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Compere & Events

Are you looking for a compere or host for your next event? If so, then look no further!

David McNeill is one of Cumbria’s most popular hosts and has a reputation for making audiences feel relaxed. His warm personality and great sense of humour has entertained thousands of people and raised many thousands of pounds for good causes.

To discuss your next event just give us a call or drop an email to the StagedRight office

Key Events Include…

  • Compere: Cumbrian Elite Awards
  • Compere: Komatsu Forestry Gala Dinner 
  • Event Manger/Compere: Story Homes Group Awards - numerous
  • Compere: Cumbria Wedding Show various
  • Compere: Cumbria Wedding Show  - numerous 
  • Co-Producer & Director: Royal British Legion 100th Birthday 
  • Script Editor/Director: Story Homes 'Ask Santa' on line Staff party 
  • Compere: Stewart Signs on line Staff Awards & Christmas Party 
  • Script Editor: Golden Apple Awards 
  • Script Editor: South Cumbria Hero Awards 
  • Compere & script writer: Carlisle Living Awards 
  • Compere: Story Homes Group Awards 
  • Host: Carlisle Sports Awards 
  • Compere: Enchanted Wedding Show - numerous
  • Carlisle’s Christmas Wonderland
  • One Big Day – Launch Host, The Lanes Shopping Centre
  • Cumbria Poppy Appeal Launch & Event Manager – Royal British Legion/The Lanes
  • Back To School TV Campaign – Children’s Director, The Lanes Shopping Centre
  • Creative Director: Liverpool ONE Christmas Lighting & Sound Show
  • Launch of Cumbria Poppy Appeal – Royal British Legion
  • Lanes Shopping Centre 21st & 30th Birthday Parties
  • Stobart Truck Fest (with Channel 5) – Host

Some of the kind comments we have received…..

Story Homes Awards – Host and Event Manager

“Hi David, just dropping you a quick note to say a huge thank you on behalf of everybody at Story Homes for your help in organising our STAR Awards and also for compering on the night.  As per usual, you did a brilliant job – everybody appears to have had a great night with only positive responses”

Fred Story: Chief Exec/Chairman

Carlisle Sports Awards

"Thank you for presenting our awards in such a lively and humorous way! The evening went very well and your help was much appreciated."

Cumbria Poppy Appeal Launch

“What a wonderful launch and certainly the highest profile we have”

“Thank you David for making this event happen”

Story Group 25th Anniversary Fun Day 2012 – Host & Event Manager

“On behalf of everybody at STORY, a huge thank you for helping us to organise a very successful fun day to celebrate our 25th anniversary – you even organised for the sun to shine which was an added bonus!  Your unfailing attention to detail, contingency plans to deal with every eventuality and patience in dealing with numerous changes (some of them late in the day) were really appreciated.  Several guests commented on how well the event was organised and managed so many thanks for being part of the team.”

Fred Story

Past events include:-

  • Hospice at Home – Colour Run Host
  • Cumbria Business Awards- Host & Event Manager
  • Cumbria Education Awards – Host & Event Manager
  • Cumbria Food Awards – Host & Event Manager
  • Dumfries & Galloway NHS Awards – Event Manager
  • Cumbria NHS Awards – Host & Event Manager
  • East Lancs NHS Awards – Host & Event Manager
  • Carlisle Racecourse – TV Presenter/Compere
  • BBC Children In Need Stage Show – Host Penrith & Cockermouth
  • Last Night of the Proms (Manchester Camerata) – Host
  • X Factor Summer Concert (Olly Murs, Jamie Afro, Jedward) – Host
  • Jockey Club Summer Concert (Madness) – Host
  • Jockey Club Summer Concert (Jessie J) – Host
  • Race for Life – Host
  • Pop2the Park (Daniel Beddingfield, Girls Aloud, Lemar) – Host
  • Carlisle Christmas Lights x 15 years – Host & Event Manager
  • Workington Christmas Lights x 10 years – Host & Event Manager