Paddy, Olly and Max on the art of speech-making

Here’s a forthcoming event to anticipate…

    The UK Speechwriters’ Guild is hosting an event in Portcullis House at the Houses of Parliament, which will give people a rare insight into the dynamic relationship between speechwriter and party leader.

    On Wednesday 21 November, from 6.30pm, as part of Parliament Week 2012, Lord Ashdown, former leader of the Liberal Democrats, and his former speechwriter, Dr Max Atkinson, will share their experiences of how party leader and speechwriter worked in synchrony at the highest level, and the specific techniques they used to inspire their audiences through the power of the spoken word.

    The meeting will be chaired by Olly Grender, former Head of Communications for the Liberal Democrats, who has worked at No 10 for the Coalition Government.

    Entry is free, but places must be booked in advance.

    For more details go to: http://www.ukspeechwritersguild.co.uk

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