Our Next Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – January 23rd

Taking place at The Spitfire, Kings Hill, this meeting will be chaired by Lorraine and feature two set speeches, which will be evaulated by Ann Etridge and Terry Nunn. Topics will be chaired by Frani Hoskins and the General Evaluator for the evening will be Monty Knight-Olds.

Come and join us from 7:30pm. Simply email our membership secretary

 

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – February 13th

This meeting, which will be held at the Early Bird in Grove Green, will be chaired by Frani Hoskins and have two set speeches. These will be evaluated by Lorraine and Ray Finn. Topics will be chaired by Neil and evaluated by Monty Knight-Olds.  The General Evaluator will be Sue Shaw.

Come and join us from 7:30pm. Simply email our membership secretary

 

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – February 27th

This meeting, which will be held at our new venue of The Granary in Larkfield, will be chaired by Neil Lakeland and feature two speeches. These will be evaluated by Ravi and Monty Knight-Olds. Topics will be chaired by Denis and evaluated by Eddie Barnes.

Come and join us from 7:30pm. Simply email our membership secretary

 

Advanced Diary Dates

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

17 February – Kent Area AGM and Competitions,  Kent & Canterbury Club, Canterbury
17th March – South East District Conference, Hilton Maidstone
26th – 28th April – National AGM and Competitions, Marriott Hotel, Edinburgh
17th May – West Kent President’s Dinner, Village Hotel, Maidstone

Past Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – January 9th

Featuring two A1 - Making a Start speeches, this meeting - which was chaired by Denis Etridge - kickstarted the New Year.   Westley's first speech to the Club introduced us to him, with an insight into his life-to-date. This was evaluated by Sue Shaw. Matt then spoke about a fascinating murder investigation in Iceland, which he learnt about at University. This was evaluated by Neil … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – December 12th

This, the last meeting of 2018, was chaired by Ann and featured our speech competition. Congratulations to all participants, but especially Ann Peters and Frani Hoskins who will be representing the Club at the area level.   … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – November 28th

Chaired by Lorraine, this meeting featured our evaluation and topics competitions. Congratulations to all participants, but especially Sue Shaw and Ray Finn, who were successful in the evaluation competition and Frani Hoskins and Steve Poole, who were successful in the topics competition. All will go forward and represent the club at area level. … [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...]