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Intimate, Fifties, Rock n Roll Style COVID Wedding

Sophie Cooke

Xanthe Rowland Weddings

March 10, 2021

Mandi and Joeby fought tooth and nail to make their 2020 wedding happen. “We were determined to stick to our date no matter what,” Mandi told us. “We decided quite early on that even if it just meant us and a witness, we would just get it done - I’d proposed to Joey in 2018 and for us it was important to just be married, not about a big party or putting our lives on hold - and this sentiment felt particularly important to stick to before the world went to complete shit!”
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Retro & Budget-Conscious Whitby Wedding with a £40 Vintage Dress

Kat

Peter Hugo

July 23, 2020

Living and working in London but both originally from up north, Fiona and Jack, who met when they both auditioned for the same band at uni (the band is still going and they have been making and releasing music together for their entire relationship!) planned a retro inspired wedding in Whitby. It's a place they have spent a lot of time in with family over the years so it was a very sentimental place for them to tie the knot. The autumn day started with a ceremony at Whitby registry office before a walk down to the seafront to play on to 2p arcade games and have their photos taken. The reception was then held at a recently reopened old church centre which they decorated and made their own.
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Garden Party Meets Festival Wedding with a Pirate Hour, Dinosaurs & a Conga Ceremony Exit!

Sophie Cooke

Kirstie Mackenzie

April 21, 2020

Matt and Jo turned their July wedding into a full day-long festival, that they just happened to also get married at! “We basically wanted to put on a festival for all our friends and family to enjoy,” said Jo, “and to make it as easy as possible for people to attend and have a nice time. We especially wanted to tap into the idea that with festivals, there are always multiple things going on at once; we weren’t very keen on having all eyes on us all day so we wanted there to be lots to do to counteract the overwhelm!”
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Autumnal Park Elopement with a Short, Sparkly Dress

Kat

Quint

October 4, 2019

It's that perfect time of year where the temperatures have dropped slightly but it's not yet baltic outside, the colours of the trees are at their most beautiful and Pumpkin Spiced Lattes are a thing again (OK spoiler alert I actually think they're gross but many people don't agree with me!) But MOST OF ALL, I love the weddings that happen in Autumn. Especially when they're low key and full of all the feels.
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Good Music, Food & Wine: A New Year’s Eve Wedding in Belfast

Erin Balfour

Simple Tapestry

June 7, 2018

Music is a massive thing for Carrie and Dee, who met at a house party after they'd finished working at Belfast Music Week in 2011, plus Carrie photographs bands for Getty Images (as well as weddings!) so it was a major theme for their New Year's Eve celebration. Their other big love is good food and wine, so the meal had to be amazing! Basically, they said, it was all about everyone enjoying themselves.
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