Posts by News Editor

Blossom and Yarn in full swing!

Imagine your wildest knitting dreams all played out in the splendour and sunshine of some of Norfolk’s most beautiful churches. Add a quintessential cup of English tea and the most scrumptious of food and cakes and you have Blossom and Yarn Wayland’s flagship crafting event of the year! Blossom and Yarn is the brain child of…

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Wayland organisations at the Norfolk show – 28th and 29th June

We are thrilled to announce that we have secured last minute stand space at this years Norfolk Show in the Buy Local Marquee We will be sharing the space with the Wayland Partnership and the Wayland Chamber of Commerce with the aim of promoting business and tourism in our local area. To help us promote…

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Tourism survey sheds light on growing industry

On Tuesday this week, members of the Visit Wayland team were at Hunters Hall for the launch of the annual Larking and Gowen Tourism and Business Survey. It was an informative and enlightening event with presentations from some of the key players in the leisure and tourism sector including Hoseasons, Adnams and Visit East Anglia. The…

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Blossom and Yarn 2017

Following the huge success of the knitting festival Blossom and Yarn in 2015, the organisers are thrilled to announce that Blossom and Yarn II will be taking place in July this year. The theme for this second event is The Creation and it will run from 7th-10th July, across six lovely rural parish churches. As before…

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Carbrooke Festival

The village of Carbrooke is celebrating it’s history and heritage this summer with a three day festival. Watch this space for more information!

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Calendar of events announced

The programme of exhibitions in the Dragonfly Gallery offers a wide range of media from glass and ceramics to oils and watercolour. In addition there is always a unique and varied display of local gifts, crafts and cards. The Dragonfly Gallery is open from 10.00am to 4.00pm on weekdays and from 10.00am to 1.00pm on…

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Wayland Writing Festival

The Wayland Partnership is excited to launch it nest new project fro the Spring – a festival of all things related to writing and books – whether it be reading, writing or illustration. The event will run from 25th February to 11th of March and will be an informative and fun event for all ages.…

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Wayland Acorn Fair

A lovely new family event from the Wayland Partnership’s Growing Together Project to brighten the post Christmas blues. Put 21st Jan in your 2017 diary!

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Wayland Dragonfly gallery Christmas exhibition

CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION The annual Christmas arts and crafts exhibition is running at the Dragonfly Gallery in Watton until 17th December. The exhibition features a huge range of exhibits – all for sale and ideal Christmas presents! Exhibitors include: Stephanie George – Textiles Mrs Chris Watson – Jolly Holly  Ian Watson – Dolls Houses Elizabeth Reed…

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George Freeman launches new website

  WEBSITE LAUNCH The Visit Wayland website, founded by the Wayland Tourism Association, was officially opened by George Freeman MP on Friday 21st October at Broom Hall in Saham Toney.  Mr Freeman gave a talk on the importance of tourism in Norfolk, where it remains the largest sector of the economy, and he encouraged everyone…

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