A friendly place to learn public speaking

Learn to speak confidently in front of others

Do you go into “panic mode” at the thought of speaking to a group of people? Are you dreading a speech at an upcoming wedding or feel you are held back in work because you struggle to communicate with customers or your work mates. Do you wish you could lose the nerves, capture people’s attention and inspire others? Maybe you are already a confident speaker, but you lose the message and fail to stay on track.

There is help. But you need to practice at it and we at Ferndown Speakers can provide the support to enable you to overcome your difficulties. We can provide help and guidance, and somewhere to practice, together with constructive feedback?

Find out more about Ferndown Speakers

Ferndown Speakers is a non-profit public speaking club in Ferndown run by a volunteer committee. In an increasingly online world, many people are more comfortable communicating by email, text or social media, rather than face-to-face. It can be stressful speaking to large or small groups or even one to one. We can help you overcome those fears and start to enjoy speaking. Plus you’ll meet a great range of fellow members and have the chance to develop management and leadership skills too.

Check out the date and agenda for our next meeting

Use the contact form below to book yourself in for a free visit.

We currently meet online. Please check our latest update on a future return to face-to-face meetings:
Covid update April 2021

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Local Club, International Resources

Ferndown Speakers is affiliated to Toastmasters International, which has 350,000 members in more than 16,400 clubs across 141 countries. Over many years, Toastmasters has helped people of all backgrounds become more confident in front of an audience.

Members of Ferndown Speakers benefit from Toastmasters learning manuals and can visit Toastmasters Clubs anywhere in the world.

Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organisation, that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.

Ferndown Speakers is also part of District 91 (UK South).

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Take the next step - try a free visit

We'd love to welcome you for a free visit to Ferndown Speakers to see how we operate - you can attend up to three meetings before deciding whether you would like to join.

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