Spring Conference 21st April 10:00-17:30

Presentations and Workshops

Please click the links to explore each in more detail,

Clare Crowther, Accredited Speaker
  1. Workshop: Accredited Speaker. The journey learning points, Clare Crowther AS
  2. Workshop: Be the mentor you evaluators need, John Schell ACB ALB
  3. Workshop: Getting paid to speak, Nigel Oseland
  4. Workshop: Storytelling -The Missing Piece (How to enrich your storytelling), John Kendall DTM & Gwendoline Alderton ACG ALB

Click to see the provisional programme


    Contest Trophies
  1. International Speech Contest Round
  2. Evaluation Contest Round

The winners proceed to the District 71 contests 11-13 May at the SafeHaven conference in Cork. The International Speech winner at the SafeHaven conference proceeds to the semifinals and, if successful, the finals of the World Championship of Public Speaking in Chicago Illinois 22-25 August 2018


Refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

Chef Perry

Responding to your feedback to create more choices to attend cheaply we have made lunch a separately bookable item. A hot and cold buffet lunch has been organized with Chef Perry at the nearby (within 2 minutes walk) College Arms bar and Social club. For £8:50 you get your pick of:

  • Hot beef casserole & new potatoes (a gluten free dish)
  • Hot vegetarian pasta
  • Warm breads
  • Coronation chicken
  • Tuna nicoise
  • Assorted sliced meats
  • Assorted salads
  • Assorted cheeses
  • Followed by a selection of cakes, coffee and tea

You can of course make your own independent arrangements for lunch.