OUR NEXT LUNCH - THURSDAY 22nd June
AUTUMN DIARY DATE - ARTICHOKE CHARITY FASHION SHOW
Wednesday 20th September - Broom Hall Hotel. Fundraising for the Wayland Dementia Cafe.
Tickets will go on sale in June. In the meantime, if you would like to model the beautiful clothes on the evening, or donate a raffle prize, please get in touch.
For our Spring lunch, not only did we welcome the sunshine, but Lois Gill, the creative director of Blossom and Yarn. What started with an idea for a flower festival, was grown after seeing a knitted Christmas tree at another event. The idea of Blossom and Yarn was created so knitters of the village of…Read More
At our Christmas lunch, we enjoyed Davina Tanner OBE’s talk about Café Britannia in Norwich. The Café, which offers fresh cooked food, is a social enterprise set up in 2014 by Davina, on a shoestring budget including her own personal savings. Alongside civilians, the Café employs inmates of HMP Norwich, Bure and Wayland providing rehabilitation…Read More
For our September 2016 lunch, we welcomed Jo Wilson, Executive Director of Unity in Diversity, a community interest company focusing on celebrating difference in diversity. Jo gave an interesting account of her life including growing up with parents from opposite ends of the world, snippets of school life, working in careers guidance, her position at…Read More
We were delighted that Jan Godfrey and Suzanne Rhind from the Wayland Partnership were able to join us for our tenth anniversary celebrations, as the group was their brainchild at its commencement in 2006. We particularly appreciated their help in cutting the cake! Our inspirational speaker was Joan Khurody who published her first book (her…Read More
Penny Lindop, UK designer and Norfolk artist proved to be an inspirational speaker at our Christmas lunch on 1st December. Penny spoke of her early hippy lifestyle as an archaelogist and her adventures in Australia and Indonesia, leading to a fascination with spinning and weaving. Following her return to the UK, an ‘art time’ project…Read More
We were thrilled that Anna Mudeka agreed to be the speaker at our September meeting. Anna talked about her early life in Zimbabwe and her roles of musician, teacher and organisr of the charitiable initiative, the Anna Mudeka Foundation. A special treat for us was when Anna performed a song entitled ‘If I were a…Read More