February 2019


Author: Roisin McCormackPublished: 31 January 2019

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Tribute to Jon Hiseman Concert, London, UK

Celebrate the life and work of Jon Hiseman – drummer, lyricist, songwriter and producer from pioneering jazz-rock band, Colosseum – at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London, UK. Tickets start at UK £29 with proceeds going to The Cure Parkinson’s Trust.


Kilimanjaro Charity Climb Ball, Warwickshire, UK

Support those climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Parkinson’s by kickstarting their fundraising at this charity ball. A chic champagne reception and polo match is followed by a three-course meal, raffle, auction and live music. Tickets cost UK £75 per person.


Ho Chi Minh to Angkor Wat Cycle, Cambodia

Raise money for Parkinson’s by cycling through the stunning rural landscapes of south-east Asia. Dotted with ancient landmarks and Buddhist temples, this cycle – organised by travel specialists Discover Adventure – offers a cultural experience like no other. Fundraising targets start at UK £3,650.


Parkinson’s Foundation Annual Leo Geller Golf Tournament, Florida, US

Get practicing for the annual Leo Geller Golf Tournament at the Boca Rio Golf Club. The day of golfing is followed by raffles, awards and a cocktail reception and dinner. All proceeds will go to the Parkinson’s Foundation.


Communication & Swallow Workshop, Vancouver, Canada

A full day interactive programmes, led by registered speech language pathologists, will focus on overcoming communication challenges – such as disordered articulation, diminished facial expression and impaired swallowing – faced by people with Parkinson’s.


Dancing for Parkinson’s, California, US

Dig out your dancing shoes and spend Valentine’s weekend at this annual event – which will feature live Spanish music and delicious Mexican food – whilst raising money for the Spanish speaking Parkinson’s community in California, US.


Art for Parkinson’s Workshop, New South Wales, Australia

Experience the therapeutic effects of art at this innovative programme for people living with Parkinson’s. Tickets cost AUS $10 and includes morning tea and all art supplies.


Time to Run, across the UK

Challenge yourself to run 50 miles in 50 days – whether that’s at the weekend or on your lunch break – and raise vital funds for Parkinson’s whilst getting fit. Minimum sponsorship is UK £50 and there is a UK £5 signup fee. 

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