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The Sylvia Wright Talks and Speakers


The Trust has volunteer speakers who give talks on Sylvias work to churches, clubs, schools, colleges or other community groups; these talks are tailored to suit the requirements of the audience.

Our Speaker Organiser is Mrs Anne-Marie Rose who can be contacted on 0113 2685423 or email:

Some comments received following our talks and presentations:

Talks given in 2015.
Fleetwood Rotary Club; Abbey Grange C.E.Academy; Holy Name Church;
Assumption Spen Lane & St Mary`s Church, Horsforth; Harrogate Ladies`Forum; Headingley Rotary Club; Calverley Rotary Club; Crofton Mothers` Club, Wakefield; St.Margaret Clitherow, Haxby; North Leeds Probus Club; Immaculate Heart Primary School: St Paul`s Primary School; St.Edmund`s Primary & Newman College, Oldham. St.Edward`s Church, Oldham; Garforth Women`s Luncheon Club; Roundhay Rotary Club; St Walburga`s, Shipley.

Talks given in 2014.
Forum 2000, St.Urban`s Church Coffee Morning, Leeds Assoc. of Graduate Women, Bradford Rotary Club, White Rose Rotary Club, St Margaret, Clitheroe, Haxby , Roundhay Rotary Club, Over Sixties Group,Cawthorne, Huddersfield Probus Club, Opal Coffee Afternoon, Trent Wives, Nottingham, Oakwood Church Ladies Group

Venues in 2013:
Guiseley Methodist Church The Tuesday Club – Ladies` Luncheon Club Leeds Methodist Women`s Luncheon Club, St. Edward`s R.C, Church, Oldham
Menston Retirement Group, Roundhay Rotary Club, Shelf Conservative Association St. Joseph`s Church, Wetherby, Chapel Allerton Good Neighbours Older People`s Group, Aireborough Inner Wheel Club, Chapel Allerton Churches Fellowship

In the last few years talks have also been given to:
NHS Retirement Fellowship; Scholes Mothers' Union; St John's Church, Wakefield; West Yorkshire Playhouse; Otley Men's Forum; Otley Women's Forum; Barwick Church; Ladies Fellowship The Tuesday Club; Ladies Luncheon Club; Forum 2000 Horsforth; Inner Wheel International Meeting; Kippax Methodist Church; Yorkshire Countrywomens' Association, Adel; Walton Methodist Church, Wakefield; Ryedale Friendship Group, Pickering; Holy Name Confirmation Group, Cookridge; Harlow Mens' Forum, Harrogate; Lidgett Park Methodist Church, Roundhay; Essex Group of Hospital Staff, Brentwood. Osmotherly and Crathorne Churches, N.Yorks; Kingsway Church at Ossett; St.Mary`s Church, Horsforth; St. John`s Church, Moor Allerton; Bridge Street U.R. Church,Otley; Horsforth Woodside Methodist Church; Roundhay Methodist Church; St.Giles Supper Club, Bramhope; Halton Guild, Leeds; 58 Club Knutsford; T Club The Bridge Church Otley; St. Joseph`s R.C.Church, Wetherby; Bingley/Airedale Rotary Club; Horsforth "Tangent"; Chevin Division Trefoil Guild; Hallam Diocese "Ascent" Group, Sheffield; St.Giles Church Bramhope, Women`s Fellowship; Bramley Trinity Methodist Church; Moor Allerton Townswomen`s Guild;Leeds City Catenians Circle; Menston Methodist Church Ladies Group;Bramhope Methodist Church Thursday Group; Cookridge Methodist Church Thursday Group;Kirkstall St.Stephen's Morning Service. Friendship Guild, Wigton Moor URC, Headingley Rotary Club Social Evening, Woodlesford Methodist Church Guild
Men’s Supper Club,URC Otley, The Oaks, Headingley Visually Impaired Group, Holy Name RC Church, Cookridge, Treetops Community Centre, St.Mary`s RC Church, Horsforth, Assumption RC Church. St.Luke`s C.E. Primary School Beeston, Neighbourhood Elders`Team , Allerton Bywater, Tuesday Group Visually Impaired Group, Friendship and Social Group, Bramley, SOS Group - Visually Impaired Group, West Leeds Stroke Club, Headingley Methodist Church Thursday Circle

Mount St.Mary`s High School, Richmond Hill; Cockburn College of Arts, Leeds; Holy Name Primary School, Cookridge;St.Theresa`s Primary School,Cross Gates;Adel St.John`s Primary School, Leeds; Talbot Road Primary School, Roundhay; St.Urban`s R.C. Primary School, Leeds; Corpus Christi Primary School, Leeds; Kirkhamgate J/I.School,Wakefield; Notre Dame Sixth Form College, Leeds; St.Joseph`s R.C.Primary School,Otley.