Drop-in cafés

Drop-in cafés


Come along to our drop-in cafés in Yorkshire, a chance for anyone impacted by a brain tumour to chat and share with others going through a similar situation.

We are delighted to be able to offer some more informal supportive get togethers for anyone impacted by a brain tumour.

Whether you are a patient, a family member, a carer or a friend, you are welcome to come to our drop-ins. You'll have the chance to chat to others who have experienced something similar, or simply relax with a hot drink and enjoy a social chat with others.

Our locations

Wakefield

Where: Create Café
When: drop in any time between 10.30am and 12.30pm on the fourth Thursday of every month.
Upcoming dates: Thursday 27th January, Thursday 24th February, Thursday 24th March...

Accessing the venue: Create Café, Burton Street, WF1 2EB
There is disabled parking on Burton Street, near the venue, and the venue has disabled access. The nearest car park is Rishworth Street Car Park, a few minutes' walk away.

Doncaster

Where: Sprotbrough Cricket Club
When: drop in any time between 1pm and 3pm.
Dates: Friday 28th January, Friday 25th February, Friday 25th March...

Accessing the venue: Sprotbrough Cricket Club, Melton Road, Sprotbrough, DN5 7NS. Car parking is available at the venue (outside the Ivanhoe Hotel).
 
There is a bus stop outside the venue on Melton Road with regular buses available into Doncaster town centre (49 and 219) and Barnsley town centre (219). The buses also cover Cadeby, High Melton, Goldthorpe, Thurnscoe, Great Houghton, Grimethorpe, Darfield, Ardsley and Stairfoot.
 
The venue is accessible by wheelchair, but please note there is a small section of grass between two paths to navigate.
Click here to download a map and pictures of the venue.


Leeds

Where: The Loft Coffee Shop
When: drop in any time between 10am and 12 noon on the second Saturday of every month.
Upcoming dates: Saturday 8th January, Saturday 12th February, Saturday 12th March...

Accessing the venue: The Loft Coffee Shop, 13a Springfield Mills, Bagley Lane, Farsley, LS28 5LY
There is ample parking and a lift is available to access the venue.
Click here to download directions by train, bus and car to the venue.

Karen's story

Karen told us about her experience of coming along to one of our Drop-In Cafés:

"I had been sceptical, wondering if this was for me, but decided to give it a go and I am so pleased I did.

"When I walked in there was a really warm welcome from Laura and Becky from the charity and an offer of a drink (the latte is very nice!)

"It was... a really nice, warm and friendly atmosphere to talk about anything; the thing we all have in common... or indeed, talk about anything but.

"The Drop-In Café feels like a real safe space where I can just be me, not trying to look as though everything is ok, and enjoy a cuppa. I find it really helpful to talk to people who have shared experiences. I am so pleased that I decided to give it a chance.

"The drop-ins run for a couple of hours. I know I thought I would go and just stay for an hour but have ended up staying for the full time, and then some! Hopefully you will find it as useful as my family and I have." 
Read Karen's story in full by clicking here.

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