Our Next Meetings

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”.

Advanced Diary Dates

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

27th - 29th April - National Speech Competitons
14th May - Kent Area Joint Meeting
23rd May - WKSC AGM
26th May - WKSC President's Dinner
28th June - Hopper Cup
12th September - Evaluation Workshop
24th October - Evaluation Competition
12th December - Speech Competition

Past Meetings

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...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – March 14th

Chaired by Frani Hoskins, with Gary Smith as the General Evaluator, this meeting contained a rehearsal for an A10 "Showpiece" speech by Lorraine Burwood, and a prescription speech by Faye Andrews that was evaluated by Terry Nunn. Topics was chaired by Chris Frost and evaluated by Rowena Hawtin. … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – February 14th

Chaired by Ravi Kalsi, members were treated to a Valentine's evening of public speaking, with Tereza successfully completing her A1 "Making a Start" speech on "Destiny" and Eddie Barnes giving an entertaining prescription speech on "what's in a name".  Both of these speeches, which were evaluated by Ray Finn and Terry Nunn respectively, were a pass. The topics session was delivered by Ann … [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...]