Aurora is a cancer charity providing support in the local area for people living with cancer or a long-term health condition. But Aurora is not just a cancer charity; they have a variety of support groups, counselling services and recreational activities on offer for the public too as well as a charity shop and tearooms.
Spotlight on… Heritage Café
The Heritage Café is back on Tuesday 3rd October. Heritage Hub volunteer Benedict Jephcote will be talking about the ‘Rise of the Dukeries’. On Tuesday 7th November Mick Weisel will be visiting to talk about his personal reflections of settling in Australia with a talk on ‘Immigration to Australia’.
A great opportunity to socialise, meet new people, keep learning and explore the past. The group meets in the Heritage Hub at 10.30am for a cuppa and a slice a cake and the talks start at 11.00am. Booking is essential.
Tuesday Market: every third Tuesday of the month, 10.00am to 2.00pm – free
This monthly market has a variety of craft stalls and wellbeing information to offer. Why not pop along and have a look, then have a snack or home-cooked meal in Valerie’s Tearoom?
Pie and Peas Quiz Night : Friday 20th October, 6.30pm – £12.00pp
Valerie’s Tearoom hosts a home-cooked pie and peas quiz evening. Tickets are on sale now at reception. Vegetarian or vegan options are available but must be ordered at the time of booking.
Aurora Worksop Fashion Show: Wednesday 15th November, 7.00pm – £10.00pp
North Notts Community Arena hosts an evening of fashion, fun and lots of shopping! Go along and support Aurora at their fifth annual Fashion Show. Try on and buy your favourite high street brands and exclusive boutique fashion, modelled by Aurora volunteers and cancer survivors, with over 20 stalls selling local crafts and unique Christmas gifts. Licensed bar available.
Aurora Christmas Ball: Friday 1st December, 7.00pm to 1.00am – £60.00pp
Ye Olde Bell, Barnby Moor hosts this year’s Christmas celebrations! A fabulous black-tie event which includes Prosecco on arrival, a two-course festive meal, Alexandra the violinist, resident DJ and singer Harry Linacre. Tickets are available from Louise Hamilton on 07525 437989 or for more information see the Aurora website.
For more information about Aurora, visit them at The Old Library Building, Memorial Avenue, Worksop, S80 2BJ.