Harrogate After Dinner Speaker Terry Ryan made an After Dinner speech at Queen Ethelberga’s  College on the outskirts of York on 26th January. The inaugural dinner took place in the newly refurbished “Long Blue Room” and was given by the college for a group of 170 parents whose children attend the school. Terry

A visit to the cinema to see The Kings Speech changed all that.

Terry said “I know a number of people with speech difficulties who have taken up public speaking as part of a process of managing their condition”. “I am very fortunate to have some public speaking ability and no impediment – the Kings Speech inspired me to carry on and enter the ASC’s 2011 national public speaking competition and I am delighted I did”. He added