Our Next Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – June 13th

Join us at the Bull, East Farleigh for an evening of public speaking. Claire will be undertaking her A3 “Mean what you say” speech and Faye – one of our more experienced speakers -will be demonstrating her skills with an assignment from the advanced section.  These will be evaluated by Monty and Sue Shaw respectively.

Our topics session, where all get to practise the art of impromptu speaking, will be chaired by Rowena and evaluated by Neil Lakeland.   The general evaluation of the evening will be given by Ann Peters.

Advanced Diary Dates

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

28th June – Hopper Cup
12th September – Evaluation Workshop
24th October – Evaluation Competition
12th December – Speech Competition

Past Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – May 23rd

We started this evening with our club AGM and voted in the committee for the next year. Congratulations to Frani Hoskins, Chairperson; Sue Shaw, Secretary and Lorraine Burwood, Education Director. Ravi Kalsi, Rowena Hawtins and Neil Lakeland remain our Treasurer, Membership Secretary and Webmaster, respectively. After the break we has a very interesting and challenging Topics session chaired by … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – April 11th

Join us at The Bull, East Farleigh for an evening of public speaking.   This meeting will be chaired by Ray Finn, with impromptu speaking section - Topics - chaired by Frani Hoskins. This meeting will form part of the planning for the impending Hopper Cup - the team speaking competition within Kent.  The topic for this year's Cup is "We don't care anymore". … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – March 28th

This, our joint Kent Area meeting with Chaucer Speakers' Club and Thanet Speakers' Club contained two set speeches and an entertaining impromptu speaking session. Sheila Gomez, from Thanet Speakers' Club, successfully passed her A3 "Mean what you say" speech on the subject of her speaking journey, whilst Jackie Clarke from West Kent passed her A5 "Using your voice effectively" on the subject of … [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...]