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Dorothea Stuart
Editor of The London Speaker
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From Paul Carroll, 104 London Debaters Tuesday 11 December is the Year End Balloon Debate at 104 London Debaters. Please come along for the evening and get involved! In a balloon debate, speakers are ejected round-by-round (as if thrown out... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The London Speaker
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From Niels Footman, On Monday 10 December 7pm, EBS+ – our monthly evening meetup for business speaking – returns in its fabulous new venue, Mindspace in Aldgate. We’ll be hosting a fascinating line-up of impromptu speeches, pitches and speaking masterclasses.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The London Speaker
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From Paul Carroll, 104 London Debaters Many students believe the concept of "safe spaces" fosters inclusion, increases sensitivity and sets up parameters in which difficult conversations can occur and marginalized voices can be heard, according to The Washington Post. But... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Rory Graves, Grosvenor Square Speakers Bob Ferguson is a Distinguished Toastmaster, a winner of the District International, Humorous and Evaluation Speech contests, a Certified World Class Speaking Coach, a Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association and a member of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2018 at The London Speaker
From Niels Footman, President Early Bird Speakers On 19 November 2018 at 7pm, EBS+ – our monthly evening meetup for business speaking – returns in its fabulous new venue, Mindspace in Aldgate. We’ll be hosting a fascinating line-up of impromptu... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Istvan Vari, Citi Criers Citi Criers invites you to an evening of electric elocution and more as we celebrate 15 years of putting the power of public speaking to work at Citi. Whether you want to hear from colleagues... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From: Liang T Li, Area K3 Director Thanks for all participants for Area K3 Humorous Speech & Table Topic contests! It's a wonderful night and we saw five humorous speeches and five impromptu speeches from the winners of clubs in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Paul Carroll, 104 London Debaters On Tuesday, 13 November, 104 London Debaters will host a panel debate (think BBC's Question Time) chaired by charter-member Joann Walsh. The panelists, representing different viewpoints and constituencies, will discuss the efficacy (or otherwise)... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Michael Whalley 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Monday 19 November 2018 We are proud to present Simon Bucknall, the 2017 runner-up in the World Championship of Public Speaking. Organised by local dbToastmasters clubs, the event will be broadcast live to a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2018 at The London Speaker
From Maria Golovanova, London Cardinals We are hosting a Halloween themed night on Monday 29, at Cardinals. Please come along and join in the fun You can see more on our Facebook event page: https://m.facebook.com/events/2039352859708454?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%223%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D&aref=3 https://www.facebook.com/events/2039352859708454/ Details: Halloween special at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Paul Andreas, VPE Beckenham Communicators Freddie Daniells is coming to Beckenham Communicators to give an Evaluation Workshop on Thursday 25 October at 7.15 for a 7.30 pm start. It will be a great evening and you are welcome to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Tariq Pasha Area C34 Humorous Speech & Table Topics Contests were held on Tuesday, 9 October at Tube Talk's new home in Victoria with a back-drop of amazing views of London and a fabulous autumn sun-set. The evening was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From 104 London Debaters Winston Churchill described the US-UK alliance as "special relationship" in 1946, during the brief period when the Axis had been defeated in WWII, and the USSR was not yet widely recognized as a threat to Western... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Tariq Pasha Area C34 Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests Hi everyone Area C34 contests will take place on Tuesday 9 October. Doors open at 6:30pm with a view to start at 6:45pm. We will meet at Victoria Station... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Ramesh Halai An invitation to members of Toastmasters International and members of the general public with an interest in public speaking/leadership skills development.. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the varied and excellent range of humorous speeches from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Paul Carroll, 104 London Debaters Many believe that paper money is out-dated not only because it's easy to lose (or steal) but because of the efficiency, convenience and transparency of digital payment systems. Others are concerned that tech-giants and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Adam Zdan-Michajlowicz, Holborn Speakers Holborn Speakers is offering a free improv workshop for anyone who would like to discover the art of play. Improv is a form of collaborative performance which is unplanned and created spontaneously by the performers.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From: Liang T Li, Area K3 Director Do you want to experience the Area Level Speech Contests? Do you want to hear the speeches from 10 club speech contest winners? Do you want to volunteer for the Area K3 contests... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From: Liang T Li, Area K3 Director What a Fantastic and Empowering Club Officer Training (COT) at Area K3 on Wednesday evening, 11th July 2018. We had 28 club committee officers joining us to get ready for their new role... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Maria Golovanova, London Cardinals On Monday 17 September 2018 London Cardinals are hosting their Humorous Speech Contest and their Table Topics Contest!!!! It will be a special evening full of great humour, wit and quality jokes. JOIN US!!! Be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2018 at The London Speaker
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Public speaking takes many forms, including humorous debate! For millennia in many cultures the egg has been a symbol of rebirth and renewal. FIND OUT WHY 2 1/2 MINUTES IS THE "PERFECT" TIME FOR BOILING AN EGG? 0R IS IT?... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2018 at The London Speaker
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London Athenians is hosting a humorous speech workshop "Make 'em laugh" led by funny man Tony Winyard. You are very welcome to attend. Upstairs The Hop Poles, close to Hammersmith Underground Station and Bus Station. Please arrive at 7pm for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Jane Liburd, Tube Talk After 8th August 2018 Tube Talk will no longer meet at Templar House, 81-81 High Holborn as TfL’s access to this building ended on 10th August 2018. The club has relocated to Victoria Station House... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From 104 London Debaters Wherever you stand on an issue, it's worth trying to discover what the people you disagree with are thinking and why they think that way. In a club debate--whatever the topic--we seek to develop a case... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2018 at The London Speaker
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From Chris Walker, St Paul's Speakers Are you a speaker who says, ‘I’m just not very funny?’ When speaking, do you struggle with comedic timing? This is an event that will change your ability to speak humorously! St Paul’s Speakers... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2018 at The London Speaker