Christina and James first met over 10 years ago on the school bus. Their relationship survived the challenge of long distance when they were at universities in opposite sides of the country, and in their own words, they have been "inseparable ever since". There is something extra sweet & romantic about couples that got together young and have survived all the challenges that those following years can bring.
They are both from this area of the South East of England, and Christina's family in particular has a strong connection to the church that they selected for their ceremony - St. Thomas Catholic church in Sevenoaks.
After the ceremony, they travelled in a classic Rolls Royce to Wadhurst Castle for the wedding reception. They enjoyed drinks and canapés from Amuse Catering on the lawn before moving to the barn for the wedding breakfast and speeches. Christina's father talked with obvious pride about his daughter. James brought up how he had felt like he had another home with Christina's parents from the very first time meeting them, & then James two younger brothers (the best men) did their part. The bond between these three brothers is evidently very strong - as is how much the connection they feel to Christina, who although may only just officially be their sister-in-law, I think it's fair to say they've looked on Christina as a sister for many years now. The youngest brother mentioned how he has now known Christina for half his life.
They started their evening party off with the cake cutting (cakes made by mum & one gran) & then they had their first dance to 'The One' by Kodaline which switched up a gear part way through to 'One More Time' by Daft Punk. The transition between songs was marked by the newly weds donning sunglasses and welcoming everyone onto the dance floor. This went down very well.
I had a great time photographing the wedding of this incredibly sweet couple and wish them lots of happiness together. Congratulations Christina & James!
- Venue: Wadhurst Castle
- Florist: Wadhurst Flowers
- Wedding Car: Distinctly Vintage
- Groom & Groomsmen morningwear: Well Suited
- Rings and Jewellery: Michael Platt of Wimbledon
- Makeup: Jess Taylor
- Hair: Emily Wood
- Catering: Amuse Catering
- Cakes: Leslie Witter and Mavis Oakley (Mum and Nanny)
- Music: Block the Party (3 piece)
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