The creation of Kellie and Peter’s Athelhampton House wedding photographs promised to be a fun-filled affair. They had chosen a berry purple and grey theme with a sprinkle of Dinosaur. We last visited Athelhampton House wedding venue in early spring and were keen to see it in the glorious summer sun.
Documentary Bridal Preparation Photographs
We found Kellie with her bridesmaids getting ready at the gorgeous River cottage. Flowers had arrived from Concept Flowers some of which were worked into the hairstyling (along with dinosaurs) during this Athelhampton wedding photographs. The team from Amazing Face were on hand to ensure that everyone looked their best. It was up to the bridesmaids to help Kellie with her final dress arranging before her father got to see her. Zach and Grace joined us on this wedding morning to capture the day’s events.
Groom Preparations At Athelhampton House
The gents had the use of the Yellow Bedroom to get ready above where the ceremony would take place downstairs in the Great Hall. Once buttonholes were in place Kellie’s father left to collect her. Meanwhile, Peter and his groomsmen gathered outside the house. They greeted guests as they arrived and guided them inside to take their places. Finally, he took his place at the front to await the arrival of the bridal party. He went from extremely happy to looking a little ‘serious’.
Athelhampton Wedding Photographs Civil Ceremony
In the hot sun, watched by a bevvy of doves the bridal party walked down the gravel driveway to the manor house. They paused outside to gather themselves before entering. Kellie’s father gave her hand in marriage away and took his seat. The happy couple made their promises to one another and exchanged rings. In celebration, everyone sang a favourite song of the couples which rang out of the historic great hall.
Guests gathered outside the entrance to the house so that they could rain down confetti as the new husband and wife emerged. A drinks reception was enjoyed on the lawn, during which we took the happy couple for a walk around some of the amazing gardens.
Documentary Wedding Photograph Of Speeches
Concept Flowers had been busy in the Long Hall arranging a berry purple and grey colour scheme to the table arrangement with silver dinosaur centerpieces. Looking back at these Athelhampton wedding photographs we couldn’t help seeing the variety of dinosaur decorations. On the gallery balustrade was an arrangement that almost looked like a dinosaur coat of arms looking down on proceedings. With the wedding, breakfast enjoyed it was time for the speeches. Father of the bride kicked things off with stories of his daughter growing up. Next up was Peter who thanked everyone involved in the preparations for the big day, especially his new wife. The best man brought the speeches to a close with humorous stories of growing up with Peter.
Wedding Evening Entertainment Photos
Cutting of the five-tier white wedding cake supplied by Speciality Cakes was next swiftly followed by the first dance. Wedding band The Defectors were on hand to keep the party going. With evening guests now in attendance, a wedding BBQ was served on the lawn. Peter had one more surprise for his bride before the band began their second set. Accompanied by the band he sang one of their favourite songs. Guests joined in with a flash mob dance routine. Once she was over the surprise she couldn’t help to join in herself.
After the bands second set it was over to the DJ from The Ultimate Disco to keep the party going into the evening. The perfect end to these Athelhampton wedding photographs.
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