Posts by Debbie Harris

Jan Godfrey, MBE

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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Christmas lunch 2018

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!

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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Late summer update

The team at Wayland Women in business have all been very busy of late so we have several events to up date you all on! Sophie Jewry – May lunch 2018 In May we welcomed Sophie along to our lunch. Sophie is also known as the Queen of Brand and the Princess of Planners, due…

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Cheque presented to Wayland Memory Cafe

  On 21st November the Wayland Women in Business committee visited the Watton Memory Cafe to present a cheques for £548.00 raised at our fashion show in September. Eileen Kittell, a volunteer for the memory cafe, said: “There is a real need for this lifeline in the Wayland area. It is brilliant that Wayland Women…

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Fashion show a great success!

Thanks to everyone who came and supported our fashion show last week – the models, those who donated raffle prizes and to Artichoke Sarah for such a brilliant presentation of her fabulous outfits. More soon about the money we raised for the Wayland Memory Cafe!

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A peek at what’s on the cat walk at our fashion show!

With our fashion show just under two weeks away we though we’d give you a little glimpse of what Artichoke will be showing and selling. But first Sarah from Artichoke gives us a little run down on what to expect this Autumn! “Autumn Winter 2017 is all about Everyday Opulence. When one of our designers…

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Summer lunch June 2017

For our Summer Lunch, we were very pleased to welcome along Kate Barmby as our guest speaker to our very well supported lunch. Kate is a farmer’s daughter who is married with two daughters. Kate developed a love of baking practically as soon as she could stand up and was frequently baking at home from…

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Charity fashion show with Artichoke

We are thrilled to be running another charity fashion show featuring fabulous clothes from local company Artichoke who specialise in stylish casual clothing designed for the age 35+ woman who lives in the country. They stock a great range of cords, jeans and casual trousers together with jackets, gilets, T shirt, knitwear and shirts. The…

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Spring lunch in full blossom!

 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…

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