What we're about

Some of the benefits you may experience by joining in our friendly twice monthly meetings at Hallmark Speakers:

* Communicate clearly and concisely with customers, colleagues, suppliers and the rest of the world… Get your point of view understood and persuade others to your insight.

* Stop babbling like a jerk when answering questions to your boss’s boss and other stressful situations.

* Conquer shyness and social awkwardness when talking to strangers and work colleagues.

* Marriage Savers: Learn to deepen your relationships by creating open and honest dialogue between you and your life partner. Also great skills in becoming a better parent and coach to your children.

* Learn to deliver jokes and stories that rivet your audience to your every word.

* Practise and develop leadership skills in a nurturing creative environment.

* Awaken your natural abilities to stand up and deliver public speeches with swagger and confidence.

and much more …

Discover for yourself how Hallmark speakers, part of the Toastmaster international organisation, can bring out the best in you, by helping you to develop your communication and leadership skills.

Join us on 2nd and 4th Wednesday every month at the Hallmark hotel Bournemouth

First three meetings are free, so what have you to lose?

Thereafter a one off joining fee of £20 and then £10 per month by standing order

Come and join the fun and waken the greater you that is lurking inside.

Upcoming events (5+)

Come and join us for an evening of fun and learning

Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel

2nd and 4th Wed of every month Drinks in the bar afterwards (optional)

1st Tuesday of every Month

Barrington Centre

Do you suffer from stage fright at the thought of delivering a speech in your workplace or giving reading at church or a bridal speech perhaps. Do you hate interviews and need to build your confidence levels big time? Ferndown Speakers is a club where you can improve your communication skills in a supportive, friendly and fun atmosphere? You will find opportunities here to: Enjoy giving both prepared and spontaneous talks Deliver your speeches with confidence, gravitas and mastering the art of body language Learn how to be an active listener to give feedback to fellow speakers Extend your vocabulary, learn new things and improve your analytical skills All these skills are transferable to other aspects of your personal development both in and outside work. Join us on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month in the Barrington Centre in Ferndown – lots of free parking in Tesco’s car park. If you would like to chat with someone before coming to a meeting please free to call the Public Relations Officer, Anne King on[masked] Come as our guest for the first 3 meetings - no charge. Thereafter, membership costs: £45 joining fee and then £14 per month by standing order. A bargain! You will join the Pathways Programme a series of projects and speeches to help you hone your speaking and other significant communication skills and build your confidence. Please RSVP so we can offer you a truly warm welcome?

Want to have fun improving your communication skills?

Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel

Come and improve your communications skills, develop your leadership style and most importantly challenge yourself to become a better you! It does not matter if you are a complete beginner and afraid of public speaking, it is our mission to help you overcome that fear and develop your self confidence. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Arrive at Hallmarks at 7pm for a 7:15 start. 2nd and 4th Wed of every month Drinks in the bar afterwards (optional)

3rd Tuesday of the month

Barrington Centre

Do you suffer from stage fright at the thought of delivering a speech in your workplace or giving reading at church or a bridal speech perhaps. Do you hate interviews and need to build your confidence levels big time? Ferndown Speakers is a club where you can improve your communication skills in a supportive, friendly and fun atmosphere? You will find opportunities here to: Enjoy giving both prepared and spontaneous talks Deliver your speeches with confidence, gravitas and mastering the art of body language Learn how to be an active listener to give feedback to fellow speakers Extend your vocabulary, learn new things and improve your analytical skills All these skills are transferable to other aspects of your personal development both in and outside work. Join us on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month in the Barrington Centre in Ferndown – lots of free parking in Tesco’s car park. If you would like to chat with someone before coming to a meeting please free to call the Public Relations Officer, Anne King on[masked] Come as our guest for the first 3 meetings - no charge. Thereafter, membership costs: £45 joining fee and then £14 per month by standing order. A bargain! You will join the Pathways Programme a series of projects and speeches to help you hone your speaking and other significant communication skills and build your confidence. Please RSVP so we can offer you a truly warm welcome?

Past events (104)

3rd Tuesday of the month

Barrington Centre

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