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Friday, 14th May 2021, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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Join us on Friday 14 May at 5pm BST for the grand final of the International Public Speaking Competition, where the best candidates from around the world will be speaking on the theme ‘The best route to change engages all voices’. Participants will perform in front of our eminent panel of judges comprising:

  • The Rt. Hon Robert Buckland QC, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
  • Victoria Bingham, Head, South Hampstead High School, won IPSC 1995 representing Belgium
  • Debbie Newman, Founder and Lead Trainer of Noisy Classroom, Former Head of the then Centre for Speech and Debate at the ESU
  • Alma Agustsdottir, BA English literature and linguistics from the University of Iceland, currently pursuing a Master’s degree in translation studies, won IPSC 2015 representing Iceland
  • Timothy Tung, Commercial Officer, UK Foreign Office/British Consulate-General; IPSC alumnus (Grand Final 2017) representing Hong Kong

We hope you can join us for what promises to be a very exciting event.


Friday, 14th May 2021
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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free (donations welcome)
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free (donations welcome)


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