Our Next Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – April 24th

Taking place at the Granary, Larkfield, this meeting will be chaired by Jackie.  It features one set speech from Denis, which will be evaluated by Neil, with the topics session delivered by Ann Etridge. This will be evaluated by Ravi.

The General Evaluator for the evening will be Terry.


Advanced Diary Dates

Keep these dates in mind for WKSC, Area & National events happening in the coming months.

17th March – South East District Conference, Hilton Maidstone
26th – 28th April – National AGM and Competitions, Marriott Hotel, Edinburgh
17th May – West Kent President’s Dinner, Village Hotel, Maidstone

Past Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – April 10th

Taking place at the Early Bird, Grove Green, and chaired by Sue, this meeting featured members from the two other Kent clubs, Chaucer and Thanet Speakers' Club. Featuring two speeches - an A10 from Frani and a non-assignment speech by Doug, one of our visitors, as well as a topics session, members were treated to some thought-provoking content and expert evaluations. The theme of the topics … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – March 27th

We had three speeches, a level A7 from Jackie - well done for achieving this assignment. There were two prescription speeches on very different subjects. One was very interactive and got everyone moving! The other was a more sombre tail about a recent serious cruise incident experienced by Monty. The whole evening was very well organised by our Chair for the evening, Terry. Claire was our … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – March 13th

Taking place at the Early Bird, Grove Green, this meeting was themed around the Hopper Cup. Chaired by Lorraine, with the discussion led by Sue, we initially cam up with ideas to fit with the title of the speech which is "There is no such thing as a free lunch" After the break, we continued with a brilliant and challenging topics session, again with a bias towards the Hopper cup, lead by Sue … [Read More...]

More Past Meetings

Public Speaking News

West Kent in National Finals

Following Rowena Hawtin's successful appearance at the Kent Area competitions in February, she took the stage at the South-East District competition on 18th March.  Once again, Rowena came first with Neil Taylor from the City of London Speakers' Club second. Rowena will now go on to the national competitions in York over the weekend of 27-29 April. … [Read More...]

Congratulations Rowena

Congratulations to Rowena Hawtin who has successfully progressed through to the South-East District speech competition, having been awarded second place at the Kent Area competition on 11th February. … [Read More...]

Welcome Lee

Welcome to Lee Hayward, pictured here being presented with her Guide by Monty Knight-Olds.  Leigh is the latest member of West Kent Speakers' Club and we look forward to hearing you progress through the Guide. … [Read More...]