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Country romance

Georgina and Nick combined childhood dreams and bridal traditions in their contemporary party at Aynhoe Park

For their September wedding, Georgina and Nick chose St Mary’s Church in Adderbury, Oxfordshire. “It’s where I was christened and where we held my father’s funeral, too, so the church has significant memories for me,” says Georgina. “I wanted to share this beautiful place with our friends and families.”

Living history
For the reception, 17th-century, Grade 1-listed Aynhoe Park in the next village was top of the list. “I grew up driving past Aynhoe, so it’s always been a part of my history and, after we looked round, Nick was smitten by it, too. He loves architecture and Aynhoe has wonderful grandeur without being a museum.” Delighted with the striking décor, the couple only needed to add a few personal touches at Aynhoe Park to make it their own. “We used large, helium-filled, pastel-coloured balloons, along with LOVE foil balloons and G&N foil balloons, then got a custom light-