Speech Classes

Sat 24th & Sun 25th March 2018

Redmaids' High School, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 3AW

Section Notes

Please note that, in all classes, stated time limits MUST be observed.
-Over-running WILL be penalised

Spoken English (Class 1SD)

Open to any age. Own Choice. Competitors are invited to present a personal project. Visual aids may be used. Time limit - not less than 3 minutes or more than 5 minutes.


Entry Fee:
£ 8

Recital Programme (Class 2SD)

Open to any age. Own Choice. Not to exceed 7 minutes. A 20 minute programme from the works of any poet to be prepared and submitted to the Speech & Drama Secretary by 28th February 2018. One poem or excerpt from a poem to be spoken from memory (Time limit 3 mins). The adjudicator will choose another poem from the programme for the competitor to read aloud. The quality and balance of the programme will be taken into account. The competitor will be required to give a short appreciation of the poet's style and work to the audience. (Time limit 4 mins).


Entry Fee:
£ 10

Key information

FESTIVAL timetable

Download the 2018 Festival timetable withg information on all class dates.


Download the 2018 General Rules

FESTIVAL safeguarding

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