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English toastmaster Richard Palmer pouring champagne for the bride and bridegroom outside Great Baddow Church, Essex

English Toastmaster pouring champagne for

the Bride and Groom at Great Baddow Church, Essex.

Photograph courtesy of Essex wedding photographer

David Court



Professional Corporate Toastmasters

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The English Toastmasters Association

Richard Palmer

Corporate toastmaster Richard Palmer based in Essex

A Founder Member of the English Toastmasters Association, Richard lives in Danbury, Chelmsford, Essex, England UK and offers a great deal more than just toast mastering... If you want the best reactions from your guests and to be sure that your event will run smoothly and your clients will see that you have gone that extra mile to look after them.


Richard is the man for you. Richard is a highly client focused toastmaster, which means that if you are a company that is looking for a toastmaster to make your event really special for your clients, he will be the the right choice for you.

Richard has worked for many major companies in most business sectors and brings skills and experience to give you the edge at your event. He is fully prepared to travel world wide to help you get what you want from your corporate occasion.

Linda Palmer

A Founder Member of the English Toastmasters Association with over 15 years experience of organising and running functions, Linda, who lives in Chelmsford, Essex, England, UK will give you the confidence that your function will run smoothly.

With Linda as your toastmaster you can relax and enjoy your day...

Russell Rainger
English Toastmaster Russell Rainger

A Founder Member of the English Toastmasters Association, Russell, who lives in Suffolk, England, UK, has the skills and know-how to work with you to ensure that your function is meticulously planned and executed.

Russell is a professional and experienced Toastmaster who will assist with the smooth running and coordination of your function to ensure that everyone has a relaxed and enjoyable day. Whatever your specific needs, Russell will be happy to discuss your requirements.

John Quinton Navvaro
John Quinton-Navarro -wedding toastmaster hertfordshire weddings

John, who lives in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, UK, has a real passion for helping people as a toastmaster and would love to give you the opportunity of experiencing his help and expertise on your special day.

John has been involved with Round Table and 41 Club for a number of years, this is an organisation that is always looking at helping others and he would like to continue this by way of making your special day more relaxed and enjoyable, knowing you can call on him to do what ever you would like help with.

Terry Hughes
Terry Hughes toastmaster in Dorset
Terry lives in Poole, Dorset, England, UK, and will travel across the South West region of England to be your toastmaster/master of ceremonies, as far as Devon and Cornwall in the West, and Sussex in the East. A new modern breed of toastmaster is evolving, encompassing traditional protocols and etiquette, with a more modern personal level of service and attention to clients. Terry is proud to be part of this evolution and is confident you will be very pleasantly surprised.
Geoffrey Cornwell
Geoffrey Cornwell Sussex toastmaster
Geoff lives in Wivelsfield Green, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England, UK and will be pleased to offer you excellent quality services for your wedding or function. Geoff is a very approachable toastmaster who fully understands quality service and may be contacted on 01444 471353 or 07941 844655. If you want to be made to feel special and know that you are in excellent experienced hands, please give him a call. He is based in Sussex but will be pleased to travel anywhere and is very close to Kent, Surrey, Middlesex and Hampshire.
Barry W Gilden
Toastmaster Barry Gilden in the USA America

Barry lives in Florida, USA and decided to formalise his training in the UK with The English Toastmasters Association. Barry will be pleased to offer you his professional services as your wedding toastmaster or for any type of event or function, Barry is certain to enhance your day and fulfil all of your requirements which will make your special day, extra special!!

Roy Timms
Oxford Toastmaster Roy Timms

Roy lives in Bicester, Oxfordshire, England, UK and will be pleased to look after your every need whatever type of function you are having. Roy will add that extra touch of class and with a smile to make you feel good, will have all your guests enjoying your event and being made to feel special.

Roy will ensure your special day runs smoothly and is enjoyed by all, relieving you of any pressures, knowing that your event is in experienced and capable hands. If you are holding a Ladies Festival and need a toastmaster who sings the Ladies song, Look no further, Roy will be the right choice for you.

