Caroline and Martin had planned for a fun- filled wedding at Normanton Church with all of the personal touches!
We began our journey at Broccoli Bottom- yes you heard us right! Broccoli bottom is a beautiful set of holiday cottages near Wing, Rutland. They are all named after various vegetables and are beautifully set with the countryside as a perfect backdrop! Caroline and the girls were in Carrot Cottage and Lettuce Lodge excitingly getting ready for the day ahead! After spending some time with the girls getting ready, we left them to it and went to find the boys.
They were in the Horse and Jockey pub down the road in Manton having one (or two) drinks and trying to relax. The groom was a little nervous, however, he looked awesome all suited and booted and his ushers and best men were doing their best to make him feel even more nervous- poor Martin!
They had chosen Normanton Church for their ceremony, and although it was a little windy, the sun was shining and the water looked beautiful! Inside the church, there were little decorations including orders of service that were made like a paper fortune teller. With different parts of the service including readings and songs played hidden inside- they were an awesome idea!
Caroline looked beautiful as she arrived at the church with her bridesmaids, they were all so excited- including the bride and grooms 3 children who looked super cute!
After a wonderful ceremony, everyone made their way outside to a superb surprise organised by the bride and groom…. an Ice-cream bike full of yummy flavours for all. What an awesome idea to have an ice cream bike at your wedding on the edge of Rutland Water- we LOVED it- not as much as the guests though We even had an unplanned flypast from the amazing Vulcan!
After a few windy photographs at Normanton Church, we all made our way back to The Victoria Hall in Oakham for their reception. The hall had all been decorated by the bride and groom and you could soon see what their hobby was….. Cycling! With a real bike to hold cards, handmade napkins covered in bikes and bike centre pieces it looked amazing. We were so impressed with the wedding favours too, they had made each of their guests out of Lego and the Lego figure was holding its correct place name too. They looked AMAZING and we got one too…WOW we were so pleased!
After a fab afternoon tea and speeches, we popped out with the bride and groom for some wedding photographs in Oakham. We picked the grand entrance on the Victoria hall steps, the shops nearby and even used the Lego for some inspiration too.
A photo-booth and first dance finished their evening off- they didn’t have to be asked twice to dance the night away! Thank you guys and congratulations