For those who have given up chocolate for lent and are looking forward to indulging on chocolate eggs over Easter should look no further that The Goose pub in Doncaster. The pub on Hallgate is hosting a chocolate themed weekend of fun over Easter in aid of Doncaster based cancer charity, Aurora Centre.

From Good Friday (6th April) through to Easter Monday (9th April) the pub will be running competitions such as ‘Guess the bunnies name’ and ‘Guess the Weight’ of a giant jar of chocolate eggs. Customers can also purchase buns, cakes and chocolate Easter eggs with all proceeds donated to Aurora Centre.

Lindsay Thornton, assistant manager of The Goose and organiser of the Easter Weekend will be inviting customers buy raffle tickets to win superb prizes including free driving lessons, a free professional carpet clean, a £30 gardening voucher, a computer clean up, Nandos vouchers and many more. “Customers can even guess how many raffle tickets we will sell to win prizes”, said Lindsay. “We’ve a busy weekend planned and it’s all in aid of Aurora Centre, which provides amazing support to patients suffering from cancer and their families in the Doncaster area.”

“The pub will also be hosting a stall at the ‘The Care to Give’ fashion show on Maundy Thursday (5th April) held at The Mansion House in Doncaster, starting at 7pm. We will be selling jewellery, perfumes, soaps and bags to boost our fundraising. Anyone who purchases something from the stall will also receive a discount food and drink voucher offering 2 meals and a bottle of wine for £10 at The Goose,” she continued.
“We chose to support the Aurora Centre as it’s a locally based charity that offers cancer patients pampering and the opportunity to relax and gain advice as they receive their treatment. The work the Centre does makes such as huge difference to the people whose lives it touches and we are really delighted to show our support as it nears its 10th anniversary.”