SPD Bank London - Shanghai Pudong Development Bank - 2018

London Toastmaster at SPD Bank London - Shanghai Pudong Development Bank

I acted as Toastmaster and Master of Ceremonies at Drapers’ Hall in the City today as host for the launch of the Shanghai Pudong Development Bank with the Lord Mayor and Chinese Ambassador among the principal guests.

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Image 2: Staging included a giant ice sculpture into which would be poured water brought over from the Shanghai Huangpu river and the Thames to create a symbolic fusion of East and West.
Image 3: Other banks sent their best wishes through arrangements of flowers in the entrance lobby.
Image 4: As always, a privilege to participate

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If you are organising or planning a corporate event and are looking to hire a professional 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

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Terry Wogan and Blankety Blank in 1981

Richard Birtchnell on TV Show Blankety Blank

Life Before Being a Master of Ceremonies

Before becoming a Toastmaster, Richard led the life of a secret TV celebrity! He appeared on the BBC's TV game show "Blankety Blank" in 1981 with presenter, Terry Wogan. Unfortunately, Terry Wogan died on 31 January 2016. RIP Terry Wogan.

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Image 1: He used that funny stick microphone... And He and I both had hair!
Image 2: I lost my match but have a Blankety Blank cheque book and pen as a souvenir
Image 3: What about those glasses?
Image 4: The panel included three who are also no longer with us: Kenny Everett, Derek Nimmo and Wendy Richards

China-UK Economic and Trade Cooperation 2018

The London Toastmaster at China-UK Economic and Trade Cooperation : New Era - New Chapter

China-UK Economic and Trade Cooperation : New Era - New Chapter

I was privileged to act for the 2018 Chinese diplomatic and business community at London’s Guildhall for a business summit and gala dinner.

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Image 1: Preparing for the panel discussions
Image 2: The Old Library ready for business
Image 3: 200 delegates
Image 4: Session title
Image 5: Session title
Image 6: Event title
Image 7: With delegate Mindy Swift — with Mindy Swift
Image 8: Addressing the gala dinner guests
Image 9: With co-host Annie Cheng Bo
Image 10: Gala dinner in the Great Hall for 400 guests
Image 11: Backstage at the dinner. Chinese Ambassador Liu Xiaoming is on stage at the lectern for keynote speech
Image 12: With co-host Annie Cheng Bo
Image 13: Hosting in English and Chinese

Do You Require a MC or Toastmaster?

If you are organising or planning a corporate event and are looking to hire a professional 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

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ADS - Aerospace Defence Security and Space Annual Dinner 2018

London Toastmaster At ADS - Aerospace Defence Security and Space Annual Dinner 2018

I was at Grosvenor House earlier this year, acting as Toastmaster for ADS - Aerospace Defence Security and Space annual dinner.

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Image 1: Grosvenor House is the venue with the greatest dining capacity in London and can cater for up to 2,000 guests. Only half full tonight!
Image 2: 1,000 dinner guests in the Great Room
Image 3: View from the ‘Toastmaster’s Table’ - where I am treated to the same meal as the guests
Image 5: Tim Shipman, Political Editor of the Sunday Times was the after dinner speaker

Are You Looking To Hire a MC or Toastmaster?

If you are organising or planning a corporate dinner or event and are looking to hire a professional 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

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Brocket Hall : Chinese New Year 2018

London Toastmaster at Brocket Hall for Chinese New Year

Earlier this year I was privileged to act as Toastmaster at Brocket Hall, near Welwyn in Hertfordshire for an early Chinese New Year celebration.

Image 1: Ready to receive guests.. the red coat seems so appropriate for this Chinese event
Image 2:Brocket Hall was the Home of two Prime Ministers - Lord Melbourne and Lord Palmerston and was frequently visited by George IV and Queen Victoria.
Image 3: ‘Prime Minister’s’ dining table seats up to 50 guests. One of the longest in England
Image 4: The morning room ready to receive guests

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Are You Looking To Hire a Master of Ceremonies or Toastmaster?

If you are organising a private dinner or event and are looking to hire a professional 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

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