Browse diabetes events scheduled to take place in the UK and worldwide this year; with details of the date, location and organisations that are putting on the events.

Whether it’s World Diabetes Day or awe-inspiring challenges, we’ve got the majority of events covered – with conferences, local and national events and fundraising causes all listed below.

We’ve included all of the events that we think could be of use to people with diabetes in the UK – such as Diabetes Week and the annual Public Health Collaboration. If you would like to add your diabetes event to this calendar, please submit it

Date Event Location

December 2022
Dec 5

Sheffield

JDRF Triple Whammy zip wire, abseil and powerfan

Take part in a 250ft zip wire, 160ft abseil and the 160ft powerfa, set in the dramatic atmosphere of Magna, the former steel works, with music, video screens, dry ice and lighting effects.

November 2022
Nov 21-22

Newcastle, UK

JDRF Type 1 Discovery Day

Find out the latest in type 1 diabetes research and management – entertainment for younger children

Nov 14

Worldwide

World Diabetes Day 2022

The theme of World Diabetes Day for 2022 will be confirmed in the next few months.

October 2022
Oct 24-26

Hastings, UK

Diabetes UK Young People’s Events

Weekend event. A chance for youngsters (11-17 years old) to meet others, learn about their diabetes and increase their independence.

Oct 24-26

Caythorpe Court, UK

Diabetes UK Children’s Event

Weekend event. Children aged 7 to 10 years old can take part in fun activities amongst others with diabetes with educational sessions also included.

Oct 10

Bristol, UK

Diabetes UK Adult Event

Night event. An opportunity for adults (18-30 years old) with Type 1 diabetes to come together, socialise, discuss any issues they are facing and learn new things.

Oct 3

Ayr, UK

Diabetes UK Family Event

A one day event helping families to live with and manage diabetes.

Oct 3

Belfast, UK

Diabetes UK Adult Event

Day event. An opportunity for adults (18-30 years old) with Type 1 diabetes to come together, socialise, discuss any issues they are facing and learn new things.

September 2022
Sept 26

Liverpool, UK

Diabetes UK Children’s Event

One day event. Children aged 7 to 10 years old can take part in fun activities amongst others with diabetes with educational sessions also included.

Sept 18-20

Darlingto, UK

Diabetes UK Family Event

A weekend event helping families towards confidently living with type 1 diabetes

Sept 12

Belfast, UK

Diabetes UK Young People’s Events

One day event. A chance for youngsters (11-17 years old) to meet others, learn about their diabetes and increase their independence.

Sept 5

Stirling, UK

Diabetes UK Family Event

A one day event helping families to live with and manage diabetes.

Sept 5

Newcastle, UK

Diabetes UK Adult Event

Day event. An opportunity for adults (18-30 years old) with Type 1 diabetes to come together, socialise, discuss any issues they are facing and learn new things.

August 2022
Aug 22-29

Swindo, UK

Diabetes UK Young People’s Events

Week long event. A chance for youngsters (11-17 years old) to meet others, learn about their diabetes and increase their independence.

Aug 22-29

Northampto, UK

Diabetes UK Young People’s Events

Week long event. A chance for youngsters (11-17 years old) to meet others, learn about their diabetes and increase their independence.

Aug 14-21

Centre Parcs
Cumbria, UK

Diabetes UK Young People’s Events

One day event. A chance for youngsters (11-17 years old) to meet others, learn about their diabetes and increase their independence.

Aug 9-15

Southampto, UK

Diabetes UK Children’s Event

Week long event. Children aged 7 to 10 years old can take part in fun activities amongst others with diabetes with educational sessions also included.

Aug 1-8

Weymouth, UK

Diabetes UK Adult Event

Day event. An opportunity for adults (18-30 years old) with Type 1 diabetes to come together, socialise, discuss any issues they are facing and learn new things.

Aug 1-8

Blairvadach, UK

Diabetes UK Adult Event

Day event. An opportunity for adults (18-30 years old) with Type 1 diabetes to come together, socialise, discuss any issues they are facing and learn new things.

July 2022
Jul 26 – Aug 1

Dalguise, Dundee, UK

Diabetes UK Children’s Event

Week long event. Children aged 7 to 10 years old can take part in fun activities amongst others with diabetes with educational sessions also included.

