Town + Country England BBQ picnic: Lisa + Rory

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As pretty as the weddings we feature are, it should be noted that they’re not always an easy task to pull off. Example: the 3 full changeovers it took to set up the barn used for Lisa + Rory’s ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception (you’ll see in the post following this pretty one). Here was the dilemma: L + R live in the Middle East and were having friends and family from across the globe attending. Oh and they wanted a 3-day extravaganza, packed full of events starting with this river picnic, barbecue welcome party. Lisa was spot on when she told us Mary Harrington, design extraordinaire of Forever and Ever Events was an absolute legend for managing the countless venue and room changes, with more props and detailing you could shake a bouquet at. 

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Over the river and past the white balloon trail to blankets, baskets and picnic bliss.

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We know these weekend long wedding events can take a lot out of you, but if it’s within your budget to do so, we highly recommend. What a memorable experience not only for you, but for all your close pals that you wouldn’t tire of spending an entire weekend with.

As the sun came down, the bbq and games were out in full effect.

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We need to find out where to score that metallic bocce ball set!

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rustic pink carnation floral arrangements

town + country england pre-wedding bbq

Come back in a bit for the wedding. You sooo don’t want to miss it!

Photography: Caught the Light / Wedding planner: Mary Lee Herrington of Forever & Ever Events / Venue: The Olde Bell / Florist: Chantal Flores Design / Stationery, signage, photo booth props: Hello Lucky / Furniture rental: Theme Traders

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Chloé on Apr 4, 2012

I just did my daily log on to 100 Layer Cake and well hello there, I recognise these photos! Thanks so much lovely ladies, for the beautiul feature!

Leila | Be Inspired PR on Apr 4, 2012

Loving everything about this picnic! It sounds like it was the perfect event for the 3-day wedding festivities! So fun!

Nancy Neil on Apr 4, 2012

Chloe...these are fab! XOXO

Tenielle on Apr 4, 2012

Beautiful, sweet photo-perfection. Chloe is a star!!

Carmen on Apr 5, 2012

Lots of fun details + gorgeous photos... I'm very much looking forward to the wedding now!

Shannon on Apr 5, 2012

Where did you get the custom made balloons? What do they say on them? So cute!

Christina Brosnan on Apr 5, 2012

I've always admired Chloe's photography. She's pure brilliant. And this wedding is just gorgeous.

Mary Herrington | Forever & Ever Events | Reverie Magazine on Apr 7, 2012

Thank you so much for the kind words! This was such a fantastic wedding, full of fun details, and a super creative bride! Love my job! Thanks, Jillian & Cakelets for the feature! M x

Hogan on May 21, 2012

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Carter Villacana on Jun 4, 2013

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