Wayland Women in Business is a networking group for ladies from all walks of life, whether running their own businesses, employed, seeking to find employment or retired. Our aim is to promote the importance of networking and making contacts in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. There is no membership fee. We hold quarterly meetings with a guest speaker and a hot lunch and it has become a great social event.



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.

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Mary Kemp

By Debbie Harris | November 26, 2013

The Christmas season started talking about food when we welcomed Mary Kemp as our guest speaker.  A farmer’s wife and cookery writer Mary enlightened us with her story and cooking experiences.  Mary is a passionate advocate for locally produced seasonal food; and her cooking and writing is based on using the finest and freshest local…

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Jan Overton – Get Ahead Hats

By Debbie Harris | September 26, 2013

  Jan runs her business from the farm in the Broads where she lives and works with her husband.  Operating as a franchisee, Jan showed us a delightful selection from her huge range of hats which are available to hire or buy.  Hats are designed and made by top milliners in the country and Jan…

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Chris Edwards – Watton Town Team

By Debbie Harris | June 4, 2013

In June, we welcomed Chris Edwards on behalf of the Watton Town Team.  Inspired by the Mary Portas report, the Town Team was set up in 2012 to increase visitors and foot fall to Watton High Street through the Entrepreneurs Market, Watton Wedding Show, Morotorcyle Event and Book Weekend which have all proved popular and…

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Catherine Downes – Jewellery Designer and Silversmith

By Debbie Harris | March 26, 2013

Catherine is one of our members and shared with us the inspiration for her designs, the details of work involved and the tools involved to create her wonderful jewellery.  She brought along a selection of her completed pieces.  Catherine also carries our bespoke work.  www.catherinedownes.com Exhibiting: ZIGWAGZ Handmade Leather Dog Collars – from Market to…

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Georgina Holloway

By Debbie Harris | September 26, 2012

Georgina  was High Sheriff of Norfolk for 2012 to 2012 which is a non-political role, appointed by the Queen as has traditionally been done since Saxon times. The principal duties of High Sheriffs include attendance at royal visits in the County and support for Her Majesty’s High Court Judges when on Circuit. She played an…

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Sophie Garrett

By Debbie Harris | March 28, 2012

Yours2share matches like minded people who want to share property, boats, aircraft, horses, cars, etc. Sophie is a great supporter of collaborative consumption (car clubbing, co working, couch surfing etc) and talked in great depth how collaborative consumption is changing the way we live. Sophie is also the Norwich leader of WIRE, Women In Rural…

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