Hosted by a first-time Toastmaster

On Monday evening 20th July, we had another great online meeting hosted by our wonderful Toastmaster for this evening- Debra who gracefully facilitated the session.  This was the first time that Debra had been the Toastmaster for the evening. She would be introducing all the speakers to the virtual stage and keep the evening running.  […]

Two Icebreakers and first-time evaluator!

Another great night of public speaking, learning and friendship. Debra, as Sargent at Arms, opened the meeting with a great reference to Spring and the standard housekeeping notices. Great to see her delivering a confident start to the meeting. Dave, our President gave a good opening statement with a challenge to be a leader, as […]

How Often Do I need to come to Toastmasters?

One of our guests this week asked me a question that has been posed many times, and so I thought I would post an answer here. The simple answer is to come as little, or as often as you like. The more you come the quicker you will benefit. The bigger question is how often […]

Epsom Speakers 20th Jan 2020

It might have been cold in Ewell last night, but there was a warm welcome for all at Epsom Speakers. We welcomed three new guests to our meeting; Jack, Debra and Brian. We also had our District Director Florian Bay and our area director, Vaneshan. Debra started the meeting as our Sargent at arms, only […]

Welcome 2020

What a great start to 2020. Debra opened the evening as Sargent at Arms. She did an amazing job to welcome everyone and it was hard to believe this was only her second time in the role. She introduced Dave. Our President Dave gave a great introduction with some notices, including the upcoming COT (Club […]

Cold Hands – Warm Hearts

It may have been the coldest night of the year so far, but the Rose Room was full of warmth, hospitality and excitement. The meeting opened when our President, Dave decided to lead by example and take the role of Sargent At Arms to open the meeting. If you have a fear of public speaking […]

Area Contest

Although the whole event was recorded, videos of the speeches are only available to the contestants themselves, but here are some of the pictures from the event which were taken by grabbing stills from the video.

Area H53 Finals

This week we hosted the area finals for the Humorous Speech and Table Topics 2019.It was great to see Epsom, Sutton, Surbiton and Mole Valley together for the event. Special thanks to Trudy for organising this and our Chief Judge Costa. As is our custom at Epsom, the speeches were videos and made available on […]

Epsom Speakers – 7th October 2019

What a tremendous night on Monday. Amanda, as our Toastmaster, led a fun filled and energetic evening. To keep the autumn blues at bay, she encouraged everyone to dress for the beach – which many engaged with fully – some quite scarily! A fun warm up that saw us singing, three great speeches teaching us […]

Cosy Meeting 2nd September 2019

Where can you go to hear about the Great Fire of London, poems for the four seasons, the benefits of living in a tree house and practical tips for how to be happier?  It has to be Epsom Speakers Club of course! The evenings are starting to draw in but there was plenty to smile […]