Wolverhampton Speakers Club

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Wolverhampton Speakers Club

Calendar of Meetings


WSC Meeting - Welcome Night

Start Date:

2018-09-12T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2018-09-11T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Topics (Education: Top Ten Tips No 1)

Start Date:

2018-09-26T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2018-09-26T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Room 101 (Education: Choosing a Subject)

Start Date:

2018-10-10T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2018-10-10T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Topics (Education: Top Ten Tips No 2)

Start Date:

2018-10-24T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2018-10-24T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Radio WSC and Topics (Education: Calming Your Nerves)

Start Date:

2018-11-07T19:45:00GMT


End Time:

2018-11-07T22:00:00GMT


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Writing For Each Other (Education: Top Ten Tips No 3)

Start Date:

2018-11-21T19:45:00GMT


End Time:

2018-11-21T22:00:00GMT


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Themed Speeches and Topics (Education: Handling Your Notes)

Start Date:

2018-12-05T19:45:00GMT


End Time:

2018-12-05T22:00:00GMT


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and 'Christmas Cracker' Activity (Education: Special Occasions)

Start Date:

2018-12-19T19:45:00GMT


End Time:

2018-12-19T22:00:00GMT


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Dragons Den (Education: Top Ten Tips No 4)

Start Date:

2019-01-09T19:45:00GMT


End Time:

2019-01-09T22:00:00GMT


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Topics (Education: Signposting)

Start Date:

2019-01-23T19:45:00GMT


End Time:

2019-01-23T22:00:00GMT


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Team Speeches and Topics (Education: Top Ten Tips No 5)

Start Date:

2019-02-06T19:45:00GMT


End Time:

2019-02-06T22:00:00GMT


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Topics (Education: Persuasion)

Start Date:

2019-02-20T19:45:00GMT


End Time:

2019-02-20T22:00:00GMT


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Tag Team Topics (Education: Top Ten Tips No 6)

Start Date:

2019-03-06T19:45:00GMT


End Time:

2019-03-06T22:00:00GMT


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Role Play and Topics (Education: Job Interviews)

Start Date:

2019-03-20T19:45:00GMT


End Time:

2019-03-20T22:00:00GMT


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Topics (Education: Top Ten Tips No 7)

Start Date:

2019-04-03T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2019-04-03T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Resignation Letters (Education: Mean What You Say)

Start Date:

2019-04-17T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2019-04-17T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Topics (Education: Top Ten Tips No 8)

Start Date:

2019-05-01T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2019-05-01T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

Annual General Meeting and Balloon Debate

Start Date:

2019-05-15T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2019-05-15T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Topics (Education: Top Ten Tips No 9)

Start Date:

2019-05-29T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2019-05-29T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Soapbox (Education: Death By PowerPoint)

Start Date:

2019-06-12T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2019-06-02T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Topics (Education: Top Ten Tips No 10)

Start Date:

2019-06-26T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2019-06-26T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Topics (Education: Judging a Contest)

Start Date:

2019-07-10T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2019-07-10T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speech Contest.and Acceptance Speeches

Start Date:

2019-07-24T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2019-07-24T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Formal Debate and Speeches

Start Date:

2018-06-18T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2018-06-18T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Topics (Education: Debating)

Start Date:

2018-06-04T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2018-06-04T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speeches and Topics (Education: Speech Contests)

Start Date:

2018-07-09T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2018-07-09T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

WSC Meeting - Speech Contest and 'Park Bench'

Start Date:

2018-07-23T19:45:00BST


End Time:

2018-07-23T22:00:00BST


Event Description:

This is the last meeting of the 2017-18 season - we meet to begin our 2018-19 season on Wednesday 12th September 2018.

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    • 07/09/2018 02:10 pm
      07/09/2018 02:10 pm

      Speakers Night

      location_on Goldthorn Hotel access_time 19:45 - 22:00
      Our usual diet of speeches and topics enlivened by TWO education speeches
    • 06/18/2018 02:10 pm
      06/18/2018 02:10 pm

      Formal Debate and Speeches

      location_on Goldthorn Hotel access_time 19:45 - 22:00
      In the first half of the meeting we will have our formal debate on the motion

      ‘This House affirms that social media is beneficial for today’s society’

      After the interval we will follow with our normal speeches and evaluations, and Mark will give us advice about speaking to the media.
    • 06/04/2018 02:10 pm
      06/04/2018 02:10 pm

      Speakers Night

      location_on Goldthorn Hotel access_time 19:45 - 22:00
      We have a normal Speakers Night with four speeches and evaluations.

      Peter will tell us all about Formal Debates
    • 05/14/2018 02:10 pm
      05/14/2018 02:10 pm

      Annual General Meeting and Balloon Debate

      location_on Goldthorn Hotel access_time 19:45 - 22:00
      Our Annual General Meeting will be followed by a fun Balloon Debate - which famous character will be ejected from the balloon?

      Mother Theresa
      Tyrion Lannister
      Mary Poppins
      Bear Grylls
      Jo Brand
      Mystery Passenger
      Donald Trump - did not join the balloon
      Hugh Heffner
      Sir Tim Berners-Lee - asked to hurl himself from the balloon!
      Albert Pierrepoint
      Alfred Nobel - no prize or Alfred, overboard he goes!
    • 04/30/2018 02:10 pm
      04/30/2018 02:10 pm

      Speakers Night

      location_on Goldthorn Hotel access_time 19:45 - 22:00
      We have a normal Speakers Night with four speeches and evaluations.

      Carolyn will tell us about the important skill of 'Chairing a Meeting'
    • 04/16/2018 02:10 pm
      04/16/2018 02:10 pm

      Speakers Night

      location_on Goldthorn Hotel access_time 19:45 - 22:00
      We have a normal Speakers Night with four speeches and evaluations (including two certification speeches).

      Instead of Topics we will be trying short speeches without notes - should be fun!
    • 03/26/2018 02:10 pm
      03/26/2018 02:10 pm

      Speakers Night

      location_on Goldthorn Hotel access_time 19:45 - 22:00
      We have a normal Speakers Night with four speeches and evaluations (including two certification speeches).

      We will consider 'speaking from memory' as our education focus.
    • 03/12/2018 02:10 pm
      03/12/2018 02:10 pm

      Evaluation Workshop

      location_on Goldthorn Hotel access_time 19:45 - 22:00
      Our usual speeches and evaluations will be followed by an Evaluation Workshop in the second half of the meeting.

      For the workshop our President, Adam Bowen, will give a speech to Exercise 5 (Using Your Voice) that will be evaluated by the members, either individually or paired with an experienced evaluator, and will then give their feedback.
    • 02/26/2018 02:10 pm
      02/26/2018 02:10 pm

      Speakers Night

      location_on Goldthorn Hotel access_time 19:45 - 22:00
      Brian will give an extended Education Speech as we begin a two-meeting focus on Evaluation - to be followed next meeting by an Evaluation Workshop.

      Carolyn will chair the meeting and Tracey will take charge of her first Topics session with the club. There will be four speeches tonight.
    • 02/12/2018 02:10 pm
      02/12/2018 02:10 pm

      Dragons Den

      location_on Goldthorn Hotel access_time 19:45 - 22:00
      After our usual speeches and evaluations we will be holding our annual Dragons Den activity.

      This is our version of the television programme, where members present their imaginary businesses to our three Dragons (Carolyn, Tracey and Graham). This is, of course, a speaking exercise rather than actual business! It replaces our usual Topics session.

      Brian will chair the meeting and Peter will tell us about the use of pauses in our speaking.