Trevor Smith
Master of Ceremonies
Professionally Qualified Toastmaster
for all functions
especially Weddings

Whether your function has a formal or informal setting Trevor as a Master of Ceremonies and Fellow of the Guild of Professional Toastmasters, will be able to deliver the service you require. He is available throughout Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Greater London. Trevor’s knowledge will ensure that your special occasion will proceed with correct etiquette and timing whilst maintaining a confident and calming influence over the proceedings.                                        
As well as Wedding Celebration's, if you are planning a Formal Corporate Dinner or a Masonic Ladies Festival, please contact Trevor, he has provided Toastmaster Services for these events on many occasions. He has a wealth of experience, ensuring the evening will run according to protocol.

So for that future special occasion you can be assured that the event will be expertly managed. Additionally celebrations of all cultures and types are catered for, as an example; Bar mitzvah's to Diwali Festivals. Dinner Dance's to Sporting Events

Trevor is available to answer any questions you may have, seven days a week. Now a trained Toastmaster since 2005, his knowledge and experience is considerable. Please check out the REVIEW'S page. Why not give a call and see how your special occasion can be a truly well organised, and happy event.

Whatever your requirements please get in touch, without obligation.

Telephone; 07768 176551 or email;

P A System

Many venues today now offer superb P A Systems but on the occasions when this may not be available Trevor will have a battery operated system readily to hand for those all important speeches.

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Credit Card's accepted

A credit card facility is now available and may be helpful to spread the cost over a period of time. Please get in touch for further details

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You will find client star rating Google reviews for my services when searching Trevor Smith Toastmaster Ashford Kent Here I have displayed reviews sent directly to me by email. 

 Thank you Trevor Your support throughout the evening was really appreciated. It was a pleasure to have you lead the evening. Alison & Jamie - Stondon Massey Lodge 7881 

Alison & Jamie Stondon Massey Lodge 7881Masonic Ladies Festival

 Hello Trevor, We had a fantastic time guided by you all the way, we could not have done it without you. Extremely professional, and you kept the whole evening flowing, I liked particularly the introduction line going into dinner, it gave us a chance to relax first and then got everybody seated in plenty of time. Thank you for making the evening go so perfectly. Warmest regards Rob Barron Wakefield of Hythe Lodge 

Rob Barron Wakefield of Hythe LodgeMasonic Ladies Festival

 Trevor, many thanks for all your help before and on Saturday evening. I thought the evening went extremely well and your performance was excellent -thank you. Trevor, we much appreciated your help, support and professionalism and you looked great. Thanks. Geoff. Geoff Higgens President of Reunion Lodge 

Geoff Higgens President of Reunion LodgeMasonic Ladies Festival

 Trevor, you were always. That’s two you’ve officiated at for us now, I’m sure there will be many more x Karina O'Donnell Peter and Karina O'Donnell 

Peter and Karina O'Donnell

 Hi Trevor. Everything was fantastic . Your part was absolutely priceless Thank You. From all at Manor Way Lodge. September 2019 

 Hi Trevor Thank you so much for your excellence as our toastmaster a great evening was had by all. The photograph is showing Marc and Susannah, our President and his Lady at the Dinner. Kind regards Brian Nyland Festival Secretary, Roding Lodge 3090 

Masonic Ladies Festival - May 2022

 Hi Trevor, I hope you're well! I just wanted to say a massive thank you for being our toastmaster on our special day. You were absolutely fantastic from start to finish, and really made our day as amazing as it was. We'd have been lost without you on the day and I'd 100% recommend you to any other couple! I thought I'd send you some pictures of you in action - please feel free to use any of these on your website or when talking to other couples! Thanks so much again! Danielle & Adam x 

Danielle & Adam

 Trevor was an amazing addition to our wedding day, he made our day run smoothly without any hitches. Everyone commented on how amazing he was and we couldn’t have asked for a better toastmaster than Trevor. I would recommended Trevor to anyone who would like to add that something special to their day! Thank you Trevor Jessica & Aaron Sedden 

Jessica and Arron SeddonHappily Married

 Trevor thank you so much for being the most fabulous toastmaster for us on Saturday. Everyone has commented on how good you were at holding the room and keeping us entertained. You really did make our day extra special and we will always be very grateful. With kind regards Andy & Carol…. or should I say….Mr & Mrs Ashby! 

