Telephone Support Line 0800 092 7640

Available Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

Telephone Support Line 0800 092 7640

Available Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

Telephone Support Line 0800 092 7640

Available Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

You may wish to fundraise yourself, with family and friends or within your local group. Whatever the idea, be it large or small, we know you will have a great time raising vital funds for Big C.

Did you know we have 12 charity shops across Norfolk including a dedicated Craft Supplies Shop, Furniture Emporium, Bridal and a high-end fashion Boutique? We are always looking for high quality donations.


We are always looking for volunteers including in our Support Centres, shops and at our Fundraising events. Volunteering is a great way to spend some free time, meet new people, and gain experience.

Help us build a new Cancer Support Centre in Norwich. Support our vision to bring greater cancer care nearer to home. Donate now.

Big C news

Read our blog for news and articles from your local cancer charity.

Tiffany’s Story

In 2018, Tiffany Peel was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia, a cancer of the white blood cells. This is her story… When you have cancer, your life suddenly becomes a different normal, a new normal. A couple of years ago Tiffany Peel was a carer for people with dementia; she

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Leia’s Blog: Shop carefree and sustainably with Big C

In the current climate, how we shop and what we shop for is changing. Due to the increased awareness of climate change and pollution, we are all becoming more conscious of our carbon footprint and the effect of our everyday actions have on the environment. Luckily, shopping in a Big

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Getting Crafty With Big C

An inside look into our Big C shop in Diss which not only has a variety of arts and crafts materials but also hosts plenty of workshops so you can meet new people, learn a new skill and get crafty! Some people think that once you’ve been to one charity

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Q&A: Cervical Cancer

We asked Jenny, Big C’s Cancer Information Clinical Nurse Specialist, some common questions regarding Cervical Cancer and how Big C can help not only those who’ve been diagnosed, but even people afraid of having their cervical smear.  Jenny Daly, Big C’s Cancer Information Clinical Nurse Specialist Q: How does cervical

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New Big C Online Support Centre launches

Welcome to the newly launched Online Support Centre – helping to provide Big C cancer support and information online. The new website, which is a hub of online cancer information, resources and support aims to make Big C’s Cancer Support and Information services more accessible to those who cannot, or

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Big C Centre

Volunteer Spotlight: Jonathan Boyles

For International Volunteers Day, we interviewed volunteer Jonathan who currently works in our Support and Information Centre at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH). He told us about his motivation for volunteering and how the experience has helped to transform his life. Ten months ago, I never thought I’d

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Gather all ye Kingsman

An insight into a group meeting of men diagnosed with prostate cancer who gather monthly to support one another and raise awareness of the condition. See, this is what the group is for, talking about things like this and getting advice. Gather all ye Kingsman An insight into a group

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Big C Centre at NNUH

New Service Launches for those Living with and Beyond Cancer

Norfolk and Waveney cancer charity, Big C, has launched a new service in partnership with the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) for those people who have finished their cancer treatment and are moving on from regular follow up. The Supported Self-Management Programme will help those in our community affected

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Fee shares her story.

Around five years ago, Fee Sharples was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer and to this day, she hasn’t experienced any symptoms. Recently, Fee discovered one of our Big C Centres and now feels extremely reassured by all the services available to her, should she ever require support in the

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Lesley shares her story.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month which aims at increasing awareness of breast cancer support, research and diagnosis. It is also an opportunity for people who have been affected by this form of cancer to share their stories. Lesley Knox, a volunteer in our Norwich Big C Centre at the

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Look Good Feel Better session for men

Big C helps men to Look Good and Feel Better

The first Look Good, Feel Better sessions for men affected by cancer have been launched in Norfolk, hosted by local cancer charity, Big C at the Big C centre at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH). The launch of the men’s sessions follows the popularity of ladies’ Look Good

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Find out how Big C can support you and your family if you’ve been affected by cancer.

We can help to improve your quality of life, physical health, and mental wellbeing.

Some people take to the skies, run, jump, walk, swim and cycle whilst others make tea, bake cakes or shave heads.

What will you do to make a difference?

Two men from Norfolk who found themselves with cancer and having to travel for treatment, vowed local people would have access to the best treatment and support … and in 1980 the Big C Appeal was formed.