District 71 - UK & Ireland

Welcome to the official District 71 website. District 71 is a strong, proud district constituted in 1972. Currently, our District is made up of over 185 clubs and 4,300 members and spans across Ireland, Scotland, Northern Wales, Northern England, Midlands, and East of England Find out where our clubs are, about the big events that go on throughout the year, who makes up your district leadership team and the diary of events for the year.

Welcome
  • Vinette Hoffman Jackson, 2017 International Speech Contest Winner

    Vinette Hoffman Jackson, 2017 International Speech Contest Winner

  • Toastmasters

    Toastmasters

Latest News

Latest News

Find out the latest happenings in District 71
Read More
Calendar

Calendar

Find out about all the important upcoming events
Read More
Find a club.

Find a club.

Find a local club? Why not visit a club while on holidays?
Read More
District Team

District Team

What does the D71 District Leadership team look like?
Read More

May/June Newsletter

June-newsletterimages

District Director Rants

tieYes Michael Collins has had a few rants this year.  Be sure to click here for his latest thoughts on whether wearing a tie really adds to a speech! Also check out all his previous pieces on his blog.

The Road to Vancouver

Now an annual event –  not to be missed.   vinette

  • Saturday 15th July
  • London

Click here for all details.

Read More

District Winners

The results of the D71 International Speech Contest are as follows

  • 1st Vinette Hoffman Jackson (Luton Speakers)
  • 2nd Ann Dooley
  • 3rd Simon Scriver

Read More

Only a week to go …

http://www.toastmastersmagic.org.uk/

Have you got your magic themed costume?

Are you all set for a fantastic weekend in Manchester?

Nominated Candidates

The following are the nominated candidates for election at the upcoming District Conference in Manchester.  Short biographies will be uploaded shortly.  If you would like to see the candidates be sure to attend the Candidates Showcase in Friday 12th May as part of the District Conference.  The election will take place as part of the business meeting on Saturday 13th May starting at 10.30 am.

Read More

Notification of District Council Meeting

The Spring District Council meeting will take place in the Worsley Marriott Hotel and Country Club in Greater Manchester on Saturday 13th May at 10.30 am.  This meeting will take place in conjunction with the District Conference.  The District council – which includes district leaders, club presidents and vice presidents education – serves as the administrative governing body of the district.  See Policy and Protocol, Protocol 7.1: District Events, 5. District Council Meetings for details on how business is conducted in this meeting. Click here to access the TI International Policies and Procedures.

Competition Winners

folderThe answers to the recent competition and winners of this padfolio are listed below.  Thanks to all that entered.  Do check back regularly to this website for more fantastic competitions.

David Banfro, Hertfordshire Speakers Club

Sandra Losty, Lucan Toastmasters

Margaret O’Donoghue, West Cork Toastmasters

Read More

PR Tips 2nd April Presenter – Daniel Sandars

digital-succession 

Presenter: Daniel Sandars

During this session Daniel  went through the best practice when assigning new members to online accounts for clubs.

Click here to view this informative PR Tips session.

Welcome on Board

welcome-on-board

The District is pleased to welcome its newest corporate club to Division E Area 48 – Chester Corporate Speakers.

 

Congratulations to all who contributed to chartering this club and we wish it many, many successful years.