Join one of our webinars or virtual community groups:

We hold a variety of webinars and virtual community groups each week - all free to attend as part of your Adoption UK membership, the events can be joined simply by clicking on the links below, although you'll need to be logged in to view the links. 

If you have any problems please get in touch via: [email protected]

Please note that the name you register with for each event will be visible to all other participants, so if you don't want your full name shown please register using a pseudonym

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If you have missed any of our fantastic webinars when they were live - FEAR not! You can view all of them on demand - just click here.

WEEKLY WEBINARS & VIRTUAL MEET UPS 


Thursday 4th March at 8pm

Adoption UK members webinar with Gill Tree - Touching Stories; the therapeutic power of story massage

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In this webinar Gill explains the practice of story massage.  Story massage can be used very effectively to help your child embrace their life story.


Thursday 4th March at 8pm

Adoption UK meet up for adopters from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.

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Join our recently formed group for BAME adoptive parents and prospective adopters. This is your opportunity to extend your support network and shape the group going forward.


Friday 5th March at 8pm

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Adoptive Parents

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This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members to have a chat and unload/support each other. We will be holding these regularly, hosted by members of Adoption UK staff.


Monday 8th March at 11am

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Prospective Adopters

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This is a UK-wide meet up for prospective adopters to have a chat and unload/support each other. We will be holding these regularly, hosted by members of Adoption UK staff.


Monday 8th March at 8pm

Adoption UK members webinar - in conversation with John Buultjens

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BMX supremo, author, actor and adoptee John Buultjens joins us to discuss his life and new film Ride which documents his journey from abusive childhood, to international acclaim.


Tuesday 9th March at 10am

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Home Educators

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This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members who are full time home educators for their children to catch up and have fun!


Tuesday 9th March at 11am

Adoption UK members webinar with Joanna North - Tracing first families part one
This is the first of a pair of webinars that Jo will be delivering on the intermediary process including tracing first families and the impact on the lives of those affected by adoption.

Tuesday 9th March at 8pm

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Adoptive Parents

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This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members to have a chat and unload/support each other. We will be holding these regularly, hosted by members of Adoption UK staff.


Wednesday 10th March at 8pm

Adoption UK LGBTQ+ Community Meet Up

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Come and join our meeting for anyone who has adopted or is going through the adoption process from the LGBTQ+ community. An opportunity to meet others and share thoughts and experiences.


Thursday 11th March at 10am

Adoption UK members webinar with Chris - Matchmaking in lockdown

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2020 was a difficult time for the adoption process. Virtual visits and socially distanced introductions.
In this webinar Chris will share some of his experiences to anyone wondering how things are affecting matching in the current climate.


Friday 12th March at 7.30

Adoption UK - Parenting teens meet up with Anita and Simon

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A chance to meet and share experiences with other parents of adopted teenagers, this meeting will focus on teenagers in education and the associated issues.


Monday 15th March at 11am

Adoption UK members webinar with Kathleen Gayton - Supporting a child's executive function at home and at school

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This webinar will explain what we mean by executive function and how difficulties might impact on children's learning, relationships, emotions and behaviour. There will be practical strategies to use at home and school to support children's executive function development.


Monday 15th March at 8pm

Adoption UK members webinar with Lisa - My experience of the challenges and delights of direct contact between birth siblings.

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This webinar is a discussion of Lisa's experiences of trying to arrange and maintain direct contact between adopted siblings. 


Tuesday 16th March at 10am

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Home Educators

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This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members who are full time home educators for their children to catch up and have fun!


Tuesday 16th March at 11am

Adoption UK members webinar with Simon Benn - How a teddy bear changed an adoptee's life

Click here to register - this webinar is open to everyone

Simon was adopted at 5 weeks old and has known he was adopted for as long as he can remember. Here he shares his personal journey that lead him on the road to meeting his birth mother; triggered by the discovery at age 40 that his childhood teddy bear was a gift from her.


Wednesday 17th March at 8pm

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Adoptive Parents

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This is a UK-wide meet up for Adoption UK members to have a chat and unload/support each other. We will be holding these regularly, hosted by members of Adoption UK staff.


Thursday 18th March at 11am

Adoption UK - Nationwide meet up for Prospective Adopters

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This is a UK-wide meet up for prospective adopters to have a chat and unload/support each other. We will be holding these regularly, hosted by members of Adoption UK staff.


Thursday 18th March at 8pm

Adoption UK meet up for adopters from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.

Click here to register

Join our recently formed group for BAME adoptive parents and prospective adopters. This is your opportunity to extend your support network and shape the group going forward.


Tuesday 23rd March at 11am 

Adoption UK members webinar with Joanna North - Tracing first families part two

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This is the second of a pair of webinars that Jo will be delivering on the intermediary process including tracing and tracking first families and the impact on the lives of those affected by adoption.


Tuesday 20th April at 8pm
Adoption UK members webinar with Sam Langley-Swain - The Blanket Bears – Life Story Work and Therapeutic Storytelling
Author and adoptive dad Sam Langley-Swain talks about the ‘story behind the story’, how and why he wrote The Blanket Bears, one of the leading children’s books about adoption.