Aurora Wellbeing Centre

by | 7 September 2023 | Local Charity, Worksop

Aurora is a cancer charity providing support in the local area for people living with cancer or a long-term health condition. But they are not just a cancer charity; they have a variety of support groups, counselling services and recreational activities on offer for the general public too as well as a charity shop and tearooms.

They had a very successful fundraising event last month at the Centre. ‘Pimms and Canapes’ with entertainment by local singer Ann Fotheringham, local craft and beauty stalls and a foot and hand massage were well received by everyone. Look out for this event next year and get your tickets early!

Spotlight on… Valerie’s Tearooms

Go along to their beautiful art deco inspired tearooms and enjoy a home cooked meal or cake whilst looking out over the Memorial Gardens. They have plenty of outdoor seating too, so why not stop off after a walk with your children or pets and have a relaxing snack? They cater for private parties either in the tearooms or one of their private rooms and they also take bookings for afternoon tea.

Christmas planning is well underway at the Centre and bookings are now being taken for their festive fayre. For more information or to book your party please contact Aurora on 01909 470985 Jenny by email on

What’s new at Aurora

Cuppa and Chat Cancer Support Group: If you have a cancer diagnosis and would like support from people in a similar position then go along for a ‘Cuppa and Chat’ facilitated by one of their cancer team specialists. The group is free to attend and includes refreshments. It meets once a month on Fridays at 2.15pm until 3.15pm. Contact Emma on 07947 353501 for more information.

Chair based and balance exercise class: This is specifically aimed at people with reduced mobility and is great for improving posture and balance. The class is every Monday at 12.00pm until 12.50pm and is led by a qualified exercise trainer. The class costs £5.00 and booking is recommended.

Forthcoming fundraising events

Friday 15th September, 6.30pm to 9.30pm: Valeries Tearooms hosts Supper, Chocolate and Entertainment – £20.00 per person

By popular demand, Island Truffles have been invited back. There will be a supper of home cooked fish, chips and peas including a hot drink, followed by a Belgian chocolate demonstration with witty dialogue, singing and comedy routine by our host Andy Grey. You are more than welcome to take your own alcohol. Tickets are on sale now. Contact Aurora on 01909 470985 or email

Friday 21st October, 6.30pm to 9.30pm: Valeries Tearooms hosts Pie and Pea Quiz Night – £12.00 per person
Home cooked Pie and Peas and quiz evening. Tickets are on sale now. Vegetarian or vegan options are available but must be ordered at the time of booking.

Contact us

For more information about Aurora, visit them at The Old Library Building, Memorial Avenue, Worksop S80 2BJ.
Alternatively, you can email, call 01909 470985, visit or find them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.