Wimbledon Speakers Club all set to begin its 20th year!

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The new term at Wimbledon Speakers Club is just around the corner with the first meeting after the Summer break to take place on Wednesday 13th September at 7.30pm. We look forward to welcoming both new and old friends back to the club as we embark on an exciting year ahead.

And as well as being an exciting year ahead, it is also a celebratory year as our club celebrates its 20th anniversary! Since 1998, we have welcomed hundreds of people through the door who have visited the club in order to develop both their confidence and skills in a variety of forms of verbal communication and public speaking in a fun, friendly and supportive environment.

As well as our typical meeting programme which covers improvised speaking, prepared speeches & speech evaluation, we also intersperse these with other word games, debates and other light-hearted entertainment, all of which helps to improve our public speaking skills. You never stop learning at Wimbledon Speakers Club! For those wishing to take part, we also run annual club competitions in the 3 key speaking disciplines of impromptu speeches, prepared speeches and speech evaluation, the winners of which go on to compete in the national competitions.

So whether you’re a total beginner or more advanced, no matter whether you’re preparing to give a speech at a wedding, a work presentation or just want to improve your overall speaking confidence, Wimbledon Speakers Club is for you!

Our meetings are held on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month at the William Morris Rooms (267, The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1SD) from 7.30pm-9.30pm, so come along and see what we’re all about!

If you have any questions, simply Contact Us!

WSC Speech Competition

With only three meetings left this calendar year the annual speech competition is fast approaching.  This is held on our last meeting of the year which is the 9th of December.  The competition is open to all members of Wimbledon Speakers Club regardless of length of membership or experience.  The theme will be announced at our first November meeting and will be decided by our immediate past president Michael.  We would encourage everyone to have a go as it is great experience.  This is also an excellent meeting to attend as you get to see how different speakers tackle the same subject. There will still be the usual opportunity for participation in topics prior to the competition.

Start of the new term

 Wimbledon speakers club has returned, with our first meeting of the new season on Wednesday 10th September.We are looking forward to an action packed year, with weekly speeches, tough competitions, debates and  workshops.True to form, the meeting started off in style with 2-minute speeches, inspired by the greatest guitar riffs of our time. Following this our president gave a succinct introduction to speech formation, for on the spot presentations. A skill set often required professionally, but sometimes difficult to obtain.

We then heard prepared speeches from one of our newer members, and one from one of our seasoned professionals. Each excellent, each offering something for us to learn.We meet every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. We look forward to welcoming you in person.