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Toastmasters Kent

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A Toastmaster will bring that touch of class and magic to your special occasion Weddings, Ladies Nights and Dinners, Charity Events or Corporate Functions

Products and Services

Celebrant / Officiant
Last-Minute Orders
On-the-Day Wedding Coordination
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Toastmaster / Master of Ceremony
Full Description
Attention to detail, friendly, respectful style, and ability to take control ensure that your event will proceed smoothly and remove the pressure from you. Much of a Toastmasters work is at weddings, resplendent in red coat, white tie and waistcoat will add extra style to any wedding. They will provide confidence and be a calming influence on the bridal party Their expertise of etiquette and protocol will ensure that all those with roles to play during the reception do so in the right order, liaison with all parties including caterers & photographers will ensure that things run smoothly. Ladies Nights and Dinners will have more style under the direction of a professional toastmaster. He will assemble the guests, announce special guests and ‘top table’ organise raffles and auctions, present speakers and any cabaret acts, and ensure smooth running. At Charity Events and Corporate Functions the toastmaster maintains discrete control and ensures that everyone is in the right place at the right time, speakers can be announced and proceedings wound up. Behind the scenes the toastmaster is doing everything necessary to ensure a successful event.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: John Oakley
We love what we do, its not just a job. We will do everything we can to ensure that you have the day you want, taking on board your ideas and wishes. Let us soak up all the stresses of the day so that you, your family and your friends can relax and enjoy themselves. Give us a call without obligation to see what we can do for you.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Alex & Luke Chantler
Married in July 2019
August 2019
A toast to our toastmaster
We got married at cooling castle barn on 1st July 19 and was lucky to have John as our toast master. The day ran perfectly with the help of John, he made myself and my hu...
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Ellie & Ian
Married in June 2019
June 2019
Brilliant Day!
A massive thank you to you for being part of our day, it made it run so much more smoothly, John took charge of everything and it made it easy for us we didnt have to wo...
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Ellie and James Kennedy
Married in March 2019
May 2019
Our Wedding Day
Would love to thank our amazing toast master, John, who made sure our wedding day ran smoothly. We didn’t have to worry about a thing or anyone, and thank you so much Joh...
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Claire and Stephen
Married in April 2019
May 2019
Claire and Stephen 19.4.19
Thank you so much John for being such an amazing toastmaster. You made the day run so smoothly with all the organisation and without any problems. The guests loved you an...
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Mr & Mrs Barnard
Married in May 2019
May 2019
May the 4th be with you!
Thank you so much for keeping everyone and everything in order on our special day! You made sure we had all the photos that we wanted and even the weather and change of c...
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Jolene & Sean Eldridge
Married in April 2019
April 2019
Sean & Jolene 7th April 2019
Thank you John for being the toast master at our wedding. You did a fantastic job getting everyone together to ensure the day ran smoothly. We couldn’t have done it witho...
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Location & Contact Details


Maidstone, Kent, England

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Accreditations / Associations (3)

Institute of Toastmasters Great Britain
UK School of Professional Toastmasters
Toastmasters General Council

Industry Awards (2)

Bridebook Wedding Awards Certificate of Excellence.
Toastmasters Kent - the United Kingdom Most Trusted Wedding Planners - Kent
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What is your most memorable wedding?

They are all memorable because everyone is unique, it is our pleasure to make it Memorable for all involved.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Warm, Friendly, Approachable, Confident, Relaxed.

What about your business are you most proud of?

The hundreds of couples we have worked with to ensure that they have the perfect day.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Talk to any wedding professional you are thinking of employing, do not just rely on price or recommendations Make sure that there are no clash of personalities as that can spoil your day. We love what we do and want you to have the perfect day, so our style has to fit in with you, not the other way round.

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

There are many, but a balloon release for a recently deceased Brides mother was very moving, and a speech from a little boy welcoming his new stepdad was lovely.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

Initial consultation without obligation, ongoing advice and support as required leading up to the day. Detailed discussion 2/3 weeks before the day to ensure all the couple requirements are in place.

What is the most unusual thing you’ve been asked to plan?

A surprise entrance of a famous singing group for the bridegroom, whose brother was in the group. He thought they were in Spain performing but they had flown back specially and had to be hidden until the "big reveal"

How do you ensure a stress-free wedding?

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation.

What do you love most about your job?

Seeing two people in love making a lifetime committment to each other in front of their family and friends

What is your favourite moment at a wedding?

too many to mention, they are all favourite.