Meeting 22nd June

On pretty much the longest day of the year and with the EU referendum looming, our Toastmaster TH soon galvanised us into action with introductions to the question: ‘Tell us about your festival experiences’
Some interesting Smedley and festival fill-in material kept us smiling…

For our invocation PB gave us a short but rousing Churchillian speech

Duties: Timer – LG,  Ah Counter – CLW
Wordmaster – DM with the word ‘galvanise’

Evaluators: KB, AP & SR
General Evaluator – LC

The prepared speeches were as follows:
CAW with ‘The Chartist Movement’
JD with ‘Step up and Save a Life – Part 2’
JR with ‘California Dreaming’

Our Table Topics master, PR took inspiration from the forthcoming referendum
with questions including:

In or out – where do you prefer to eat in summer?
Milk or plain – which chocolate gets you going?
Bognor or Bangalore for holidays?
Hot or cold water for swimming?
Petrol or diesel?
Broads or canals?

Awards – PB

Best Speech  – JR
Best Table Topic – KB
Best Evaluator  –  EH (Table Topics evaluation)

And finally the President’s ‘gong’ was duly handed over to JD in readiness
for her year as President of North Norfolk Speakers Club. We look forward
to her ‘taking the reins’ in what promises to be an exciting year for her and for
the club.

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