Andrew West

Dorset Wedding Toastmaster Andrew West

Andrew is based in Poole, Dorset, UK. Andrew would be pleased to travel anywhere to officiate at your wedding, corporate function or special event. Andrew has over eight years worth of experience working with clients in various forms. With his customer service and managerial skills, you a can expect the receive the highest level of care and attention throughout the planning and preparation for your day / function to ensure that it runs smoothly and exactly as you wish.

Andrew is sure to enhance any occasion with his expertise and professionalism. When you choose Andrew as your toastmaster, you can be certain you are in safe and capable hands.

Andrew is also a professional, freelance organist and accompanist and has had the opportunity to play in numerous churches and cathedrals throughout the UK and Europe and is available for organ recitals, concerts, weddings and other church services. Please visit for further details.

Stephen Gregory
Essex Toastmaster Stephen Gregory

Stephen lives in Stambourne, Essex, UK and is a professional toastmaster with a modern approach combined with traditional values As your wedding toastmaster Stephen will add a touch of elegance and formality to your special day or event.

Stephen will be pleased to assist you with your planning and preparation and is on hand to advise you on all aspects of etiquette and protocol. You can be assured Stephen will take care of you and your guests with exact attention to detail.

Brian Crockett
Midlands Toastmaster Brian Crockett

Brian has been a member of Toastmasters International for many years, where his level of expertise has meant he has achieved the awards of Advanced Communicator and Leader. He has won both International and Humours Speech competitions. As your wedding toastmaster Brian will turn your wishes into reality and will guide you and your guests through your most special day and liaise with all your service providers on the day, to maximise your enjoyment and make your day runs without a hitch. Brian is based in the West Midlands all year round but also covers the Murcia area of southern Spain and South Africa during the summer months of September through to March.

Roger Holmes
Isle of Wight Toastmaster
Roger lives in Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England, UK and has been involved in overseeing functions and compering shows for around 30 years. Being a toastmaster is a natural progression from this work and the love Roger has for looking after his clients and making sure that they get the day of their dreams is evident. Roger has a relaxed and friendly style but takes his work very seriously. Nothing is too much trouble for Roger because his aim and purpose is to make sure that everyone enjoys the occasion. Although Roger lives on the Isle of Wight, he is very happy to travel anywhere that his work takes him.

Roger is also an organist and a pianist and would be happy to combine these skills when working at weddings for his clients. He is also able to provide wedding entertainment and entertainment for ladies festivals with the addition of a female vocalist. In fact Roger would be an ideal choice if you are looking for a complete toastmaster and entertainment package for your function.

Although Roger is not shown at the top of this list, he has been a toastmaster for over three years and wanted to enhance his original training by joining the English Toastmasters Association. We wish him every success and are pleased to help with his career development path, bringing excellence to his clients.

Mark Wilding
Essex based Wiltshire Wedding Toastmaster

Mark lives in Melksham, Wiltshire, England, UK and has a passion for helping to make your wedding day the most wonderful day of your life.

Allow Mark to take away the worries and concerns on your wedding day so that you are totally stress free. He will guide you to make sure that you have a wonderful day, with memories that you will cherish for a lifetime.

Your day should be one of the happiest of your life and Mark’s passion is to make sure you are able to live your dream.

As a member of the English Toastmasters Association you can be assured that you are receiving the highest level of professionalism.

Mark’s commitment to follow our Code of Ethics is your guarantee that you have a professional toastmaster to look after you and make you feel really special.

Roger Knight
Somerset Toastmaster Roger Knight

With over 30 years experience in event planning, management, marketing and entertainment Roger is well suited to make sure that your event is as stress free and as well organised as it can be. Roger can guide you through all the formalities and by using his event planning experience will make sure that your event runs smoothly and professionally leaving you to actually enjoy your event and not have to worry about who is doing what.

Roger treats every function as a one off ‘Special’ which guarantees you an exceptional service with excellent advice presented in a professional manner. Whilst steeped in tradition, Roger also brings a fresh, modern approach to customer service and can easily adapt to suit your requirements.

