Public Speaking

I am an experienced and popular speaker. People find me easy to listen to. Do contact the groups below for feedback. Subjects include:

1. Living With Arabs.
2. Making sense of the Middle East news.
3. Understanding aspects of the lives of our Moslem neighbours.
4. Seven weeks on board a container ship [the only woman for five of them.]

Year Month Group
2009 August Golden Valley Probus, Hereford
2011 September Horsham Probus, West Sussex
2012 January Horsham Women's Institute [WI] West Sussex
  April Horsham Forest Probus, West Sussex
  September Horsham Weald Probus, West Sussex
2013 July Horsham Forest Probus, West Sussex
  September Southwater Probus, West Sussex
2014 April The Bedford Culture Club, Horsham, West Sussex
  May Ewyas Harold WI, Hereford
  June Billingshurst Weald Probus, West Sussex
  September Partridge Green WI, West Sussex
  October Book launch 'An Evening with Joan Ward' at Waterstones Bookstore, Carfax, Horsham
2015 January Book Club, Worthing, West Sussex
  February International Ladies' Club, Amman Jordan
  March Abbey Dore Women's Guild, Hereford
  May Golden Valley Probus, Herford
  June Brockham Wednesday Club, Surrey
  July Pebblecombe WI, Betchworth, Surrey
  July Friends of The Hawth, Crawley, West Sussex
  November National Trust group Horsjam
Future Events
2016 January U3A    Horsham
  February Hall green ladies' Probus Club, Solihull West Midlands
  April Trefoil Club, Reigate
    Horley Probus, Surrey
  June Roffey Probus Club, Horsham
  August Shenfield U3A, Essex
  September Ongar and Shelley WI, Essex
  September The Probus Club of Horley and District
  September Linter's Court, Redhill
  October Writers' group, Studley Library, Worcs
2017 January 13th U3A Crawley
  January 25th Kennet Valley Probus, Newbury.
  February 6th Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham
  March 7th St Andrews Fellowship, Worthing
  March 21st Parkinsons Group, Horsham
  April 11th U3A Worthing
  April 25th Wives' Fellowship, Storrington
  May  3rd Inner Wheel, Worthing
  May 25th Wythall
  June 2nd Hall Green Ladies' Probus, Solihull.
  October 3rd Rodings Valley U3A, Essex
  November 9th Horley and District U3A
  November 13th Women's group, Worthing Guide Hall.
2018 March 20th St  Andrews Fellowship, Worthing
  April 3rd Crawley Probus, West Sussex
  May 14th  U3A Sunniside, Newcastle
  May 30th East Grinstead Rotary, West Sussex
  September 5th Mothers' Union, Belford, Northumberland
  October 1st Berwick on Tweed U3A
  October 3rd Whickham Village Belles WI
  October 6th Belford Hall, in aid of the Great North Air Ambulance
  October 17th North Shields Probus
2019 January 3rd Eglingham WI
  February 11th Norham Mothers' Union
  February 21st Alnwick U3A
  March 7th English Speaking Union, Loughton, Essex
  March 21st Ladies' Thursday Club, Whickham
  April 25th British Embassy, Amman, Jordan
  May 2nd Wives' Group, West Chiltington, West Sussex
  July 8th Doddington WI, Wooler
  July 11th Low Fell WI, Gateshead
  July 13th Leamington Friends, Radford Semele
  July 15th am Roding Valley U3A, Essex
    pm Reigate Probus
  August 12th Alnwick Probus
  August 16th Wooler Luncheon Club
  September 9th Wooler U3A
  September 11th Bamburgh WI
  September 12th Beadnell WI
2020 February 10th Felton WI
  April 9th Whickham Ladies' group
  May 27th Morpeth Ladies' Luncheon Club


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