June was also a very busy month with several very interesting and prestigious jobs, including HRH Duke of Edinburgh’s 90th Birthday celebrations at Cowoth Park, with HM The Queen.
Save The Children At The Mansion House with HRH The Princess Royal on Monday 27th June, plus A Wedding in The Trianon Palace Versailles.
The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Defence Dinner, attended by The Rt Hon Liam Fox, Secretary of State for Defence, Air Chief Marshall Sir Stephen Dalton, Chief of The Air Staff, Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff.
A 60th Birthday celebration at The Royal Opera House where Diana Ross also performed and the Association of Foreign Banks at The Mansion House.
July – August was a very busy period, with some excellent jobs, including, The 300th Anniversary Of Ascot Racecourse at Windsor Castle, with her Majesty The Queen and Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.
A dinner at The Dorchester Hotel For The Princes Trust and The British Asian Trust, hosted by The Lord Noon And Attended by HRH The Prince of Wales.
The Cartier Polo Luncheon at The Guards Polo Club Windsor.
Kenny Dalglish’s Daughter’s wedding, Lindsey to Nick Robins at Liverpool Cathedral and attended by Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall.
The Lloyds of London Reception and Dinner, at the St Regis Hotel New York, retirement dinner for The Chairman, The Lord Levene of Portsoken.
A 60th Birthday Party at The Royal Opera House Covent Garden. With a Performance by The Royal ballet and after dinner a fabulous show with Diana Ross.
The 2011 Summer holidays finished and as we move into the Autumn I have been booked for lots of more interesting jobs, including;
The Queen Charlotte Ball, working with Ant and Dec at the TV Choice awards, a large fund raising dinner at RAF Hendon with The Air Chief Marshall Sir Steven Dalton for The Beacon.
Working as Toastmaster for the London Metal Exchange, the Largest Black tie Dinner in Europe.
The inaugural re-opening of the Arts Club in Oct with HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Gwyneth Paltrow and Mark Ronson, introducing Sir Tom Jones at The Savoy Hotel for The RNIB Charity Dinner.
The Presentation of the letters of Credence for his Excellency The Ambassador of The Republic of The Cote d’ Ivoire, a private Reception and Dinner, with HRH The Duke of York and The Qatari Royal Family at St James’s Palace.
A Royal Gala Dinner in honour of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Carlo and Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicily’s, for The Freedom of The city of London, attended by four Archbishops and His Excellency The Apostolic Nuncio to The Court of St James and six other Cardinals.
I was delighted to be asked to give my services to The Children in Need Charity Lunch at The Savoy with Sir Terry Wogan.
The Luncheon to The City of London Corporation by Trinity House, announcing guests to The Master, Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal and The Deputy Master Rear Admiral Sir Jeremy de Halpert.
Less formal jobs and acting as A Master of Ceremonies I have hosted several Awards dinners including Spring board for the Catering industry and have been The Auctioneer at several events and have just recently introduced Beverley Knight and Lemar.
I was also invited as a guest to a reception For The Duke of Edinburgh’s award attended by HRH The Earl of Wessex at The Corinthia Hotel Whitehall on 26th October and was delighted to give my support.