When I first met Alex and James on their pre-wedding shoot I knew I was going to enjoy their wedding, they were so relaxed and fun and they had chosen one of my favourite venues, Harlaxton Manor. The day started at the Griffin pub in the little village of Irnham in Lincolnshire. Just time for a quick pint and then a stroll around the corner to the church. St Andrews Church has a drive leading up to it lined with trees and the floor was covered in conkers. Alex’s Mum had arranged the flowers in the church and they were just stunning. Alex was also getting ready in the village so I was able to photograph her getting into the wedding car (I did have to do a slight jog over the field to make sure I was at the church when she arrived, but nobody saw me so that was ok!!). Alex looked absolutely beautiful and her dad looked so proud as he walked her down the aisle. It was slightly challenging trying to organise the confetti with the bell ringers ringing loudly but we with Megan’s help we got there in the end! When we arrived at Harlaxton Manor for the wedding reception we were greeted with music from Happy Jazz. People had a great time playing croquet on the lawn, some people enjoyed it so much they carried on playing in the downpour! There was another interesting game guests were playing later on involving balancing chocolate on your forehead?! I’ve never seen this one before, made for funny photographs though! The speeches were followed by dancing in the Great Hall and live music from The Good Guys Orchestra. Congratulations Alex and James, it was a real pleasure to photograph your beautiful wedding day at Harlaxton Manor, hope you enjoy your wedding photographs.
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A Harlaxton Manor Wedding by Joy Foulds