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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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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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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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March 2017 lunch

Our Spring lunch will be held on Thursday 30 March. We are thrilled that our speaker will be Lois Gill. Lois is the Artisitic Director of Blossom and Yarn who came up with the idea after deciding she wanted to do something a bit different for the church flower festival.  Lois is a keen gardener,…

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Christmas lunch 2016

Our Christmas lunch will be held on Wednesday 30th November at Broom Hall. Our speaker will be Davina Tanner OBE, co- founder and Chief Executive of Britannia Enterprise, a social enterprise run in partnership with HMP Norwich. Menu Glass of Wine or Fruit Juice on Arrival Roast Norfolk Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing and Sausage & Bacon…

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Autumn lunch

Our Autumn lunch will be held on Wednesday 28 September.Our guest speaker will be Jo Wilson from Unity in Diversity, a company that specialises in inter-cultural learning. Menu: Wine/Juice on Arrival Roast Loin of Pork Served with Roast Potatoes, Herb Stuffing and Apple Sauce , or Cod Steak Topped with a Tomato, Pepper and Onion Sauce,…

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