Colchester tea party to celebrate life after breast cancer to be held next month

PUBLISHED: 07:58 12 September 2017 | UPDATED: 07:58 12 September 2017

Town Hall in Colchester, Essex

Town Hall in Colchester, Essex


Organisers of a popular Colchester tea party, held to celebrate improving breast cancer survival rates, is appealing for people to take part in this year’s event.

The 16th annual Life After Breast Cancer tea party will take place on Thursday, October 12, from 3pm-5pm at the Moot Hall, Colchester Town Hall.

The event is open to anyone, including men, who has ever had a diagnosis of breast cancer – either recently of years ago.

Organised by the Friends of Essex County Hospital Breast Care Unit, the event is held during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Karen Reeve, breast admin manager at Essex County Hospital, said: “The tea party provides an informal environment for those people who have had a diagnosis of breast cancer to meet each other and chat over a cup of tea, sandwiches and cake.

“People who have attended this event previously have found it very positive and supportive, and have made good friends.”

To book a place at the event, call Karen Reeve by October 5 on 01206 744408 or email

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