A Toastmaster or Master of Ceremonies at The National Association of Toastmasters

Featured Toastmaster

Richard Heywood
Fellow & Past President

Whatever the occasion, wherever the event, be it a wedding, a special birthday, a ball, a product launch or a sales conference, Richard knows that it is extra special to you and will do all within his power to give you that "added value" to make your event the one that everyone remembers and talks about.

Typically, Richard will:

Announce your guests and present them to their Hosts.

Make your guests feel welcome and relaxed.

Announce the order of proceedings.

Gain silence for Graces, speeches and toasts.

Ensure your artistes and entertainers are ready to perform and introduce them.

Act as Auctioneer, Fundraiser and Raffle/Tombola prize caller

Liaise with Banqueting staff, caterers, photographers and videographers.


The National Association of Toastmasters

Here you will find information regarding the services of a Toastmaster or Master of Ceremonies, the concept and ideals of the Association and a directory of toastmaster members from whom to choose for your event or occasion.

Please browse through this web site where you will find a great deal of information about the NAT, its members and their services. If you are looking for a toastmaster please browse our directory of members to find a Toastmaster near you. Feel free to contact any member via their own page within this site. If you are considering membership or training as a toastmaster please see our 'Join and Train' page.

If you have any queries regarding the NAT, toastmastering or would like to apply to join the Association please feel free to contact the Hon. Secretary.

Thank you.


Jubilee Royal Luncheon

Jubilee Royal Luncheon

HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh together with members of the NAT at their Charity Luncheon, November 2002.


New Honorary Members of NAT

3 August 2017 at the Sheraton Grand Park Lane Hotel and 11 December 2017 at the Millennium Mayfair

New Honorary Members of NAT

The National Association of Toastmasters
conferred Honorary Membership upon Mr Errol Perry and Mr Andrew Coy in recognition of their support of Toastmasters in general and the NAT in particular.
From left to right:
Past President Howard Robbins
Mr Errol Perry
President 2016/17 Ian Low
Vice President Jevan Morris


Portrait Presentation

Portrait Presentation

The unveiling of the NAT owned portrait of the first toastmaster to wear "redtails" to Millennium London Mayfair Hotel.
From left to right
Past President Richard Heywood
Past President Alexander "Pav" Michaels
General Manager of The Millennium Hotel London Mayfair Fabrizio Gaggio
President 2014/15 Ted Prior


NAT Gala Banquet

Drapers’ Hall, Monday 13th April 2015

NAT Gala Banquet

Pictured from Left to Right

Mrs. Janice Dorn; Life Vice President Barry Dorn; Mrs. Gilliam Thompson; Vice-President Peter Thompson; Alderman & Sheriff Dr. Andrew Parmley; President Ted Prior; Mrs. Diane Prior; Rev. Canon David Parrott; Mrs. Brenda Low; 2nd Vice-President and Toastmaster for the evening Ian Low; Mrs. Shirley Heywood and Immediate Past President, Richard Heywood.