Following a lifetime of Fundraising Management and over 25 years as a Motorsport Commentator mainly in Speedway, Grass Track and Motocross, David launched D & H Promotions in 2006, offering a Professional Toastmaster and Entertainment service.
In August 2006 he trained as a Professional Toastmaster via a specialist training course under the guidance of legendary Toastmaster Harry Matthews and Members of the Federation of Toastmasters & Masters of Ceremonies. Later he was to join this organisation along with the Executive Guild of Toastmasters & Town Criers.
Then in 2011 he was made a Fellow of the Guild and voted Executive Guild Toastmaster of the Year and later that year he was accepted as a Member of the Circle of Toastmasters.
David was nominated for the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Wedding Industry Awards receiving the honour of being short listed for the category 'Special Touch' in the South West of England covering an area from Cornwall to Gloucestershire.
He specialises in weddings and acts as Toastmaster and since 2008 has been the resident Toastmaster for the prestige wedding venue, Mercure Bristol North, the Grange Hotel at Winterbourne. From 2016 David has also been the regular Toastmaster for DeVere Tortworth Court.
Also he still finds time to take many other bookings and has acted as Toastmaster for couples at many different venues which include: Clearwell Castle, Sudeley Castle, The Matara, Stonehouse Court Hotel and the Barn Function Centre at Berkeley, all in Gloucestershire. While in South Gloucestershire and the Bristol area, venues have included: Chipping Sodbury Town Hall, The Holiday Inn, Chipping Sodbury Golf Club, Tortworth Court, The Sartan Club, Eastwood Park, The Park Resort, Chipping Sodbury Masonic Hall and the Avon Gorge Hotel. Others include Halswell House (Bridgwater), Maes Manor Hotel (Blackwood), Lackham House (Chippenham), Wick Farm (Farleigh Hungerford), Mercure Bowden Hall (Gloucestershire), Ragley Hall (Warwickshire), The Webbington (Somerset), Walton Park Hotel (Clevedon), Shortwood Lodge Golf Club (South Gloucestershire), Saltford Golf Club (Saltford), Cripps Barn (Gloucestershire), The Batch Country House (Somerset), The Bay Tree Hotel (Oxfordshire), Lords CC (London), Old Down Manor (South Gloucestershire), Buckland Tout-Saints Hotel (Devon), Stanshawes Court Hotel (South Gloucestershire), Mercure Kidderminster Hotel (Worcestershire), The Deer Park Country House Hotel (Devon), Coombe Lodge (North Somerset), Berwick Lodge (Bristol), Gala Club (Gloucester), Manor by the Lake (Cheltenham), Manor House Hotel (Moreton-in-Marsh), Thornbury Golf Glub (South Gloucestershire), Bristol Hotel (Bristol), Ston Easton Park (Somerset), Cheltenham Park Hotel, Gloucester Rugby Club (Gloucester), Elmore Court (Gloucester), Mendip Springs Golf Club (North Somerset), Mercure Elcot Park Newbury (Berkshire), Bradfield College (Berkshire), The Barn at Kingscote (Gloucestershire), Owlpen Manor (Gloucesterhsire), Cadbury House (North Somerset), Clevedon Hall (North Somerset)
Although David is sought after as a Wedding Toastmaster he has covered many other events such as an International Conference at Cheltenham Race Course, the Great Britain U21 versus Australasia U21 Speedway Test Match on the Isle of Wight and at the same venue the National League Best Pairs Championship, a Dickies UK Product Launch at the Rookery Manor near Weston-super-Mare. Plus a major Book Launch near Reading, Masonic Ladies Night, Charity Balls, Birthday Parties and Charity Auctions, Burns Nights and the 2013 World Team Long Track Motor Cycle Championships.
In 2012 he was the Toastmaster for the Mayor of Cheltenham's Fundraising Dinners in January and May.
The Festive Season sees David in his role as a Professional Father Christmas. Santa Dave covers Corporate Events and Parties, Hotels, Care Homes, Childrens Parties and Home Visits.
More details can be found on the D & H Promotions website including Wedding Testimonials and an incredible 100+ testimonials from the Wedding Industry Awards nominations and others. Here you can read what the couples thought of David Stallworthy.
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In 2014 David was the Toastmaster for the Livery Guild of Wales, Charter Dinner at City Hall, Cardiff
In September 2014 David became the President of the Executive Guild