• The SPUDS Belfast: Speak Saturday

  • Sat, 25-05-2019 at 15:45
  • Accidental Theatre
    12-13 Shaftesbury Square
    BT2 7DB Belfast
The SPUDS Belfast: Speak Saturday - Accidental Theatre - Belfast

Want to overcome your fears of public speaking? Improve your self-confidence? Hone your communication skills? Or sharpen your ability to think on the spot? You’ve come to the right place!Speak Saturday is a chance for you to give an impromptu speech in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. No preparation is required - everyone will be given random topics to speak about. These suggestions are free to be interpreted in your own way. Examples of topics are: hobbies, favourite movies, childhood dreams, chocolate, summer, what makes you sad, a lie you've told, etc. If you wish, you are welcome to deliver a prepared speech. Talks will be timed to 2 mins.We will have 2-3 rounds of talks (depending on numbers) so everybody gets the chance to practice speaking about different topics. You are welcome to ask for feedback at the end. If you are giving feedback please be constructive and helpful - this is a safe learning space. If you prefer, you can message Desy for personalised feedback after the meetup.We will be in The Meeting Room on the 2nd Floor at Accidental Theatre. The nearest train station is Botanic. Please come at 3:45pm for a 4pm start. Enter from the yellow stage door and ring the bell, or give Desy a buzz at 07786713097. Please note that unfortunately there is no step-free access.Tea & coffee will be provided. While this meetup is free of charge, we will ask for an optional pay-what-you-can contribution towards venue hire and meetup costs. The suggested contribution is £5 (£3 concession).