Meeting 1st July

The first of July was the start of the Toastmasters year, and what a way to start! We had a great view of the grounds from the studio, and much cooler than our usual room too! We welcomed our visitors Dao and Jo and told them a bit about Toastmasters. Elizabeth stepped in as our… Continue reading Meeting 1st July

Epsom Speakers fun evening

ESC Meeting 3rd June 2019 Dear Epsom Speakers We had another energetic and fun-filled meeting yesterday – great to see so many of you back from your holiday weekend or half term break and ready to take part! Sergeant at Arms, John welcomed our guests and got the meeting started in enthusiastic style. Matt Tuff (for… Continue reading Epsom Speakers fun evening

Start at Epsom Speakers to upgrade your public speaking skills

ESC Meeting 1st April 2019 So much has happened in such a short time! Here is a reminder of our last club meeting – full of energy, it was a wonderful opportunity to get to know some of our members better. John Drinkwater, our Sergeant at Arms, gave an inspirational introduction to the meeting, in true… Continue reading Start at Epsom Speakers to upgrade your public speaking skills

Toastmasters at Reeds – 22nd March 2019

Speaking at Reeds Reeds has been working along with Epsom Speakers Toastmasters club. They have been empowering students with public speaking skills. The way Epsom Speakers helps is by providing educational presentations and feedback. I was fortunate enough to be accompanied by Leo Gadson and Amanda Zwarts. Reeds has about 50 students that take part… Continue reading Toastmasters at Reeds – 22nd March 2019

Epsom Speakers Club Contests 2019

18th March The room was buzzing with excitement this Monday for our annual club International Speech and Evaluation Contests. Eminent Toastmasters from other local clubs joined us, plus a good number of curious new guests. The meeting was opened by our Sergeant at Arms, John Drinkwater, who welcomed attendees. Many thanks to John for all… Continue reading Epsom Speakers Club Contests 2019

How to have fun on a Blue Monday

ESC Meeting 21st January 2019  ‘Blue Monday’ – but the atmosphere was fun-filled for our second meeting of the year. Costa, our temporary Sergeant at Arms, introduced the meeting and also presented the ‘Warm-up’, encouraging us to tell the meeting ‘What are you proud of?’. A really positive start! Dave Goodman was our Toastmaster, full… Continue reading How to have fun on a Blue Monday

New Year, new presentation skills

Dear Epsom Speakers, For our first meeting of the year, former Area Director Ian Upton was Toastmaster of the evening, introducing a line-up of stars – with an excellent supporting cast. Costa Nicolaou, our hard-working VPE, doubled as Timekeeper and as temporary Sergeant at Arms to start the meeting. John Drinkwater was videographer and Elizabeth… Continue reading New Year, new presentation skills

Reeds – 16th November

Once again a lovely warm welcome from the team at Reeds. We enjoyed a delightful meal where I was able to chat with Adam Shaffer, the chairman of the evening, and Sally Briggs, one of the maths teachers. Mr Ha had done a great job on organising the event. As guest Toastmaster I was asked… Continue reading Reeds – 16th November