Christmas Party 2016

We had a wonderful Christmas party last night, with a lovely meal provided by the Regent Hotel, Doncaster. A big thanks for all the post-meal jollifications created by our President Derek Lucian . We had a version of Pictionary, a fascinating Table Topics based on childrens’ letters to Father Christmas, and finally charades. Derek hadContinue reading “Christmas Party 2016”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday November 28th

The meeting started on time and was attended by 16 people, 14 members and two visitors.    Julie Gordon was the Sergeant at Arms for the evening and provided the meeting with provided details of facilities and timing of mid-meeting break. She introduced the Toastmaster for the evening, Andy Howell.    Andy gave a strong introduction toContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday November 28th”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday October 24th

The meeting was extremely well attended with a total of 17 members plus guests present. As a result it was nearly a ‘standing room only’ event – which was pleasing to see. The Toastmaster for the meeting was Julie Gordon. Her theme for the meeting was “A Safe Place to Learn”. Julie took care toContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday October 24th”

Humorous and Table Topics Speech Contests Sept 26 2016

We had two excellent Speech Contests at our meeting on Monday September 26th. Bridget Pearson was Contest Chair for both and did a magnificent job both beforehand (there is such a lot of printing and organising of people!) and in leading the contests in a calm, assured manner. Well done! Shelagh Jones was Chief JudgeContinue reading “Humorous and Table Topics Speech Contests Sept 26 2016”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday September 12th

Now that the summer season is out of the way, the remainder of the calendar year can start in earnest.  Consequently, our Toastmaster for the evening, Pauline Westrop, chose a theme of “Back to School” for us to run with. As is often the way on the first day back at school, not everything wentContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday September 12th”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday August 22 2016

Meeting report  by General Evaluator Jean Stewart: Meeting room was prepared by Sgt at Arms and other Members of the Club in readiness for the meeting to start at 7.00pm. Bridget Pearson, Sgt at Arms, provided a two-minute warning of start of meeting.  Then started meeting at 7.00pm.   Bridget used a laptop to register attendanceContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday August 22 2016”