It’s Better to Travel…


Maidenhead Speakers Club – Monday 30 Jun 2014 WITH GUEST BLOGGER, ERIC ELLIOTT This was an auspicious night at MSC, what with it not only being the final meeting of our Toastmasters year – but also an evening of ushering in the new President, and looking back over a successful twelve months! But more of that toContinue reading “It’s Better to Travel…”

Sizzling-Hot Speeches at Maidenhead Speakers


Maidenhead Speakers Club – Monday 23 Jun 2014 WITH GUEST BLOGGER, PAUL AHERNE On a hot humid July evening (with temperatures more akin to a mid-summer in Mississippi than Maidenhead) the faithful few gathered for an evening of sweaty heat, but stimulating speeches. Whilst the heat did keep the numbers down, the gusto of our Sergeant atContinue reading “Sizzling-Hot Speeches at Maidenhead Speakers”

Scouting, Storytelling and the EU!


Maidenhead Speakers Club – Monday 9 Jun 2014 WITH GUEST BLOGGER, JACQUI HOGAN Bang on the dot of 7:30pm, Doreen Gowing, our Sgt@Arms,  tried to catch us out with the chairs facing another direction, but everyone rose to the challenge. Change is good! After President Jacqui Hogan handed over to the Toastmaster of the Evening Monica we found out that this was toContinue reading “Scouting, Storytelling and the EU!”

A Night of Celebration!


Maidenhead Speakers Club -Monday 12 May 2014 WITH GUEST BLOGGER, RICHARD DAVIES President Jacqui Hogan opened the meeting with the fantastic news that the District 71 International Speech Contest had been won by Maidenhead Speakers Club member Chris Boden. Chris will now compete in the International Speech Contest final in Kuala Lumpar against the restContinue reading “A Night of Celebration!”

MSC 30th Anniversary Club Dinner & Tall Tales


by Steve Cann A fun night was had by all at MSC at Burnham Park Hall as members and special guests enjoyed an evening of dining, Tall Tales and the celebration of 30 years of the club (since chartering back in April 1984). Special guests included Division Governor Vanessa King, and not to mention ourContinue reading “MSC 30th Anniversary Club Dinner & Tall Tales”

Informed, Invigorated & Inspired


Maidenhead Speakers Club – Monday 14 Apr 2014 WITH GUEST BLOGGER, LORRAINE HAMILTON Another 5-star evening at St Luke’s Community Hall from the Maidenhead Speakers’ Club meeting. It never fails to deliver! Sergeant at Arms Doreen Gowing opened the evening with a wistful tail about sawing a tree – with her wise words to let the saw doContinue reading “Informed, Invigorated & Inspired”

Club International Speech & Evaluation Contest in Full, with Pics!


Maidenhead Speakers Club – Monday 24 Mar 2014 WITH GUEST BLOGGER, SAM BILLINGTON Monday 24th March saw the 2014 International Speech & District 71 (as Toastmasters stalwart Joyce was happy to remind us) Evaluation Contest come to MSC. The theme of the evening seemed to be questions, with questions asked over the course of the night including: ‘AreContinue reading “Club International Speech & Evaluation Contest in Full, with Pics!”