May wedding in a Tipi

St Mathews Church and Bean Cottage
Esme & Nathan

Here is Esme and Nathan’s Tipi wedding on the grounds of Bean Cottage in Hampshire.

While Bean Cottage was their final destination, Esme, Nathan and all their family got ready at West End House in Froyle before leaving for their ceremony at St Matthews Church in Blackmoor where there were so many candles I almost caught fire!

They had a lot waiting for them at the tipi, with free roaming Alpacas, guests and sheep they arrived in a matching trio of red and white 2cv’s, photo booth, garden games as well as three different street food stalls for dinner.

This was a lovely late spring wedding with lots to explore and enjoy, here are some more photos from their day:

Chateau De Lacoste, Dordogne, France
Sam & Simon

Here is Sam and Simon’s wedding at Chateau De Lacotse at the Dordogne Valley in France. Their mid July day was one of cloud-free blue skies, hot air balloons and late-night partying.

Simon used a Gite situated down the road from the Chateau to get ready in while Sam was on site with her family and bridesmaids.

Their ceremony was outside, overlooking the beautiful Dordogne Valley and their two dogs were there with them throughout.

Having a wedding in France is much more laid back than in the UK, time passes slower and there’s no rush or schedule to stick too rigidly to. In the evenings, dinner can last well into the night and the dancing always starts later.

The Chateau de Lacoste has a wonderful high view across the Dordogne valley and in the evening it looks spectacular.