Andy and Carol AshbyWedding

 Very many thanks for helping our day run so smoothly, you were brilliant! With best wishes Vicki and Mark Whiteley 

Vicki and Mark WhiteleyWedding

 Trevor is an excellent toastmaster we couldn't have asked for more Heather Clack 

Heather and Laurie Clack

 Trevor, what can we say apart from a huge thank you. You did an amazing job and made our day flow perfectly. Thank you again. Lisa-Marie and Martin 

Lisa-Marie and Martin

 Absolutely wonderful! Guests at our wedding still mention you 🌟Rebecca Head 

Trevor and Rebecca Head

 What a Star! You were absolutely brilliant as Toastmaster for our Wedding and we both thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Chris is still wondering what he would have done if you hadn't been there. The day felt so special because of you and for that we thank you. Highly recommended. Jo and Chris Weeks. 

 We wanted to thank you so much for being our Toastmaster. It was reassuring to know that we could just relax and not worry about events as they unfolded. It was all very seamless. We had an amazing day. Thank you. Judith and Hazel 

 Hi Trevor. Just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for all your hard work at our wedding on 27th Dec. You really made a huge difference to the day and I know all our family and friends really enjoyed themselves. I would HIGHLY recommend you and to anyone thinking about having you at their wedding - DO IT! Thanks again, so much. Love Mr & Mrs Whitham ### 

 Dear Trevor, Thank you for such an amazing day. You made everything perfect and we can’t thank you enough. Kerry and Sean Wedding took place on the 24th October 2021 

Kerry and Sean McDermott

 Hello Trevor, I attach the photo for you Thank you for making Saturday so special for us and making it stress free Many thanks Leanne and Brian Woods Renweal of Vows took place on 23rd October 2021 

Leanne and Brian Woods

 I would like to thank you for all your support on Sunday in helping Charlotte and Frank have a smooth running day and the wedding that they dreamed of. I don't think they could have done it without you. Thank you very much. It is much appreciated. many thanks Claire (Mother of the Bride) 31st October 2021 

Frank and Charlotte Clark

 Hi Trevor, When Clare and Jason said they would like a Toastmaster, there was only one choice. Thank you so much for all your help yesterday, I have attached a photo I have of the happy couple. Kind regards Louise Evans 

Louise Evans for Mr & Mrs Jason & Clare Taczynski. Wedding, 6th November 2021

 The feedback has been great. Thank you so much for all your efforts and preparations that you have made to deliver the speech and Toastmaster an unusual event. I will definitely recommend you to our guests on furture events. Warm rgds Logesh Waran | Food & Beverage Director | Leaf Hotels Group 

Leaf HotelsDiwali Celebrations

 Heartfelt Thanks Trevor for your excellent role as Master of Ceremonies. Our Managing Director and all staff involved in the presentation today are very grateful for your input. Travelux Tenterden 


 Dear Trevor, I am writing to thank you very much for being the Toastmaster at our 50th Wedding Anniversary. We had the best time ever and thanks to your help and expertise it was wonderful. I don't think we could have handled our guests without you. You played such an important part of the day and everyone especially my daughter's though you were fabulous. Freda and Dick - Wimbledon, London SW 

Freda and Dick - Wimbledon, London SW

 I am writing to thank you for coming along at very late notice to be the Toastmaster at the Kent MS Therapy Centre’s Christmas Ball. We managed to raise just over £5,000 which is brilliant considering the difficult circumstances and we couldn't have done it without you.  As you can imagine, recent times have been particularly challenging for our charity due to the Covid-19 pandemic therefore your time is extremely appreciated. We are so lucky to have your support. It really means the world to everyone here at the charity, from members to staff and our many brilliant volunteers.  Mia Bernthal Thank you once again for supporting the Kent MS Therapy Centre.   Mia Bernthal 11th December 2021 

Mia Bernthal
The  Fee
The Guild of Professional Toastmasters have a recommended Fee scale which accurately represents the level of service required to meet the needs of our clients.
As an example, currently for 2022 the fee to provide service at a Wedding is £500.00.

Discounts may be possible and are dependant on having a personal discussion with Trevor to establish your requirements for the day. 

