Steve & Amanda’s Wedding 27th July 2018
Name of Couple: Amanda & Steve
Date of wedding: 27.7.18
Wedding venue: Woodhall Manor
A bit about you…
How long have you been together?
How did you meet?
In Ibiza at my birthday BBQ 28/7/17
Who proposed and how did you do it?
Steve very simple lets get married after a whirlwind two months
Bonus question, was it a surprise?
Introduce us to your wedding party
Who were your bridesmaids and what colour did they wear?
My sister Joe, Best friend Clare in navy blue – flower girls in white my Great Niece Elsie and Steve’s best friends’ daughter Phoebe
Who did you have as groomsmen? What did they wear?
My son Kingsley
All in navy trousers, white shirts and braces brown shoes
What was the best line from your best man’s speech?
Steve thanking my son Kingsley for sharing his mum
Stand out moment from your wedding party?
The song I came down the aisle to played live on the saxophone – Kings of tomorrow. Set the mood for the day a very lively wedding.
Your Wedding Day
What made you choose Woodhall Manor as a wedding venue?
The beautiful romantic setting, exclusivity, food and staff outstanding.
How would you describe your wedding décor and why did you choose that style/colour scheme?
Classy and simple.
What food did you choose? Is there a reason for your choices?
Asparagus and hens egg | Seabass | Trio of deserts
We got married on the hottest day of the year, so this menu was perfect.
What was the 3 most important ‘must-haves’ at your wedding?
All of the people we love | Food | Music
What did you have as your wedding music? (Walking down the aisle, first dance etc) and why did you choose those songs?
Saxophone played by Paul Hardcastle Junior – Kings of tomorrow following a one hour forty-five-minute set for the drinks reception – playing funk and soul
First dance sung by a soul singer Matthew Winchester – Al Green lets stay together – followed by a set of soul
DJ – taking us through the 90’s garage – house he was joined by a bongo player
How did you entertain your guests?
With all of the above ????
All the feels
How did you both feel on the day?
Simply blown away … the best day of our lives.
What moments stood out for you the most?
The whole day was amazing from start to finish.
Any funny stories or unusual anecdotes from the day.
Our friend Guy going to get changed and coming back dressed in an Arab outfit for the meal (he lives in Dubai so had travelled in for our wedding).
Who/what made your day extra special?
Our friends and family making such an effort to share our day and making it one to remember.
If you had 3 pieces of advice you could offer to future couples getting married, what would they be?
Remember to take 5 minutes together to take in the moment.
Make sure you have entertainment to keep the flow of the day.
Relax and have fun – life is all about the moments.
Suppliers featured on your special day:
Photographer: Alex Emmons photography
Flowers by: Recreation Flowers Leigh on sea
Entertainment: As above
Hair: Sophie Daly