A Lincolnshire Farmhouse Wedding
Way back in September of last year, I photographed Sarah and Rich’s wedding over in the small village of Baumber in Lincolnshire. The ceremony took place in the local parish church, a beautiful Norman building dating back to the 18th century and the grounds of Sarah’s parent’s farmhouse played host to the reception.
On the morning of the wedding, I arrived at the farmhouse in time to catch Sarah and the girls tucking into a hearty breakfast. Good to see. You need your energy on your wedding day! Resisting the temptation to go exploring around the amazing farmhouse, I stayed with the girls until Sarah was in her dress and then made my way to the church.
At St Swinthin’s Church (which was only a couple of minutes drive from the farmhouse) Rich was relaxing by the altar, casually chatting with his family. I’m guessing he was nervous on the inside though! Sarah soon arrived and I’m pretty sure from the moment she stepped out of the car to the front of the church, she had the hugest smile on her face.
With the ceremony over and the confetti scattered about the church grounds, it was all back to the farmhouse for the reception. With the guests enjoying champagne and snacks on the lawn, it was the picture of a perfect English summer wedding. You’ll just have to ignore those grey clouds.
It was soon time for the guests to take their seats inside the stylishly decked out marquee that had been put up in the grounds next to the house. It even had a rather handy hedge that did the job of creating a separate bar area. Nice work, hedge.
And so, that left us with the evening. Which, was a fitting end to a brilliant day in that the dance floor was rammed with people for ages. I always love to see people dancing after the first dance. Seems like the proper way to end a wedding. Tired, drunk with sore feet and a big smile on your face.