How to Speak About Your Hobby | Three Sample Speeches

Public speaking about your hobby can be both exhilarating and challenging. Especially when you are wondering what people might think about your hobby. I like to speak in front of a crowd. Public speaking was and still is my most loved hobby. A few years ago sometimes I couldn’t speak about it because of the negative and unmotivating comments I got. But now with practice and a little bit of courage, I know how to speak about my hobby.

So my fellow public speakers, today I thought we should delve into the art of sharing our passion with confidence. We will not only explore the key aspects of speaking about your hobby but also provide three sample speeches to inspire and guide you.

Whether you’re a seasoned speaker or a novice, this blog is tailored to help you master the art of expressing your enthusiasm for your favorite hobby.

How to Craft a Compelling Speech About Your Hobby?

Understanding Your Audience

First and foremost before writing your speech, it’s crucial to understand your audience. Focus on questions like are they fellow enthusiasts, beginners, or individuals with no prior knowledge of your hobby? Tailoring your speech to build a connection with your audience ensures that you capture their interest and make your hobby accessible to all. Consider incorporating relatable anecdotes. Try connecting your hobby to broader experiences that your audience can relate to.

Structuring Your Speech

A well-structured speech is key to keeping your audience engaged. Begin with a captivating introduction that sparks curiosity about your hobby. Check my first Toastmaster Icebreaker Speech to see how used the introduction to capture the attention of my audience.

Then progress into the body of your speech, providing insights into why your hobby is meaningful to you and how others can connect with it. Finally, conclude with a memorable ending that leaves a lasting impression. Structuring your speech effectively ensures a seamless flow of information and keeps your audience invested in your narrative.

Sample Speech 1: “The Joy of Gardening”


“Good [morning/afternoon/evening], everyone! Today, I’m excited to share with you a passion that has brought immense joy and happiness into my life – gardening. In a world that moves at a hectic pace, my garden has become my sanctuary, a place where I connect with nature and find peace. I invite you to Join me on this journey as I unfold the beauty and fulfilment that gardening can bring to our lives.”


“As I stand here surrounded by our fellow club members, I can’t help but reflect on the therapeutic benefits of gardening. Beyond the physical act of tending to plants, it’s a practice that nurtures patience, teaches resilience, and fosters a deep appreciation for the cycles of growth. Whether you have a big backyard or a few pots on a balcony, gardening is a universal language that anyone can embrace.”


“As we wrap up, I invite each of you to consider bringing a bit of green into your lives. Whether it’s a potted plant on your windowsill or a community garden project, the joy of gardening is accessible to everyone. Thank you for joining me on this journey into the world of blooms and blossoms. Happy gardening!”

Sample Speech 2: “Exploring the World of Photography”


“Greetings, my friends! Today, I’m thrilled to share my love for capturing moments through the lens – the world of photography. In an era of fleeting images, photography allows us to freeze time and capture the beauty of the world around us. Join me as I take you through the art, the passion, and the stories behind the photographs.”


“Photography, for me, is more than just clicking a button; it’s about capturing and saving a valuable piece of someone’s life. We capture emotions that are close to our hearts and immortalize them in memories. In the age of smartphones, we all have the power to be storytellers through our lenses. “


“As we finish our exploration into the world of photography, I encourage each of you to pick up a camera, whether it’s your smartphone or a professional DSLR, and start capturing the beauty that surrounds you. Remember, every photograph tells a story – what will yours be?

But before that let me take a selfie with all of you to capture and save this moment forever.

Thank you for joining me on this visual adventure.”

Sample Speech 3: “The Art of Culinary Delights”


“Hello, food enthusiasts! You all eat food, right? I love apples. (Take out an apple from your pocket and eat it.) Of course, we can eat this apple raw, but we also can make hundreds of recipes from this apple. How awesome is that?

So today, I’m delighted to take you into the enticing world of culinary delights. Cooking, for me, is not just a daily chore; it’s a creative expression, a journey of flavors that fascinate the senses. Join me as we explore the art, passion, and joy of cooking.”


“In a world that celebrates diverse cuisines and culinary experiences, cooking becomes a gateway to cultural exploration and personal satisfaction. From the sizzle of spices in a pan to the delicate balance of flavours on a plate, each dish tells a unique story. You do not need to be a seasoned chef in the kitchen to enjoy cooking, There’s magic in the alchemy of cooking that anyone can enjoy.”


“As we wrap up our culinary journey, I encourage you to embrace the joy of cooking in your kitchens. Experiment with flavors, share meals with loved ones and savor the delicious moments that life has to offer.

Thank you for joining me on this culinary adventure – may your kitchens always be filled with laughter and delectable aromas and also apples.”

Final Thoughts

Today I shared you with some helpful tips on how to speak about your hobby in public. By understanding your audience, structuring your speech effectively, and using relatable anecdotes, you can craft a compelling speech that will engage your listeners and leave a lasting impression.

The sample speeches I provided are just a starting point; feel free to personalize them to reflect your unique experiences and perspectives. Engage your audience with relatable anecdotes, connect your hobby to broader themes, and conclude with a memorable message that inspires action.

So, grab your pen, paper, and passion, and embark on a journey of sharing your hobby with the world. Write your speech and speak about your hoppy confidently. You might be surprised at the connections you make, the knowledge you impart, and the joy you spread along the way.

Good luck.

Check out these 10 Icebreaker Speech Topics to find more inspiration.