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Happy Anniversary to our gluten free community!

Help us celebrate throughout 2018 by holding your own party and raising £50 for our 50th year or come along to one of our research talks to find out the latest developments in coeliac disease research.

Coeliac UK research talks

Research talks

We're touring the country to tell you about developments in research on coeliac disease. Come along to find out how the £2 million we've already invested in research has made a difference and what £5 million more could achieve for people who need to live without gluten. From Somerset to Stirling, we're bringing our talks somewhere near you. 
Coeliac UK 50th anniversary

Order your party pack

You know all about how much has changed since 1968, and we think that's worth celebrating! So raise £50 for our 50th Anniversary by throwing a gluten free party. Whether it's afternoon tea, a retro dinner party, or a lunchtime get together at work, our party pack has everything you need to make your event a success. Plus why not check out our 60s themed anniversary recipes for inspiration?
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Cake competition

Well done to all those who entered our 50th Anniversary cake competition during our Awareness Week.

Congratulations to our winning entries:


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50th anniversary parties

Get involved in your local Anniversary celebration

There are all sorts of events going on up and down the country thanks to our amazing local groups. From a tea dance to a children's fun day and everything in between (think super hero parties, afternoon teas, awareness raising stands and barbecues) there will be something going on near you. Check our events page to see what's on or contact your local group


Get inspired

Many in our community have already taken up the challenge to raise £50 for our 50th year by throwing a party to celebrate our anniversary. Thank you to those who have already joined in, like Beryl and Geoff who had a gluten free tea dance. Beryl supplied homemade gluten free treats and Geoff made a wonderful information board on the history of the charity and the developments that have been made over the last 50 years. 

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Dietitan, Kirsty Dobson, held a trolley dash at her hospital with her student dietitians who did a fantastic job raising awareness amongst medical and nursing staff and patients. They also raised £86.50 thanks to Trust staff members who enthusiastically bought from their gluten free bake sale.

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Young Champion Hannah sold fairy cakes to her neighbours to celebrate 50 years of Coeliac UK. Her teachers also got involved during Awareness Week and held activities with Hannah’s class to inform them about coeliac disease.

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Thanks to our sponsors M&S for supporting our 50th Anniversary parties.

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