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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 »

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 »

15 Minutes of Fame

You might recall that Andy Nichols, one of the members of White Rose Speakers, recently won the Area Humorous Speech contest. Not one to pass up a chance to practice his public speaking, when given the opportunity to re-run his contest winning speech at work he jumped at the chance, and the result is below. We… Read More »

Pitch Perfect

Join us on Thursday 16 October 2014, for a joint event between Leeds City Toastmasters and White Rose Speakers. Pitch Perfect, part of Leeds Business Week, will give attendees some of the skills and experience they need to perfect their business pitch: Practice your elevator pitch in a friendly, supportive environment. Explore our world-class training program… Read More »

2014 Area 15 humorous speech contest winners!

On a day filled with laughter, Andy Nichols of Leeds and Andrew Miller of Doncaster took the honours in the Toastmasters Area 15 humorous and impromptu speaking contests which were recently held in Doncaster. Andy (representing White Rose Speakers with a speech entitled “15 minutes of fame”) fought off stiff competition to win the humorous… Read More »

Why should I join Toastmasters?

“We are now starting another Public Speaking Toastmasters club in Leeds- White Rose speakers, which is planned to launch on 14th Sep 2011. Why don’t you come along?” I said to my colleague Mark. “Why should I join a Public Speaking club? It is scary, speaking in public. It seems pointless!” exclaimed my friend Mark.… Read More »