Jul 25 – Aug 1

Castle Head, UK

Diabetes UK Young People’s Events

Week long event. A chance for youngsters (11-17 years old) to meet others, learn about their diabetes and increase their independence.

Jul 15

Bournemouth, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

Jul 10

Hereford, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

Jul 7

Carlisle, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

Jul 1

Stoke Poges, UK

JDRF Pro-Am Golf at Stoke Park

An unforgettable day’s golf as your team will join top PGA professionals to play 18 holes at the beautiful Stoke Park golf course.

June 2022
Jun 30

Wandsworth, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

Jun 27-28

Newcastle, UK

Diabetes UK Children’s Event

Weekend event. Children aged 7 to 10 years old can take part in fun activities amongst others with diabetes with educational sessions also included.

Jun 27

Southampto, UK

DRWF 7th Annual Diabetes Wellness Day South

Interactive and informative talks, plus an exhibition area.

Jun 25

Worcester, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

Jun 20

Glasgow, UK

Diabetes UK Children’s Event

One day event. Children aged 7 to 10 years old can take part in fun activities amongst others with diabetes with educational sessions also included.

Jun 20

Portsmouth, UK

JDRF Spinnaker Tower Abseil

Abseil down the distinctive Spinnaker Tower and enjoy panoramic views over the Solent to the Isle of Wight.

Jun 19

Swansea, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

Jun 15

Norwich, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

Jun 13

Inverness, UK

Diabetes UK Family Event

A one day event helping families to live with and manage diabetes.

Jun 11

Oxford, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

Jun 10

London, UK

Art Antiques London Party in the Park

As the sole beneficiary charity, JDRF will be hosting a glamorous champagne reception followed by a 3 course dinner, providing guests with an exclusive preview of the leading antiques fair.

Jun 6-7

Caythorpe Court, UK

Diabetes UK Children’s Event

Weekend event. Children aged 7 to 10 years old can take part in fun activities amongst others with diabetes with educational sessions also included.

Jun 6

Edinburgh, UK

JDRF Edinburgh Ball

Join the JDRF Edinburgh Ball in the five star Prestonfield House. Includes three course dinner and live entertainment.

Jun 5

Dumfries, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

Jun 1

South Shields, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

May 2022
May 30

Birmingham, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

May 23

London, UK

JDRF Type 1 Discovery Day

Weekend event. Children aged 7 to 10 years old can take part in fun activities amongst others with diabetes with educational sessions also included.

May 21

London, UK

JDRF An Evening at the Royal Academy of Arts

Join JDRF for an intimate dinner with a champagne reception and three course meal, chosen by BBC Great British Menu judge Oliver Peyton.

May 21

Bedford, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

May 16

Halifax, UK

JDRF Type 1 Discovery Day

Find out the latest in type 1 diabetes research and management plus entertainment for younger children and entrance to Eureka! -The National Childen’s Museum

May 13

Plymouth, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

May 6

Cardiff, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

May 3-8

Peak District National Park, UK

DRWF “Active with Diabetes” Walking Holiday 2022

Join DRWF to explore the rolling hills, rural idyll, wildlife and dramatic landscape of the Peak District National Park on an all inclusive walking holiday.

April 2022
Apr 28

Scottish Borders, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

Apr 28

London, UK

JDRF Type 1 Discovery Evening

Find out the latest in type 1 diabetes research and speak with the JDRF.

Apr 26

Cheshire, UK

JDRF Type 1 Sports Day

A day devoted to how to manage diabetes during sport with talks from professional sportspeople with type 1.

Apr 25

Inverness, UK

JDRF Type 1 Discovery Day

Find out the latest in type 1 diabetes research and management – includes a talk on managing diabetes when playing sports.

Apr 24-26

Telford, UK

Diabetes UK Family Event

A weekend event helping families towards confidently living with type 1 diabetes

Apr 24

Maidstone, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

Apr 21

Darlingto, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

Apr 18

Overstrand, UK

Diabetes UK Children’s Event

One day event. Children aged 7 to 10 years old can take part in fun activities amongst others with diabetes with educational sessions also included.

Apr 13

Camde, UK

Diabetes UK Living with Diabetes day

Learn to manage type 2 diabetes and ask diabetes experts about the questions you have.

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