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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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Ten year celebration lunch

Our Summer lunch is a special occasion as we will be celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Wayland Women in Business. Our speaker will be local author, Joan Khurody. Joan has captivated hundreds of readers with her memoir ‘No one Mentioned Bandits’which tells her story of braving 1950s prejudice by marrying an Indian and living in…

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Colourful spring lunch!

Our Spring speaker, House of Colour Consultant, Gill Bushnell, initially trained to be a teacher but decided this wasn’t for her. After spending a few years working for the DHSS, then the personnel department of Marks and Spencer, she changed to an exciting career as an air stewardess where she ultimately acquired a training role.…

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March lunch confirmed

We are thrilled to announce that our Spring meeting will be held on Tuesday 15th March.  Our speaker will be Gill Bushnell of the House of Colour. Gill’s is a colour analyst and personal stylist with House of Colour. She has had a varied career – originally working in HR at Marks and Spencers, followed by…

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Christmas lunch details

Our Christmas lunch will take place at Broom Hall on Tuesday December 1st when our speaker will be UK designer and Norfolk Artist, Penny Lindop www.pennylindop.com There will be several exhibitors to provide you with an opportunity for some Christmas shopping so remember your purses! This lunch will undoubtedly be popular so please book early.…

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