An afternoon tea event is taking place in aid of Cancer Research UK.

The event, which will offer attendees sandwiches, cakes and a whole host of goodies, will take place on Wednesday August 14 in St Peter's Parish Centre, on Church Street in Darwen.

Chris Lawton who is on the committee for the Darwen branch of Cancer Research UK said: "We'll be having a raffle as well as the food, and admission is £5 with all proceeds going to Cancer Research UK."