In 1992 Roy had the privilege of going on a three year one to one course with one of the most famous and popular of Toastmasters, the late great Bernard Sullivan M.B.E. a founding member of The Society of London Toastmasters. Roy assisted him on many state banquets in Guildhall.....Russian, Australia, China, Jordan to name but a few, also many of The Lord Mayors Banquets. In attendance at these events were Kings, Queens, Presidents, Prime ministers and Ambassadors from all over the world, Roy learnt on the job, and it couldn't have been a better apprenticeship! Roy passed his exam, and became a member of The Society of London Toastmasters in 1995. Roy has worked in every Livery Hall, (except 2) working for Livery Companies, Ward Clubs and others, also Mansion House, Museums, and Hotels in The West End. Roy has travelled to Guernsey, York, Durham, Scotland (where he wear s the kilt) and many other places, but mainly the City of London. Roy also hosts or comperes less formal occasions and has built a unique reputation for hosting 'This is Your Life'. He also does ' Father Christmas'. He qualified as a Celebrant for Weddings & Funerals and had The Honour of Conducting the funeral for our dear friend Mr Bernard Sullivan, this was in the presence of 2 past Lord Mayors, Sir Brian Jenkins, Sir John Studdard, the Remembrances from Guildhall Hall, members of our own Society.
Roy is also a Beadle to The Worshipful Company of Upholders (& Liverman) and Beadle to The Scriveners Company.
Roy had the honour of being President of The Society in 2002, and is now The Almoner.
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