The most elegant day that left guests in awe even a month after the wedding. Rachel and Graham wanted to incorporate history inside and out and make it a day no one would forget, and this they did.
We had our ceremony at St Nicolas Church in Taplow which was my childhood Church. It was beautiful but a blur, but I also remember thinking "please let the ring fit."
Graham and I went to view other venues however they just didn't compare.
My Dad came with me to view one of the other venues but on the way home we pulled into the Hedsor driveway. We phoned and asked for a viewing right away and luckily we were squeezed in. The minute we walked in we knew it was it and my Dad leaned over and said "this is where you are having your wedding". It was sorted there and then.
Details of the Day
The Dresses: My Dress was by Stella York from Pure Couture which was the perfect style for me and fitted like a glove. It was a lace, traditional dress and you know when you feel beautiful because all you want to do is swish in it, I loved it.
Pure Couture also made me a matching lace jacket to cover my arms which was just stunning and my veil was sparkly and from Saphire in Wooburn Green who also hand made my Mum's and my Mother in Laws fascinators.
We had flowers from Hot Flowers in Wooburn Green and Suzanne was amazing in discussing through our options and on the day she gave us exactly what I had envisioned and more. I think its fair to say there were a few "ooooohhhhs" as our guests walked into our wedding breakfast.
Our transport was certainly heard before it was seen! We arrived in a brand new Maserati which all the men loved taking pictures of outside the house. I was just happy to get in and out easily in my dress. It was also good because our chauffeurs who provided the cars were also part of our wedding party and very good friends so everything was kept light hearted and fun.
Our Entertainment was from Eight Ray Music a band called the Revue who were excellent and kept everyone dancing all night. But our sparkly diamond dance floor also helped from Class Act who also lit up Hedsor House and the grounds in beautiful different colours which we had a few comments made of how stunning it was.
A special mention had to go to Pyromania for the best fireworks we have ever seen and were still receiving comments two weeks later of how good they were.
The Menu by Caper & Berry
Starter - Prawn Cocktail
Main - South American Lamb and Chicken Sharing Boards with Salad and Potatoes.
Dessert - Shots in Pots- Chocolate Brownie with Salt Caramel and Honeycomb, Lemon Posset and a Chocolate and Cherry Cheesecake.
Your Best Memory From the Day?
Standing out on the lawn watching the spectacular fireworks with my new Husband and all of our family and friends. You know when you have a moment of pure happiness... it even brought tears to our eyes.
Caterer and Production - Caper and Berry / Band & DJ - The Revue Band | Eight Ray/ Dance Floor & Lighting - Class Act / Florist - Hot Flowers / Videographer - Hazel Young | Heartfelt Productions / Photographer - Nigel Chapman / Dress - Stella York - from Pure Couture/ Bridesmaids - Pure Couture/ Groom - Jolliffes/ Groomsmen - Jolliffes /