Barney, the dashing groom in his Royal Marines uniform, and Gemma, the picture-perfect bride, became husband and wife on a glorious sunny day in August. With a touching church ceremony and an elegantly sophisticated 60-s themed reception at the beautifully atmospheric Church Restaurant in Northampton, it was an unforgettable celebration in every way.
Bride & Groom: Gemma, admin assistant, and Barney, Lance Corporal in the Royal Marines (42 Commando)
Length of engagement: 18 months
Wedding date: 18th August 2012
Wedding ceremony: St Peters Church Weston Favell
Wedding reception: The Church Restaurant, Northamptonshire
Wedding photographer: James Corbett
Wedding theme/colours: navy and red colour scheme to match groom’s dress uniform, and a 60’s themed evening reception
Wedding dress by: Alfred Angelo
First dance song: Stand By Me by Ben E King
The Church Bar & Restaurant, nestled at the bottom of Bridge Street, is steeped in history as the oldest secular building in Northampton. Exquisitely unique in its design, its conversion has allowed the original architecture to preside whilst being complimented by the modern décor. The Church aims to provide an experience to suit all budgets and wishes, with the dedicated team of wedding advisors to listen to couples’ ideas to create the perfect day. Nothing is too much trouble, weddings at The Church are unique to each couple and are filled with romance, sophistication and personal touches.