I was delighted when an old childhood friend got in touch to ask if I would be free to photograph her sister's wedding back home in Northern Ireland over the Christmas holidays.  

Anne and Neil would say their vows in Anne's home Church in Garvagh and celebrate at one of Northern Ireland's top wedding venues, the Galgorm.

The wedding ceremony was held in Anne's home Church, St Pauls Church of Ireland, Garvagh.  

They decorated it beautifully, with gold and glass lanterns along the aisle, and delicate arrangements of roses tied with white ribbons at the end of the pews.

Congratulations, Anne and Neil!  Thank-you for picking me to be your wedding photographer.  It was such a fun and relaxed day, with so many thoughtful little details you'd planned to make sure your family and friends had a day to remember.

For everyone who spotted something they would love for their own wedding, here are the details of the suppliers:

Wedding and Engagement rings:  Murray & Co Belfast

Headpiece & Earrings – Jenny Packham from Castle Couture, Ballymena

Wedding Dress:  Eliza Jane Howell from Logans Bridal,Cloughmills

Ruth’s bridemaids dress:  Ghost

Flowergirl dresses & cape:  Monsoon

Hair Stylist:  Jess Laverty at Powder Puff Rooms, Ballymena.

Flowers:  Church:  Cherie Nummy  - Area demonstrator and judge at NIGFAS (Northern Ireland Group of Flower Arrangement Societies) & James Burnside – National demonstrator, judge, teacher at NIGFAS

Flowers:  Bouquets, floral headpieces, men’s corsages & table centrepieces at Galgorm (except for the dried hydrangeas rings that Ruth and I made ourselves on Christmas day) :  Sally’s Floral Studio Ballymena

Shoes:  Rainbow

Bag:  Pennies Vintage, Amwell Streeet, London

Stationary:  Papier

Harpist & Vocalist:  Alice Mc Faul

Magician: Rodd Hogg

Band:  Picture the Sound

Thanks to the team at the Galgorm for being so helpful.  Especially Donna, Anne and Neil's, Wedding Planner for helping me on my initial visit; and Tim, Wedding Host Extraordinaire, for all your help on the big day.  I hope it's the first of many weddings at the your fabulous venue!

To Anne and Neil and a very happy forever after!

Much love,

Helen

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