Wayland Women in Business is a networking group for ladies from all walks of life, whether running their own businesses, employed, seeking to find employment or retired. Our aim is to promote the importance of networking and making contacts in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. There is no membership fee. We hold quarterly meetings with a guest speaker and a hot lunch and it has become a great social event.


We hope that you and your family are keeping well. As we’ve not been able to have our lunches this year, we are going to try and do something a little different to enable our ladies to meet on a more informal basis . Our first series of meet ups will be at Broom Hall Country Hotel on Tuesday 3rd, Wednesday 4th, and Thursday 5th at 12.30 and they will be subject to guidelines in place at the time.

We are proposing a series of lunches, just one table per day, with one of us at each lunch. To book simply email us at info@waylandwomeninbusiness.co.uk which day you would like to come. Please note that you will be able to choose to from the venue’s menu on the day and pay on the day. This is on a first come first served basis but we will run a reserve list if needed. NB: any special offers will not be applicable to these bookings.

At the lunches please feel free to bring along any ideas concerning the way forward for WWIB as we all look to support each other over the coming months..


Autumn lunch report

By Debbie Harris | October 14, 2019

It was a beautiful sunny autumn day when we welcomed Jessica Glover from the Benjamin Foundation as our guest speaker into the recently refurbished Swallowtails restaurant at Broom Hall. The Benjamin Foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary. It reaches out to provide young people with the support and help they need and which may not…

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Jan Godfrey, MBE

By Debbie Harris | August 9, 2019

Jan Godfrey, MBE Sadly, our lovely Jan Godfrey MBE passed away in July. Jan was chair of The Wayland Partnership and worked tirelessly to improve the Wayland area, and quality of lives of those living in the town of Watton and surrounding villages.  WWIB was initially formed by The Wayland Partnership and now continues to…

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Summer afternoon tea

By Debbie Harris | July 1, 2019

Once again our summer meeting was held at College farm where we were treated to a lovely afternoon tea baked by Katharine Wolstenholme. Sadly the sun didn’t shine for us this year but the panelled dining room was a lovely place for us to meet and chat!

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Spring 2019 Lunch

By Debbie Harris | March 29, 2019

We had a brilliant start to the year with our Spring Lunch at Broom Hall Country Hotel where our guest speaker was Watton Mayor Tina Kiddell. Tina was working at M&S in London when she looked down the street and decided that she wanted to be a black cab driver in the City. After 2…

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Christmas lunch 2018

By Debbie Harris | January 11, 2019

We started of the festive season in good cheer with plenty of atmosphere at Broom Hall. We welcomed our guest speaker, Kathy Webb from Palm & Sole in the Norwich Lanes, who creates, develops and blends aromatherapy products. She also holds workshops and experience events which celebrate how unique each person is. Kathy has spent…

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Candi’s Autumn presentation a real treat!

By Debbie Harris | October 1, 2018

On a beautiful Autumn day we returned to Broom Hall Country Hotel for our lunch, where we welcome Candi Robertson along as our guest speaker. Candi is the face and passion behind Candi’s chutneys, a business she started 7 years ago having been a professional chef for over 20 years Candi started making chutney for…

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