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Three way tie for Best Speaker on 17th September

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Competition was our theme. Perhaps to warm us up for next week’s contest! Yet the meeting said booya to the theme. Our three speakers won an equal number of votes for Best Speaker – so it was a tie! A very pleasing outcome and not one the club has seen before. Our first speaker completed […]

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Humorous Speech & Table Topics Contest on 1st October

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Every meeting we have a laugh – but on 1 October we’re planning some extra chuckles. Salisbury Speakers is about to hold its first Speech contest! The theme is humorous speeches. Visitors are welcome to join us. Three members will deliver prepared speeches on the topic of their choice. They don’t need to have us […]

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An inspirational meeting on 3rd September

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Inspiration was tonight’s theme. We revved our engines to the theme of cars in the warm up – what a variety of automotive anecdotes! Some love them, some couldn’t care less as long as they get from A to B. Speaking of bees, our first speech by our very own apiarist explained how Plan Bee […]

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A sunny meeting on 20th August

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Sunshine was the theme of Monday’s meeting. And the mood was sunny too. We warmed up on the topic of shoes – sharing memories from winkelpickers and towering purple high-heels to good old Doc Martens. We were also reminded that our venue is known as Shoemaker’s Hall, hence the cabinet of tools. Our first speaker […]

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Award winners at Salisbury Speakers

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It’s been a busy few months for Salisbury Speakers as the club grows and matures. This was recognised in May when we were presented with a New Club Pioneers Award at the D91 regional conference. Karen Chapman received both her Competent Communicator and Competent Leader awards at our meeting in June. Mark Blackburn achieved his […]

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Open Evening on 19th February at our new venue !

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Salisbury Speakers is expanding and moving to a new venue ! Please come and join us at our Open Evening on Monday 19th February, at our new venue, which is the upstairs meeting room of the Pheasant Inn, 19 Salt Lane, Salisbury SP1 1DT. Website here: http://www.pheasantsalisbury.co.uk/index Free parking in Salt Lane after 6pm,  please do come […]

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Two Do Well in Gatwick contest

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Toastmasters, Beverley Hepting and Steve Graham from Casterbridge Speakers, a club based in Dorchester, both came third in the UK South District speaking contests that they entered.  Coming third in the finals is no mean feat. With almost 700 Toastmaster members in UK South, they have won the club, the area and the divisional Humorous […]

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Getting Stuck In

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Vic Harkness, an avid Falcolner based in Salisbury has got stuck right in to Salisbury Speakers.  She not only joined Toastmasters International but has taken on the role of Public Relations officer for this newly formed, local club.   Vic recently challenged James Thomas, BBC Radio Wiltshire to a live table topics contest on air.  […]