Choosing an amazing venue, creating vintage wedding style and giving their guests a fabulous day were the key ingredients for the wedding of Emma and Lee.
After attending over 30 of their friends’ weddings together, they had seen a number of ‘I do’ moments and knew exactly what they wanted their special day to be like.
Tying the knot at Mythe Barn, the best wedding venue in Leicestershire, Emma wore a simple, elegant gown.
‘It was fitted with a fish-tail skirt and small train’
In a shade of gold with lace effect, Emma’s stylish dress was complemented by a statement headpiece, while her bridesmaids wore nude coloured dresses to coordinate with the bride.
As for the groom…
‘Lee wore a one-off piece from a shop called Autograph. It was navy and probably cost as much as my dress!’
When it came to décor, Mythe Barn needed very little adornment to suit the classic vintage wedding style. Each table featured a candelabra centrepiece, draped with fresh flowers. ‘They looked beautiful’ says Emma.
‘We also had a large floral arrangement made for the top table’
Guests were greeted to the reception with a selection of canapés that included goat’s cheese mousse and parmesan crisp, and prawn and ginger wonton rice spoons. A delicious starter was followed by roast rump of English lamb, with pannacotta and balsamic marinated strawberries for pudding.
Mythe Barn certainly lived up to expectations, with the happy couple spending as much of their special day there as possible.
‘I even got ready at the barn with my four bridesmaids’ explains Emma.’
‘I arrived early and took advantage of everything the rustic wedding barn had to offer’
Of course, every wedding has its share of memorable moments, both romantic and comedy, and this day was no exception. ‘Our best man let his nerves get the better of him and contemplated doing a runner half way through his speech’ says Emma.
‘Fortunately, he got through it and even joined us on the dance floor for the first dance – a group dance with all our ushers and bridesmaids. It was awesome!’
Photography by Bruce Gleghorn Photography