The Incorporated Phonographic Society

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See and hear Council member John Dawson on 25 April 2018

The Parliament Choir celebrates RAF 100

Date: 

25 Apr 2018

Location: 

St. Clement Danes, Strand, London WC2R 1DH

An evening of music at St. Clement Danes, the Central Church of the Royal Air Force, performed by the Parliament Choir together with members of the Choir of St. Clement Danes, accompanied by Nicholas O’Neill (organ and piano). The repertoire will range from ‘God be in my Head’ (Walford Davies, the first composer of the RAF), a commission by Paul Leddington Wright to mark RAF 100, to Walton’s ‘Spitfire Prelude’ and ‘Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines’.

Tickets (£26 and £11) may be purchased using this Eventbrite link

View or download the flyer for the concert below.

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 On-line dictation practice re-started on Thursday 4 January 2018

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.”

“That was lovely thank you.  The modern stuff suits me better.”

How may you join in?

Email the Chair: marysorene@ntlworld.com to book your place and for banking details.  Once your payment is received you will be sent the Skype address to enable you to join in.

When is it?

Every Thursday at 7 p.m. – 8 p.m., (except Christmas eve and New Year and  the month of 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?

Whatever speed you wish. Whether you are pen or machine, low or high speed, returner to work or professional seeking extra practice (perhaps for realtime proficiency), you will find a welcome with The Incorporated Phonographic Society, believed to be the Oldest Society of Shorthand Writers in the World.

Would-be realtime on machine?  Practice in the comfort and privacy of your own home.  No travel time or expenses.

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 structured 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.