and what a wonderful wedding it was - Yorkshire style - switch on 'their' song and follow Laura and Mike down the aisle on that glorious day in May.
First Dad has to give away his beautiful daughter . . .
but soon enough the deed is done
and the brilliant match day programmes are handed out
the wedding car loads up
and we all take to the by-lanes of Yorkshire in our vintage entourage
wending our way cheerfully to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park where the mother of the bride is there to greet us
and it's hard to resist a chorus of 'Sisters here' - I just love that clip
Yummy canapes - with a Yorkshire twist
and SO tasty
and that tuneful quartet setting the scene
while cameras clicked and the sun shone
fragrant lilac trees framing the scene
and my favourite ever scent - glorious sweet peas
and the amazing cake - reminiscent of Far from the Madding Crowd (and super delicious too - especially the orange choc layer!!)
and our tables awaited
beautifully laid out with more glorious scents
and amazing flowers (to say nothing of the hand wound hessian!)
then the bride and groom entered to cheers and the feasting began
speeches were made
night fell, lanterns shone
and finally their song rang out for that first dance (go back to the top and play it again . . . .)
hats were cast aside for dancing - just loved spotting the veil on the line too!
photo booth fun
and as we left it was all things Hendo - what a brilliant touch
and just before I sign off - memories of the early morning 'case of the missing 'i'' Ha Ha
and only in Grenoside . . . . . this final note on returning home . . . from the one and only Pete's Chippy, where a good chunk of the wedding party partook of their night-before-the-wedding-supper!!
and so ended the amazing, happy wedding weekend of Laura and Mike
Full of laughter and love
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