Alternative therapies and crafts at cancer support group

PUBLISHED: 14:00 28 March 2019

People accessing the support at the cancer cafe in Nailsea.

People accessing the support at the cancer cafe in Nailsea.


A cancer support group in Nailsea gave people the chance to try out alternative therapies and paint pottery.

Your Cancer Café, which meets at 65 High Street, was set up by Jo Hopkinson who is battling breast cancer.

She set up the group to provide support for people going through the same treatment.

At the March meeting, people were able to try out reflexology, massage and reiki, make posies and paint pottery.

Jo said: “Anyone affected by cancer either going through treatment or having had treatment in the past, their family and friends are welcome to come along and enjoy some time relaxing and enjoying the activities or talking to others in similar situations should they wish to.”

The next Your Cancer Café will take place in the venue on April 18 from 2-5pm when there will be music, refreshments, alternative therapies and crafts.

The café runs every third Thursday of the month.

Anyone interested in running an activity can email

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