Sam and Will were married in the beautiful setting of Northbrook Park, Farnham, last November.
Gerry first met this lovely couple and the family at Northbrook Park a month before the wedding to discuss the details and have a look round the venue. It was clear from the start that they are a close-knit, loving and supportive family, with everyone chipping in with the planning, decorations etc.
The central theme of the day was to be 'The Movies', with references to films like Forrest Gump and Edward Scissorhands among others. One of the planned surprises was an electrifying flash mob dance routine which lifted the roof on the day, performed by family and friends, for which they had been practicing the night before.
For the most part it turned out to be a beautiful sunny day - not bad for November. Rob and I started by filming the 'preps', and looking back on the footage it's just like a fly on the wall documentary, with laughing, joking and general banter, which carries the film along nicely up to the ceremony itself, held in the beautiful Orangery. This was followed by a champagne reception with entertainment provided by Spanish guitarist Javier Moreno.
On the day, proceedings were orchestrated by Toastmaster and Master of Ceremonies Iain Pompel, who made sure everyone was in the right place and ready to cheer the Bride and Groom for their big entrance. The speeches that followed talked of great courage and strength in adversity yet nothing could suppress the optimism and joy of this occasion.
I've mentioned the 'movie' theme of this wedding, but a good wedding film is not just about camera work, audio, and editing. The principle players and their guests turned out to be a magnificent cast, and this is evident throughout their wedding film, from the preps to the diary room messages. We wish the couple every happiness in the future.