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Amazing Grace……part 2

Well Then.

I’m not entirely sure what to say.

Except that the super pretty Big Day of Lydia and Andrew literally makes me swoon……..

Prepare yourself for a fancy floral bonanza folks.

All images courtesy of Rachael Connerton

The Perfect Location

Our wedding was on 28th May 2010 at St Patricks Church, Nuthall, Nottingham, followed by our reception held at Thrumpton Hall, Nottinghamshire.

Having scoured what seemed to be the width and breadth of Nottinghamshire (with a short spontaneous ‘let’s get married in the Cotswolds’ moment) it seemed like nowhere was ticking our boxes. I really wanted to have our wedding reception in a marquee. Ever since I clapped eyes on Annie Banks-MacKenzie’s wedding in Father of the Bride when I was 8 years old, my heart was set on the big white tent with twinkly lights and a dose of the WOW factor. However, as becomes apparent when venue searching, finding a piece of land big enough to erect a marquee as well as realising that your entire budget is going to be spent on actually getting one put up (seriously!), there are pretty major limitations.

So, when I came across Thrumpton Hall with their semi permanent marquee (courtesy of Bond Marquees) I thought I’d go and take a look. And even though it was mid January and we were in the depths of miserable weather and grey skies (plus, the fact that the marquee wasn’t set up inside due to it being out of season) I could immediately visualise my ‘Father of the Bride’ dream.… View the full post.


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