Phil Oldershaw

Co-Creator of Birmingham Pride, Presenter of 2020 & 2021 Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, Host & MC

How to hire Phil Oldershaw

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Phil Oldershaw for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

** We do not accept requests for autographs, signed merchandise, fan mail, birthday messages or any other non-commercial contact with the speakers or acts. Each speaker on the website may not have necessarily worked with Champions in the past but are known to perform such engagements within the industry.

Phil's official speaking topics are listed below:

  • Food & Drinks 
  • Hospitality 
  • Design & Build Vision Management 
  • Music 
  • LGBTQ+
  • Inspiration & Motivation 
  • Spiritual Intuitive Energy

Phil is often booked for a range of corporate and public events, read his latest feedback below. 

"I have worked closely with Phil on a number of projects over the years and his friendly, charismatic character and professionalism have been clear throughout. Phil has a unique way of tailoring his presenting style to the target audience and by using his expertise, can create and deliver a truly engaging presentation. Phil listened to our brief and used his expertise to create and deliver an amazing event on time and on budget" - Steve, Senior Manager, HSBC Bank Plc

"Phil Oldershaw has been the compere at many Birmingham City Council events including Artsfest, The Lord Mayors Show, Armed Forces Day, Night Light and the Christmas Switch-On. Phil was professional, reliable, enthusiastic and engaged audiences in excess of 5000 people. The Lord Mayor of Birmingham gave Phil an award for Services to the City of Birmingham, which was well deserved and received" - Joan, Former Head of Events, Birmingham City Council

"Phil Oldershaw is one of the last greatest showmen. I've had the pleasure to know and to have worked with Phil for the past 20 years and his enthusiasm, passion and integrity are, in my opinion, without parallel. His energy is infectious, and he is a real asset to any event that secures his talents" - Kevin, Managing Director, Fraser Urquhart Media/ DLuxe Magazine 

"During my role as UK Brand Manager for Diesel Clothing, a premium denim brand, Phil Oldershaw hosted various internal and external customer events for us. Before every event, he took time to understand the brand's ethos and values to ensure the correct language was being used and tailored to the audience. We would highly recommend Phil to host any event" - Jerry, UK Brand Manager, Diesel Clothing Company

"Phil held the gala dinner together with an easy, light-hearted energy allowing everyone to relax and enjoy the awards ceremony and the Peaky Blinders themed entertainment. He is very friendly and lovely to work with, always accomodating and adapting to a changing schedule or brief. I'd love to work with him again" - Rose, Account Manager, Scarlett Entertainment Group 

  • 2018 - Ambassador for the Education Awards 
  • 2015 - Group Operations Director of APN Group UK 
  • 2013 - General Manager, Brand Development and Openings Manager for The Restaurant Group Plc 
  • 2011 - Managing Director of i Fresh Media 
  • 2006 - Owner & Operations Director for The Loft Lounge 
  • 1997 - Co-Founder of Birmingham Pride 
  • 1994 - Operations Director of the Nightingale Club 
  • Come Dine With Me winner 
  • Host of the 2020 & 2021 Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 
  • Ambassador for Acorns' Childrens Hospice, Love Brum & the NSPCC
  • Awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from Midlands Zone 
  • Awarded Services to the City by Birmingham Lord Mayor's Parlour