Development day – 22 February 2020

Radisson Blue Edwardian Hampshire, 31-36 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7LR


11.30 am Guest Speaker: Lyn Darnley, Voice Tutor
‘Looking backwards – moving forward’
Lyn is formerly Head of Voice, Text and Artist Development at the Royal Shakespeare Company and previously was Head of Voice at the Rose Bruford College.

12.35 pm Gervase Phinn – President of The Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama
The Limits of My Language: ‘the tricky and troublesome nature of English’
Gervase is an author, an educator and has an interest in children’s literacy and is a man of many talents. He is a broadcaster and a writer for the Open University.

1.15 pm Lunch

2.15 pm News, Views and Information

3.00pm AOB

3.10pm Guest Speaker: Philip Kingsley-Jones, Drama Specialist
The Fishing Rod
In this practical workshop, members will explore ways of approaching drama for primary age children, including tips for delivering and developing improvisation skills, the use of poetry and a variety of drama games and exercises for encouraging group cohesion and individual expression.

4.15pm Afternoon Tea

*Cost: Members £65.00 (price held from 2019), £70.00 for Guests
Includes Lunch and Afternoon Tea. Tea/Coffee available throughout the day.

Development Day – 22 February 2020