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John Driscoll - Norfolk Wedding Toastmaster & MC

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Thank you for visiting Bridebook and looking at my Wedding Toastmaster details. Of course anyone can have a wedding without a Wedding Toastmaster…... but I will add that touch of finesse for you both.
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Products and Services
On-the-day Wedding Coordination
Pre-wedding Consultation
Toastmaster / Master of Ceremony
Pricing & Costs
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Prices start at
  • £425
Reviews
(2)

THE TOASTIE WITH THE THE MOSTIE
Anthony - Groom From the moment I met John I knew he was going to make our wedding go without a hitch , I arrived with my groomsmen and ... 
By Laura & Anthony Spencer on 17th November 2017
A happy couple
Married in July 2017

Quite simply our perfect day xx
John was funny, charming, professional. Yet managed all levels , varying from my father with dementia , down to our Grandchildren. He f... 
By Nina and Graham on 16th November 2017
A happy couple
Married in July 2017

Best Toastmaster (again) for second daughter
Testimonial
Special thanks to John - another amazing performance from you yet again - you certainly know how to make a wedding work. Lovely having h... 
By Mr Christopher & Mrs Lucy Osborne on 13th December 2017
A couple's parents
Wedding: June 2017

Best Wedding Toastmaster
Testimonial
A huge thank-you John for everything you did for us on the day - it certainly meant we were able to just enjoy the whole event without w... 
By Mr & Mrs Joanna and Oliver Stapleton on 13th December 2017
A couple's parents
Wedding: June 2017

Top Toastie!
Testimonial
We met John 3 plus years back at a wedding fayre and we were lucky enough when we decided to set the date early last year for our New Ye... 
By Mr Martyn and Mrs Sarah Lewis on 13th December 2017
A happy couple
Married in February 2017

What they say captures exactly what I aim to do
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I have been so fortunate to carry the 'worry bag' for so many couples on their special day. Please click on the link below to see what o... 
By Mr & Mrs Bowles on 18th September 2016
see publication here

Full Description
  • As your Wedding Toastmaster I am concerned with detailed planning, etiquette and liaising with all parties to help personalize your wedding or civil partnership, as well as offer guidance about the day. Following payment of a Booking Fee I am then available 24/7 either on the telephone or via email for any issues or concerns based on my wide experience of all sorts of weddings and a working knowledge of local suppliers. My own mantra is Your Wedding…..Your Way! I also state that I care about the couple….and am willing to carry their ‘worry bag’ on the day freeing them up to really enjoy the day with family and friends. That ‘worry bag’ can sometimes become quite heavy. In my experience common concerns for the couple can be; • Being unsure about the content of key wedding speeches • Uncertain about the roles and responsibilities on the day of the Best Man / Chief Bridesmaid / Bridesmaids / Ushers etc. • Ensuring proper wedding etiquette for seating at the top table and during receiving lines • Locating guests in the ceremony room without the bride being seen • Organizing the wedding breakfast seating plan that can become quite ‘family political’….for instance who will sit where and next to whom? • Being aware of sensitive family issues on the day e.g. divorced parents • Paying wedding suppliers on the day e.g. vicar, organist, disco etc. • Securing the gifts and cards on the day as well as during the evening • Ensuring everybody is in the right place at the right time on the day • Looking after frail or disabled guests My main role as your Professional Wedding Toastmaster is to cope with anything that may unexpectedly happen to spoil the day. I meet and greet all the guests on arrival, ensure that everyone is in the right place at the right time, stage manage ‘special moments’ , support those giving wedding speeches and YES….what everyone expects a Toastmaster to do…..make announcements in my red tailcoat!
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: John Driscoll
    It is indeed my privilege to carry your 'worry bag on your most special of days…..not sure what I mean? Then check out what Alice said… www.uniqueenglishweddingvenues.com/john-driscoll-norfolk-wedding-toastmaster
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    2011
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    1
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
Press & Awards
(3)
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Press and Awards (1)
Norfolk Brides Magazine 28 AUGUST 2014 / SUPPLIER SPOTLIGHT www.norfolkbrides.co
Accreditations / Associations (2)
British Toastmaster Circle
Royal Society of St. George
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Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Green Lawn House, 35 High Street, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 0AB, England
    • Nearest Town
    • North Walsham
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • A140
    • Nearest Train Station
    • North Walsham
    • Nearest Airport
    • Norwich
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What is your most memorable wedding?
Being flexible enough to be a Toastmaster at a 'super-hero themed wedding and also working with horses (see pics) at a village wedding!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Caring Thorough Humorous Attentive Thoughtful
What about your business are you most proud of?
The reactions during the day and the couple and their families afterwards.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Sort out your venue well in advance.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Helping the couple really personalise their day beforehand e.g. helping to engineer those 'special' moments.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Following initial contact I forward my Enquiry Form to offer a quotation. Following payment of a Booking Fee and agreement made I will meet with the couple for an initial meeting that takes around 2 hours followed by a joint meeting at the venue before the big day. I am also at your total disposal on email or by telephone for any worries or concerns you may have. I always arrive at the venue / ceremony 2 hours beforehand to prepare for the day and usually leave after the first dance.
What is the most unusual thing you’ve been asked to plan?
A super-heroes wedding!
How do you ensure a stress-free wedding?
By having a full knowledge of exactly what the couple want to happen well before the day and then delivering this for them.
What do you love most about your job?
The look of love in the couples' eyes as they take their vows and feeling privileged to be a part of their day.
What is your favourite moment at a wedding?
Warming the wedding reception guests up before the couples' big entrance as "the new…….."

Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Discount: 5%
  • Bridebook Special Offer: A 5% discount for all those couples booking me before 31st December 2017