Saturday, 30 May 2009

A Lovely Village Wedding

Our kitchen window overlooks the main street in our village and whilst we were washing up after lunch we heard the clip clop of horses - a marvellous carriage pulled by two sleek horses rolled by carrying a bride! Too late to get the camera so I rode my own steed (Supatrike) along to the church. The church doors were left open (it was very hot) and I managed to take this picture of our church warden during the service. I sat outside on a tombstone with some of the other locals - the lovely flowers (see some above the church door) were arranged by a friend of mine.

As the church bells began to ring the horses and carriage arrived outside the church, having waited in a nearby field.

The horses were very patient and stood quite still for over 40 minutes whilst the photographers fussed around.


Eventually the bride and groom settled in the carriage and were off to their reception - I should think about 40 minutes trotting for the horses. I do hope they had a good time. Both the bride and groom and the horses of course!







9 comments:

Granny on the Web said...

Lovely to see isn't it, the horse and carriage and a reminder of days gone by?
The bride looks lovely, so well done on getting the photo's.
That supatrike gets to a lot of good places!

Maggie May said...

Oh! You are so lucky to live in such a lovely place.
I love to see these traditional weddings and it must be a great blessing to be able to share in other people's happiness!

Lane said...

What a beautiful place (and weather) for a wedding! I love that first photo!

Carol and Chris said...

Awww, what a beautiful way to travel to a wedding...and they had brilliant weather for it too!!

Lovely pictures

C x

Suburbia said...

What a perfect day for it!

dulwich divorcee said...

That looks like the perfect wedding! I loved the flowers above the door to the church, just gorgeous and the whole thing is so English. Beautiful!

Sally's Chateau said...

What gorgeous pictures and a lovely peaceful spot, glad to see you have an old red phonebox too !

Liz said...

aw, it's a fairytale wedding!

Linda said...

What lovely pictures!! I love an old traditional wedding too. I had to laugh at your "loo" posts. Hope it works for you:)