They originally planned to marry in London but after searching high and low for the perfect venue that they could afford and didn’t feel too cramped, Ify and Ed instead decided to decamp to St Albans where they could spread things out a bit! They chose Springfield Park as the location and set up their own marquee to create the outdoor and spacious wedding of their dreams!
Still wanting their day to follow the traditional wedding structure they researched everything meticulously but then decided to not bother with some of the elements that didn’t really speak to them. Expressing themselves and their love in their own way was super important to them both. The groom made the stationery and the signs. His mum made the cake and grew all the flowers that were used on the tables. Their family helped arrange the tables and set everything up too.
“We had quite a few child guests and wanted lots of space for everyone to chill and for the kids to play with each other”, they explained. “We also wanted to be able to choose all the details to be able to express who we were, from the catering to the decorations, so a bespoke marquee wedding ticked all the boxes.”Continue reading