Farm Marquee Wedding Photos of Bridal Preparations
We began this day of farm marquee wedding photos day at Georgie’s parents’ house with her six bridesmaids. We love shooting rural farming wedding photographs. They are always so very warm and friendly affairs in stunning countryside locations. Today was no different.
The weather was a little different to our last countryside wedding photographs. All the ladies were in good spirits despite the wet weather outside. While they had hair and make up styled the mother of the bride was busy making the bouquets. The bridesmaids wore deep red dresses with white and green bouquets.
Georgie was helped into her classic wedding dress with veil. Her deep red rose bouquet had hints of green and white. She looked absolutely stunning. Tears welled as she saw her father for the first time on this morning.
With everyone ready they headed outside and armed with translucent umbrellas. They made their way to the unusual wedding transport of shooting trailer and tractor.
Farm Marquee Wedding Photos Groom Preparations
Meanwhile the gents had been for a quick pint and a snack at The Coppleridge Inn. They too were transported to the church by way of tractor and trailer. Here they busily greeted guests and then waited inside for the arrival of the bridal party.
Documentary Photographs of a Church Wedding Ceremony
The bridal party’s umbrellas were put to good use at they made their way down the path to the church. After gathering in the church porch the vicar led the bridal party in.
Tom stood at the front with his best man by his side as they watched the bridal party come down the aisle.
After traditional hymns and a reading from guest the happy couple said their vows to each other and exchanged rings. After another reading the happy couple signed the register and came back down the aisle as husband and wife. Outside the church everyone gathered with their umbrellas armed with confetti. They lined the path all the way to the church gate. Once at the gate Tom helped his bride up into the cab of his John Deere 7310R tractor. While Tom took his new bride on the scenic route back to the farm the rest of the guests were taxied by the two blue Valtra tractors and trailers.
Farm Marquee Wedding Photos of a Marquee Reception
Back at the farm guests waited in the beautifully decorated marquee enjoying canapés and drinks. This warm dry location was perfect for the happy couples farm marquee wedding photos. The Splendid Loo Company had supplied just that - a very splendid loo!
Soon enough the bride and groom arrive and parked right outside the marquee. This proved to be the popular background for the group photos. After which the happy couple were keen to check out the Shepard’s hut from Signature Blue Vintage Events at the rear of the field. This would be their home for the night.
Meanwhile the guests hand been talking there places in the marquee. Georgie and Tom were then welcomed in with much cheering. Wedding speeches were given by the father of the bride followed by the groom. The best man used a life size cardboard cut out of the groom made from a stag do photo. Consequently laughter and tears ensued for quite some time!
Next was the wedding breakfast. All of the men were asked to look under their seats for some help. Under one of the seats on each table was an apron for the gent to wear while carving the join of beef that was served to each table.
Farm Marquee Wedding Photos of Evening Entertainment
David Willmot worked the table with his close up magic and a number of the table entertained themselves with drinking games. Finally the Hashtag band supplied the soundtrack to the first dance and the rest of the evening. The team from Golden Pig Hog Roast had both pork and lamb cooked to perfection, helping to keep the guests energy levels up.