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’s News

In October our newest member, Craig Collinge, took possession of his Speakers’ Guide. Craig had attended a couple of our meetings as a visitor and decided to join us. The Speakers’ Guide is a manual produced by the Association of Speakers’ Clubs and contains a structured step by step guide to writing and delivering a[…]

Notes from a Speakers’ Club Newbie

Speaking in front of a group of people terrifies me. I blush, talk too quickly and lose the thread of what I’m saying. It’s an experience I go out of my way to avoid.But wouldn’t it be great to face an audience confidently and be relaxed about getting the message across? I am a writer[…]