Here is a brief summary of my duties and fees for weddings. For other functions please contact me for a quote. There are many details that may arise on the day that I will take care of, and please remember that, once booked I am available 24/7 to help you with every aspect of planning your day – especially timings.

The wedding ceremony  (When held at church)

  • Meet and greet guests
  • Announce Bridal party into the ceremony
  • After the ceremony, assist the photographer as require

The wedding ceremony (When held in same location as wedding breakfast)

  • Liaise with the management and ensure all is prepared.
  • Arrange for Bridegroom to meet the Registrar’s
  • Greet guests and ensure they are seated before the Bride’s arrival
  • Announce Bridal party into the ceremony
  • At the conclusion of the ceremony, inform guests of location for drinks reception and photographs. It will then be my honour to introduce the very new Mr & Mrs …..

The wedding breakfast

  • Liaise with the management, caterers and musicians to ensure all is prepared.
  • I will greet Bride & Bridegroom and guests and guide them to the drinks reception.
  • I will assist the photographer by calling guests for group photographs.
  • Arrange the receiving line – to greet guests as they enter the wedding breakfast.
  • Announce the entrance of the Bride & Bridegroom
  • Say Grace or announcing chosen guest to do so
  • Introduce each principal guest who is to make a speech and toast
  • Ensure gifts for parents, bridesmaids, best man etc. are to hand
  • Announce the cutting of the wedding cake
  • Stay within the call of the bridal party and ensure all is running smoothly
  • If there is a guest book I will remind guests to sign it
  • At the conclusion of the wedding breakfast I will formally close proceedings and inform guests of further celebrations

The evening celebration

  • Greet evening guests.
  • Gather the guests and announce the cutting of the cake (if it has not been done earlier)
  • Announce the throwing of the Bride’s bouquet to single ladies.
  • Announce the Bride & Bridegroom’s first dance together as husband and wife.

Fees

You may require me for all or part of the day so I have listed my current fees below. All fees are subject to confirmation and dependent on distance to venue – locations outside Norfolk will be subject to extra travel time & fuel costs.

  • · Wedding breakfast only – £360
  • · Ceremony & wedding breakfast – £380
  • · Wedding breakfast & evening celebration to first dance – £380
  • · Ceremony, wedding breakfast & evening  to first dance -£400

Included in these fees are a preliminary meeting as soon as possible after your booking is made to give you advice in your initial planning, and also 4/6 weeks before the day to discuss final details. Once a booking has been confirmed, I am available to advise and offer you the benefit of my experience in planning your day.

 

Toastmaster Bob Lloyd

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