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“Learning without reflection is a waste, reflection without learning is dangerous” –Confucius


“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” 

Maya Angelou


In a relationship each person should support the other; they should lift each other up.

Taylor Swift


Fun is one of the most important – and underrated – ingredients in any successful venture. If you’re not having fun, then it’s probably time to call it quits and try something else.

Richard Branson


“I am not a teacher, but an awakener.”

Robert Frost


Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Supporting local businesses grow and flourish

“We’re not here to profit from your membership but we fully expect you to profit from the experience 

Virginia Stourton  – Founder of Rekindle

Rekindle is going out and about and it is going to be fun!

There are a myriad of good opportunities for networking related to business and learning.  Rekindle is adding a new dimension where groups see real activities within flourishing companies.  Rekindle is going out and about and it is going to be fun!

We will explore behind the scenes:  Theatres, cookery schools, workshops, even dog trainers.

We will meet writers. Broadcasters, presenters, photographers, architects, interior designers and decorators.

Sample the goods. There will be special product opportunities from food to face creams

Refreshments will be included, sometimes just coffee sometimes lunch


Virginia Stourton

Virginia Stourton is the founder and energy behind Rekindle. She set up Rekindle to bring together business owners, managers and entrepreneurs and to help them develop and grow their businesses.  Virginia’s own business, Colour Counsellors, started in a cupboard and grew to become the leading international interior design franchise with eighty franchisees. As a result, Virginia became a founder member of the British Franchise Association.

Virginia has stamped her unique blend of charm and no-nonsense business acumen on Rekindle. Rekindle offers relevant learning, sharing and networking.  

Debate and Discussion – learn from talking

Round the table talks chaired by Virginia Stourton

  • Are you or your product the vital statistic
  • Choosing the right expert
  • The real importance of money
  • Believing everything can come your way
  • Staying steady in adversity

These are some of the subjects, but we want subjects from everyone!