Cathy Shelbourne


With a tale about castrating a camel when the circus came to town, Brian Faulkner, from the Speak Easy at Martlesham Speakers’ Club, won the Toastmasters International UK and Ireland Humorous Speech Contest on Saturday 9th November 2013 during the Boadicea Conference at the Crowne Plaza Resort, near Colchester, Essex. […]

The tale of the castrated camel


Members of Ipswich Electrifiers Speakers’ Club are using their public speaking experience to gain top jobs. And Toastmasters from the UK and Northern Ireland will be taking tips from Boadicea, that queen of communication skills, when they converge on north Essex for the Boadicea Conference from 8th – 10th November. […]

Talk your way to the top


Boadicea, warrior queen of the Iceni, will be returning once more to eastern England as the figurehead for Toastmasters International’s UK and Ireland District Conference and humorous and impromptu speech finals on 8th-10th November at the Crowne Plaza Resort, Colchester. “We chose Boadicea to head our conference as she is […]

Veni, vidi, vici – Boadicea set to conquer Britain again