Local groups

There are around 365 Parkinson's UK local groups throughout the UK.

These are run by volunteers who usually have experience of Parkinson's and are supported by Parkinson's UK staff.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our events and activities have changed. Many activities have moved online. Find out about all the virtual activities you can access wherever you live. Or join the online community here on Facebook. See more about Parkinson’s and coronavirus on our dedicated page.

The groups welcome family members and carers, and some involve health or social care professionals.

Meetings can be informal - a chance to talk and discuss worries and experiences - or may include a presentation by an invited speaker, such as a healthcare professional or complementary therapist.

Many groups hold social events and activities too.

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All Parkinson's UK Local Groups

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Local groups for younger people

See all of our local groups for younger people with Parkinson's.

Local group resources

If you volunteer for one of our local groups, we have all the resources and documents you need.