Laura & Kim’s wedding at Rhinefield House in the New Forest was great fun from start to finish. From the moment they met at the top of the aisle I don’t think they broke eye contact and stopped grinning through the whole ceremony (and most of the way through the day too) All through to the evening photobooth and Blues Brothers tribute band, it was a day of laughter and fun with a crazy bunch of people. And I always thought mazes were boring.
Rhinefield House Wedding Photographer- Amy Wass
Alison & Liam had a 50’s style rock n roll wedding at Botley Hill Farmhouse in Surrey. They are such a fun couple together, and they planned a wedding that was reflective of their personalities and alternative style. Alison was Marilyn Monroe’s cooler tattooed lookalike in her 50’s rockabilly wedding dress, accented with red dotty shoes and beads. Liam wore a mod style suit with a red gingham shirt and slick black waistcoat and tie.
The warm and personal ceremony was held at Croydon Town Hall with just close friends and family. The couple left in a vintage VW campervan, and we stopped en route for some portraits in the lovely afternoon sun. Arriving at Botley Hill Farmhouse, more guests were waiting to greet the newlyweds. The marquee in the pub garden was decorated with the rockabilly theme, with tables named after places along Route 66. Liam made an awesome replica gas pump which doubled as a card postbox. They had black and red cupcakes, with a day of the dead style skeleton cake topper. The table settings and favours were pin badges made with their own designs. After the wedding breakfast there were speeches by a whole host of friends and family, all with something funny but also something heartfelt to say to the happy couple. More guests arrived for the evening’s celebrations, and danced into the night with a disco of alternative classics (a refreshing change from Rihanna for someone who goes to too many wedding discos!) It was an absolute pleasure to be there for the wedding of two fun & happy people, so very meant for each other- congrats Liam & Alison! Here are some photos of their day…
Kelly & Phil’s wedding has to be the most fun wedding I have been to. They created a very fun, very ‘them’ day, full of quirky details, silly moments, and most important of all they had a brilliant time of it. They got married at Taplins Place in Hartney Witney, on a beautiful sunny day. Kelly arrived in a van, from Kelly Van Hire of course, while Phil and the guests sat down on the patio for the outdoor ceremony. As Paul McCartney’s The Frog Song played out Kelly’s bridesmaid walked up the aisle, followed, much to everyone’s surprise by a willing volunteer riding a giant duck. (ok so the pictures explain this better) After an emotional and funny ceremony, everyone enjoyed drinks in the garden, with kids and adults alike having a go on the bouncy castle.
Inside, the room was set up with a sweetie buffet, origami cranes, bunting, and the self professed Best Table Plan in the Whole World. Fact. I loved that Phil and Kelly named their table’s after things they like, such as Reading Festival, Red Dwarf, Dinosaurs, Cats and the Rik Mayall Appreciation Society. After speeches, the cutting of the porkpie cake, photos in a field and some sour sweets, it was time for the evening reception. Instead of an evening buffet, guests could get something from the kebab van. Libby and I had a hilarious evening with the Photobooth set up in the summerhouse, and everyone rocked out to the band, including a little performance from the groom himself.
Due to the fact I spent literally half my day laughing, and for this to still be ‘work’, this was perhaps one of The Best Weddings in the Whole World. Fact.
Something a bit different for a Monday morning: a little preview from Alison & Liam’s Surrey Wedding…
Surrey Wedding Photographer: Amy Wass