Credit Card payments are accepted from June 2022. Simply call to reserve your date and provide card details to;

Trevor on 07768 176551

For all other  functions please call for a bespoke quotation.
​​​​Many of you who have made plans for a Wedding this being the most exciting time of your lives are without doubt very disappointed with the way in which this dreadful Covid 19 has completely changed our way of life.
Any change to the date of your Wedding will be accommodated even moving to 2021. Trevor will do his upmost to provide service personally on your new date. However in the event of circumstances preventing him from doing so, you have the assurance of knowing the Guild of Professional Toastmasters will be able to supply one of it's Fellows to ensure your Day is managed perfectly.
It is also the case that the same terms will apply for any other function such as a Masonic Ladies Festival or Formal Dinner. Trevor will always seek to accommodate you whatever the challenge.
Traditionally a Toastmaster will attend a number of Wedding exhibitions and Fayres throughout the year. Trevor has always supported Wedding Fayres in those venues with whom he has worked closely with over a number of years.
As there is a huge variety of Wedding Professionals to speak with at such occasions, a personal meeting will be the best solution.
This can be arranged at your home without any obligation to discuss exactly how you would like your special day to unfold. With modern day technology a virtual meeting via ZOOM may be another alternative.
The emphasis on the way in which Trevor manages your day is totally your choice. A Toastmaster knows how to handle the protocol required but will only ever provide a service as specified by you. Important factor's of Wedding celebrations today are Happiness, Laughter and Fun, often with or without formality, the choice is yours. You can gain a sense of the way in which Trevor can provide a service to your exact needs by checking out  the photo gallery contained on this website.
The terms for supplying Toastmaster Services remain the same even if your circumstances change.
Once you have decided Trevor is the Toastmaster you wish to reserve for your event, a non refundable booking fee of 50% of the total cost will guarantee the date. The balance is payable thirty days before your event. Payments can now be made with a credit card.
Circumstances such as those we have experienced during the Spring of 2020 will almost certainly cause you to re-arrange your date. In this situation the balance will not become payable until thirty days before the newly arranged event date.
This question is raised more often then you might imagine. Often the thought of having to speak publicly is far worse than the deed on the day. Trevor can assist in a number of ways. Perhaps as an example, guidance about content. Because Trevor will have his own P.A.system with hands free mic available, this will make a huge difference to the delivery of the speech if the speech maker has a naturally soft speaking voice. Experience over the years has proved that following a good banquet with plentiful wine the task of making speeches by The Father of the Bride, The Bridegroom and The Best Man becomes far less daunting.
You can rely on Trevor, your Toastmaster for as long as you wish him to attend you on this important day.
Normal practice will see the Toastmaster arriving up to two hours before your Ceremony is due to take place. This specifically applies to ceremonies taking place at the same venue as your planned Wedding Breakfast and evening party. The Toastmaster can attend church if required but this generally is not necessary.
How the day unfolds and what you will expect from the Toastmaster will be covered in our planning meeting held well in advance of your Marriage. The service provided can include announcement of the First Dance, this normally takes place around 8pm, therefore where a ceremony having taken place at 2pm it will mean the Toastmasters' average time with you and your guests will be around eight hours.
To keep my fee's competitive, as a general rule I will work within a seventy mile radius of my home in Ashford. This will cover the counties of Kent, Sussex, Surrey, South East Essex and most of Greater London
I am pleased to say that I am a recommended provider to;

Howfield Manor Hotel, Chartham Canterbury CT4 7HQ, where you will be able to reserve my services for your Wedding as part of a price inclusive package.

Additionally I have the recommendation of;
Lympne Castle, near Folkestone
Ashford International Hotel, Ashford
Burlington Hotel, Folkestone

If you would like to reserve my services outside of the geographical area's stated, I will be pleased to accordingly provide a bespoke
Yes - although Trevor has arrangements with hotels and venue's being their preferred Toastmaster, it does not preclude him from working directly with you, the event organiser, in any venue of your choice. Trevor has a standard fee structure which will cover travelling a round trip of 140 miles. Beyond this mileage there will be a surcharge based on additional mileage only.
The fee structure really does depend on many factors. How long will the Toastmaster need to be in attendance? What level of input will be required? How much pre-planning is necessary? The simpliest way for Trevor to provide a costing is to gain some preliminary answers from you, the client. This can be achieved quickly and easily by a telephone discussion. You will not be in any way obligated to engage Trevor, and you can use the opportunity to ask as many questions as necessary.
This website now provides the Guild recommended fee scale but it is worth a call to Trevor who may well be able to improve on this figure.
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