Tell us about where and when you first both first met and What were your first impressions of each other when you first met?
We met when I was a waitress in a cocktail bar and Chris used to come in for Karaoke! He was a nerd but fit! He thought I was a fiery scouser and loved it!
Tell us about who proposed to who and where did it happen? Chris proposed on Christmas Day. He did a treasure hunt around all our favourite memories in the house and surprised me at the end. I had no idea.
Give us three words each to describe each other and what they mean to you? Bride: Chris is Caring, Handsome and Super Smart. He means everything to me and more.
How did you find and choose your wedding venue, Eastington Park, The Cotswold? We looked into so many as Ange was a wedding judge for Bristol and Somerset Wedding Awards so we had many offers. We loved Eastington Park because the manager Alex was amazing and made us feel at home. It's a beautiful venue that we just knew would host the best day ever for us.
Tell us about your wedding dress featured in your wedding video filmed by Hampshire Wedding Videographers, Ground Films; the designer, how long it took you to find the one ? My wedding dress is from Curve Bridal, a new wedding shop that opened just when I was panicking about finding one. They socialise in curves of all shapes and sizes and I tried on about 8 but fell in love with number 2! A Calista Bridal Collection dress. Just gorgeous.
Tell us about what the Groomsmen wore, featured in your wedding video filmed by Hampshire Wedding Videographers, Ground Films? The groomsmen wore hired suits from Grander Grooms.
Was there any surprises in your wedding video filmed by Hampshire Wedding Videographers, Ground Films? Tell us more.. We had our friends 'The Swinging Waiters' surprise everyone after the speeches, it was amazing! Did you have any readings and if so, why did you pick them? We had our nieces read 'The Lovely Dinosaur' by Edward Norton and changed the words slightly. They were so cute!
Tell us about the finishing touches featured in your wedding video filmed by Hampshire Wedding Videographers, Ground Films like favours, sweet carts etc & name any suppliers & companies that helped make your perfect wedding day come true:
Photographer - The incredible @jodiehurdphotography
Make-up Artist - @sashalouisepallari and @makeupbysally
Hair Artist - @tracypallarihmua and @roseforresthairnadmakeup
DJ - @kieranclarkeentsBand Lipinksi Toastmaster - my brother!
Florist - stunning work by @daisylanefloral
Wedding Cake - @bakemycake
Magician - @darrencampbellmagician Neon Lights - bristol_wedding_light_company
What was your favourite part of your wedding day filmed by Hampshire Wedding Videographers, Ground Films? The ceremony! Not a dry eye in the house. And the surprise waiters. Looking out from the top table and seeing all the faces of our mums and auntie so happy just made the day for us.
Was there any funny moments that you will always remember? My dad telling Chris 'Good Luck' as he gave me away and high fiving him on the way out! And my dads speech - he got a standing ovation!!
Why did you choose us, Hampshire Wedding Videographers, Ground Films to film your wedding and what did you think of your experience being filmed? From the moment you were recommended to us we just loved your style and when we skipped we felt like friends! You were incredible on the day and we LOVED having you with us.
Any advice for future wedding couples thinking about having their special day filmed by Hampshire Wedding Videographers, Ground Films? DO IT! Don’t worry about being self conscious or if they’ll be in the way of your day, James and Ellie perfectly blend into your wedding and just feel like friends. We completely forgot we were being filmed. It’ll be amazing to have our wedding film to pass on to future generations.