Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town

Spreading word of the Quicksilver project has been an enduring priority – increasing awareness of our work, which has in turn boosted our progress in innumerable ways. Being face-to-face with large numbers of people is one way of achieving this. By relentlessly campaigning, Nigel has steadily raised the profile of Britain's bid for the World Water Speed Record, helping grow the project's support-base as well as adding value for its many sponsors and suppliers.

To date, he has presented well in excess of 350 multimedia talks to audiences in over 270 cities, towns and other locations throughout the length and breadth of the UK, and further afield.

Many were staged in the most prestigious speaking venues in Britain and beyond. Here are just a few ...

Army Flying Museum, Army Air Corps HQ, Middle Wallop, Hampshire

BAE Systems, Samlesbury

BAE Systems, Warton

Benn Hall, Rugby

Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh

Bourne Corn Exchange, Lincolnshire

Brooklands Museum

Cardiff City Stadium

Cheltenham Park Hotel

Chichester Yacht Club

Coventry Airport

Coventry City Football Club

Coventry University – Engineering & Computing Building 

Dalton Barracks, Abingdon

Donington Park Motorsport Circuit

Dyson HQ, Malmesbury

East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham

Eden Court, Inverness

Estrel Congress & Exhibition Center, Berlin, Germany

FIA WRC Wales Rally GB Service Park, Felindre, Swansea

Firth Court, University of Sheffield

Glasgow Caledonian University

Gloucester County Cricket Club, Bristol

Harrogate International Centre

Harrogate Ladies’ College

Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon

Hotel Steigenberger – Bad Neuenahr, Bonn, Germany

Hotel Tylösand, Halmstad, Sweden

IET Austin Court, Birmingham

Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) HQ, St James’s, London

Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) HQ, Westminster, London

Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham

Manchester Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI)

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Midland Automobile Club, Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, Worcestershire

Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton

National Cold War Exhibition, RAF Museum – Cosford

National Metalforming Centre, West Bromwich, Birmingham

National Motorcycle Museum, Bickenhill, Birmingham

Newark Town Hall, Nottinghamshire

Newcastle University

Owston Hall, Doncaster

Peterborough Town Hall

Porsche Club Great Britain HQ, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport

RAF Marham, Norfolk

Rand Worldwide HQ, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Reebok Stadium, Bolton

Reno Hilton Hotel, Nevada, USA (pictured in photo at top)

Rheged Centre, Penrith

River Tees Watersports Centre, Middlesborough

Royal Armouries, Leeds

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Rufford Park Golf and Country Club, Nottinghamshire

Slade Park Barracks, Oxford

Sopwell House, St Albans

Spar Aerospace/MDA Space Missions Division, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Staffordshire University – Stafford Campus

St Peter’s School, York

TATA Steel, Scunthorpe

The Bugatti Trust/Bugatti Molsheim Ltd., Prescott Hill, Gloucestershire

The County Assembly Rooms, Lincoln

The Mere, Knutsford

The NEC, Birmingham

The Palace of Westminster, London

The Victoria & Albert Hotel, Manchester

Universiteit Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

University of Bath

University of Brussels, Belgium

University of Cambridge

University of Manchester

University of Oxford

University of Plymouth

University of Salford Manchester

University of Southampton

University of Wolverhampton - Telford Innovation Campus

W5 at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast Waterfront, Northern Ireland

Top image by Ken Lund from Reno, Nevada, USA (Reno Hilton, Reno, Nevada) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons
Other images this page © QWSR Ltd.