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Welcome to the website of the National Talking Express.

National Talking Express produces two monthly audio magazines, The National Talking Express and Media Round Up.

Listen to the latest edition of the National Talking Express, August 2018.
Listen to the latest edition of the Media Round Up, August 2018.
Download the latest edition of the National Talking Express, August 2018.
Download the latest edition of the Media Round Up, August 2018.


The podcast url for NTE is

The podcast url for Media Round Up is


NTE Apps for Apple, Android and Windows devices can be downloaded from their respective stores. To see what is on the App click the links below:

Latest edition of National Talking Express

Latest edition of Media Round Up


NTE and Media Round Up can also be heard on the Sonata player

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Notice: NTE AGM 2018

The National Talking Express Annual General Meeting 2018 will take place on Saturday 5 May in the small bar of The Royal Oak, 226 Main Road, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3PL. The building will be open from 11.00 am, for tea or coffee. The meeting will start promptly at 11.30 am.

Full members who have paid prior to 5 May can claim a contribution towards their fares for attending the AGM. A maximum of 50 per person will be paid, but tickets or receipts must be shown to the Treasurer, and this is only for petrol or travel by bus, train or coach. Taxi fares may not be claimed. Anyone in possession of a railcard will be expected to use it to claim the reduced fare.

Afterwards, we will go to the Hanover Inn, Harwich, for a Social Meal and a few drinks.

NTE, The Magazine for You?

Would you like to receive an audio magazine, produced in stereo every month, for Blind and Vision-Impaired people? The National Talking Express, which was started in September 1979, could be the one for you.

The audio magazine contains competitions (with prizes), interviews, feature articles, and a lot of useful information. You can also have your say in the Talk-Back section. Listen to an interview about NTE produced by Infosound

You can listen online free of charge here or on Sonata. However by becoming a member of NTE, you can support our cause and have it delivered on SD Card, USB stick, or MP3 CD (which can be played on a DAISY talking book player).

You will also receive Media Roundup at no extra cost. This magazine was started about eight years ago by popular demand. This contains items and headlines from the media. (which can be read in full by request). News of new radio stations and TV channels, updates to electronic programme guides, etc.

If you would like to receive a sample copy of the magazines on tape or CD fill in the Contact form or call the NTE office on 0203 609 7255. Leave your name and number and we will get back to you.

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