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Asian Hindu Wedding held at Marriot Grosvenor Square London

Asian Toastmaster at Hindu held at Wedding Marriot Grosvenor Square London

Richard Birtchnell is The Asian Wedding Toastmaster

Privileged as always to participate in a Hindu wedding celebration. At the Marriott Grosvenor Square. Working alongside Veer Events, Mahraj Vaisnava, DJ Krash at Devine Music, harpist Melissa Parmar, photographer Dino Jeram,and videographer Chris Jolly.

Photos include:

  • The happy couple, Amish and Hatal
  • Family group photos after the ceremony
  • If you didn't know it, the swastika was originally an Indian religious icon and still today a sacred symbol in Hinduism. Even the word 'swastika' is Sanskrit for 'prosperity and well being'.
  • Creative arrangement of reception cocktails
  • The game of 'Koda Kodi' played by the couple whereby they search for a ring in opaque coloured liquid and whoever finds it first is deemed to be the 'ruler' of the household. The priest will adjudicate and organise the best of three or five attempts until the bride comes out on top. But of course!
  • The 'Ace of Spades' Champagne may be as expensive as the cake! Pure indulgence. Sheer luxury.
  • The Best Man organises a flash mob to entertain couple
  • Strictly the first dance. Unrepeatable. Then it's a non-stop party to the end after a day of celebration which had begun at 8am

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Are You Looking To Hire a Wedding Toastmaster?

If you are arranging an Asian wedding (Hindu, Sikh or Muslim wedding) and are looking to hire a wedding Toastmaster or Master of Ceremonies, contact Richard Birtchnell today on 020 7730 3725 or email him.

The London Toastmaster

Richard Birtchnell
45 Chelsea Gate
93 Ebury Bridge Road
London
SW1W 8RB
UK

Tel: 020 7730 3725

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Wedding at Botleys Mansion Chertsey in Surrey

Wedding Toastmaster at Botleys Mansion Chertsey Surrey

I was fortunate to act as a wedding Toastmaster at Botleys Mansion in Chertsey Surrey for a Friday wedding.

Botleys Mansion was built over 250 years ago, formerly a private residence, then in more recent times, became a hospital. Now an exclusive wedding venue operated by bijou.

Photos include:

  • Groom's family are from Mauritius - and they brought the sunshine with them
  • Personalised place cards for 90 guests. Amazing attention to detail
  • Magician Darren Delaney entertains top table

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Are You Looking To Hire a Wedding Toastmaster?

If you are arranging a wedding and are looking to hire a wedding Toastmaster or Master of Ceremonies, contact Richard Birtchnell today on 020 7730 3725 or email him.

The London Toastmaster

Richard Birtchnell
45 Chelsea Gate
93 Ebury Bridge Road
London
SW1W 8RB
UK

Tel: 020 7730 3725

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Richard-Birtchnell-The-London-Toastmaster/440663422633047

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ldntoastmaster

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ToastmastersLondon

Google+: https://plus.google.com/110772715449422218146/about

British Aviation Group Annual Dinner 2017

I was honored to invited to act as Toastmaster and MC at the British Aviation Group annual dinner at the Sheraton Grand Park Lane.

Attending the dinner was Mike Miller-Smith MBE, CEO of Aerobility, the charity which teaches disabled individuals to learn to fly, no matter how severe their condition, with absolutely stunning results. The charity is a regular beneficiary of the British Aviation Group dinner from generous guest donations.

Mike is the inspiration and founder. As he says: "If a disabled person can fly, what else can can they do?"

Check website: www.aerobility.com

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Are You Looking To Hire a Toastmaster and MC?

If you are arranging a annual dinner or corporate event and are looking to hire a Toastmaster, Master of Ceremonies or MC, contact Richard Birtchnell today on 020 7730 3725 or email him.

The London Toastmaster

Richard Birtchnell
45 Chelsea Gate
93 Ebury Bridge Road
London
SW1W 8RB
UK

Tel: 020 7730 3725

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Richard-Birtchnell-The-London-Toastmaster/440663422633047

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ldntoastmaster

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ToastmastersLondon

Google+: https://plus.google.com/110772715449422218146/about

Asian Wedding at Grosvenor House 2015

London Wedding Toastmaster at Asian Wedding at Grosvenor House 2015

Asian Wedding Toastmaster

This memory popped up and am happy to share as the perfect wedding in the best wedding venue. It is such a privilege to participate in my clients' special days. Always live, unrehearsed and unrepeatable. Here I acted as Wedding Toastmaster and Master of Ceremonies at an extravagant Asian wedding at Grosvenor House for 750 guests.

Part of the entertainment were Aerialists Nina, Alex and Ziggy otherwise known as 'Eleganza' and magician, Magic Singh.

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Are You Planning an Asian Wedding?

Are You Looking To Hire a Wedding Toastmaster?

If you are arranging an Asian wedding (Hindu, Sikh or Muslim wedding) and are looking to hire a wedding Toastmaster or Master of Ceremonies, contact Richard Birtchnell today on 020 7730 3725 or email him.

The London Toastmaster

Richard Birtchnell
45 Chelsea Gate
93 Ebury Bridge Road
London
SW1W 8RB
UK

Tel: 020 7730 3725

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Richard-Birtchnell-The-London-Toastmaster/440663422633047

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ldntoastmaster

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ToastmastersLondon

Google+: https://plus.google.com/110772715449422218146/about

 

The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College Greenwich

The London Toastmaster in Greenwich

I love this wonderful building, indeed the whole estate of the Old Royal Naval College, with its beautifully proportioned classic facades, cloisters and columns. The magnificent Painted Hall is recognised as the greatest piece of decorative painting in England and has been described as the Sistine Chapel of the UK. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor, it was originally intended as a dining hall for the naval pensioners who lived on site at the Royal Hospital for Seamen.

Master of Ceremonies For Hire

Are considering to hire such venues as the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College or similar venue for an up and coming event or function, whether a wedding, private party or corporate event?

Then you could benefit from the help of a Master of Ceremonies or Toastmaster.

Call Richard now on 020 7730 3725 or email him to check his availabilty.

The London Toastmaster

Richard Birtchnell
45 Chelsea Gate
93 Ebury Bridge Road
London
SW1W 8RB
UK

Tel: 020 7730 3725

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Richard-Birtchnell-The-London-Toastmaster/440663422633047

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ldntoastmaster

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ToastmastersLondon

Google+: https://plus.google.com/110772715449422218146/about