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MP Liz Truss makes special appearance at Christmas lunch

PUBLISHED: 13:05 11 December 2017 | UPDATED: 13:10 11 December 2017

MP Liz Truss was a special guest at the Lions Christmas lunch, Picture: Swaffham Lions

MP Liz Truss was a special guest at the Lions Christmas lunch, Picture: Swaffham Lions

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The Swaffham Lions held their annual seniors Christmas lunch this weekend and welcomed special guests, including the Conservative MP for South West Norfolk, Liz Truss.

International chef John Hornsby flew in from the Canaries for the occasion. Picture: Swaffham LionsInternational chef John Hornsby flew in from the Canaries for the occasion. Picture: Swaffham Lions

The MP spent time talking to guests throughout the afternoon alongside Lion President Pam Tallon and Swaffham Mayor Jill Skinner.

Despite the wintery conditions, there were 80 guests at the event and they all sat down to a traditional Christmas dinner prepared by international chef John Hornsby, who had flown in from the Canaries for the occasion.

A team of Lions prepared the vegetables that were all supplied free of charge by Tesco.

After the meal there was afternoon entertainment including a table quiz, bingo, songs from the 60s and carols.

The Lions Christmas lunch, Picture: Swaffham LionsThe Lions Christmas lunch, Picture: Swaffham Lions

This weekend Ms Tallon also welcomed a new member to the club after officially inducting Joy Williams as the 28th member and the 3rd lady Lion member.

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