OUR NEXT EVENT - CHRISTMAS LUNCH
BROOM HALL HOTEL
THURSDAY 5TH DECEMBER
Our Christmas lunch will be held at Broom Hall Hotel, and is entitled “Paris - Sydney – Watton”
We will welcome Kyla Sørensen who is currently the curate at St. Mary’s Parish Church Watton but has lived in the town for two years now. She has led a varied life - from a young age studying and later working around the world, and living in a multi cultural home. She will recount some of her more interesting stories and reflections (some funny, some not so much) on her journey towards ordination in the church.
Helen Hornagold of Made in Norfolk will again be exhibiting her range of candles, creams and soaps.
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
We were thrilled that Anna Mudeka agreed to be the speaker at our September meeting. Anna talked about her early life in Zimbabwe and her roles of musician, teacher and organisr of the charitiable initiative, the Anna Mudeka Foundation. A special treat for us was when Anna performed a song entitled ‘If I were a…Read More
Eirlys Johnson gave a lively talk tracing her career history from involvement in her family’s heavy plant hire business to her current role as an independent funeral director in Watton, this successful business having been set up herself Interestingly, when Eirlys first qualified as a funeral director she was one of the few female funeral…Read More
Carole entertained us with a talk tracking her career from a role at Barclays Bank, where she first became involved in marketing, to her current role of Marketing Manger for Jarrold Retail, a position she has held since 2005. Carole has juggled her career with bringing up her family and is also deputy Chair and…Read More
Gerry gave an uplifting account of her career which began with caring for challenging people. Following the sad death of her father from cancer, Gerry decided to pursue a career in nursing, eventually specialising in cancer treatment. Ultimately, Gerry felt called to service in ministry within the Church. Despite serious injuries sustained in a…Read More
Vanessa provided us with a lively talk tracking her personal journey from when she met her husband at art college, through to developing a run down building into an award winning boutique hotel – Strattons in Swaffham www.strattonshotel.com. She entertained us with snippets of previous involvment in concrete sales, sandwich deliveries and even crime busting…Read More