Louise and Jon’s Braxted Park Wedding
When I first met Louise and Jon I was instantly struck by how truly warm and vibrantly caring they both were. I was not surprised in the slightest that they met on J Date- so many of my 2014 couples were matched online. The internet has certainly become the modern day “matchmaker”.
Louise and Jon’s decision to have a traditional Jewish wedding fit their personalities perfectly. I love Jewish Weddings – the atmosphere, the energetic dancing, the excitement, the food. I mean, really, can there be a better combination??
The day arrived and the weather was just not playing nice. Despite the rain, my radiant couple embraced the change and moved the ceremony into the Orangery. The Rabbi was hilarious and caused the room to fill with deep belly spontaneous laughter. Friends of Jon, from his native South Africa, spoke fondly and personally about their connections with him. Unfortunately, his parents were unable to attend, but technology prevailed again through a well established Skype connection.
A surprise traditional South African dance was performed by Jon and his friends to the sheer delight of Louise. Close friends lined the dance floor with hoop arches and party poppers as the couple ran under and glowed with excitement. The energy created permeated the crowd and newly married couple beamed with sheer delight. The entire wedding hit the dance floor with enthusiasm and I was almost catapulted by rambuncious swinging guests. National anthems were played, speeches were made, Louise said a few words and the celebration began!
All in all a mighty perfect day.
Wedding Venue – Braxted Park / Wedding Dress – Essence of Australia / Wedding Shoes – Rainbow Club / Grooms attire – Moss Bros / Bridesmaids Dresses – JS Coulture Bridal / Flowers – Occasions and Celebrations, Essex / Cake – Marks and Spensers with flowers provided from their florist / Make Up – The Boutique Hair and Make Up, Essex / Band – Ambassador Band