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Warning: Shropshire Speakers can seriously change your life!

I joined Shropshire Speakers in January to help tackle a longstanding fear of public speaking. Other than being a Telford-based club affiliated to Toastmasters, I knew very little about the Shropshire Speakers Group. I assumed that the meetings would be … Continue reading

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Speakers and speeches everywhere

Do you ever have one of those thoughts whizz through your mind at the most inappropriate time.  I had such a thought at about 4am this morning. What was the thought? I was thinking I haven’t blogged about the last … Continue reading

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Landmarks, Hares, Ear Muffs and Hats

This is an amalgamation of the last few meetings at Shropshire speakers and my what a busy time we have been having lately.  Lots of visitors attending having discovered us on the internet, gently suggested by bosses or encouraged by … Continue reading

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A double winner!

Many congratulations to our President, Matt Hegarty, on winning two competitions in four days – a fantastic achievement. Matt won the Humorous Speaking contest at Shropshire Speakers with his speech You have to turn your head to the side, and … Continue reading

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The 116th Meeting of Shropshire Speakers

The 116th meeting was announced with gusto by Chris Ryder our sergeant at arms.  Its amazing how different people approach the role and come up with new and innovative ways to start the meeting and keep it fresh. We seemed … Continue reading

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‘Iffy’ table topics

The innovative nature of our members knows no bounds when it comes to taking on the role of Table Topics Master to chair the session on impromptu speaking. Phil Bradley was that person last night and had thought of some … Continue reading

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Club Newsletter May 2014

Shropshire Speakers want to keep members and other interested parties informed on upcoming events and news. Please contact us with any suggestions, ideas or articles you wish to see included either through the website contact form or email Liz McCourt, … Continue reading

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Magic speaking pill

WOULDN’T IT BE GREAT If you could just take a magic pill, you would no longer be terrified of speaking in front of groups? (sorry, no such pill exists) Don’t despair, Toastmasters can help you. Find out how with Shropshire … Continue reading

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30th April Open Evening

Everyone is welcome! Free event, no obligation to join. Overcome your fear of public speaking in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Learn what Toastmasters can offer you: – organise your thoughts – think on your feet – build confidence – practice … Continue reading

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