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Diana & Colin - Lainston House, Winchester

Diana & Colin were married on a lovely warm day in early October at one of the most gorgeous venues I’ve ever worked at. Diana & Colin live in New York, but are originally from near Winchester, so it was a return to home for their nuptial vows. They are two of the smartest, most intelligent people I’ve ever met, true polymaths and interested in everything - such an exciting couple to work with! Diana is utterly stunning and looked astonishing and I’ll not deny it, by the end of the day, I had a total man-crush on Colin. If anyone’s seen I Love You, Man, Colin is Jason Segel.

Lainston House was a bit of an unknown quantity for me prior to this wedding. I’d heard of it and knew it was one of the Exclusive Hotels group but that was about it. Frankly, it’s possibly the gem in the crown. It’s beautifully proportioned, ridonculously picturesque and with the superbly high level of service that comes with all the Exclusive Hotels.

Diana & Colin knew what they wanted, but they were also extremely relaxed. They pretty much left me to do my thing, always something I enjoy. The day begun with Diana getting ready on one side of the hotel with Colin and the boys on the other. Impressively one of the bridesmaids had given birth to her first child just a few days prior yet was on-hand to do a fantastic job attending Diana. Impressive commitment! The wedding ceremony itself took place in the rather unique Dawley Barn with its wrought iron beams and gorgeous brickwork and then afterwards everyone spilled out into the almost summery warmth for a long, chilled outdoor reception. So often wedding receptions are cut short - to the day’s detriment in my opinion - with the result being a sense of rushed tension rather than an enjoyment of the relaxed euphoria that goes hand in hand with having just tied the knot. Diana & Colin got this part of the day wholly right, with bags of time, and games on hand to make sure relaxation didn’t become boredom. It was perfect.

The evening consisted of some of the best speeches I’ve ever witnessed, fabulous dancing from the bride and groom, hilarious (and I do mean extremely amusing) dancing from one of the ushers and the best bacon rolls known to man. There’s quite a number of pictures in this post, I simply found it particularly hard to cut down. Hopefully you’ll enjoy them. Feel free to leave a comment, it’s good to talk! Have a great weekend!

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