Our Next Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – March 13th

Taking place at the Early Bird, Grove Green, this meeting will be structured around the Hopper Cup. Whether you are a past Hooper Cup team member or you have no idea what it’s all about, you must not miss it. Your Club needs your input. This evening will include, as usual, a topics session which will be run by Sue Shaw.

The meeting will be chaired by Lorraine, with the General Evaluator being Ann Peters.


Advanced Diary Dates

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

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 – February 27th

Taking place at our new venue of The Granary in Larkfield, this meeting was chaired by Neil Lakeland. We were entertained to a lovely speech, given without preparation by Eddie. This was followed by feedback from WKSC members that attended the Area AGM & Competition - this was well received and hopefully it might persuade a few more members to attend next year. The topic's session was … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – February 13th

This meeting, which was held at the Early Bird in Grove Green, saw two excellent speeches delivered by Suzanne and Steve. Both are able to move onto their next assignments.  We also welcomed two visitors from Thanet Speakers Club - John, our Area President and Doug. The topics session was delivered by Lorraine, and featured a Pot Pourri of subjects that were well received and everyone had an … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – January 23rd

Taking place at The Spitfire, Kings Hill, this meeting was chaired by Lorraine and featured two speeches; a level A3 from Claire and a fabulous assignment from Sue, who used the opportunity to practice and hone her speech. Ann Etridge ably delivered her first evaluation on Claire's level A3, which resulted in Claire being recommended for her A4. Congratulations to both. This was followed by an … [Read More...]

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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...]