World's Biggest Coffee Morning

macmillan coffee morning

If you've ever visited one of our branches in late September, you'll know we love Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning - we've been supporting the charity for 23 years! This year we're doing it bigger and better than ever before, and as proud sponsor of Coffee Mornings in local communities across the country, we're encouraging everyone to do the same.

It doesn't matter whether you’re social secretary at a sports club, part of a mum and baby group, a member of a community watch committee, a volunteer at a care home or just someone who wants to get to know their neighbours better – Macmillan needs you to run a Coffee Morning in your local community, to help ensure no-one faces cancer alone.

macmillan coffee morning

Brewing up an even bigger Coffee Morning!

Having a Coffee Morning is the perfect chance to catch up over a cuppa and a slice of something delicious for a great cause. You can hold one anywhere - as long as there's room for people to sit and share some coffee and cake, that's all you need. 

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is officially held on 30 September, but you can host your event on any date that suits you. So get planning, and sign up for your free Coffee Morning kit now!

Sign up for your free Coffee Morning kit

Our branches

We’ll also be hosting community Coffee Mornings in most of our branches across the UK, as well as running some regional Coffee Morning events. We would love to see you there!

Our employees will also be out and about in their local communities, volunteering and supporting Coffee Morning events.

See Macmillan's interactive map to find out if there's a Coffee Morning near you.

Macmillan coffee morning
Macmillan coffee morning

Michelle's story

"Every year we hold a Coffee Morning in our branch in East Dereham to raise money for Macmillan. Last year we went all out by dressing as the characters for the Mad Hatter's Tea Party. Our customers love it, because not only do they get to share cake and have a chat, but they’re also able to support a cause that affects so many people in so many different ways."

Michelle, Nationwide employee

Nationwide and Macmillan

We've worked together with Macmillan Cancer Support to develop and launch a groundbreaking Specialist Support Service for Nationwide customers affected by cancer. This service helps customers with cancer manage their finances and reduce the stress of money worries.

Find out more about our Specialist Support Service.

Macmillan coffee morning

The detail


You can hold a Coffee Morning anywhere you like – in a community hall, a sports club or even outside. As long as you have somewhere people can sit down and share a coffee and some cake, the rest will work!


The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is officially held on 30 September. However, you can hold your event on any date that works for you.

Skills needed?

Enthusiasm and ideas to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. If you’re not a great baker, you can always buy your cakes from a shop (no-one will know!).

Anything else?

Don’t forget to sign up for your free Coffee Morning kit, which will give you lots of ideas and helpful bits and pieces to make your Coffee Morning a success. 



If you want to join in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, sign up for your free Coffee Morning kit.



Your donation will mean that no-one has to face cancer alone.



See more at Macmillan's website, or for information or support call Macmillan’s Support Line on 0808 808 0000. 

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