Types of Event

Events covered by MC & International Toastmasters

The international Toastmaster and MC (Master of Ceremonies) works at a wide range of events, including the following:

State and Civic

Events hosted or attended by Royalty, be it within or outside their Royal palaces Civic functions, especially with the Lord Mayor in the City of London Diplomatic functions such as "Vin d'Honneur" embassy receptions Parliamentary or Government hosted events at the Palace of Westminster

Livery Companies

Richard Birtchnell has performed at 27 of the 38 livery halls in the City of London and has acted as Beadle or Toastmaster for several livery companies at their banquets and installations. He is also an experienced Beadle to the Worshipful Company of Masons.


Corporate events include award ceremonies, product launches, annual company lunches and dinners, conferences, presentations and corporate hospitality.

Entertainment and Media-related

Dinner dances, banquets, celebrity gala nights, sporting events and award ceremonies.


Weddings and wedding receptions (including Asian weddings, Hindu, Sikh, Muslim and Jewish), charity fundraisers, reunions, garden parties, anniversaries and birthdays.

As you can see, the international toastmaster covers all manner of events. So, if you are looking for a toastmaster, international or UK-based, to make your event run smoothly, whether it is a royal function or a wedding reception, a banquet or a conference, then contact Richard Birtchnell, MC (Master of Ceremonies) and Toastmaster, now to check his availability for event hire.