Thorpe-le-Soken Church and Frinton Lawn Tennis Club

We had been looking forward to this wedding for a long time. The bride was getting ready at her house with her mum and bridesmaids so we dropped in for some preparation photos. The bridesmaids hadn’t seen the brides dress so her mum helped her into it before the big reveal. Firstly, the bride’s father came in to see his beautiful little girl dressed up as a bride. He was beaming and we could see how proud he was. Next was the reveal to the bridesmaids (who looked gorgeous!)… their reactions were priceless. How amazing is it to have such close friends by your side on your wedding day. Later, the flower girl arrived and almost stole the show with her adorable flower crown and wand.

Wedding flower bouquet and button hole

Bride in robe carrying her dress

Bride getting dress on for wedding

Father's first look at daughter bride

Bride revealing her dress to her bridesmaids

Bride with her bridesmaids holding flowers

Bride and young flower girl

At the church, the boys were calm and ready for the guests to arrive. We pulled them aside for some portraits and luckily caught a glimpse of the lining of their jackets – we had to get a shot of the the peacock pattern! Then it was showtime… the bride pulled up in an impressive wedding car and walked down the aisle with the biggest smile. The traditional English church ceremony at Thorpe-le-Soken was beautiful and the vicar was great. We love capturing the expressions of the bride and groom during that silence when the vicar asks if anyone objects to the marriage (haha). There was a slight hiccup at the signing of the register that we hadn’t encountered before – the vicar noticed it wasn’t filled in fully – hopefully they have got that sorted now. The group photographs were done outside the church before the guests headed off to the reception venue and the bride and groom stayed for their portraits. This couple were stunning! They said they usually feel awkward in front of the camera, don’t know what to do and don’t enjoy their photographs being taken, but they were fab. It was such a delight to work with them and achieve these gorgeous pictures.

Groomsmen posing together before wedding

Groomsmen with peacock pattern lined jackets

Bride arriving at wedding in vintage car

Bride walking down aisle with father

Guests at the church for a wedding

Bride and groom in church at wedding

Bride and groom exchanging rings at wedding

Wedding ceremony at a church

Witnesses signing wedding register

Couple posing with wedding register book

Confetti with bride and groom

Wedding party posing outside church

Portrait of bride and groom

Portraits of the bride on her wedding

Bride and groom portraits

Groom smiling

Close up of brides ring

Bride and groom smiling at each other

Wedding couple with the wedding car

Frinton Lawn Tennis Club hosted the wedding reception. The venue was new to us but soon saw why they had chosen it. The room was decorated to perfection and the outside space for drinks and mingling was good. All of the details at this wedding were picture-perfect so we weren’t surprised to see the cake was just as incredible. The musician had a small collection of percussion instruments which the young flower girl found. She amazed everyone at how she shook the tambourine in time with the guitar – didn’t miss a beat. Now, the speeches were all great but the best men knocked theirs out of the park. We love seeing different and unique ideas and these two didn’t disappoint. They brought in two white boards and got the bride and groom to play wedding Pictionary against each other. No need to say, it went down a blast! Our time ended after the first dance, but they carried on partying into the night. Congratulations guys!!

Frinton Lawn Tennis Club decorated for a wedding

Table details at a wedding

Gorgeous wedding cake

Musician playing guitar at wedding

Dessert from a wedding breakfast

Bride laughing at father's speech

Groom doing his speech at Frinton Tennis Club

Best men doing speech at wedding

Top table laughing during speeches at wedding

Bride winning Pictionary at her wedding

Bride and groom cutting their wedding cake

Bride and groom during their first dance at wedding

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