An Old Kent Barn Wedding is always amazing and Ben and Kirsty’s New Years Eve Wedding was no exception.
Its always a joy to work at Old Kent Barn, and after meeting with Ben and Kirsty for their Pre-Wedding Shoot a few weeks earlier i knew that it was going to be an amazing day. Everything was looking amazing in the main barn and no detail was left unchecked.
Kirsty was getting ready in the upstairs “Bridal Suite” with her girls and what seemed like a dozen wedding co-ordinators! Kirsty looked amazing in her dress with her hair and make up complete although we did have to have a major re-do of the make up after Ben had sent a framed heart containing the lyrics of their favourite song. Brownie points earned i think! The “girls” also looked fantastic in their dresses.
The ceremony started and everyone awaited the arrival of Kirsty. And then it happened, Ben started to cry! Not just a small tear escaping from the corner of his eye but a full blown blub! The female guests seemed to find it cute and endearing whilst most of the men were mouthing “get a grip”.
The ceremony was a beautiful one and the happy couple left the room to cheering and lots of clapping. Drinks and wonderful canapés and were served in the bar area before we all braved to wind for the formal pictures.
The speeches were amazing. Joe, Kirsty’s dad, was brilliant as was Ben himself. Then the it was the eagerly awaited Best Mens turn and they didn’t disappoint. They had compiled a video of all Ben & Kirsty’s friends from Australia from their time spent over there. It was hilarious.
And Ben cried AGAIN.
There was still time for the most chaotic sparkler shot I have ever done. Fifty people randomly lighting sparklers in the rain whilst the Bride & Groom charged at me like Usain Bolt. How no one was injured is beyond me.
The first dance was beautiful and then it was time for the couple to party. They saw 2015 off in style!
I left for home with a big cigar and a big smile on my face.
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