Wow! Prepare to be left speechless after seeing this Banqueting House elegant wedding in London. This glamourous couple was first married in Farm Street Church in Mayfair and had their reception in the luxurious Banqueting House. Complete with a golden tuxedo, a  wedding dress from Recommended supplier, Halfpenny London, and champagne gold bridesmaid dresses, this wedding is perfect for those who love a little glitz and glamour (which definitely includes us!). Shot by, Recommended supplier, Pierra G Photography, you know it's going to be a good one.

Luxe Banqueting House wedding with Halfpenny London wedding dress 

Give yourself more time to plan if you don't want to feel rushed! We had a long engagement, 2 years to be exact, and it made the planning process much less stressful. Going into wedding planning, you often times don't realise what goes into it, and the decisions that have to be made throughout, so it is better to have more time on your side, than not!

Abbie & Kurt


This elegant American couple, Abbie and Kurt, wanted a fabulous wedding that depicted London perfectly! It took 2 years to plan, but luckily they wanted a long engagement. They married at Farm Street Church in Mayfair and proceeded to bring 100 American guests and 30 Brits by double-decker to the Royal Banqueting House for the wedding reception. They had food stations replicating their love for the food markets throughout Europe, roaming electric violinists, and saxophonists, followed by a DJ and late-night pizza. It sounds EPIC! Plus, Abbie looked absolutely stunning in her Halfpenny London wedding dress, not forgetting the groom's custom golden tuxedo.

Banqueting House in London

Abbie and Kurt wanted to show their guests travelling from abroad the combination of pure classic British elegance and history, with a romantic flair. They didn’t want a wedding venue they had to decorate, but rather a venue that spoke for itself and represented the elegant architectural history of London. The Banqueting House, part of the Historic Royal Palaces, is simply spectacular. For a little DIY, the couple took a large mirror and turned it into a seating chart by etching names on it. It turned out so so gorgeous, and was a statement piece in the venue.

Champagne gold bridesmaid dresses are a fab way to add glamour to your day!

With a destination wedding during Covid, there were many moving parts. It felt surreal to be able to pull off our dream day and have our favourite people in our favourite city. We got to show our family and friends the classic, elegant beauty of London, by having the wedding in the Banqueting House. It all went so smoothly, thanks to our wedding manager. She was beyond organised, professional, and so diligent. She was the person who made it all come together in the end.

Abbie & Kurt

So, you're adding those gold bridesmaid dresses onto your absolutely 'must-have list'? Well, we are too. We also have even more gold bridesmaid dresses for you to browse through. Planning your own destination wedding? We have plenty of advice for you to get your day organised.

Leah Blundell

Written by Leah Blundell

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Venue: Banqueting House | Photographer: Pierra G Photography | Videographer: AK Films | Entertainment: All The Feels Collective, Sternberg Clark - Leon Garner | Florist: Wild About Flower | Food & Drink: The Recipe | Cake Maker: Little Cake Garden | Hair Stylist: Thomas Tatam | Makeup Artist: Rebekah Eller | Bridal Outfit & Boutique: Halfpenny London | Bridesmaids Outfits: Club L London | Grooms Outfit: Cameron Khan Menswear | Planner/Stylist: Katrina Otter Weddings | Stationery: Polina Perri | Decor & Hire: Event Concept Productions | Transport: Surrey Limos | Celebrant: Farm Street Church

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