Our Next Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – July 24th

Join us at the Granary, Larkfield for an evening of public speaking. There will be two set speeches for the evening – an A6 – Vocabulary and Word Pictures – speech from Steve Poile and a A10 Masterpiece from Frani. These will be evaluated by Ann Peters, Ray Finn and Doug Weale.

Our impromptu speaking session, topics, will be chaired by Terry Nunn and evaluated by Monty Knight-Olds. The General Evaluator for the evening is Lorraine.

If you want to join us, why not email our Membership Secretary

Advanced Diary Dates

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

12th June: West Kent Speakers’ Club AGM
10th July: The Hopper Cup, The Early Bird, Grove Green
14th August: Use of Voice workshop

Past Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – July 10th

This, the evening of our annual area team speaking competition - the Hopper Cup - saw teams from across Kent compete for prestige and honour. Established 20 years ago, all teams gave excellent speeches on the theme of "there's no such thing as a free lunch"  and it is fair to say the best team won. Congratulations to Thanet for retaining the Hopper Cup. … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – June 26th

Taking place at the Granary, Larkfield,  our Hopper Cup speaking team used this evening as a run through for their entry for the forthcoming competition. Our impromptu speaking session, topics, was chaired by Ann Etridge with the General Evaluator for the evening being Eddie Barnes. If you want to join us, why not email our Membership Secretary … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – June 12th

This meeting was the Club's Annual General Meeting, with no set speeches, and was chaired by our current President - Frani. Following the conclusion of the AGM, we tried something a bit different for our Topic session. We played a board game called Rhetoric. We split into two teams and took turns to spin the dice. As each team move around the board, members were given subjects to talk about for … [Read More...]

More Past Meetings

Public Speaking News

Congratulations Steve!

Congratulations to Steve Poile, who received his Interim Certificate, following his successful completion of the A5 speaking assignment.   … [Read More...]

South-East District Final Results

Well done to all contestants at the South-East District finals. Our thanks go to Chaucer Speakers' Club for organising and a huge congratulations to Bernie of Thanet Speakers' Club for winning all three - evaluation, topics and speech! Well done to our own Sue for coming second in the evaluation competition and Anne P for a second place in the speech competition … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers’ Competition Results

Over the last few weeks, we have held our annual competitions and the winners are: Evaluation Competition - Susan Shaw, Topics Competition - Frani Hoskins and Speech Competition - Ann Peters. Big congratulations to you all. Look forward to seeing you all at the Area Competition in February. … [Read More...]