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International Speech and Evaluation contests – 2018

We had a great evening with our International Speech Competition and Evaluation Competition events taking place.     In the first half of the evening, Shane persuaded the audience to take on a triathlon challenge through his inspiring and personal speech. Roland then demonstrated a compelling story of Demosthenes using his crafted body language. He […]

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Why Trump?; Ditch the perfectionist and An only child

The president, Trang motivated members and guests to face their fear of public speaking with an anecdote from the movie The world Fastest Indian, Burt Munro. He set various speed records until he retired at the age of 68. When nobody believed that he could do it, he quoted Theodore Roosevelt: ‘“It is not the […]

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Meeting Notes – 27th April 2016

Isabel our president welcomed all to the meeting. She recounted that during an extended illness she was so dedicated to the Toastmasters cause that she read cover-to-cover all the issues of the Toastmasters magazine that she received! One of the tips was on developing stage presence by recording the first few lines of your latest […]

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  • Where

    We meet at the Department for Transport at Great Minster House, 33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR (see map).

    Nearby underground stations are Pimlico, St. James's Park and Victoria.

    Non Member Guests

    Civil servants with a Common Access Pass or staff of public bodies working with DfT are welcome to attend. Known colleagues and friends of existing DfT staff can attend if signed in by that DfT member of staff and escorted at all times by that DfT member of staff.
  • When

    We meet every second and fourth Wednesday of each month (except December). Assemble in reception of Great Minister House at 18.15 to sign-in for a start at 18:30.

    Next meeting Wed 12th Jun