AWARD WINNING QUILT RETREATS – Booking now for 2021
We are delighted to share our purpose built quilt studio with visiting quilters. There are four positions with adjustable height large work desks, comfortable, adjustable height chairs and individual storage trolleys. We have lots of quilt books and magazines to browse through if you need some ideas.
We have a selection of sewing machines including a Bernina Quilters machine which you are welcome to use. You are also welcome to bring your own machines.
We are delighted to announce that we are eviivo B&B award winners 2019 in the category ‘Bed, Breakfast and Beyond’ for our quilt retreats!
Weekend Quilt Retreat
Friday: Arrive Friday afternoon – from 2pm onwards – enjoy afternoon tea and cakes.
Quilt for as long as you like.
Two course evening meal using home-cooked and locally sourced food; we have an Evening Meal award from the AA. There’s more time to sew in the evening.
Saturday: Breakfast -we have an award from the AA for our breakfasts which include cereals, local yogurts, choice of starters and main courses, croissants, toast and home-made preserves.
Work on your own quilting projects or choose from one of the workshops Alison delivers.
Light lunch – depending on the time of year this may be home-made soup with crusty bread; a Norfolk Cheeseboard; a selection of tapas style dishes or slices of home-made pizza and salad (from our own wood-fired pizza oven)
Two course evening meal and time to sew in the evening.
Sunday: Breakfast as above
Lunch as above
Leave Sunday afternoon
Tea, coffee and biscuits available throughout.
We don’t have a licence but you are welcome to bring your own wine etc – we supply the glasses!
We also have a living room that can easily seat 6 people and in the winter we have a log fire burning. If it happens to be warm we’ve also got plenty of space in our walled garden to sit and sew, including a summerhouse.
Cost: Based on the example above, (without workshops) the cost for the weekend which includes all food and accommodation is shown below. Prices are per person and reflect the different sizes of the guest bedrooms and bathroom facilities.
Prices (per person) are based on a minimum of two people in either the B&B rooms or the Bakehouse.
|Bakehouse (Single bed, shared bathroom)||£195|
|Bakehouse (Super King-size bed, shared bathroom)||£205|
|B&B Miller’s Room (En-suite shower-room)||£215|
|B&B Baker’s Room (En-suite bathroom)||£225|
Other length of quilt retreat packages are available:
Long weekend 3 night stays: Friday to Monday – prices (depending on room) between £295-£340
Midweek 4 night stays: Monday to Friday – prices (depending on room) between £390-£450
Hire of the studio
If you stay in the B&B or the cottage you can have exclusive use of the studio for either a half day or a whole day (subject to availability).
Cost: Half day hire (9am-1pm or 1pm to 5pm) is £15 per person include refreshments and home-made cake
Whole day hire (9am-5pm) is £30 per person includes sandwich lunch, refreshments and home-made cake.
Quilt retreats for individuals
We also offer quilt retreat weekends for quilters who would like to meet and sew with other quilters. Due to Covid-19 we are having to reschedule various retreats to later in 2020 and into 2021. We are now taking bookings for retreats in late 2020 and throughout 2021.
QUILT RETREATS for individuals in 2020 and 2021
Friday 25 September 2020 – Sunday 27 January 2020 (2 places available in our cottage)
Friday 30 October 2020 – Sunday 1st November 2020 (full – please let me know if you want to be on a waiting list in case of a cancellation)
Friday 22 January 2021 – Sunday 24 January 2021 (4 places remaining)
Friday 19 March 2021 – Sunday 21 March 2021 (4 places remaining)
For more information or to discuss creating your own customised quilt retreat give Alison a call on 01263 862802.
Afternoon and full day workshops
When the studio isn’t in use for quilt retreats I will be offering afternoon and full day workshops during 2020. Here are the ones I’ve scheduled for later in 2020:
Saturday 19 September 2020 – Make a Christmas Advent Calendar
Full day workshop 10.30-4.00 to get ahead for Christmas and make an advent calendar – various styles available. Includes tuition, home-cooked lunch, refreshments and home-made cake – £35 (list of materials supplied on booking)
Saturday 7 November 2020 – Make a Christmas table runner or tree skirt
Full day workshop 10.30-4.00 to get ahead for Christmas and make a table runner or a tree skirt – various styles available. Includes tuition, home-cooked lunch, refreshments and home-made cake – £35 (list of materials supplied on booking)
One to one coaching that enables you to take action on your work and life issues whilst staying in the heart of the beautiful North Norfolk countryside. Alison is a qualified coach and mentor and offers coaching for a range of needs:
Need to find a better work/life balance?
Want to find a new job?
Need help in progressing in your career?
Starting a business?
Want to improve your leadership and management skills?
Want to explore new possibilities?
A coaching retreat at the award winning Old Bakery Norfolk gives you time to talk, to think, to plan and to work out the steps you need to take for your better future.
Alison has deliberately priced the Coaching Retreats to make them affordable for a much wider range of people than may have previously considered coaching. She is also keen to spend time coaching people individually or as a couple with the same goals, rather than offer group coaching with minimal one to one coaching as she believes this is more effective for the person being coached. Her aim is that people will consider the weekend a worth-while investment in their future.
Alison says that she can’t guarantee that you will find the new job or the new life you are searching for but she does know that identifying what steps you need to take, creating an action plan and having follow-up coaching sessions means it is much more likely to happen.
She also understands that a successful coaching relationship is built upon the trust and rapport between the coach and coachee. Alison will have a free initial discussion on the phone lasting around 30 minutes.
Coaching Retreat Weekend: includes 2 nights bed and breakfast, one evening meal (Friday), six hours coaching over the weekend and an hour telephone follow-up coaching and all materials. £395
Additional guest in the same room (not being coached) for 2 nights B&B and one evening meal. £50
Subsequent telephone coaching sessions (per session) £50
Coaching Retreat Weekend runs from late afternoon arrival on a Friday to departure by mid-day on a Sunday.
Intensive Coaching Day and a Stay: includes 1 night bed and breakfast, evening meal, eight hours coaching and an hour telephone follow-up coaching and all materials. £360
Subsequent telephone coaching sessions (per session) £50
Book now and take the first step towards a weekend that could change your life.
More information on Alison’s coaching at her website: www.gladstonecoaching.co.uk
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