The 2014 International Speech and Evaluation Contests are now complete at Area level with the fantastic result that both winners are from Casterbridge Speakers.

042040So, well done Rosie Barfoot (International Speech) and Rachel Knowles (Evaluation) for a truly inspirational performance on Saturday’s event held at the Sturminster Marshall Golf Club.

Now, on to the next level, the Division J contest which will be held on Sunday 27th April at

St Georges Church Hall
Andover Road
Newbury, RG14 6NU

Entry will be £10 which includes tea/coffee and a ticket for the raffle.

The event will run from 12:30 until 16:30 and members are requested to book via this link


Please circulate this flyer to anyone who may be interested in attending the contest as a guest.

Please note: As both contestants from Area 42 will be from Casterbridge Speakers, no members of this club are allowed to be chief judge, tie-breaking judge or voting judge. You are however invited to volunteer for other roles such as counter and timekeeper.

Rosie and Rachel are representing all members of Casterbridge Speakers and will need our support to reach the next level which is the District 71 final to be held at the Royal Marine Hotel Dún Laoghaire, Ireland on 9th to 11th May 2014.

Please let a member of the committee know as soon as you can if you are able to attend the division contest so that we can make travel arrangements. A large contingent from the area, especially Casterbridge Speakers, will be appreciated by Rosie and Rachel I’m sure.

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