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 Craft Workshops

Big C Craft Workshops

There’s lots of crafty workshops happening at our Diss shop this year. Take a look below to see what’s happening and when. 


Monday 21st​ January
10 – 12pm Ladybird Felt Pincushion.
1.30 – 3.30pm Gift Boxes – with Maxine.

Thursday 24th January
10 – 12pm Needle Felting/Landscape.

Monday 28th January 
10 – 12pm Working with Plastic Canvas.

Tuesday 29th January
1.30 – 3.30pm Stamping with Ellie.


Saturday 2nd February
10 – 12pm Paper Straw Vase.

Monday 4th February​
10 – 12pm Plastic Canvas Box.

Monday 11th February
10 – 12pm Ribbon Weaving.
1.30 – 3.30pm Heart Book Folding for Valentines with Maxine.

Monday 18th February
10 – 12pm Foundation Patchwork.

Wednesday 20th February
10 – 12pm Scrapbooking with Jackie.

Saturday February 23rd
10 – 12pm Simple Stamping Demonstration Only.

Monday 25th February
10 – 12pm Crochet Cupcake.

Tuesday 26th February
10 – 12pm Vellum Flowers in a Frame.


Saturday 2nd March
10 – 12pm Dorset Buttons.

Monday 4th March
10 – 12pm Embroidery Dorset Feather Stitchery.

Monday 11th March
10 – 12pm Tumbling Blocks Cot Quilt – Part One*.
1.30 – 3.30pm Ribbon Flower Embroidery for Mothers Day With Maxine.

Wednesday 13th March
10 – 12pm Scrapbooking with Jackie.

Saturday 16th March
10 – 12pm Tamari Balls.

Monday 18th March
10 – 12pm Tumbling Blocks Cot Quilt – Part Two*.

Monday 25th March
10 – 12pm Tumbling Blocks Cot Quilt – Part Three*.

Tuesday 26th March
1.30 – 3.30pm Stamping with Ellie

*Additional cost to cover materials.


Monday 8th April
1.30 – 3.30pm Quilling for Easter with Maxine.

Wednesday 10th April
10 – 12pm Scrapbooking with Jackie.

Tuesday 30th April
1.30 – 3.3pm Stamping with Ellie.


Monday 13th May
1.30 – 3.30pm Nail Varnish Flowers and printing with Maxine.


Monday 17th June
1.30 – 3.30pm Mosaics with CDs with Maxine.

Tuesday 25th June
1.30 – 3.30pm Stamping with Ellie.


Monday 8th July
1.30 – 3.30pm Paracord Key Ring with Maxine.


Monday 12th August
1.30 – 3.30pm Macramé with Maxine.


Monday 9th September
1.30 – 3.30pm Book Folding Animals with Maxine.


Monday 14th October
1.30 – 3.30pm Recycled paper wreath with Maxine.


Monday 11th November
1.30 – 3.30pm Quill Snowflake Tree Decoration with Maxine.


Monday 9th December
1.30 – 3.30pm Bead Christmas Star Decorations with Maxine.

All workshops are held at our Diss Shop at D Victoria Centre, Victoria Roadd, Diss, IP22 4GA.

To book a place on one of the workshops please call the shop on 01379 658655 as booking is essential. 

All materials are included as part of the workshop except where indicated otherwise. We ask for a suggested donation of £5 per person (apart from the weekly Meet Make and Mardle sessions which are free.)

We regret no wheelchair access.
Hot drinks are available to purchase from our lovely neighbours at Little Bites.

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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.