Blog - Real Weddings

Real Wedding: Katy and Peter’s Elegant and Personalised Wedding Day

Katy and Peter work for Bauer Media and met at Viking FM in Hull in January 2013. Peter was the new radio presenter and Katy had been promoted to Head of the Yorkshire Cash for Kids charities. Peter carefully and thoughtfully planned the engagement; he surprised Katy with a trip to Dublin where her late grandparents had got married. Peter proposed outside […] Read more >

Real Wedding: Katie and Joe’s Tale as Old as Time

Katie and Joe Stammers first met at University in Scarborough, when, like every good Disney film, fate put them together … Engagement Joe: The first time I met Kat she was moving into the room directly opposite me. We also ended up being on the same course, so we spent a lot of time together in and out of Uni that year, […] Read more >

Vintage Belles – Mary and Arthur

Mary and Arthur were married on 25th March 1950, after meeting at a dance academy run by Arthur’s friends. Here, Mary tells the story of their courtship and wedding. “We met in 1945 at a dance academy that belonged to friends of Arthur. My sister was going to dancing lessons, and mum had encouraged me to go along as I was very […] Read more >

Advice From The Experts – The Elopement

Wedding and Event Planner Kirstin Halstead shares the photographs from her elopement and talks to us about the practicalities of eloping. Ash and I had been together only a matter of months when he proposed to me and suggested eloping to Nashville, Tennessee. We both have a shared passion for America so I just knew this was going to be a seriously […] Read more >

Real Weddings: Grace and Gareth’s Sparkling Disney Inspired Wedding

On 1st April 2016, Grace and Gareth Watson married in a beautiful ceremony in Great Ayton, with a sparkling and Disney inspired reception at Grinkle Park Hotel in North Yorkshire surrounded by family and friends. Grace, from Great Ayton, met Gareth, who is originally from Derbyshire, during their second year at York St John University in 2010 through their housemates. Gareth was […] Read more >

Real Wedding: Charlotte and Stephen’s Christmas Themed Wedding Day

This stunning Christmas theme wedding was submitting by photographer, Claire Hirst. Charlotte Bell and Stephen Collins, who currently live in Ferryhill, married at St Luke’s Church on 10th December 2016. The couple met on a Sunday afternoon in 2010 at the local pub, while they were working in Sedgefield. While celebrating their 5 year anniversary in a lovely spa hotel in St Ives, […] Read more >

Real Wedding: Joanne and Ian Tyerman’s Emotional Grinkle Park Wedding

Ian and Joanne Tyerman tell their story of meeting and falling in love, the arrival of their two beautiful daughters and the wait for their perfect family wedding. Ian: Joanne and I met ten and a half years ago, when we were both guests at a mutual friend’s wedding. Little did we both know that from that evening, our paths were on […] Read more >

Surprise! The Olympic’s Golden Couple Marry in Secret

The Olympic’s golden couple, cyclists Laura Trott and Jason Kenny, got married over the weekend in a secret ceremony. Away from prying eyes and media attention, the duo tied the knot in a private Church ceremony, surrounded by their close family and friends. The athletes became a highlight during the Rio Olympics this year as Miss Trott – ahem, we mean Mrs […] Read more >

Yorkshire Dales wedding at Jervaulx Abbey

It’s always a super hard job trying to pick images for the magazine and inevitably there are many beautiful ones that get left behind, but  not any more!  Today, we are featuring the gorgeous wedding of Melissa and Steve Lawson who married at Middleham Church and held their reception at Jervaulx Abbey.  Captured beautifully by Nikki Ramsay. What made you choose your venue? […] Read more >

Weddings we wish we had been invited to #2 – Elizabeth Taylor to Conrad Hilton

Yes it has to be this one, the star studded event of the year with a lavish reception to boot; the wedding of Hollywood Golden girl Elizabeth Taylor to Paris Hilton’s grandfather, hotel magnate Conrad ‘Nicky’ Hilton Jnr in May 1950. The young couple met at the Mocambo Nightclub in Los Angeles, California in October 1949 and were engaged by February 1950, her platinum and […] Read more >