The couple walked in to their ceremony together to a string quartet playing Pachelbel Canon in D Major. The couple walked down the aisle with Billy’s mother and sister Jenny, along with Nick’s father and sister Charlotte.
2 readings were read during the ceremony; The Lovely Other Dinosaur and a segment from Winnie the Pooh. After saying vows in front of their 65 wedding guests, the newlyweds headed back down the aisle to the string quartet, Niche London, playing ‘Can you Feel the Love Tonight’ from the musical, The Lion King.
After their beautiful wedding ceremony, the newlywed couple and their guests headed outside to enjoy a celebratory drink. While guests enjoyed mingling near the fountain, Nick and Billy spent some time with their wedding photographer, Nicholas Hill, wandering around the grounds at Botleys Mansion and soaking up the atmosphere of the Surrey countryside. It wasn’t long before guests were invited back in to the mansion to start the wedding banquet part of the day.
Nick and Billy wanted to ensure that their circular wedding banquet tables were kept simple and un-cluttered. They therefore decided to have floral centerpieces on their tables, which were each named after roller coasters that they had been on together in the past. Nick created the table plan which featured all of their guests riding in coaster trains.
For wedding favours, each guest was given a heart shaped lollipop which tasted of champagne or cotton candy and guests dined on a carefully selected menu whilst listening to romantic music played once again by the string quartet, Niche London; they were even able to put in song requests.
A further 30 guests joined the newlyweds during their evening reception. The couple cut through a 3 tiered, lemon sponge wedding cake, created by Nick’s aunt. It had been designed to look like a log flume that you might find at an amusement park.
As Billy is a postman, the couple thought it would be funny and appropriate to hire Bijou’s post box as the perfect location for guests to drop their cards and well wishes.
To end their wonderful celebration, Nick, Billy and their wedding guests were treated to a spectacular firework display, put on by Illusion Fireworks. Their guests haven’t stopped talking about this unforgettable moment of the day.