Our Next Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – September 25th

Join us at the Granary, Larkfield for an evening of public speaking. Chaired by Lorraine, this evening will comprise two set speeches by Belinda and Dennis. These will be evaluated by Ann Etridge and Sue Shaw.

Topics, the art of impromptu speaking, will be evaluated by Neil Lakeland and the General Evaluator for the evening will be Ann Peters.

If you wish to come along to see what we do, 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 – September 11th

Taking place at the Early Bird, Grove Green, this evening was chaired by Monty Knight-Olds and featured two set speeches. The first, by Suzanne, was an A3 "Mean What You Say" speech that exhorted the humble French baguette, The second, delivered by Lorraine, was a C1 Impromptu speech from the advanced manual. These were evaluated by Sue Shaw and Neil Lakeland. … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – August 28th

Taking place at the Granary, Larkfield, the evening comprised two set speeches - an A8 - Use of Humour - speech¬†from Ann Etridge and C1 Impromptu Speech from Frani. These were evaluated by Lorraine and Eddie, with Frani successfully completing the first assignment of the Advanced Guide. The impromptu speaking session, was chaired by Claire and evaluated by Ann Peters, with a mini workshop on … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – August 14

Our last meeting, hosted at the Early Bird in Grove Green, welcomed Verity Eunson-Hickey, from Horsham Speakers Club to facilitate a Use of Voice session. Her workshop, called Va Va Voom,¬† was all about spicing up our vocabulary, with everyone taking advantage of the exercises and learning lots. The general evaluation was given by Sue Shaw. If you want to join us, why not email our … [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...]