The Incorporated Phonographic Society


on Saturday 3 December 2016.

Members, come along to the Civil Service Club, London, to meet our new Patron, Mr Damian Pitman.

Lunch 12:30 for 1 p.m. (please email our Treasurer to confirm your reservation)

AGM starts at 3 p.m.




Check out the latest news!

 On-line dictation practice re-started on Thursday 1 September 2016.

What our attendees have said:

“I am a bit rusty, but I thoroughly enjoyed the shorthand”;

“This is really good practice”;

“I’d like to do this again.”

How do I join in?

Email the Chair: to book your place and for banking details.  Once your payment is received you will be sent the Adobe Connect link to join.

When is it?

Every Thursday at 7 p.m. – 8 p.m., (except Christmas eve and August)

How much is it?

£5 for a one-hour session.

Where do I do it?

In your own home.

If you wish to join in regularly, then retain the log-in details to use again and again.  You just need to pay the weekly £5 fee by the morning prior to each Thursday evening session.

What speeds?

Whichever speed you wish. Whether you are pen or machine, low or high speed, returner to work or professional seeking extra practice, you will find a welcome with The Incorporated Phonographic Society, the Oldest Society of Shorthand Writers in the World.

Would-be realtime on machine?  Practice in the privacy and comfort of your own home.

Incorporated in 1898 we offer examinations in shorthand speed from 50-250 wpm in the UK and overseas.

Need CPD?  A good place to get an hour’s Continuing Professional Development.

We also offer Typewriting examinations overseas.

The President’s talks are available to read on-line, under “Latest”.  Scroll down the page to find them.