September 30th, 2016

Macmillan coffee mornings to be held across Bromsgrove

Updated: 11:21 am, May 07, 2015

A VARIETY of businesses, community groups, churches and other organisations across Bromsgrove and Droitwich will join others from across the UK which will be holding a coffee morning in the next week to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is the charity’s biggest charity fund-raising event and last year, 154,000 people signed up to hold an event, seeing £20million collected for Macmillan.

This year the organisers want to raise even more.

To sign up or find out more about the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning visit or call 0845 602 1246.

CATSHILL’S Pop-Up Cafe, based at Catshill Baptist Church in Milton Road, will hold a coffee morning at 10am tomorrow (Saturday). Everyone is welcome to the event, which starts at 10am and runs until 1pm. As well as home-made cakes and a cup of fairtrade coffee or tea, there will also be squash for children.

BARCLAYS Bank in Victoria Square, Droitwich, will hold its coffee morning from 10am to midday next Friday (September 26). Raffle tickets for a prize draw being held in conjunction with the event have been on sale since Monday. Prizes have been donated by a number of local businesses.

A COFFEE morning will be held at creative communications agency Superdream. The event will run from 9am to 1pm next Friday at the premises in Oak Tree House, Waterside, Stoke Prior. A spokesperson for the company said: “Come and pop in for delicious cake and that all needed coffee.”

TEA or coffee and a scone will be available for £3.50 from the Tea Cups Cafe, Gurneys Lane, Droitwich, next Friday. The event has been organised by the Droitwich Spa Area Forum for Older People (DSAFOP).

As well as the food and drink, there will also be a raffle. A DSAFOP spokesperson said: “We hope everyone will come down and support this fantastic charity.”

WELLBEING at The Wishing Well and Natural Born Mums are joining forces for a coffee morning between 10am and 2pm next Friday. As well as the tea, coffee and cake for a donation to Macmillan, the event, at The Wishing Well Cafe and Holistic Therapy Centre in Bromsgrove, will also have taster sessions in aromatherapy massage, reflexology and Reiki on offer. They will be given by therapists Hilary Leach, Emma Westwood and Sam Sample. On top of that, more than £1,000 worth of free treatments will be up for grabs with a raffle. They include acupuncture, full body aromatherapy massage, Indian head massage and more. Natural Born Mums run ‘Active Birth’ antenatal classes designed to empower women to have better experiences through labour and beyond. For more on the coffee morning, email or call Holli on 01527 570838.

DEVELOPER Newland Homes will be holding its coffee morning at Oakalls Grange. That will take place from 11am next Friday and Beverley Bullough and Jo Smith will be on hand to tempt those who go along with freshly baked cakes and hot or cold drinks. There will be no charge for the refreshments – those who have them are asked to give a donation to the cause. Gail Remnant, Newland Homes’ sales manager, said: “We are really pleased to be holding a coffee morning to support Macmillan’s and hope it will bring together many people from across the community.” For more information, visit or call 01527 879516.

COLLEGE Road Dental Practice will hold its coffee morning at 9am next Friday.

RESIDENTS are invited to a Alice in Wonderland-inspired World’s Biggest Coffee Morning next Friday. Staff at Westmead Day Care, in Westmead Close, will be transporting people down the rabbit hole at the special party taking place between 10.45am and 12.45pm.

A FAMILY-RUN Bromsgrove business will be holding its Macmillian coffee and cake day between 10am and 4pm next Saturday (September 27). Gail Fry and her sister Tracey Faulkner, from Focal Image, will be inviting residents in to join them for some yummy treats at their store on Broad Street.

THERE will be tea, coffee, home-made cakes, a tombola and a raffle at Bewell Head Club in Bromsgrove next Saturday. The event will be held between 10am and 2pm. For more information, call secretary Laura Hall 07791 161429.

Gail Fry and her sister Tracey Faulkner looking forward to their coffee morning. (s