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ASC Conference 2014 – Glasgow

posted 21 Jan 2014, 07:54 by Michael Counter

This year the National Conference is in Glasgow.  To be precise it is to be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel- Argyll Street Glasgow G2 8DL o the weekend of Friday April 25th to Sunday April 27th 2014

Archive News 2013

posted 14 May 2013, 05:04 by Michael Counter   [ updated 14 May 2013, 05:04 ]

The National Conference 2013
This year the conference will be held on
Friday April 26th to Sunday April 28th at theThistle Hotel, East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington. This will be the opportunity to listen to the finalists in the Speech, Evaluation and Topic Competitions. The top speakers from around the country will be competing for these prestigous trophies.

posted 21/03/2013
50th Birthday Celebrations
The club will celibrate the 50th anniversary of its year of Charter on Saturday 23rd February 2013 at the Pleasington Golf Club Blackburn. The Guest of Honour will be the ASC National President Graham McLachlan. It is hoped that as many of the past members and previous presidents will be in attendance at this very special celebrtation.

Posted 26/11/2012

North Pennine Arera Conference 2012
The North Pennine Area of the Association of Speakers will hold its annual conference at Pleasington Golf Club on Sunday 4th November 2012. The Conference is also host to the area finals of the Speech, Evatuation and Topic Competitions. Come along and listen to some of the finest speakers from the region.

Area Conference 2012

posted 14 May 2013, 05:01 by Michael Counter   [ updated 14 May 2013, 05:01 ]

The North Pennine Area of the Association of Speakers will hold its annual conference at Pleasington Golf Club on Sunday 4th November 2012. The Conference is also host to the area finals of the Speech, Evatuation and Topic Competitions. Come along and listen to some of the finest speakers from the region.

National Conference 2012

posted 18 Apr 2012, 10:06 by Michael Counter   [ updated 18 Apr 2012, 10:06 ]

This year the National ASC Conference is to be held in Cardiff over the weekend of 27/28/29th April.  The hotel chosen for this event is the Marriot Cardiff which is in the heart of the city and only a few minutes walk to exciting shops and attractions.  The Speech, Evaluation and Topics  finalists from all the District Competitions will be competing to become the overall National champion and hold the covorted title for one year.  Our best wishes go to them all. 

Blackburn Castle SC Charter Dinner

posted 29 Nov 2011, 05:03 by Michael Counter   [ updated 29 Nov 2011, 05:03 ]

The charter dinner to honour the club receiving its official charter from the governing body of the ASC will be held on Saturday 25th February 2012 ay the Pleasington Golf Club Blackburn.  The event is an opportunity to meet members and guests and to celebrate the charter with the President Michael Counter.

Area Conference 2011

posted 23 Oct 2011, 14:51 by Michael Counter   [ updated 23 Oct 2011, 14:51 ]

The annual speech and evaluation competitions are again to be held at the North Pennine Conference.  The conference will take place at the Pleasington Golf Club on Sunday 6th November 2011 comencing at 10.00 am.  This is an ideal opportunity to listen to some of the finest speakers from around North East Lancashire speak in a competative situation.  The choice of subject is left entirely to the competator, so expect an interesting and varied mix of informative, imaginative but above all entertaining speeches. 
 
 
 

District Seminar 2011

posted 5 Oct 2011, 05:18 by Michael Counter   [ updated 5 Oct 2011, 05:18 ]

The Western District has oganised a Seminar open to all members.  The event will be held on Suinday 16th October 2011 at the Brittania Hotel Standish commencing at 10.00am with registration.  The seminar  presented by John Denner, will explain how to give great video presentions within the club enviroment.  This will be followed in the afternoon with a presentation and interaction on how to prepare and present innovative club meetings. 

National Conference 2011 Edinburgh

posted 5 Apr 2011, 06:48 by Michael Counter   [ updated 5 Apr 2011, 07:02 ]

The National Conference for the Association of Speakers Clubs is to be held over the weekend of 15th to the 17th April at the Marriott Hotel Edinburgh.  The final of the Topics Competition will be held on Friday 15th April, the Final of the Speech Competition will be held on Saturday 16th April and the Final for the Evaluation Competition will be held on Sunday 17th April.  The Annual meeting of the General Council of the Association will commence at 09.30 hours on Saturday 16th April 2011.  

Evaluation Competition

posted 8 Mar 2011, 03:27 by Michael Counter   [ updated 8 Mar 2011, 03:34 ]

The winner of this year's Clubs Evaluation Competition held on Monday 7th March was James Douglas.  Malcolm Bury, a new member to to club gave the target speech entitled "A University degree is not the B all and end all". Five members had entered the competition, the winner now goes through to the North Pennine Area competition to be held in November 2011.  Michael Counter was the runnerup.  

North Pennine Area Conference

posted 9 Nov 2010, 06:48 by Michael Counter   [ updated 9 Mar 2011, 06:12 ]

Competitor at the Area Conference was Phil Thompson in the Speech Competition.
Michael Counter was our candidate in the Topics and Evaluation Competition.
We wish them both well.

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