An Education Evening

At our first meeting in May, we benefited from an education evening, given by the Association of Speakers’ Clubs’ West Midlands Area President, David Wike. David looked at two areas which are essential to becoming a good speaker. The first was the skill of speech evaluation. At Speakers’ Club, members evaluate the speeches given at[…]

Out and About

Our twice-monthly meetings at Aston Wood Golf Club give all Sutton Coldfield Speakers’ Club members a chance to gain experience and confidence in public speaking. But as part of our program, we also get involved in the activities of our national body, the Association of Speakers’ Clubs (ASC) and also with the wider community around[…]

A Great Start to 2017

Sutton Coldfield Speakers’ Club hit the ground running in January with two meetings, a competition against Lichfield Speakers’ Club and an evening judging Youth Speaks. People join Speakers’ Club for many reasons but often it’s to gain skills for work presentations. Claire Worsfold-Morris used her slot on our program at the beginning of January to[…]

October 2016 at Sutton Coldfield Speakers’ Club

Sutton Coldfield Speakers’ Club held two meetings in October and welcomed seven new members! Several of our newcomers have now already made a short three minute ‘icebreaker’ speech on a subject of their choice and received constructive, supportive feedback from other club members. More of these mini speeches are planned for November and we look[…]

Crime and Punishment

September saw Sutton Coldfield Speakers’ Club roar back into life following the summer break. The theme for our first meeting was ‘Crime and Punishment’ and we heard about everything from pre-meditated murder to pilfering from the office, as well as how to become rich from writing a best-selling thriller. Two ‘first timers’, Craig Collinge and[…]