South Lancaster Speakers Club
Programme 27th October
President Opening remarks. Louise
3 to 4 minute speeches Everyone
Choose from- Decorating, a landmark, Adverts
Daisychain evaluations, the person picked out of the hat evaluates
the previous speaker and then delivers their own speech.
The first one will be Simon giving an introductory speech about
himself. Evaluated by Diana. Chair pulls out next person before
Diana gives her speech. Continues until everyone has evaluated
and spoken. ( Joyce will be absent, sends apologies )
Break for refreshments.
Topic chair Albert
Topic evaluator Eddy
General evaluator Louise
Closing remarks Louise
SOUTH LANCASTER SPEAKERS CLUB
WEDNESDAY 27th October 2021
Methodist Chapel, Galgate
In attendance:- Diana Douglas, James Douglas, Jane Entwistle, John Entwistle, Eddy Jackson, Louise Jackson (President) Albert Kelsall, Carol Kershaw, David Knox, Luisa (1) and Lewis (1) Garth Entwistle and Fiona Entwistle.
Apologies:- Joyce Meiring and Simon Gelderd
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
The President opened the Meeting by welcoming those present, especially the Guests to the third meeting of the new season.
The Chair for the evening was Carol Kershaw
Each Speaker was given 3-4 minute to talk about “Decorating, a Landmark or an Advert”
Daisy chain evaluations then followed, the person picked out of the hat evaluated the previous speaker and then delivered their own speech
Diana Douglas – Don’t, don’t, don’t
This speech was about different types of adverts including the power and cost of same.
Jane Entwistle –
Decorating landmark cakes was the subject matter of this speech eg Birthday and Wedding cakes together with different types of icing used.
Albert Kelsall – talked about various landmarks.
James Douglas -
This speech was about landmarks and in particular various lighthouses including the Ancient Lighthouse at Alexandria.
Louise Jackson – Decorating for a new arrival
The audience was treated to a very interesting speech on the preparations required for a ‘new arrival’ but the arrival was not a baby, as might have been expected but ……. A dog!!!
John Entwistle –
John talked about various elements of internal and external decorating and how to avoid potential ‘marital’ disharmony.
David Knox –
This speech was about the decoration of a ‘landmark’ that had not been painted for a very long time and needed to have a great deal of preparatory work carried out before this high, well known example could be painted a single colour of sky blue …. The Sistine Chapel Ceiling.
Eddy Jackson had a completely different approach to the subject of ‘landmarks’ and put forward the suggestion that this word could be treated not only as a noun but also as a verb.
Carol Kershaw talked about adverts and how things had changed from the 1940’s and 50’s very few goods available. Carol made reference to several adverts which included, but not restricted to, the Guinness advert with the multi coloured toucan.
The Chair for the Topics Session was Albert Kelsall and the theme was the effects and repercussions of various well publicised events in recent times.
John Entwistle – Interruption to Clubs due to Covid
Eddy Jackson – Global Warming
Louise Jackson – Respect for the NHS
James Douglas – Global Warming
David Knox – Debt
The Topics were Evaluated by Eddy Jackson and the General Evaluation of the evening was given by Louise Jackson.
The Treasurer reminded members who had not paid their £10 Membership Subscription Fee that it was now due.
The Meeting ended at 9.25
Date of next Meeting 10th November 2021
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