Our Next Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – November 28th

Taking place at the Spitfire, Kings Hill, this will be our evaluation competition.

Chaired by Lorraine, it is your opportunity to develop your evaluation skills and potentially compete at area, district and possibly national level.

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – December 12th

This, the last meeting of 2018, will take place at The Early Bird in Grove Green.

Chaired by Ann, the first part of the meeting will be our Speech Competition. This will then be followed by a social event, comprising drinks and nibbles.

Advanced Diary Dates

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

28th November – Evaluation Competition
12th December – Speech Competition
17th March – South East District Conference, Hilton Maidstone

Past Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – November 14th

This, our third meeting at the Early Bird in Grove Green, contained an A4 speech by Steve on the history of policing within the UK, and a A6 speech on the price of liberty. These were evaluated by Lorraine and Doug - our guest from Thanet Speakers Club. The impromptu speaking session was chaired by Ann and evaluated by Chris, with the General Evaluator being Neil. Our next meeting, on 28th … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – October 24th

This, our first meeting at the Spitfire, Kings Hill, was laughter and fun filled. The meeting was chaired by Jackie who kept us expertly on time and entertained us into the bargain. We enjoyed and laughed our way through three A8 speeches.  The first was evaluated by Monty, with the other two speeches used for demonstration and evaluated by the audience. This is something new and gives everyone an … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – October 10th

This, our second meeting at the Early Bird in Grove Green, comprised an A1 ""Making a Start" speech by Suzanne where she spoke on the subject of where she was from and the countries she'd travelled to. This was evaluated by Frani Hoskins. Ann Etridge also delivered an A8 "Use of Humour" speech on the subject of "is laughter the best medicine?", which was evaluated by Neil Lakeland. Following … [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...]