Kirky Speakers club winners really are the talk of the town

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Kirkintilloch Speakers Club presented prize-winning trophies to competition winners at their recent meeting.

Iain Arnott was named Speech Winner, John Corcoran came out top in the Topics Competition and Poetry Shield, and Ron Kerr was the winner of the Evaluation Discipline.

The speakers club are now back to normal after their successful Schools Speech Competition.

The theme of last week’s programme was a debate on topical issues organised by Education Director Alistair Aitchinson, which provoked much discussion.

The meeting on November 11 in Lenzie Golf Club was themed with the events of both World Wars.

Club President Jackie Stewart is holding a Master Class in public speaking and any interested should e-mail him at

The club meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from September to April, in the Lenzie Golf Club at 7.30pm.

The club says it exists to promote the art of speaking in public, and to promote, encourage and develop 
proficiency in the spoken word.