At this Training Session, Speakers Club (SLSC) members were given the word “WATER” by Education Director, Diana Douglas. Ten minutes was given to construct a three to four minute speech which they were asked to present later in the evening. A wide perspective of 'Water' speeches gave new insights. Read more →

South Lancaster Speakers Club meets 7.30pm most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays from September to May at Hollins Lane Methodist Church School Room, Forton, PR3 0AB. Call 01524 805554

The Club programme needs to be varied and stimulating. Tasks must be assigned for each meeting and these need to be allocated with care. When assigning meeting-tasks, attention has to be given to the depth of experience of each member. It is essential to remember that all of us, whether new or experienced members are on a learning curve. Thus encouragement and support should be offered all the time. Read more →

South Lancaster Speakers Club meets 7.30pm most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays from September to May at Hollins Lane Methodist Church School Room, Forton, PR3 0AB. Call 01524 805554

Mark Rogers a highly experienced speaker and actor shares his tips and guidelines for evaluation of speeches. Speakers Clubs help develop confidence in public speaking. The South Lancaster Speakers Club has members from Lancaster, Garstang, Wyre and Lancashire. Call in! Read more →

South Lancaster Speakers Club meets 7.30pm most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays from September to May at Hollins Lane Methodist Church School Room, Forton, PR3 0AB. Call 01524 805554

Actors and singers can, of course, be mimics, but don’t the impressionists, go that much further with their impersonations. Usually involving a much wider repertoire? than actors and singers? Is it really any surprise that there are such high numbers of actors and singers who act and sing in their own natural voices and personalities. Read more →

South Lancaster Speakers Club meets 7.30pm most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays from September to May at Hollins Lane Methodist Church School Room, Forton, PR3 0AB. Call 01524 805554

What are the strategies to counter bias, propaganda, tendentious tweets, and indoctrination? The language and cultures of the democratic free world facilitate these concerns. For totalitarian states, these concepts are the de facto modus operandi. The ubiquitous echo chambers of the internets social media apps have taken these issues to a higher and a new level.News VerificationResponsible media organisations have teams and systems in place to verify the authenticity of facts. They verify the accuracy and honesty of the news. Read more →

South Lancaster Speakers Club meets 7.30pm most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays from September to May at Hollins Lane Methodist Church School Room, Forton, PR3 0AB. Call 01524 805554

The big money people have had to accept that Nuclear Power cannot compete with the Green sources, Wind and Sun. The money that was to be spent on Nuclear could be turned to the Green stuff. After all, Anglesey is very windy, has its fair share of sunshine and is surrounded by the Sea. There are also some very strong sea currents, full of energy, in the Menai Strait. Read more →

South Lancaster Speakers Club meets 7.30pm most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays from September to May at Hollins Lane Methodist Church School Room, Forton, PR3 0AB. Call 01524 805554

Girl Power. In the words of the Spice Girls way back in the ’90s is this ‘Girl power? ’And….is this girl power going to continue in 2019?  Women taking positions on merit, equality between the sexes. The march of the female presenter overtaking from BBC bastions of broadcasting is that saying something about what may happen in 2019? Is the #Metoo movement taking on another twist and men on our screens are being phased out?  Read more →

South Lancaster Speakers Club meets 7.30pm most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays from September to May at Hollins Lane Methodist Church School Room, Forton, PR3 0AB. Call 01524 805554

articularly to those children who have special needs and disabilities and who have been failed. Failed. Failed by the crises caused by reductions. There are of the order of 1.5 million UK children recognised as have special educational needs and about 2/3 of them appeared to have had no additional funding through their schools. That will change in 2019. The Teaching Assistants will re-appear in their dozens. Special Needs training will be proliferate Read more →

South Lancaster Speakers Club meets 7.30pm most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays from September to May at Hollins Lane Methodist Church School Room, Forton, PR3 0AB. Call 01524 805554

Nostradamus warned of a major global conflict which conspiracy theorists have interpreted as war between the US and Russia or the US and North Korea. Then a cataclysmic asteroid will impact the Earth creating absolute devastation. Rising temperatures will lead to melting ice caps and violent hurricanes. “we shall see the water rising and the earth falling under it” Read more →

South Lancaster Speakers Club meets 7.30pm most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays from September to May at Hollins Lane Methodist Church School Room, Forton, PR3 0AB. Call 01524 805554