Professional Lady Toastmaster


For further information please call

01245 222392 / 07773 071343

                Wedding bouquet on vintage wedding car

Essex Wedding Toastmaster looks after Asian brides

                      Essex Toastmaster admires beautiful rose and orchid wedding bouquet


Master of Ceremonies and Lady Toastmaster looks after Brides throughout the country  



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                 Autumn colours for a wedding cake at an Essex Wedding

                 Bride and Groom at Essex Wedding co-ordinated by Linda Palmer, Professional Lady Toastmaster


    Groom with Bride in Red Dress at Gaynes Park at wedding day co-ordinated by Essex MC and Lady Toastmaster, Linda Palmer

   Professional Lady Toastmaster loves novelty wedding cakes



I will look after you so that you are able to relax and very simply enjoy your Wedding Day

- the Best Day of your lives!





What does a Toastmaster Do? 


Why do we need a Toastmaster?


"Our venue has a Toastmaster who will look after us"

Sometimes (although rarely) venues do have a Toastmaster who has undertaken professional training;  however most venues are simply offering a member of their staff who undertakes the role of making announcements, they are acting as an "MC" (Master of Ceremonies). 

Wedding Venue staff making an announcement

Having been a venue manager I understand that this can be an attractive option;  however I also know that at times the member of staff who is to make the announcements has other duties and responsibilities.  There are times when they will need to undertake their 'normal' duties and therefore will not be totally focused on you or your guests. 

At one venue I managed, the chef had a problem with the oven and the Banqueting Manager (who was taking on the role of MC) was needed to deal with contacting the engineers, calm the chef down etc etc.  He wasn't able to focus on only looking after the Bride and Groom.

No matter how well meaning venues are by saying they can offer this service, you may not be looked after in the same way that a professionally trained toastmaster will be able to look after you.Essex Toastmaster announcing the entrance of the Bride and Groom


A professionally trained toastmaster will have invested a considerable amount of time and money to be trained and accredited by a professional association such as The English Toastmasters Association.  The correct, full Toastmaster uniform is worn with pride.  and also be able to focus solely on looking after you. 

Announcements made by an experienced toastmaster will be given with an assured manner, be tailored to your requirements and ensure that not only do all of your guests know what is going on but also will get you an extremely warm welcome into your wedding breakfast.

If a venue has worked with a professionally trained toastmaster, they'll know just what a difference having an excellent toastmaster working with them will make.


"What is the difference between a Toastmaster and an 'MC'?"


An 'MC' will make announcements on your behalf.   They may announce that your Wedding Breakfast is ready to be served; your entrance into the Wedding Breakfast, the speeches, the cake cutting and perhaps your first dance.

As a professional Toastmaster I will look after you (as Bride and Groom) and be involved in your plans for your Wedding Day so that I know exactly when and how you want things to happen. 

Essex Lady Toastmaster helping a bride with her dress as she leaves the bridal suite on the way to the wedding ceremony

By going through and understanding your detailed wedding plans, you can rest assured that the smallest of details will be looked after and everything will run smoothly. 

As a professional Toastmaster I will ensure that you are really looked after and then also look after your guests, your photographer and (if you are having one) your videographer. 

You relax knowing that all the key events of your Wedding Day are anticipated and I make sure that your photographer will be in place to capture every special moment.


By looking after your guests and building a relationship with them, you know that they will support you every step of your special day, including giving you an especially warm welcome into your Wedding Breakfast, a fantastic response to those all important speeches, when you cut the cake and when they welcome you onto the dance floor for your first dance together.


"How do you work differently?"

If you speak to any couple who were lucky to have a professionally trained toastmaster on their Wedding Day, they will let you know how they were looked after and made to feel so special; how their guests were looked after; how seamlessly everything ran and above all, how they didn't have to worry about anything. Please read my testimonials to see what some of my customers think about how I looked after them.

My focus is completely on you, your plans, ideas and how to turn these into reality so that you do have your dream wedding day.

Before you even consider booking me as your toastmaster for your wedding day, you will want to meet me so that I can find out about you, your plans and your style of wedding day.  By meeting me, you will find out whether or not you would like me to work with you during the months of planning and to take care of you and your guests on the most important day of your lives.

Once you've booked me, I am on hand to answer any questions you have and be involved in any aspect of your planning to make sure you get absolutely the best day of your lives.  You will be able to contact me by phone, email or even meet up with me;  I will be happy to meet you as many times as you need to make sure that you are completely happy and relaxed.  In addition to having a meeting with you six weeks before your wedding, I will also be happy to be with you when you have meetings with your venue, have a rehearsal or meet with any of your suppliers. 

After any conversations or meetings, I will let you have a note of what we discussed so that you can reflect on this and let me know of any changes of any of the details.  No question relating to your wedding will be silly.   You can use me as your sounding board, your trouble shooter, your PA.  I want you both to be completely relaxed about every aspect of your wedding.


"What do you do? "

Whatever you want me to!

I will help you with any aspect of your planning that you would like me to, so that you can use my experience when planning your day.

I will be available whenever you need to contact me;  by phone or email and I guarantee that if I can't talk or respond to your email immediately I will get back to you as soon as I can and within 24 hours at the very latest.




Quite simply

A professional, caring Toastmaster who is passionate about providing superlative service

will enable you to relax

knowing that everything and everyone will be taken care of

so that you can enjoy your Wedding Day


The qualities that help to make an excellent toastmaster, who will really look after you, are:

Outstanding communication and leadership skills. 

The ability to deal with everyone working for you on your Wedding Day :

the photographer, videographer, caterer, venue staff

which means that everything will run smoothly.

Excellent listening skills, so that your requirements are fully understood.

A passion for excellence and delivering excellent, quality, service, based on caring for you and your needs.

A calmness to ensure that a highly emotional day is looked after with great care

Working as a team with your suppliers so that your 'wedding team' pull out all the stops to make your wedding day memorable.

Quick thinking to make the most of every situation




Have a look at my testimonials to see what my Brides and Grooms say!



Why you should book a Toastmaster to look after you on your Wedding Day.


A modern toastmaster will offer a wide range of services, to ensure that your special day will be so enjoyable and stress-free.  .

The days when a toastmaster arrives, with a gavel and block;

and gains everyone's attention by 'banging' the gavel, (once, twice or even three times) announces

the bride and groom's into the wedding breakfast,

the speeches, cake cutting

and sometimes

the first dance and then disappears

are over!!

The days when a toastmaster expects to be provided with a full meal and wine are over!


If you think that this is all that a toastmaster does, I am very happy to let you know this isn't what I do when I look after you.


When we first speak, I'll find out a little bit about your Wedding Day, where you are getting married, how many guests you will be inviting and where your wedding reception will be.

I will then provide you with a quotation, after which I will be very happy to meet you and talk about your inspiration, ideas and plans for your Wedding Day.

If you feel that you would like to book me I will be delighted to continue to look after you, throughout the planning stage, the run up to your Wedding Day and especially on the most important day of your life.


Whilst I work in a modern way,

I never forget some of the important traditions which I am proud to uphold - our uniform, how we present ourselves and most important, the care of the wedding guests and you, the Bride and Groom. 

If I take care of my appearance, you'll instantly know that I will also appreciate the importance of the finest details that you are looking to add to your Wedding Day.


If you would like to find out more about me and how I can help you then please do call me on

01245 222392 or 07773 071343















































































































































































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