Our Next Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – November 22nd

Join us at The Bull, East Farleigh for an evening of public speaking.   This meeting will be chaired by Frani Hoskins, with an A2 “Speech Construction”  assignment delivered by Claire McConchie (evaluated by Chris Frost) and an A3 “Mean What You Say” assignment delivered by Steve Poole (evaluated by Terry Nunn).

Topics will be chaired by Monty Knight-Olds and evaluated by Lorraine Burwood.  General Evaluator for the evening will be Rowena Hawtin.

Advanced Diary Dates

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

25th October - WKSC Evaluation Competition
26th October - Joint Meeting - Thanet Speakers'
13th December- WKSC Speech Competition
10th January - Topics Competition
18th March - SE District Competitions
23rd May - WKSC AGM
26th May - WKSC President's Dinner

Past Meetings

West Kent Speakers Club – Maidstone – October 11th

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West Kent Speakers Club Meeting – Maidstone – September 27th

Chaired by Rowena Hawtin, members were treated to three speeches - an A3 "Mean What You Say", an A4 "Gestures and Body Language" and an A5 "Use of Voice" - which were evaluated by Neil Lakeland, Gary Smith and Terry Nunn. The topics session was run by Claire McConchie, her first time doing this, and evaluated by Eddie Barnes. The evening was evaluated by Chris Frost. … [Read More...]

West Kent Speakers Club Meeting – Maidstone – September 13th

Chaired by Monty Knight-Olds, this meeting saw the club join the national conversation around evaluation. Members were invited to share their thoughts on the role of evaluation within the club setting, what we want evaluation to look like and the current process of speech evaluations. Topics, where we tested our skills at impromptu speaking, was chaired by Rowena Hawtin and evaluated by Terry … [Read More...]

More Past Meetings

Public Speaking News

Welcome Alvin

Welcome to Alvin, the latest member of West Kent Speakers' Club. … [Read More...]

West Kent Wins at Kent Area

The Kent Area competitions, which took place at the Hilton Hotel in Maidstone on Sunday 19th February, were dominated by speakers from West Kent. Consisting of a topics (impromptu speaking) competition, an evaluation competition and speech contest, the results of the day saw Sue Shaw win the topics contest and come runner up in the evaluation and speech competitions, with Aly Harrold winning the speech contest. This is the second time Aly has been crowned Kent Speaker and both her and Sue … [Read More...]

Welcome Jack

Welcome to Jack Simms, the latest member of West Kent Speakers' Club, who joined after his first visit to find out more about the club. … [Read More...]