After much concern about the weather, Laura and Lewis’ wedding ended up falling on one of the hottest days of the year. The location was Thrumpton Hall, a 16th century mansion set upon 350 acres of land. The house was cool in temperature and the staff had already made dozens of delicious drinks to quench everyone’s thirst.
Laura and Lewis’ ceremony was short and sweet, and afterwards guests were treated to delicate canapes in the rose garden. Laura and Lewis were not after a traditional wedding, given there was no formal schedule or seating arrangements. Guests selected in a leisurely fashion what they desired from an entourage of barbequed meats, before seating themselves wherever they pleased within the marquee or outside in the garden.
Whilst the day slowly turned to dusk, guests enjoyed table tennis, badminton and the bouncy castle that had been set up in Thrumpton’s garden. After Laura and Lewis had cut their summer yellow cake, Annie and I took them around the grounds for a few photos, taking advantage of the warm evening light. Upon returning Laura and Lewis found their way to the bouncy castle where they were joined by the best man and Laura’s bridesmaid, before enjoying the rest of the evening with their friends and family by the marquee.