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Are you a Finalist?

The results have been meticulously counted (where’s the nearest Opticians?!) and the five businesses with the most votes in each category highlighted in a lovely hot pink – of course!

In short: the wait is over – if you’re a Finalist in this year’s Muddy Stiletto Awards, you’re name will be on the list below. Good luck!

Muddy Awards 2017 – Finalists


Art Gallery:
Bircham Gallery, Holt
Driftwood Gallery, Sheringham
Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich
The Red Dot Gallery, Holt
The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich

The Bank House, King’s Lynn
Franks Bar, Norwich
Gonzo’s Tea Room, Norwich
Hawthorn Bar, Norwich
The Lodge, Old Hunstanton

Beauty Salon:
Beauty-next-the-Sea, Wells-next-the-Sea
Indulge Beauty by Claire, Kings Lynn
The Lawnes Beauty Clinic, Loddon
The Palm & Sole SkinCare Deli, Norwich
Rejuvenate at The Bullpen, Tattersett

The Book Hive, Norwich
Ceres Bookshop, Swaffham
The Holt Bookshop, Holt
Ketts Books, Wymondham
Norfolk Children’s Book Centre, Norwich

Boutique Stays:
Briarfields Norfolk Hotel, Titchwell
Byfords, Holt
The Kings Head, Letheringsett
The Orange Tree, Thornham
The Pigs, Edgefield

The Barn, Holt
CoCoes Cafe Deli, Swaffham
Eaton Park Cafe, Norwich
The Green Grocers, Norwich
The Hen House & Egg Shed, Wymondham

Children’s Store:
Huggable Heroes, Swaffham
Ollie & Millie’s, Norwich
Purplestars Hair Accessories, Norwich
Roodibloo Face & Body Art, Harleston
Ticktey Boo, Norwich

Complementary Therapy Centre:
Debi Haden (The Coach House), North Norfolk
East Norwich Acupuncture, Norwich
Marsham Holistic Therapy, Marsham
Treat, Norwich
Tidal Therapies, Fakenham

Day spa:
The Secret Garden Spa (Congham Hall), Gayton
Health & beauty spa (The Hoste), Burnham Market
Imagine Spa (Blofield Heath), Blofield
Imagine Spa (Park Farm Hotel), Hethersett
The Little Retreat, Downham Market

Destination Pub:
The Barsham Arms, Barsham
The Crown Inn, Pulham Market
The Duck Inn, Stanhoe
The Gunton Arms, Thorpe Market
The White Horse, Brancaster Staithe

Family Attraction:
Bewilderwood, Hoveton
Dinosaur Park, Lenwade
Paints me Ceramics, Hunstanton
Pensthorpe Natural Park, Fakenham
Wroxham Barns, Hoveton

Farm Shop/Deli:
Back to the Garden, Holt
Drove Orchards, Hunstanton
Scrummy Pig (Wroxham Barns), Hoveton
Thornham Deli, Thornham
Walsingham Farm Shop, Walsingham

Fitness Instructor:
Jane Cole (The Fitness Studios), Kings Lynn
Michelle Jermy (Core Studios), Thetford
Powerhoop with Mr Dodd, Norwich
Liz Over (East Coast Martial Arts Academy), Hunstanton
Poppy Zella Reed (North Norfolk Yoga), North Norfolk

Bridget’s Flowers, Kings Lynn
Dutch Flower Parade, Watton
Fig & Roses, Harleston
La Belle Flowers, Little Plumstead
Scent with Love, Hunstanton

Gift Shop:
Barefoot Living, Burnham Market
The Gallery (Wroxham Barns), Hoveton
The Giggly Goat, Norwich
The Granary, Snettisham
Relish (Dalegate Market), Burnham Deepdale

2Posh2Pitch, North Norfolk
Gorsey Meadow, Hockering
Happy Valley, Grimston
MarGins Walking & Glamping, Norfolk Coastal Path
Wind in The Willows Shepherd Hut, East Ruston

Hair Salon:
Barry Alan, Norwich
Boldero & Filby, Kings Lynn
The Egg Salon, Norwich
Hepburn Hair, Heacham
Swagger & Jacks, Norwich

Interiors Store:
Berry & Grey’s, Norwich
Old Stores Roydon, Roydon
Paula Gundry, Norwich
Rhubarb & Teal, Wymondham
Warings Life Store, Norwich

Jewellery Store:
Alba Rose, Norwich
Lanes Jewellery, Holt
Sonkai, Norwich
Urban Armour, Burnham Market
Webb’s Jewellers, Holt

Local producer:
Coxfords Butchers, Aylsham
East Coast Gelato, Hunstanton
Green Farm Coffee, Rackheath
Norfolk Charcuterie, Burnham Thorpe
Nortons Dairy, Norwich

Men’s Store:
Chaddds, Norwich
Dog Fish, Norwich
Philip Browne, Norwich
Robert Oliver, Norwich
Working Title Clothing, Norwich

Chris Taylor
Jon Clifton
Karen Wortley
Kelly Rix
Rose & Spear

Benedicts, Norwich
Fig Bar, Norwich
Market Bistro, Kings Lynn
Rocky Bottoms, West Runton
Shucks at the Yurt, Thornham

Princess Theatre, Hunstanton
Puppet Theatre, Norwich
Sheringham Little Theatre, Sheringham
Theatre Royal, Norwich
West Acre Theatre, Kings Lynn

Wine Merchants:
Bijou Bottles, Horning
Harper Wells, Norwich
Peter Graham Wines, Wymondham
Reno Wine, Wymondham
Satchells Wines, Burnham Market

Women’s Store:
Amika, Aylsham
Coco’s, Holt
The Hat Shop, Burnham Market
Lady B Loves, Norwich
Vanilla, Norwich

Yoga/Pilates Studios:
Kali Yoga, Sheringham
North Norfolk Pilates Studio, Holt
The Pilates Studio, Norwich
The Stables, Norwich
The Yoga Tree, Norwich

If your name is here, congratulations. So what next?

  1. Please let me know immediately if any of your names are spelt incorrectly or if any of the locations are incorrect – winners get certificates and window stickers and I would hate for names to be wrong
  2. We will then enter round 2 of the awards, which runs from midday on Weds 7 – 14 June. Voting will continue as before but this time you will be able to watch the votes tot up live on the site – this is the exciting part! You’ve only got a week at this point to make it through so you’ll need to keep up the good work through social media, etc. I’ll email you some marketing tools for your respective websites; if nothing comes through, please email me at
  3.  Once we hit midday on 14 June, you’ll be able to see who has won – we will also email the winners directly
  4. Then, it’s party time (yay!). Winners’ drinks will take place as follows:

Drinks will take place in the garden of The Kings Head in Letheringsett, near Holt

Date: Thurs 22 June
Time: 10.45-12.45pm
Where: The Garden, The Kings Head, Letheringsett (near Holt)
Click here to read a our review of the venue
What’s on the menu: Mocktails, Fizz, Nibbles
What you’ll get: Certificate, window stickers, the chance to have your photograph taken

Last year’s winners at Warwick Street Social

Over and out, for now!

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