Events

Next meeting 4th January – Evaluation Contest

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Our next meeting is at Linton Memorial Hall on Linton Lane, Linton, Wetherby LS22 4HL at 7.45pm for 8pm on Thursday 4th January 2018.

The evening features the annual club evaluation contest. Not only is this a chance to hone our feedback skills, but it offers the opportunity to progress to the Area, District and National contests

The evening will also include speeches and topics – a chance for all to speak and have fun!

 

Next meeting 7th December

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Our next meeting is at Linton Memorial Hall on Linton Lane, Linton, Wetherby LS22 4HL at 7.45pm for 19pm on Thursday 7th December 2017. It will include the  usual ingredients of great speeches, challenging and enjoyable topics and a chance for all to speak and have fun!

Next meeting 30th November – Topics Contest

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Our next meeting is at Linton Memorial Hall on Linton Lane, Linton, Wetherby LS22 4HL at 7.45pm for 8pm on Thursday 30th November 2017.

The meeting features the annual club topics contest where participants are asked to speak impromptu for two or three minutes on a subject they have just been given. The evening will also include speeches, evaluations and a chance for all to speak and have fun.

York RISC are our guests on 16th November

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

We welcome members of York RI Speakers Club to our next meeting.  The programme will include all the usual ingredients of speeches, topics and evaluations with the added bonus of contributions from our colleagues from York. It is  a great opportunity to learn from another club and of course to enjoy the company of our fellow speakers.

The meeting takes place at 7.45pm for 8pm on Thursday 16th November at Linton Memorial Hall on Linton Lane, Linton, Wetherby LS22 4HL.

Club Speech Contest 2 November

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

The annual club speech contest takes place at 7.45pm for 8pm on Thursday 2nd November Linton Memorial Hall on Linton Lane, Linton, Wetherby LS22 4HL.

The contest is always good fun, a chance take part in a speaking competition and the opportunity to progress to the Area, District and National contests.

There will also be time for a few topics and as always, the programme will give a chance for all to speak and have fun!

New season starts 7th September

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Our first meeting of the new season takes place on Thursday 7th September 2017 at Linton Memorial Hall on Linton Lane at 7.45 for 8pm.

It will include the  usual ingredients of great speeches, challenging and enjoyable topics and a chance for all to speak and have fun!

Click on the “dates” link for the full programme for the 2017/18 season.

Next meeting 25th May – AGM

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Our Annual General Meeting takes place at 7.45pm for 8pm on Thursday 25th May 2017 at Linton Memorial Hall on Linton Lane, Linton, Wetherby LS22 4HL

There will be time for a few speeches and topics too after the AGM. As always, the programme will give a chance for all to speak and have fun!

Next meeting 15th October in York

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Our next meeting is a joint meeting with York RI Speakers Club. It takes place at their new(ish) venue, the York RI Bowls Club, Ashton Lane, Holgate, York YO24 4HX on Thursday 15th October at 7.30pm.

It is a good chance to speak in front of a different audience and maybe learn a trick or two from our neighbours.

Evaluation and judging – next meeting 5th March

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Our next meeting is at The Days Inn at Wetherby Services at Junction 46 of the A1M at 7.45pm for 8pm on Thursday 5th March 2015.

The ASC Immediate Past President, Lindsay Dutch, will run a training session on evaluation and judging.  Evaluation is the most important skill – it is how we develop and improve as speakers. Even the most experienced evaluators will be able to learn something from Lindsay’s workshop. After all, we are talking here about a twice National Evaluation Contest champion!!

Judging is a different skill from evaluation, and Lindsay’s session will provide an invaluable insight. Whether you are a veteran of many contests or new to judging and thinking of taking the plunge, there will be something useful to take away from the evening. 

Next meeting 23 October and Charter Dinner on 24th

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Our next meeting is at The Days Inn at Wetherby Services at Junction 46 of the A1M at 7.45pm for 8pm on Thursday 23rd October 2014. 

The programme will include the usual ingredients of great speeches, helpful evaluations, challenging and enjoyable topics and a chance for all to speak and have fun!

The following day the 37th Anniversary Charter Dinner takes place at The Bridge Inn, Walshford at 7.30 pm. Sure to be a good evening – if you haven’t already please send your menu choices to Mavis Cryer.

Eleven benevolent elephants ….Voice training session 9th October

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Our next meeting  takes the form of a voice training seminar hosted by Jan Millar.

Pitch, pace, pause, power, practice, practice, practice…..

These 7 ps featured in Jan’s last voice workshop for Wetherby Speakers Club in October 2007, as did the tongue twister in the title. This workshop is a must – what could be more important for any speaker than the voice?

Do come along – you are guaranteed to learn something!

No need to light a night light on a light night like tonight…..