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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 John Howley who can be contacted
on 0113 267 3936 or at:

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Recent Talks

A timetable of some nine talks scheduled for this year has been postponed as a result of the Covid lockdown. We will be accepting bookings as soon as quarantining arrangements are relaxed

Talks given in 2019
Tuesday Luncheon Club
Homily Slot, Bingley, Sacred Heart Church
Homily Slot, Cottingley, St Mary & St Monica
Bramhope Thursday Group
Monday Group, St Andrew's URC, Skipton
Forum 2000, Horsforth
St Francis' Primary School, Bradford
Hull Bollywood Group
Ladies Group, Baildon Masons, Hoyle Court, Baildon
Methodist Women's Group, Bradford

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, Leeds
St.Urban`s Catholic Primary School, Leeds
Corpus Christi Primary School, Leeds
Kirkhamgate Junior and Infant School,Wakefield
Notre Dame Sixth Form College, Leeds
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Otley.

Talks given in 2018

Headingley Rotary
Roundhay Rotary
Inner Wheel District Meeting
St Giles WF, Bramhope
Wakefield Ladies Luncheon Club
Crompton and Royton Rotary
Immaculate Heart Coffee Morning
Rotary District Assembly
St Mary's Menston School
St Mary's and Assumption
St Paul's Primary
St Nicholas Primary
Roundhay Rotary
Headingley Rotary
Holy Name Mass
York Catenian Circle
Spofforth  W.I.
Bardsey Mothers' Union

Talks Given in Recent Years

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 Catholic 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 Catholic Church, Cookridge
Treetops Community Centre
St Mary’s Catholic Church, Horsforth
Assumption Catholic Church
St Luke’s C.E. Primary School
BeestonNeighbourhood 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