Proposed Workshop on More Effective Public Speaking
The committee considers that a workshop on public speaking would be a constructive
event for members, especially those who address meetings or give a report from time
to time, such as Officers and prospective Officers, Group leaders and prospective
Group leaders, or anyone who might be asked to give a vote of thanks.
The workshop would consist of a small group and would cover:-
Relaxing before speaking, breathing, posture and positioning.
Projecting the voice, speaking both with and without notes.
The use of a microphone and speaking without one,
The positioning of P.A. system equipment.
If you are interested contact . A list will be compiled on a first come basis.
The date and venue will be confirmed later.
Short Course in January 2011 – UK History 1945-1997
The course aims to revive our understanding of the recent past through which we have
lived and in which we have taken part.
The colour and texture of the times will be recalled by substantial use of visual
material to stimulate our discussions and help us recognise the key themes that have
shaped our Islands' continuing story.
The course will run for eight, two-hour sessions between 1400-1600 hours on alternate
Mondays beginning 10 January 2011 and ending Monday 18 April 2011.
Location: Conference suite, Harrogate Baptist Church, Victoria Avenue.
Topics to be covered will include:
UK and the World 1945
Austerity Years 1945-51
Years of Recovery 1951-64
Office not Power 1964-79
Slaying of Dragons 1979-90
Grey Years 1990-97
Several U3A members registered for the course at Open Day but some spaces may still
available so if interested please contact,