Events and offers

Networking brunch for freelancers, home workers and small business owners

10am-midday, Wednesday 11 September

Calling all home workers, freelancers and small business owners – come and join us at Willow Bough for a semi-formal networking brunch where you can make new contacts, create new ideas and work on growing your business and networks.

Each guest will get a chance to deliver their elevator pitch to the group, before hearing from our guest speaker. The latter part of the event will give everyone time to chat and swap business cards over brunch.

Our guest speaker this month will be social media guru Rachel Knight. Rachel will be talking to us about how we can get the best for our businesses from social media and how to identify our target audience.

Booking is essential for this popular event.

 

Networking brunch for freelancers, home workers and small business owners

10am-midday, Wednesday 2 October

Calling all home workers, freelancers and small business owners – come and join us at Willow Bough for a semi-formal networking brunch where you can make new contacts, create new ideas and work on growing your business and networks.

Each guest will get a chance to deliver their elevator pitch to the group, before hearing from our guest speaker. The latter part of the event will give everyone time to chat and swap business cards over brunch.

Our guest speaker for October will be Deborah Chappell from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Deborah will be talking to us about the benefits of joining the FSB which include the ‘businesses of business’, access to free lawyers in the UK, fantastically competitive insurance and access to online templates. You think you know the the FSB – but this is the voice the Government listens to and acts upon.

Booking is essential for this popular event.

 

Halloween biscuit decorating for kids (suitable for little ones)

10.30-11.30am, Tuesday 22 October

Join Clare for this spooky workshop decorating vanilla biscuits on a Halloween theme. Children will be given drizzle icing in various colours, along with sprinkles, to decorate the biscuits (ghost, pumpkin, bat, and cat shaped) however they like. Children will be given a juice to enjoy while the biscuits dry, and each child will take their biscuits home in a box to share with friends and family.

Parents are advised to stay for this messy and creative workshop (refreshments will be available for parents to buy).

 

Scone making for children (aged 5+)

10.30-11.30am, Wednesday 23 October

Join Clare for this fun half-term workshop learning how to make scones. Children will be given all the tuition and materials they need to get sticky hands as they make their own scones, with a variety of flavours and shapes to try!

Children will be treated to a juice and cupcake while they wait for their scones to bake. Each child will get a box of their own scones in a box to take home and share with friends and family.

Parents are advised to stay for this messy and creative workshop (refreshments will be available for parents to buy).

 

Halloween cupcake decorating for kids (aged 9+)

10.30am-midday, Thursday 24 October

Join Clare for this spooky cupcake decorating workshop. Learn how to decorate your cupcakes so that they look like a zombie, a black cat, a pumpkin, and a spider. All tuition and materials will be provided, along with a drink. Children will leave the workshop with a box of four decorated cupcakes to enjoy with their friends and family.

Parents are welcome to stay and enjoy our award-winning homemade cakes while your child attends the workshop, although Clare is DBS checked so children can be left for the duration of the workshop.

 

Scones from scratch workshop for children (aged 9+)

10.30-11.30am, Friday 25 October

Join Clare for this fun half-term workshop learning how to make scones. Children will be given all the tuition and materials they need to get sticky hands as they make their own scones from scratch, learning how to rub in the flour and butter and then add milk to make a traditional scone dough, with a variety of flavours and shapes to try!

Children will be treated to a juice and cupcake while they wait for their scones to bake. Each child will get a box of their own scones in a box to take home and share with friends and family.

Parents are welcome to stay and enjoy our award-winning homemade cakes while your child attends the workshop, although Clare is DBS checked so children can be left for the duration of the workshop.

 

Networking brunch for freelancers, home workers and small business owners

10am-midday, Wednesday 6 November

Calling all home workers, freelancers and small business owners – come and join us at Willow Bough for a semi-formal networking brunch where you can make new contacts, create new ideas and work on growing your business and networks.

Each guest will get a chance to deliver their elevator pitch to the group, before hearing from our guest speaker. The latter part of the event will give everyone time to chat and swap business cards over brunch.

Our guest speaker for November will be Clare Alder, member of BNI and FSB. A seasoned networker, Clare will be talking about how to network effectively, giving top tips on networking to get results.

Booking is essential for this popular event.