in peer support, share experiences and most importantly... just have FUN! ⁠

Want to sign up? Contact Adam: or 07584886533

Past events 

Sunday 2 July 2023

Birmingham Wellness Walk

Improve your wellbeing by taking on the challenge of a 10km walk, past iconic Birmingham sights.

By taking part in the Birmingham Wellness Walk, you will make great strides towards a healthier you. Stepping out from a city centre location, you will go through the stunning Jewellery Quarter, walk along the calm waters of the famous Birmingham canals, into the Peace Garden and past the famous Bullring. Spend quality time with friends and family whilst raising vital funds for Diabetes UK.
23 September 2023

Birmingham Living with Diabetes Day

Do you need information and support to help manage your diabetes?

We invite you to come along to our Birmingham Living with Diabetes Day in partnership with NHS Birmingham and Solihull, there will be talks from local healthcare professionals on medication, diet, keeping active, and more! 

9 November 2023

Type 1 Diabetes Event: Educational Event for Healthcare Professionals

An informal day for anyone working in primary care who comes into contact with people living with type 1 diabetes. By the end of the day, we hope you will go away with the confidence to help make a positive difference in your life.

Location: The Crows Nest, Barton Marina, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton-on-Trent, DE13 8AS

Time: 8.45am - 4.30pm

14 November 2023

Diabetes In Pregnancy UK Conference (Virtual)

Our 12th annual Diabetes in Pregnancy UK Conference for healthcare professionals.

18 November 2023

Time To Talk Diabetes - Sandwell

Black Country ICV and Diabetes UK will be holding a face-to-face patient event for people living with diabetes in Sandwell. You will have the opportunity to learn more about your diabetes, the care you should be receiving and local services available to you.

Location: Community Action Project Centre, Windmill Lane, Birmingham, B66 3LX

Time: 12.30pm - 4pm

30 January 2024

11-15 Type 1 Chat led by Young Leaders (Online)

Meet other young people and chat about life with type 1 with Young Leaders. Open to young people ages 11-15 living with type 1 diabetes.

Time: 6-7pm

6 February 2024

16-25 Type 1 Chat: Diagnosis experiences Part 2 (Online - Zoom)

Join us for a chance to meet other young people living with type 1 and chat about diabetes with people who can relate.

Time: 6-7pm

14 February 2024

11-15 Laser tag event for young people living with type 1 diabetes

Time: 11.30am

Where: Cannon Business Park, Gough Road, Coseley, West Midlands, WV14 8XR (please use WV14 8XS for sat nav)

16 April 2024

Norfolk and Waveney Living with Diabetes Day

Do you want to find out how to live well with type 2 diabetes? Join us and NHS Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care System to learn, discuss, and ask questions.

With local healthcare professionals

Topics: Day-to-day management of diabetes, medication, annual reviews, diet and exercise, foot care, emotional health, eye screening, and more.

10am to 4pm at The Nest, Norwich, NR10 3AQ

Free event, free lunch and parking

30 April 2024

Together Type 1: Type 1 Chat online
1 May 2024Type 1 Chat with guest speaker Iain French
28 May 2024Together Type 1 11-15 Laser Tag Event: Northampton
30 May 2024Together Type 1 Laser Tag, Leicester
31 May 2024Tree of Life, Sandwell


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