James and Kathryn
St Peter’s Church, Upper Arley.
Italian Garden at Arley Arboretum (hired from The Roger & Douglas Turner Charitable Trust via Arley House), followed by the rear lawn of Arley House.
The Finer Details
Guests were served English sparkling wine, and delectable finger canapés in the Italian Garden, whilst a soul band played to the delight of James & Kathryn’s guests. After talking a picturesque walk through the gardens, guests were treated to fabulous G&Ts at Arley House from the bespoke Gin Bar.
The Valentia Suite, Arley House.
With décor in shades of gold, caramel, sage greens and merlot the Valentia Suite looked stunning with high floral table centres, lime washed Chiavari chairs and sumptuous linens.
Guests were treated to sharing boards of Charcuterie, delicious warm rustic breads, olives and sundried tomatoes from Arley House Kitchen. Executive Chef Richard Stuart slow roasted saddles of Lamb and baked herb crusted cod fillets, served with a panache of seasonal vegetables. Passion fruit panna cotta and iced lemon & lime posset followed with speeches, laughter and fizz to toast.
The Evening Celebrations
James & Kathryn then cut their wedding cake, created by the talented Charlotte of Farmhouse cakes, before taking their first dance as husband and wife. Evening food was served direct from Arley House’s wood fired oven, with chef creating artisan pizzas with a variety of delicious toppings on the rear terrace.
Photography courtesy of: Dearest Love Photography
Décor Design: Arley House
Flowers: Beautiful flowers by KB
Wedding Cake: Farmhouse Cakes