Their day was absolutely beautiful, bursting with colour and stunning spring wedding flowers. Think peonies, daffodils and tulips galore, not to mention a striking hanging arrangement in the barn.
Then there were the super stylish outfits, the show-stopper buttercream cake and the happiest of portraits. Thanks ever so much to Hayley Baxter Photography for sharing with us these sublime images of such a special celebration at Woolas Barn.
Woolas Barn Wedding
Lockdown June 2020. Just come downstairs after having a shower, Marcus looking a little suspect. In the kitchen. Marcus said Max (our Springador) had a question to ask me.
Max had a note in his collar rolled up. The note said: “Mummy, daddy has an important question to ask you. What takeaway do you want tonight?” I turned round and Marcus had a ring box. So I told him to get down on one knee.
Bubbles flowed afterwards. Obviously, I said yes.
Laidback venue, big party, bright and vibrant wildflower themed.
The Ceremony & Music
Simple and straightforward.
We had a handwritten reading from Marcus’ sister Lucy.
My oldest friend read: Better Together by Jack Johnson.
My cousin read: Maybe by Anon.
Marcus’ work friend played piano.
Bridesmaid walking down the aisle: You’re my best friend by Queen.
Bride walks down to: Your song Elton John.
Bride and groom walk down the aisle to: Grow old together.
Simon Walker: Guitar/singing meal and first set.
Jonny Ross music: DJ and Sax.
Woolas Barn, Appleton Roebuck, York.
The first and only venue we actually viewed. We drove up the driveway and I said ‘Uh oh, I am in trouble here!’. We both knew instantly it was the one. We booked and paid a deposit there and then.
Dress: Rosea Bridal. I am lucky enough that my sister in law to be owns a bridal shop so I had the choice of many different outfits. Dress was from designer Rachael Allen. It was the first dress I tried on which I eventually went back to. It was simple, elegant but had a show-stopping back.
Suits: Marcus wanted a relaxed, casual vibe. So we went for blazer and chino look. Blazer from Skopes and chinos from ASOS. Marcus wore a slightly different shade of chinos from his groomsmen.
Hayley Baxter – made our day so relaxed and perfect. The pictures are just breathtaking.
The Styling & Decor
Flowers by Daisy Hoban Florist, cake by bride’s cousin, stationery by Lauren Jane Dixon.
Cocogiri Resort, Maldives organised by Holidays by Design, Brigg.
Didn’t I tell you? Totally and utterly divine!
Heather and Marcus, thank you both ever so much for sharing your wonderful Woolas Barn wedding story with us.