Tag Archives: publicspeaking

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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Summertime and the listening is easy

  As you may or may not know Toastmasters is an international organisation. So what?  I hear you say.  Well that means if you are a member of Toastmasters and you visit another country  you can seek out a meeting … Continue reading

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Where does the time go?

“Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.”  Henry Ford Time.  An all important aspect of speaking and life.  We either don’t have  enough of it, waste it, or wish it would speed up. All of those thoughts can apply … Continue reading

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Shropshire Speakers Celebrates Toastmasters International’s 90th Anniversary

Ninety years ago, when Toastmasters founder, Dr. Ralph C. Smedley held the first meeting in the basement of a YMCA in Santa Ana, Calif., USA, only a few people showed up. Now, with membership exceeding 313,000 in more than 14,650 … Continue reading

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Shropshire Speakers Free Open Evening 29th October

Shropshire Speakers Celebrates Toastmasters International’s 90th Anniversary  with free open evening on 29th October. Clubs around the world will celebrate Toastmasters’ 90th anniversary with special meetings. Locally, Shropshire Speakers will be hosting a free open house meeting on   29th October, … 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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Chickens, Diana and the SAS

Our meetings are nothing if not diverse and what we sometimes lack in numbers we make up for in imaginative, innovative and inspirational speeches. Last night was no exception as David Guy introduced us to the three banners of this … 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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Angels, waves and classics

Another evening full of fun and excellent speeches starting with Rebecca Evison playing angelic music on  her harp that made everyone hold their breath in anticipation. She did not disappoint and even brought one Toastmaster to tears. John Davies took us … Continue reading

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