John & Helen’s big Greek wedding reception took place at Alrewas Hayes, an exclusive countryside venue in the heart of Staffordshire. Their Grek Orthodox Marriage Ceremony was held at The Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity & St Luke.
Charlotte & Matthew were married at the splendid setting of Sandon Hall, Staffordshire. The marriage ceremony took place within the grounds at Sandon Hall at All Saints Church, a short stroll from the main house. After the ceremony the wedding breakfast was held in the elegant Saloon at the main house and afterwards the wedding reception took place in something a little different…. a stunning tipi. With a cocktail bar just at hand, the evening was a festival atmosphere, complemented with the magnificent backdrop of Sandon Hall.
What an entrance!! Andreas & Eleni’s grand entrance into the beautifully staged Imperial Suite at The National Conference Centre was a pleasure to film! They were welcomed by all their guests with rapturous applause as they danced their way into the room. The room looked exquisite and was decorated by the award winning team at The Wedding Lounge. For their First Dance the bride and groom had a piece of music written specifically for them called ‘Only You’. The song was composed by Simon Pollitt and written and also performed on the day by the talented Marc Armstrong.
Elliot & Kyriaki were married shortly after the New Year in The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Dormition of Theotokos & Saint Andreas. After the Greek Orthodox Ceremony the couple had a Civil Ceremony in the magnificent Crewe Hall, a 400-year-old Jacobean mansion set on 8 acres of parkland. The Cathedral and reception were beautifully decorated by the prestigious Red Floral Architecture who styled the space with sumptuous flowers and candles. During the wedding reception a Jazz Band and a Greek Band entertained the guests right until the early hours.
Having filmed the bride’s parents wedding almost 25 years ago, it was now a great honour to be filming the bride Estelle’s wedding to Lefterry. The wedding day was a whirlwind of emotions from the morning ‘stolisma’ with the Greek traditional dressing of the bride and groom, right through to the big celebrations at The Hilton Birmingham Metropole. Their Greek Orthodox Marriage Ceremony took place at the magnificent Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St Mary & St Andrews.
Having filmed several events for the Singh family, it was a great honour to be invited back to film Avreet & Karan’s 3 day engagement party. The engagement party took place at the family home and was a whirlwind of celebrations attended by guests from all over the world. One of the highlights of the event was a performance by the global dancing sensation Karan Pangali of KSpark entertainments, who’s performance enthralled the guests.
KSPARK Entertainments full performance at Avreet & Karan’s Engagement Party.
Jonathan & Eniko’s wedding reception took place at the stunning setting of Osmaston Park, Derbyshire. The marriage ceremony was officiated by the Reverend Ian Whitehead with his truly unique style, in the glorious Church of St Mary, Tutbury. During the marriage ceremony the Friday Voices, a Staffordshire based choir, provided some exceptional and moving performances which even had a few of the congregation in tears. It was great working alongside the talented Jon of Jon Thorne Photography again as we managed to capture some great footage of the bride and groom amonst the backdrop of Osmaston Park. Eniko, of Hungarian descent, managed to incorporate a few Hungarian traditions throughout the day and one tradition of the drinking of the palinka went down really well!
Sanaz & Scott were married in the delightful surroundings of Moor Hall Hotel. After their Civil Ceremony they had a small Persian Marriage Ceremony in front of a sofreh of exotic foods and elaborate decorations. The evening reception also included the ‘Persian Knife Dance’ which involves the groom paying various dancers in return for the cake knife.
George & Brogan were married in The Greek Orthodox Church of St Cyril and St Methodius. The big Greek Wedding Reception took place in Kelham Hall, a magnificent Victorian House set within 42 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland. Starting off with the traditional ‘dressing’ of the bride and groom, celebrated with the attendance of close family and a big group of friends, the day is steeped with tradition and symbolism. The Greek Orthodox Marriage Ceremony itself is an ancient and beautiful event, which has been celebrated in its current form for centuries. After the ceremony the bride and groom were welcomed by a huge crowd and celebrated the night away with feasting, drinking and loads of dancing!