Annandale Speakers

Founded in the 1950s under the name ‘The Mid-Annandale Toastmasters Club’ and later (1989) renamed ‘Annandale Speakers’. The purpose of the club was and is to provide a regular meeting point for members to practise the art of public speaking and participate in other activities organised by the club from time to time.

Meetings take place fortnightly from end of September/ beginning of October and run until beginning of April the following year. A number of curling matches are arranged during the year in which members are encouraged to participate. An annual ‘Smoker’ (Dinner) is held usually in February.

Meetings are held in the Lockerbie Bowling Green Clubhouse, 4 Glasgow Road (adjacent to the Ice Rink ). Limited street parking available and in the area round the Lockerbie Hub ( across the road-- entrance from Dryfe Road ).

New members are assured of a warm welcome.

Further details from:

John Kerr, President  Tel:  01387 710232    E-mail:

George Gilhooly, Secretary  Tel:  01387 264325      E-mail:
Session 2018-19

Meeting 8--31 January 2019

Meeting 7--10 January 2019

Meeting 6--13 December 2018

Meeting 5--29 November 2018

Meeting 4--15 November 2018

Meeting 3--1 November 2018

October 2018--Presentation to Kenneth Morland--with John Kerr & John Reid

                       Presentation to Kenneth Morland--25 Years a member

Meeting 2--18 October 2018

Meeting 1--27 September 2018
March 2018--Presentation to Andrew Armstrong (Part 1)--50 years a member
                   Presentation to Andrew Armstrong (Part 2)
Meeting 11--22 March 2018
February 2018--Presentation to Ian Sloan--25 years a member (photo only)
                       Presentation to Ian Sloan--25 years a member (with names)
Meeting 10--8 March 2018
Meeting 9--15 February 2018
Meeting 8--25 January 2018
Meeting 7--11 January 2018 
Meeting 5--23 November 2017
Meeting 4--9 November 2017
Meeting 2--12 October 2017
November 2016--John Reid Presentation--25 years a member
November 2015   Ronnie Callander presentation--50 years a member!
 March 2014     Jim Manson presentation--50 years a member!