Programme 2019/20

DATE LECTURE LECTURER TOPIC
23rd SEPT Welcome evening + introductions. Wajida Bukhari Introduction
30th SEPT Nerves, getting the butterflies in formation Kevin Hawkins Reading an extract
7th OCT Notes and Structure Alan Williams Poetry Reading
14th OCT  Confidence Building Wajida

Bukhari

Holiday Best or Worst
21st OCT Practice Polish and Perfect  Alan

Williams

My Hobby is or I would like it to be
28th  OCT  Brainwork Kevin Hawkins The Person who I would like to meet
4th NOV Pitch Pause and Pace  John

Wroe

Unbelievable truth
11th NOV Voice Projection Guest Speaker Money Talks
18th NOV   Humorous Speaking Kevin Hawkins Something Funny Happened on the way here
25th NOV Eric Wheeler Trophy Speech Contest Judge A Humorous Speech, T’was the night of Christmas
2nd Dec Christmas Dinner + Awarding of the Christmas Trophy

Break

20th JAN Call My Bluff Alan Calow No topic Just turn up
27th JAN Engaging the audience, add interest, gestures John Wroe The world is my oyster
3rd FEB Knowing your audience Patricia Russell Fun, fun, fun
10th FEB Speaking off the cuff, telling a good story (Balloon) John Priestley and David Wiggett  Fait a complet
24th FEB Microphone techniques Alan Calow Here’s one we made earlier
2nd MAR Acceptance speeches Alan Williams Formal  speech of your own choice
9th MAR Stand and delivering. Developing your own style Wajida Bukhari This time next year I will be a millionaire
16th MAR Impromptu Speaking Kevin Hawkins No Topic just turn up
23rd MAR Keith Greenhalgh Trophy, Speech Contest      –  Judge David Wiggett              Impromptu tbc on Night
30th MAR AGM + Awarding of the Pat McKenna Trophy

Course Fees

Our course costs £60 for 20 weeks. You can pay online here.