State & Civic

Richard Birtchnell leading Her Majesty The Queen at the Chatham House Prize giving ceremony.

Wherever Royalty, Heads of State, Ambassadors, High Commissioners and civic dignitaries gather with the great and the good of government and industry, we will experience the finest formal banqueting, the strictest protocol, diplomacy of the highest order and Toastmastering at its best in the most prestigious venues. Richard Birtchnell is often seen at such occasions:

The Royal Family

Award presentations and charity functions attended by Her Majesty the Queen or other members of the Royal Family require elegant, authoritative and discreet stage management run precisely to a strict timetable.

Visiting Heads of State

Welcoming and guiding VIPs, organising the receiving line, supervising official photography, forming the procession, introducing guest speakers

Vin d'Honneur celebrations

At Embassy or High Commission, to celebrate the appointment of a new Ambassador or High Commissioner, welcoming and guiding guests, introducing guest speakers and supervising official photography

Chambers of Trade functions

Acting for foreign trade bodies represented here in the UK at their AGMs, annual dinners and lunches welcoming guests, introducing guest speakers

Parliamentary proceedings

Guiding and seating guests, introducing Ministers and MPs, assisting at formal receptions

The Rt Hon the Lord Mayor and the Sheriffs

Acting at Mansion House and Guildhall in the City of London as formal Toastmaster to organise and run the receiving line, official photography and procession, introducing guest speakers and entertainment

Require a Toastmaster For a State or Civic Event?

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