Category Archives: Blog

Congratulations Simon!

Warning – please get through the next paragraph. It will hopefully be worth it! Above is a blurry (taken by me – needless to say I am not a professional photographer) picture of our Assistant Division Director (i.e. super dedicated person who helps clubs around this area) Jane Craggs and current Leeds City Toastmasters President… Read More »

Site and blog update

The goal of this page is simple and twofold. First, to let visitors know that just because our blog hasn’t been updated in some time, our clubs are still going strong and if you’re in or around Leeds on a meeting night, you’re welcome to attend! And second, to say that we are looking at… Read More »


A reminder that the two Leeds clubs are combining to bring a business feel to our usual meeting as part of Leeds Business Week – just two of the over 100 free events put on in an awesome week organised by the Yorkshire Mafia. If you want a friendly, supportive environment to… …practice your pitch …enhance your… Read More »

Why Toastmasters?

Do you remember us mentioning that White Rose Speakers and Leeds City Toastmasters are going to be working together during Leeds Business Week? Well, a few of our members jumped at the chance to work together a bit earlier with a bit of impromptu speaking. Put in front of a camera and prompted by a… Read More »

Pitch Perfect 2015

 White Rose Speakers and Leeds City Toastmasters are pleased to announce that we will once again be participating in Leeds Business Week, an asset that belongs to the Leeds business community. Presentation and leadership skills are crucial to success in the workplace. Many people pay high fees for seminars to gain the skill and confidence necessary… Read More »

Leeds Toastmasters Meetings in August 2015

If you’re interested in finding out how Toastmasters can help you develop your communication and leadership skills, why not come along to a meeting? You’re sure of a warm welcome and there will be an opportunity for you to have a go at speaking – and all in a supportive and welcoming atmosphere. Meetings start… Read More »

Build your confidence

Sadly the Toastmasters year comes to an end on 30 June, so White Rose Speakers has been reflecting on a fantastic year for the club. Having only been a fully fledged Toastmasters club for 3 years, we have worked very hard and progressed rapidly over the last three years to the point that we will receive… Read More »

Is there a world champion here in Leeds?

For most people, March means the start of Spring, Easter bunnies, Easter eggs and the clocks going forward. If you’re a member of Toastmasters, it also means that it’s time to hone your speaking skills and get ready for the International Speech Contest! The International Speech Contest works a bit like the FA Cup, in… Read More »