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Guest Speakers

We aim to get interesting speakers to attend each branch meeting.  If you know someone you think would be a good speaker, or if you would like to share your knowledge on a specific topic, please contact Fiona or Paul. 

Branch meetings are  on the 3nd Saturday of the monthVenue announced on twitter, facebook and in the branch newsletter. Everyone is welcome so come and meet us!

Our aim is to pool the talent and resources of actors, writers, directors, designers, musicians, artists and producers and through our networking and club events to offer support, to open doors, to create possibilities.

Please see News page for updates.


Jan 17/1/15        Campaigning Guest Speaker Frances Rifkin (Equity Campaigns)

Feb 21/2/15        Lynda Rooke (Chair of Equity Women's Committee.)

Mar 21/3/15       Blance McIntyre Director http://unitedagents.co.uk/blanche-mcintyre

April 18/4/15     Guest Speaker Martin Brown (General Secretary) ARC motions

May 16/5/15      

June 20/6/15     Frances Dredge, Federation of Entertainment Unions Venue Young Vic

July 18/7/15      James Haddrell Artistic Director - Greenwich Theatre .  Venue Greenwich Theatre

August 15/8/15

September 19/9/15 Evening meeting tbc Rod Dixon Artistic Director Red Ladder Theatre Venue TBA 20/9/15Training workshop with Rod all day. Venue TBA

October 17/10/15  Improbable Theatre are *pencilled* - to be confirmed


Jan -  AGM + discussion of motion for ARC

Feb - Amber Massie Blomfield, the Head of Communications at The Albany.

March - Femi Oguns from Identity Agency & Drama School

April - Maria McCarthy -  Artistic Director Omnibus Clapham

May - Stella Duffy - Fun Palaces

June -  21/6/14  Hot Coals Ensemble David Lockwood Artistic Director of Bike Shed Theatre Exter http://www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk/

July - 19/7/14 Kobna Holdbrook Smith from Act For Change Campaign http://www.act-for-change.com/

August -  18/8/14  A visit to Wiltons Music Hall for a tour of the building and then summer social in the Mahogany Bar tickets from the branch £4 email Kandy we have 20 spaces for the tour.

September - 20/9/14 Sarah Hughes CDG

October -  18/10/14 We are joining the TUC cuts march in central London


Meet at 9.30am for breakfast prior to the march. We shall be announcing the meeting place in the autum. Watch this space and also our twitter @SEEquityLondon for updates.

November -  15/11/14 Max BeckmannPolicy Development and Equalities Officer

December -  2/12/14 6.30 Young Vic Theatre.  Low Pay No Pay/Collaborative Ways Of  Making Work Guest speakers Emmanuel de Lange (Equity Low Pay No Pay Officer) Stella Duffy writer/theatre maker/fun palacer.