OUR NEXT EVENT - AUTUMN LUNCH
BROOM HALL HOTEL
WEDNESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER
Our Speaker: Jessica Glover from The Benjamin Foundation
The Benjamin Foundation brings hope, opportunity, stability and independence to children, young people and families experiencing challenges in Norfolk and Suffolk.
They deliver a range of services to support local people, including working to prevent youth homelessness, helping families to build stronger relationships, offering emotional wellbeing support and providing positive activities for young people with limited opportunities in life.
Advance tickets only, £17.95 plus.70p online booking fee
Bookings will close at 12 noon on Monday 16th September.
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…Read More
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