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From nervous to confident! A Member’s Story

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My name is Mark, I joined Hamwic Speakers in May 2015. The past 2 years with Hamwic Speakers has changed my life giving me the confidence and practise to improve my speaking and presentation skills.  Before joining Toastmasters, I was often required to present publicly with my work and interests but struggled with the mechanics […]

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A Flying Start for Air Ambulance Presenters

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Several members of Hamwic Speakers are enthusiastic supporters of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance, so when the locally based charity approached us to help develop the skills of their volunteer presenters, we jumped at the chance. It’s an interesting assignment which lends itself well to applying Toastmasters evaluation techniques. The Air Ambulance […]

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Get out more with Hamwic Speakers

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Every year for the past 5 years Hamwic Speakers has held an outdoor meeting around Southampton. With our normal venue Taunton’s College being closed for the school summer holiday, it’s an ideal excuse to get out of our comfort zone and take to the streets – literally. The City of Southampton is not short of […]

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District Conference Showcases Hamwic Speakers

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The 2017 Toastmasters UK South ‘District 91’ Conference was held in Southampton on 5-7 May, a once in a decade opportunity for the Southampton club to be right at the heart of national Toastmasters activity. The two day conference was opened by the Mayor of Southampton Cathy Mcewing and Toastmasters International Global President Mike Storkey […]

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Hamwic’s Improv Bout With Sprout

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HAMWIC’S IMPROV BOUT WITH SPROUT Learning with Laughter 16 Toastmasters benefited from the excellent six hour improvisation workshop delivered by Sprout Ideas on the wet drizzly Sunday that was 24th January 2016. The smell of coffee and Danish pastries greeted attendees as they arrived at 10 am. As they settled into orange plastic seats, Dave […]

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Upcoming Workshops/Events

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Sunday 24th January A London company called Sprout Ideas are coming to run an Improvisation workshop at Badger Farm Community Centre,  Badger Farm Road, Winchester SO22 4QB.  Anyone interested can find out more about the company at: http://www.sproutideas.co.uk/.  Tickets will be £20 which  covers the cost of the presenters for a 6 hour workshop (10-4 pm), the […]