Craven Speakers Club meets at Skipton, is fun, gives lots of encouragement and welcomes new members.
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Pictures of 40th Anniversary Dinner 17 June 2006

Past programmes

Other nearby clubs:
White Rose Ladies Farsley, Leeds, (and their other website)




Fun BBC Recording:- Even leaders of our political parties have training and guidance in giving speeches.. see the leaked memo (Oct 2010) advising Ed Miliband how to ask questions in Prime Minister's Question Time.

  News (Start reading from the bottom (Jan ) upwards)  
May 2016


Our new President Eileen Davies taking over in May 2016 AGM from Outgoing President Simon Thompson, ready for the September term.

2014 A joint meeting with Wharfdale Speakers Club  

See pictures of the AGM at of the Eastern Region at Walshford on 9 March 2014

See pictures of people from Craven Speakers Club and the Eastern region at the National ASC competition in Glasgow - April 2014

Nov 2013 speaker's-guideA new member is presented her copy of the Speakers Guide by the president of Craven Speakers Club  
April 2010

Report on the National ASC Conference at York in April 2010 (See Picture at York, left) written by Craven Club Member J.A. - Do you wish you could speak like Clegg, Cameron and Brown?


1 Jan 2009 Happy New Year  
22 Sept 2007

Would you like to

•  gain more confidence,
•  become an effective speaker,
•  have fun
•  practice the tips given?

Speakers Clubs help you do this. There are several clubs in our area.

On September 22nd there is to be a Taster Session

“Open Day” held at Pudsey Library Meeting Room ( Church Lane , Pudsey, Leeds , LS28 7TY ). This is specially for people to come and try out a session and find out what Speakers clubs are about. It is being organised by White Rose Ladies ( Leeds ) and Bradford Clubs.

I do hope you can come, or pass on this message to others who might be interested and benefit by such a club, and also to other people who can publicise it and the events below

You will be welcome at all clubs

The Bradford Club meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 7.40pm for 8pm start at The Shipley Club, 162 Bradford Road , Shipley. This is opposite the Branch pub. We always welcome new members and guests (01274 830291 )

White Rose Ladies Club meets 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 7.40pm for 8pm start (First Meeting 10th Sept) White Rose Ladies Speakers Club, Farsley Library, New Street , Farsley, Leeds LS28 5LW

Also as you know.. Craven Speakers Club meets at Skipton meets 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 7.40pm for 8pm start (First Meeting 10th Sept) at the Soroptimists Rooms, Skipton BD23 1EW


10 Sept 2007 Autumn Session Starts. See 2007-2008 Programme  
4 Sept 2006 Autumns Session starts. See 2006-2007 programme  
  If you are a member, do please download a poster about The Autumn's meetings and display it at a shop or library neear you  
24 July Last meeting of the 2005-2007 year. Eileen Murgatroyd is presented with Honary Life Membership of Craven Speakers Club. Jonathan hosts his last meeting as President.  
June 17 2006
April 24 2006 An extra "traditional meeting" has been inserted into the programme at the Little Theatre because we have so many new members.  
    Picture by Geoff one of our members
27 February .. and another three new guests! More people always welcome
13 February As a result of the Open Day, and increased publicity, and the excellent meetings due to the high quality of more experienced speakers, we now have five new people attending the club.
14 Jan 2006 Open Day - Soroptimists Rooms

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Contact us for more info. or advice on:
01535 633730, 01535 662441 or 07941 785340

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