The 7th of December saw the wedding of Natasha and Rhodri – my last one of 2013.
Arriving early at Natasha’s parents house in the morning gave me ample time to watch the final preparations being done to the marquee in her parents’ garden. The marquee was a feat of engineering as it was actually built around two trees in their garden which were adorned in fairy lights, a really clever solution.
The service was in St Mildred’s Church in Tenterden, Kent which is where Natasha grew up and where her parents still live. Luckily I was following the bridal car to the church as en route to the church the vintage MG bridal car slowed up to inform that the bouquet had been left behind. A quick u-turn and off I set to get the flowers.
A delightful service was made unforgettable with a 20 strong Welsh choir singing to their lungs’ maximum.
The reception at the marquee was a lot of fun and wherever I looked people were laughing. The speeches were fantastic and were swiftly followed by the dancing – and the dancing didn’t stop. The first dance was Indian Summer by The Stereophonics (who I believe even sent a wedding card). One of my favourite shots of the day was captured when heart shaped confetti rained down on the dancing couple. Following on, most of the 180 guests were up dancing for the duration of the evening, I’m sure partly down to the vodka shots given out during the meal! The dancing also saw Natasha change into a new pair of Converse, customised with her new surname stitched in – a great touch.
Tash & Rhods – thanks for a brilliant day!