Toastmaster Paul Deacon

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Experienced International Toastmaster and Master of Ceremonies - not just a standard wedding Toastmaster!
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Products and Services
Full-Service Planning
On-the-day Wedding Coordination
Speech Writer
Toastmaster / Master of Ceremony
Vocal Coach
Week of Wedding Planning
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
  • £475
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Full Description
  • In 2017 Paul Deacon celebrates over 25 years as a Toastmaster.One of Paul’s first jobs was a fund raising dinner at Brooklands museum in Weybridge with HRH Prince Michael of Kent, several lords and 600 guests. He also co-ordinated the millennium night celebrations in Monaco in the presence of HSH Prince Albert of Monaco and has attended other dinners in Monaco with HRH the Duke of Edinburgh. He has worked with many members of the Royal Family at events and over the past few months has looked after HRH the Duke of York, HRH Princess Michael of Kent, HRH the Duke of Gloucester and Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain. Every client is treated in the same calm and efficient way as if they too were royalty. No other Toastmaster has travelled so far and dealt with such a variety of work for so many dignitaries and celebrities or visited so many prestigious venues and used as many languages as him. He has officiated at over 1,000 events for British and international clients ranging from English, Jewish and Asian weddings to dinners and awards ceremonies from Los Angeles to Hong Kong and Singapore. He is highly experienced and is regularly seen at weddings of all faiths for civil ceremonies and marriages in churches, temples, gurdwaras and synagogues. His schedule of events continues to involve him with weddings of many faiths, dinners, Masonic Ladies Festivals and bar mitzvahs. He has helped to raise thousands of pounds at charity events for HEART UK, the National Society for Epilepsy, UNICEF, and Children in Crisis. He deals with celebrities and dignitaries in the West End, and the Guildhall, Mansion House and Livery Halls in the City of London as well as locally. In the UK, his work can take him from town halls to stately homes and Park Lane hotels and from school gyms or marquees to the House of Commons. He is ready to guide guests with European and Asian languages.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Paul
    As one of the most experienced Toastmasters I look forward to learning how I might look after you
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    1991
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    1
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
Press & Awards
(2)
Press and Awards (1)
Various magazines and newspapers from the Jersey Post to the Bucks Free Press an
Accreditations / Associations (1)
Past President of the National Association of Toastmasters
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Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England
    • Nearest Town
    • At your wedding
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • The one closest to your wedding
    • Nearest Train Station
    • The one closest to your wedding
    • Travel Notes
    • As well as working at weddings and events in England and Wales, I have also looked after events in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Florida, Spain, many European capitals and mediterranean islands, Jersey Guernsey, Hong Kong and Singapore
    • Nearest Airport
    • The one closest to your wedding
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FAQ
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What is your most memorable wedding?
The one I am working at when I am asked the question
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Careful, witty, flexible, engaging and competent
What about your business are you most proud of?
Not one complaint in 25 years
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Adopt your own style
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Too many to mention
Describe your typical process with a couple.
As many calls as necessary before a planning meeting and then, on the day, looking after the Bride and Bridegroom in exactly the way we discussed
What is the most unusual thing you’ve been asked to plan?
Every wedding is different
How do you ensure a stress-free wedding?
Plan, plan, plan and check
What do you love most about your job?
The joy on the faces of the people around me as I give a performance exactly as wanted with all the action behind the scenes working perfectly
What is your favourite moment at a wedding?
When the Bride and Bridegroom reman so happy throughout the day
Bridebook benefits
  • Bridebook Special Offer: Free planning meeting with every booking