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Fresh White Wedding with Handmade Ceramic Favours and A Pink Suit

High school sweethearts in New Zealand, Alisa and Henry were on the same rowing team, sharing their first kiss at a regatta late one night on the edge of a lake. After spending 15 years together including moving across the world to the UK, the couple were determined to celebrate in their own way. They told us, “Our inspiration was simply celebrating us!”

Alisa and Henry married in Lambeth Town Hall in August, with two close friends as witnesses, before holding the wedding party a month later, at The Old Parish Rooms in Rayleigh, Essex. Alisa explained, “Not having the ceremony as part of our wedding celebration is probably uncommon but it meant that our day was worry-free and we could enjoy it from the moment we woke up!”

They held a 30-person party with guests arriving for welcome drinks and canapes whilst the couple had photos taken locally. Alisa continued, “Upon our arrival to the venue we had our good friend and MC Sam introduce us as newlyweds before we danced in, hand in hand, to Everybody by the Backstreet Boys and had confetti thrown over us.”

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