Never mind the width…


Maidenhead Speakers Club – Monday 19 May 2014 WITH GUEST BLOGGER, JOHN CALLAGHAN Never Mind the Width… Feel the Quality! From the outset, Doreen Gowing our “unsung hero” and Sgt@ Arms opened in lyrical fashion – obviously trying to catch the grammarian’s eye early on. Following the AGM and the appointment of the new committee, President Jacqui Hogan … Continue reading Never mind the width…

Lights, Contest, Action!


Maidenhead Speakers Club  - Monday 30 September 2013 WITH GUEST BLOGGER, JOHN CALLAGHAN Top speeches. Top humour. Top evening! The Humorous Speech and Table Topics contests on 30 September were packed - several toastmasters deep! Which is always a good sign of a lively club where the members want to stretch themselves. Never mind “never mind the … Continue reading Lights, Contest, Action!

Toastmaster visits the Inner Wheel Club: take me to your spokes-person!


Toastmaster visits the Inner Wheel Club: take me to your spokes-person! Mell Shepherd in her role as Social Secretary recently gave a talk to the the Inner Wheel Club of Burnham about Toastmasters, and gave an entertaining demonstration speech - a practice run of her speech contest entry - that was very well received. After … Continue reading Toastmaster visits the Inner Wheel Club: take me to your spokes-person!

Maidenhead Speakers members perform at the KC Comedy Club


  Last night, Thursday 17 May, saw the first gig for the KC Comedy Club at Magnolia Park, a private club in High Wycombe. Several members of MSC were there to enjoy the proceedings. Keith Clarke (MSC member) opened the evening to a lively crowd of over 70 comedy enthusiasts looking for a good entertaining night out. They were not … Continue reading Maidenhead Speakers members perform at the KC Comedy Club

Maidenhead Toastmasters Meeting: Monday 14th May 2012. Energy and Entertainment!


After a few last minute changes and despite a number of blank slots still to be filled when the doors opened at 7.00pm - with encouragement from Jacqui Hogan as Toastmaster of the Evening and Helen Elliot as General Evaluator, all the roles were covered by 7.30pm in time for a prompt start. The energy … Continue reading Maidenhead Toastmasters Meeting: Monday 14th May 2012. Energy and Entertainment!

Oh Hell! Its the annual Maidenhead Speakers Club dinner…


Maidenhead Speakers Tall Tales Contest announced - Oh Hell!  Experienced Toastmaster Ian Rees took the trophy at the Maidenhead Speakers Tall Tales contest held at the Bird in Hand at Knowl Hill on Saturday 28 April; the occasion coincided with the annual club dinner which was well attended by around 50 Maidenhead Speakers and guests … Continue reading Oh Hell! Its the annual Maidenhead Speakers Club dinner…