PAC-UK National Adoption Week 2021 Events

This page lists events that PAC-UK is delivering during National Adoption Week 2021, which takes place from Monday 18th to Sunday 24th October.

All events are completely free to book on to, will be delivered via Zoom and are open to all parties affected by adoption and permanency, including social workers and other professionals. We have a fantastic lineup of guest speakers and very much look forward to welcoming you on the day!

In addition to the below events, we will be sharing new content on our social media platforms throughout the week (including some brilliant guest blogs) and our amazing Adopteens will be taking over PAC-UK Twitter on Friday 22 October - more details on this to follow shortly, though you can email adopteens@pac-uk.org now if you have any questions that you would like our Adopteens to answer on the day!

You can 'follow' PAC-UK on Twitter here and 'like' PAC-UK on Facebook here. Sharing and commenting on our posts is appreciated - we will be using #PACUKNAW2021 for our Zoom events and #AdopteensTakeover for our Twitter takeover.

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Voices of adopted people: Messages for change - delivered via Zoom

Free Event

Date: October 18, 2021

This FREE to attend event is open to all parties affected by adoption and permanency, including social workers and other professionals.

Join us for a day of adopted people speaking about their varied experiences and their priorities for the adoption sector. Our fantastic lineup of guest speakers includes Debbie Nahid (TTAG), Claire (How To Be Adopted), Shania Ives and Annalisa Toccara (Adoptee Futures), Gilli Bruce, Zara Phillips and our amazing Adopteens!

Event start time 10.00am | Lunch break 12.30pm | Event end time 3.00pm

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Adoption remembrance event - delivered via Zoom

Free Event

Date: October 19, 2021

All adults affected by adoption and their friends/family are warmly invited to join us for this important FREE online event, which is linked to National Adoption Week, and to National Remembrance Day.

This is a poignant time to come together to think and reflect about the loss of relationships, which is the downside of adoption for so many. These losses can be devastating and bewildering, and it is important for all of us to recognise the depth of feelings involved for all concerned.

Event start time 2.30pm | Event end time 4.30pm

Availability: 0

Voices of birth parents: Loss, hope and change - delivered via Zoom

Free Event

Date: October 20, 2021

This FREE to attend event is open to all parties affected by adoption and permanency, including social workers and other professionals.

Join us for a day that brings together the voices and art of birth parents. Our fantastic lineup of guest speakers includes Angela Frazer Wicks, Emma Geddes, Siobhan Beckwith, Dr Lisa Morriss, Laura Anderson (Two Good Mums) and our amazing PAC-UK Wigan Birth Parent Group!

Event start time 11.00am | Event end time 2.00pm

Availability: Spaces remaining.