Please note: due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, we are not able to book any new ceremonies at the moment. Please check back to this page at the end of May 2020 for an update.
Toastmaster and Master of Ceremonies
His role at a wedding is mainly:
· To welcome guests and introduce them to the hosts
· To introduce speeches and entertainment
· To work with banqueting, photographers and entertainers
· To run the event to an agreed timetable
Richard has been a Toastmaster for 15 years and acted at over 2,000 events in around 250 venues. He is familiar with weddings of all cultures including Hindu, Sikh, Muslim, Jewish, Arabic and Nigerian.
Richard is a past President of the highly regarded Society of London Toastmasters, the original and most prestigious of Toastmaster organisations.
To be accepted by the Society, a Toastmaster must demonstrate, through a challenging application process that he can operate to the highest possible levels of skill, diplomacy and presentation. Richard Birtchnell is proud to be among this elite group.