A palpable atmosphere of competition prevailed as members were mustered into various briefing groups – in readiness for the Humorous Speech & Table Topics contests.
The President in his absence sent a letter of encouragement, good wishes, luck and thanks to all involved, which was read out by DL and was much appreciated by everyone.
Contest Chair – DL, Chief judge – TH
Humorous Speech Contest:
MB – ‘Still Hanging About’ (about a coat hanger from a hotel in Kettering)
CAW – ‘We Tried To Kill Our Friends’ (about boozy, smokey lunchtime cocktail parties in the 60’s)
JO – ‘Size Does Matter’ ( about a disastrous coach trip to the Bluewater shopping centre)
1st – JO
2nd – CAW
3rd – MB
Table Topics Contest:
Contest Chair – DM, Chief Judge – TH
Table Topics Contestants: CLW, MB
The Table Topic – ‘ Tell me why you don’t want to have one million pounds’
1st – MB
JO and MB will represent NNSC at the Area Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contest on 14th September at Dereham Articulate Club, The Meeting Point, Guildhall,
St. Withburga Lane, Dereham, Norfolk NR19 1ED
The evening concluded with the presentation of the well chosen contemporary glass trophies.