Roger is based in the beautiful county of Somerset, but is more than happy to travel throughout the UK & Ireland. He will also undertake International work as well and is happy to perform his duties to people of all cultures who want to add that something ‘Extra Special’ to their event.

Whether it is a wedding, corporate event an international conference or any of the endless list of events that can use the services of a Toastmaster or Master of Ceremonies, you can be assured of an excellent, professional, flexible and friendly service.

Allen Stockel  
Professional Devon wedding toastmaster Allen will be pleased to ensure that your wedding day or special event is a truly memorable occasion.

Allen is a kind gentleman who brings charm and sophistication to your special day. He will make you and your guests feel relaxed with his cheerful manner.

He will make you feel special and well cared for with everything running just the way that you want.

Chris Woods
Suffolk toastmaster and master of ceremonies for hire Chris Woods

Chris lives in Woodbridge, Suffolk and has been involved with many types of functions over the years including organising Royal visits during his time in the Royal Navy.

Chris cares passionately for his clients and understands that you would want your day to go smoothly and to be stress free. He will guide you to make sure that you have a wonderful day with memories that you will cherish for a lifetime.

As your toastmaster or master of ceremonies Chris will help you to make your day a truly memorable one by using his charm, expertise, experience and professionalism.

Being a member of the English Toastmasters Association means that Chris has been trained to the highest standards of client care and you will feel very safe and secure in Chris’s hands.

Lindsay Rumgay
Professional Scottish Wedding Toastmaster for Hire

Lindsay lives in Glenfarg, Perthshire and has a passion to help make your wedding day the most wonderful day of your life and to ensure that it runs in exactly the manner you wish.

I will be pleased to spend time with you to make sure that I understand how you want your day to be managed. You may consider me to be your ultimate aide, personal assistant and stage manager for your special day.

There are many benefits to using my services for your wedding. I will be pleased to help with wedding etiquette and protocol. I will ensure that the members of your bridal party who have roles to fulfil throughout the day, do so in the right order and without embarrassment. I will help everyone to enjoy their roles and have fun at the same time.

My experience in dealing with formal occasions will bring calm and order to your day with a sense of fun. Pomp and splendour will be added to your occasion, when I am wearing my ceremonial clothes such as the famous scarlet long tailed coat.

You will be free to relax and enjoy your occasion every bit as much as your guests. My duties will be discretely undertaken providing confidence and a calming influence to the bridal party and your guests.

Chris Edwards
Cambridgeshire Toastmaster

I live in Cambridgeshire and have a passion to help make your wedding day the most wonderful day of your life and to ensure that it runs in exactly the manner you wish.  I will be pleased to spend time with you to make sure that I understand how you want your day to be managed.

There are many benefits to using my services for your wedding and will be pleased to help with wedding etiquette and protocol.  I will ensure that the members of your bridal party who have roles to fulfil throughout the day, do so in the right order and without embarrassment and will help everyone to enjoy their roles and have fun at the same time.

As your toastmaster or master of ceremonies I will ensure that your day will be a truly memorable one by using charm, expertise and professionalism.

Being a member of the English Toastmasters Association means that I have been trained to the highest standards of client care and you will feel very safe and secure in my hands.

Michael Sandle
Essex Wedding Toastmaster

Mike lives in Suffolk and is delighted to offer you his services for planning your special day. After a full career in HM Forces which saw him conducting ancd leading displays at major public events, Mike has a wealth of experience of ‘the big day’.

He will ensure that your event receives the highest level of care and attention to detail allowing you to relax, confident in the knowledge that you are in caring and professional hands.

Mike is available throughout East Anglia for all corporate, civic, formal and informal social events and is more than happy to travel further afield.


James McCarraher

Hampshire Wedding Toastmaster

James is married and lives on Hayling Island, on the South Coast of England. Trained by leading Toastmaster, Richard Palmer, James is a Member of the English Toastmasters Association. Totally unflappable, James is kind, calm, well-mannered and extremely organised. He abides by the exacting standards set by the English Toastmasters Association and is proud to wear the red coat and the Association’s badge.

