The beautiful Lake District was the setting for my most recent wedding. The Damson Dene Hotel is a gorgeous place with its own landscape gardens, a pond and the friendliest ducks I have ever met. Faye & Greig chose this hotel as it has a special meaning to them, they have stayed several times over the years and it has become something of a second home. I can see why, as it has such a homely feel with great staff and amazing surroundings.
When I arrived there were clouds overhead but luckily the clouds soon parted and the sun came out.
It was a super chilled morning with Faye & Greig having most of the hotel to themselves, which meant the whole place had a lovely, relaxed and friendly feel. The bridesmaids wore gorgeous blue dresses to match the colour theme, which was based on the colours of a peacock. Faye told me that she had fallen in love with a peacock wedding cake on the internet and that was how the colour theme was born.
It was a very high energy wedding, Faye & Greig had booked an all day DJ package, which meant the DJ was there all day to entertain the guest. There were singalongs between courses, games of Mr & Mrs and a whole-room conga. But that wasn’t their only entertainment, after desserts they had the surprise of singing waiters. They were a great addition to the wedding getting people standing on their chairs swinging their napkins above their heads. The whole routine was full of guest participation and lots of people commenting just how much fun it was.
The whole wedding really catered for the children that were there, Faye & Greig have two children of there own so it was very important to them to make sure there were things for the children to do. All the children were seated on their own table which acted as their own top table. On the evening they had a Photobooth come Marryoke-booth, which people were queuing up to use.
I had a fantastic day and hope I will get to travel to the Lake District again soon to do another wedding at Damson Dene Hotel.