Sooooo, I think I’ve included a few too many Gate Street Barn wedding photos for this post. It’s a little long. That said it feels like a crime to not include all the beautiful images I take. Especially when there is so much happiness and fun to share. A massive thank you to Rosie and Tom for inviting me to their wedding at Gate Street Barn. It is a beautiful wedding venue situated in leafy Surrey. I started taking photos with Rosie on the sunniest of summer days. Everything seemed remarkably serene and it was great to great to work with hair stylist Cally Borg who worked her magic. There was quite a reaction as Rosie slipped in to her Beverly Lister wedding gown. After a few photographs in the garden I headed off to the ceremony to catch up with Tom.
I arrived to see ushers on car parking duty at St John the Baptist Church in Wonersh. Tom was greeting guests and I met his father who was actually conducting the ceremony. It was quite an international affair with family that came from all over the world. This was celebrated with traditional African and Japanese wedding blessings as well as a Celtic blessing during the ceremony.
After the ceremony we headed to the venue for some Gate Street Barn wedding photographs and for celebrations in the sun. We were greeted with music from a genuine 1920s gramophone as well as lawn games and quite a few drinks. It was definitely one of my favourite moments of the afternoon, capturing the busy atmosphere. The music, the laughter, children running around and falling asleep. Champagne flowing and mini Yorkshire pudding canapés being eaten.
We then headed inside for the evening meal and a trio of hilarious speeches. A huge thank you to Tandem Catering for looking after me. Honestly, the day was non-stop with things to photograph so a welcome warm meal went a long, long way. After a special evening speech from Julia, who, quite frankly had the room in stitches of laughter Whisky Kiss played THE best Céilidh music I’ve ever heard. It was kinda like a folk/electronic mix. Win. Win. Win.
Here are some of my favourite photographs from the day.