Our Next Meetings

Advanced Diary Dates

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

16th February 2020: Area AGM & competitions
24th February 2020: Joint meeting hosted by Chaucer Speakers Club
22 March 2020: District AGM & competitions
8th April 2020: Joint meeting hosted by West Kent Speakers Club
24-26 April 2020: National AGM & competitions

Club Mini-Workshops

13th November: Impromptu speaking (Ray Finn)
27th November: Evaluating A1 to 9 (Sue Shaw)
22nd January: Coping with the Press (Neil Lakeland)
12th February: Gestures & Body Language (Sue Shaw)
11th March: Being a Film Extra (Steve Poole)
22nd April: General Evaluation (Ray Finn|)

Past Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – February 12th

Taking place at the Early Bird, Grove Green, this meeting included two set speeches and a mini-workshop. Chris Williams, one of our newer members delivered his A1 - Making a Start - speech on the subject of hypnosis. This was evaluated by Frani Hoskins. Claire McConchie then delivered her A7 - Use of Notes - speech, which was evaluated by Neil Lakeland. Both speeches were successful, with both … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – January 22nd

Taking place at the Granary, Larkfield, this was chaired by Claire. Delivering his A1 - Making a Start - Sachin Gera spoke about his career to date, how he started off in India and then, having been offered a role in London, moved to the UK. His speech expanded on this to include some of the initial tourist activities he undertook and his experiences of living in London. It was evaluated by … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – January 8th

For the first meeting of 2020, we held our topics and evaluation competitions. Chaired by Suzanne, the evaluation competition had two contestants - Sue Shaw and Neil Lakeland. Evaluating a target speech from Ray Finn, and judged by three judges (including Terry Nunn, Monty Knight-Olds and Frani Hoskins), the winner was Sue Shaw. The topics contest was next, with five competitors. The … [Read More...]

More Past Meetings

Public Speaking News

Success at Kent Area Competitions

Congratulations to Frani Hoskins and Sue Shaw who, this afternoon 16th February 2020) won the topics competition and the speech competition at the Kent Area competitions. The competitions, which include all of the Kent clubs - Thanet, Chaucer and West Kent - took place at the Hilton Hotel in Maidstone. The full results from all of the competitions were: Evaluation: Trevor Kenning - Thanet Speakers Sue Shaw - West Kent Speakers Topics Frani Hoskins - West Kent Speakers Steve Pamphilon - … [Read More...]

Welcome Clive

At our meeting on 12th February, we welcomed our newest member - Clive Richards - to West Kent Speakers' Club. We look forward to hearing Clive's A1 speech at a future meeting. … [Read More...]

Welcome to our newest members

At our last meeting for 2019, we welcomed two brand new members to West Kent Speakers' Club. Chris Williams Sachin Gera Chris also delivered his first speech to the club as an entrant to our speech competition. … [Read More...]