I’m delving into the depths of last year’s photographs, catching up with posting some of the beautiful weddings I photographed last Summer.
This beautiful couple packed a lot into their day, and I certainly had a lot to photograph within the compact 5 hour package they had booked!
First came the church service, surrounded by guests of all ages, followed by congratulating and mingling, and sunny weather for photographs.
Next came the vintage bus, a journey from the church in Witton Gilbert to Durham City, where a short walk later, we boarded the Prince Bishops.
Two hours later, we all clambered off the Prince Bishops and made our way to the Durham Masonic Hall, where guests enjoyed a hearty meal and all that follows, including an emotional speech from the Bride.
I hope you enjoy the photos, it was a beautiful apricot wedding and good fun to photograph (despite being nearly knocked over on the boat by a lady in a maxi dress!)
This little family were too cute not to photograph!
The Mother of the Bride and the Bridesmaids arrived first.
Then the Bride herself made a beautiful entrance.
Pre-service nerves were all over shortly, as the happy Bride and Groom were wed in the church.
Outside the church, the Bride and Groom were met with a few flurries of confetti and plenty of photographs from guests.
A few family photographs later…
All aboard the vintage bus!
Walking along Durham riverbank to the Prince Bishops.
The boat journey was accompanied by a 3-piece folk band, who interchanged instruments seamlessly.
The boat trip toured around the River to a viewing point of the Cathedral.
It was windy, sunny, cloudy, breezy, chilly, warm, cloudy, windy, sunny…
Stopping to wave at rowers passing by.
And wave to people on the bridges…
Just a short walk back along the riverside to the reception. I think the Bride gave up on her shoes.
The Masonic Hall in Durham was decorated beautifully for the occasion.
The place names were particularly gorgeous – individually named cotton reels with miniature pegs. Cute!
The guests piled into the reception room and were by all accounts very cheerful!
The Bride and Groom entered and speeches ensued, followed by food and more merriment I imagine!