Anyone Else Been to this Speakers Corner?

  jakimo 08:33 03 May 10

I used to go to Hyde Park Corner regularly on a Sunday morning,it must have been the the most lively debating,and entertaining place in the country

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  Woolwell 10:54 03 May 10

I have never been there click here but Donald Soper click here was one of the more regular speakers.

  ronalddonald 14:42 03 May 10

last time i was there was way back in the 1980's. But in time i got fed up with it, iv got other better places to go than to lively debates with wishy washy ideas

  morddwyd 19:22 03 May 10

Been there a few times, not regularly, but now and again, back in the fifties.

  Pineman100 19:26 03 May 10

I used to visit Speaker's Corner fairly regularly in the 1960's when I had a girlfriend in London.

One of the regular speakers was H G Wells' grandson - or so he claimed. He certainly looked very much like photos of the great author.

I can't remember a solitary thing about the subjects of his speeches, except that they were hugely varied, and very witty.

The humour of many of the speakers was supplemented by good-natured heckling, which was a tradition at Speaker's Corner. The repartee was often hilarious.

  dasli 09:38 05 May 10


  sunnystaines 09:48 05 May 10

in the 70's did not see any decent speakers

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