Welcome to our site which contains details of our meetings and some general Toastmasters information.

Don’t forget! Greater Manchester is home to Toastmasters D71 Spring Conference 12-14 May 2017; look out for a event photo booth from Imperial Photo Booths.


Manchester Orators was established in 2002 and became a fully chartered Toastmasters group in 2003.

Manchester Orators have helped hundreds of people become better public speakers and leaders.

Our group have open meetings on the 2nd Thursday and 4th Thursday of each month in Central Manchester at the Rain Bar. Visitors are welcomed at these meetings. We also meet on the 1st Thursday of each month but this is for members only.

See the diary below for dates.

Regular venue: THE BOARD ROOM, 3rd floor of the RAIN BAR Manchester.

  • Regular open meeting days; second and fourth Thursdays
  • Note: this is not the same as meeting every two weeks and sometimes there will be 3 weeks between meetings.
  • Pre-meeting start: 7pm.
  • Meeting start time: 7:30pm.
  • Usual finish time: 9.30 – 9.45pm.
  • The meeting on the first Thursday of each month is for members only.

2017 Diary Dates:

  • January 5th Members only
  • January 12th  open to visitors
  • January 26th  open to visitors
  • February 2nd Members only
  • February 9th  open to visitors
  • February 23rd  open to visitors
  • March 2nd Members only
  • March 9th  open to visitors
  • March 23rd  open to visitors
  • April 6th  Members only
  • April 13th  open to visitors
  • April 27th  open to visitors
  • May 4th  Members only
  • May 11th  open to visitors
  • May 25th  open to visitors
  • June 1st Members only
  • June 8th  open to visitors
  • June 22nd  open to visitors
  • July 6th  Members only
  • July 13th  open to visitors
  • July 27th  open to visitors
  • August 3rd  Members only
  • August 10th  open to visitors
  • August 24th  open to visitors
  • September 7th Members only
  • September 14th  open to visitors
  • September 28th  open to visitors
  • October 5th  Members only
  • October 12th  open to visitors
  • October 26th  open to visitors
  • November 2nd  Members only
  • November 9th  open to visitors
  • November 23rd  open to visitors
  • December 7th Members only
  • December 14th  open to visitors

Please put all these dates in your diary now so that you will be certain to remember when to attend each meeting.

Always check back here before each meeting in case there is a last minute change to venue or time.

If there is no change to this site you can reliably assume that the meeting is as planned.

Visitors are always welcome, free of charge. So come along and see what it’s all about.

Current members with ID and passwords can update details and sign up for roles using the Orators on-line administration facility via the link below.

(If you are a member and don’t yet have your password – please use the response form on this site to request one).

: Link to members www.toastmasterclub.org