As well as being a Toastmaster, James is a lawyer and published author, so forward planning and attention to detail are paramount in all aspects of his life. James would be delighted to act as your very own personal assistant on your wedding day, offering you an extra special service and genuine value for money. “As a married man, I am very much aware of the importance of your big day. It is my aim to ensure that you and your guests are made to feel special and play a part in ensuring that the biggest day of your life is full of joy and free from stress.”

Leona Cunningham
London Toastmaster for your wedding or function

Leona is based in London and has over fifteen years’ experience of looking after clients and has been welcoming guests as the head of reception at the Grand Connaught Rooms for the last nine years. She is extremely client focused and will attend to your every need.

Having been involved in award dinners, dinner - dances, corporate hospitality, conferences, weddings, luncheons, private celebrations, fundraising and anniversaries, to name but a few, Leona is well experienced at many types of functions and will be pleased to put you at ease.

Leona will be very pleased to personally assist you on your special day, spending time with you to plan and tailor your day to your exact specifications.

Leona’s passion is looking after her clients for any special occasions.  She will be delighted to look after you and make sure that you have total peace of mind and that your guests are all made to feel special!

Jeremy Mann
Berkshire Toastmaster Jeremy Mann

Based in Berkshire, Jeremy provides a highly professional service as a toastmaster, master of ceremonies and disc jockey covering Berkshire and all surrounding counties as well as inner London.

He is a talented public speaker and performs regularly, acting in theatres and as a toastmaster and DJ in many public venues. He provides many services at functions such as weddings, auctions, galas, fund raising and charity events. He specialises in themed discos based on his theatrical experience.  He also has the necessary qualifications to work at children’s parties and is qualified in teaching acting and drama.

From the age of seven Jeremy has been on the stage performing in pantomime, musicals and plays. He has a strong love of musicals and comedies and adds this to his repertoire when performing. This means he has plenty of energy and thrives on ensuring his clients have a really enjoyable time on their special occasion.

At 34 years old, he brings a really vibrant style to the profession and prioritises an extremely high level of customer service to his clients. With a wealth of experience he can guarantee that you will enjoy your day and recommend others to him. So whether you would like a fresh, modern or a more traditional approach, Jeremy will fit the bill for your special occasion.

Tim Holmes
Cheshire and Chester wedding and corporate toastmaster

A member of the English Toastmasters Association, Tim has been trained to the high standards expected by clients who are seeking a Toastmaster or Master of Ceremonies.

You can put your trust in him as he makes your important day, one to remember.

He carries out his duties with dedication, zeal and a charming sense of humour that will delight you.

Living in Chester means he is available in Cheshire, Liverpool, Wirral and North Wales.

Ralph Heilmer
Kent Toastmaster and Surrey Toastmaster and Master of Ceremonies

The warmest welcome to you, and many thanks for visiting my personal profile page.

If you are organising an event of any type, where your ultimate aim is to enjoy time with your guests without having the worry about co-ordinating everything on the day, I am here to help. 

Whether it is a Grand Party affair, Traditional or non traditional Wedding, a Special Birthday Party, Charity Ball, Masonic Ladies Festival or Corporate Event, I will be pleased to be there from the outset, helping you with expert advice and assistance.

You will be able to relax, safe in the knowledge that you can rely on me to help deliver your event with the utmost style and panache.

For your event – I am your Butler, Personal Assistant, Party Organiser, Advisor, Master of Ceremonies and essentially not someone who just makes announcements and bangs his gavel, unless of course that is indeed all you require of me.  I can work with your staff, your chosen suppliers, party planners - naturally with the absolute discretion, diplomacy and professionalism.

I cordially invite you to visit my website, where I proudly share with you my testimonials from past happy clients, but in the meantime please do not hesitate to contact me if you feel that I would be of any further assistance.  I would be delighted to hear from you and help you to realise your dreams.










































































































































































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