Rochdale Rostrum

Programme 2016/17

 

26 September 2016

Welcome evening + introductions

Lecturer: Kevin Hawkins

Topic: Introduction

 

3 October 2016

Nerves, getting the butterflies in formation

Lecturer: Kevin Hawkins

Topic: Review

 

10 October 2016

Notes and Structure

Lecturer: Alan Williams

Topic: Reading an extract

 

17 October 2016

Microphone techniques

Lecturer: Alan Warrington

Topic: Holiday

 

24 October 2016

Engage the audience, add interest, gestures

Lecturer: Kevin Hawkins

Topic: Records

 

31 October 2016

Stand and deliver, impress with style

Lecturer: John Wroe

Topic: Good for a laugh

 

7 November 2016

Introducing humour, benefits and pitfalls

Lecturer: Alan Williams

Topic: Unbelievable truth

 

14 November 2016

Practise, polish, perfect, personalise

Lecturer: Alan Calow

Topic: My philosophy of life

 

21 November 2016

Guest speaker – Raconteur evening

Lecturer: Sharon Richards

Topic: Storytelling

 

28 November 2016

David Bruce trophy: Humorous Speech

Topic: TBC

 

5 December 2016

Christmas Dinner at The Broadfield Hotel

 

23 January 2017

Motivation

Lecturer: Elaine Hadfield

Topic: Motivation

 

30 January 2017

Brainwork

Lecturer: Kevin Hawkins

Topic: My dream job

 

6 February 2017

Knowing Your Audience

Lecturer: Patricia Russell

Topic: Poetry reading

 

13 February 2017

Accents

Lecturer: Alan Williams

Topic: My experience with the law

 

20 February 2017

Powerpoint Presentations

Lecturer: Chris Gaskell

Topic: Powerpoint

 

27 February 2017

Pitch, pause, pace, the importance of rhythm

Lecturer: Alan Calow

Topic: Ceremonial Speeches

 

6 March 2017

Impromptu Speaking

Lecturer: John Wroe

Topic: TBC on the night

 

13 March 2017

Eric Wheeler Trophy: Impromptu

Topic: Impromptu

 

20 March 2017

Dragons Den

 

27 March 2017

AGM + Awarding of the Pat McKenna Trophy

 

Contact Information

Rochdale Rostrum Club

The Broadfield Hotel
Sparrow Hill
Rochdale
OL16 1AF

Tel: 01706 345446

Meeting times

Mondays 7:30pm - 9:30pm

 

Free Tea and Coffee Provided

 

Where we are

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