If you’re looking for Love with a capital L this morning, then look no further. Ally and Andrew were married at the Castle Leslie Estate, and it’s truly one of those heartwarming days you don’t want to miss! With a glamorous, romantic vibe, they opted for local suppliers in order to support the local community. We absolutely love their peacock feather buttonholes, which actually match their incredible cake! The bold colour scheme gives us a Great Gatsby feel, which works perfectly alongside a winter wedding

LGBTQI+ Castle Leslie Estate wedding with navy and green velvet tuxedo jackets

We had a collection of styles which came together in the end. The vibe was glamorous, bold colours, attention to detail and romantic touches. Our idea was to be the centre of attention but not take away from our beautiful bridal party.

Ally & Andrew

We began planning the wedding when gay marriage was legalised in Northern Ireland. The planning took us two years whilst working as nurses through the pandemic. It was the perfect opportunity to bring everyone together to celebrate and catch up with our friends and family who we hadn't seen for a while. Our day was surrounded by warmth and togetherness, the venue and their hospitality added a layer of a "home from home" feel, which made us feel so welcome and special.

Ally & Andrew

We absolutely love the embroidered initials on the shirt cuff!

Our favourite part was when we were able to meet and greet each and everyone at the wedding. It was beautiful to say a few words to everyone who made it.

Ally & Andrew

Could the Castle Leslie Estate be your dream venue? Why not head on over to our Recommended Suppliers! Here you’ll find plenty of venues just waiting to curate your dream wedding. If you love Ally and Andrew’s peacock buttonholes, don’t miss our buttonhole inspiration

Ella Turner

Written by Ella Turner

Venue: Castle Leslie Estate | Videographer: Forever Endeavour Films | Ceremony Cellists: The Cellists | Reception Band: Bentley Boys Band | Florist: Myrtle & Thorn | Wedding Cake: NI Cake Design | Hair Stylist: Kelly White | Makeup Artist: Tippy logronio | Bridesmaids Gowns: Pippa Bridal | Grooms Suits: Dee Graham Tailor Made | Grooms Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Stationery: Caroline Hamill Design | Celebrant: John Fitzgerald Spiritualist Ceremonies

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