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Hone your persuasive speaking skills and share your views at our open discussion

Having spent several months conquering the virtual stage during this turbulent time, we want you – our members – to actively shape how our meetings work in the future and to explore what a return to in-person meetings might look like. And in true Toastmasters style, we’re going to hone our public speaking skills along the way. 

Join us this coming Tuesday evening, on the 4th of August, for a unique facilitated open discussion. Bring along your best debating skills, flex your impromptu speaking muscles, and share your views on the location, length and content of our meetings. We really value your views, and we want to gather feedback from each and every one of our members. 

We know it’s gloriously hot outside at the moment, and we know that not everyone loves Zoom meetings, but this is a really valuable opportunity to openly share your thoughts. Our open discussion kicks off at 6:45pm, and it’ll be done and dusted by 8pm sharp, so if you can’t make the whole meeting just come along for the first half.

We look forward to seeing you there, and to hearing your views. 

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New Year – New Committee Structure 

Learning we have taken from this year is that running as a weekly club, which we all benefit from, means there is a little too much work for committee members to carry out effectively.

Therefore, this coming year, we will have a slightly enlarged committee and some new responsibilities certain roles to ensure that everything we can achieve all the club’s objectives without overworking individual committee members.

Please check out the new sub section within the education section of this website where you will find further information about the changes and detailed descriptions of each role, including responsibilities. Below is a brief outline of the major changes for those without the time to read it in full.

This Toastmasters club is a success because of the commitment of it’s members, in particular those that put themselves forward for the committee or help in other ways. The skills and experience members gain from being on the committee help set themselves apart in their career and personal development. It really is a virtuous circle and the best time to volunteer is now.

If you are interested in any of the roles for the upcoming Toastmaster’s year, please speak to a current committee member asap. Our current club President, Terry Pullin, will also be giving a short presentation at our next club meeting so be sure to attend.

This is how the structure will look:


The committee is split in to 7 key areas: education, public relations, membership, mentoring, finance, events and leadership. The biggest difference is instead of having one person in charge of each we will have teams to share the workload.

The educational team will include both the Vice President of Education and a Club Success Manager.

The public relations team will have a Club Marketing Manager to support the Vice president of Public Relations.

The membership team will have a Club Membership Manager as well as the Vice President of Membership. A new meeting role of Guest Liaison Manager will be created who will help to answer guest’s questions and make them feel welcome.

We will have a Club Events Manager who will take charge of organising official events and club socials. The Club Events Manager will work closely with the Vice President of Membership and Vice President of Education to ensure club events contribute towards everyone’s education and enjoyment at London Victorians Toastmasters Club.

You!

Click here for full details of how things will be and then follow the links on the right to see the specific role descriptions.