A Summer Wedding In London

Happy bride waiting on car with pastel peony bouquet

On a very hot July day in the City of London Rosie and Frank tied the knot at the beautiful St Etheldreda’s Church followed by a joyful reception for family and friends at Stationers’ Hall.

Rosie first got in touch with me 3 months before their wedding; they’d chosen their wedding venues and the dress the year before but between work and moving cities they suddenly realised there was a lot more to do and not much time left to do it. We quickly put a plan of action together and I got to work sourcing a crack team of suppliers for them.

bridal prep at City wedding

With 6 bridesmaids in the bridal party and mums and aunties too, I recommended fabulous makeup artist Ana Ospina to carry out her airbrush magic (and it really was magic-despite being one of the hottest days of the year all the ladies still looked immaculate at the end of the day) and hairstylist Yuki from Love Hair.

bridesmaids in lilac dresses with peony and roses bouquets

The catholic wedding ceremony was held at St Etheldreda’s Church. Liz from Blue Sky Flowers dressed the church beautifully with 2 large pedestal arrangements & pretty hydrangea pew ends that we later used at the reception venue.

Wedding at St Etheldreda's Church London

bride and groom ring exchange at wedding at St Etheldreda's Church London

happy couple at St Etheldreda's Church London

After the ceremony guests had the option of either walking or catching a red routemaster bus to Stationers Hall where they were greeted by the dulcet tones of Quattro String Quartet in the courtyard.

wedding drinks reception at Stationers Hall London

Bride and groom enter wedding reception at Stationers Hall

wedding speeches at Stationers Hall London

guests congratulate with champagne toast at wedding

happy bride at Stationers Hall Wedding

The Wedding breakfast was served family style in the Great Hall so the guests could help themselves from a selection of delicious meat and vegetarian curries. After the very moving and funny speeches the bride and groom cut the cheese tower cake then danced the night away.

bride and groom first dance at Stationers Hall London wedding

Do take a look at the fun wedding video by Smooch Films from this wedding on my film page here

Brie and groom kissing in front of St Pauls Cathedral

Wedding Suppliers

Ceremony venue St Etheldreda’s Church
Reception Venue Stationers’ Hall
Wedding planner Always Andri Wedding Design
Photography Kat Hill
Makeup Ana Ospina
Hair Yuki at Lovehair
Florist Blue Sky Flowers
Stationery Hello! Lucky
Macaron Tower Anges de Sucre
Cheese Tower The Cheese Shed
Crèche Arftull Splodgers
Videography Smooch Films
Video Booth Wish You Well
String quartet Quattro String Quartet
DJ Mobile Music Company
Red Bus : Routemaster for Hire
Catering Greenleaf
Bar staff The Cocktail Service

Get in touch to discuss your Summer Wedding In London