Plenty of Penicuik history to talk about

Penicuik Speakers Club president Colin Dove, Pamela Dove, Rosalie Harrup, Lindsay Dutch, National President of the  Association of Speakers Clubs at Penicuik Speakers Club's 50th anniversary gala dinner.
Penicuik Speakers Club president Colin Dove, Pamela Dove, Rosalie Harrup, Lindsay Dutch, National President of the Association of Speakers Clubs at Penicuik Speakers Club's 50th anniversary gala dinner.

Penicuik Speakers Club has raised a glass to its 50th anniversary.

The club was founded as Penicuik Toastmasters Club in 1964, part of Toastmasters International.

But by 1971 most of the Toastmasters clubs in Britain, including Penicuik, seceded from the American Toastmasters International and formed the Association of Speakers Clubs (ASC).

To mark its golden jubilee, the club held a gala dinner at Glencorse Golf Club. Past members from far and wide were invited to join the celebrations.

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