Nonsuch Mansion Summer Wedding

Bride in Nonsuch Park Surrey

The beautiful bride in Nonsuch Park

Here’s a recent summer wedding at Nonsuch Mansion in Surrey. Emi and Sho are a Japanese couple who both live and work in London and decided to hold their big day in England. Most of the 100 or so guests came from abroad to be at the wedding, flying in from countries which including the US, Canada and, of course Japan.

The couple decided to take advantage of the good weather and hold their ceremony on the lawns of Nonsuch which was just perfect for a summer wedding.

Sho and the guys prepared downstairs with a ‘nip’ of a very fine looking Whiskey whilst upstairs Emi and her bridesmaids preferred a glass of Champagne to help them along.

Emi’s beautiful Vera Wang dress seemed to suit the backdrop of Nonsuch Mansion, inside and also out in the park too.

The newly weds and their guests enjoyed some fabulous food created by the chefs at Nonsuch. As you can see they started with a chicken liver parfait before enjoying fillet of beef. Flowers were courtesy of Michelle Rust.

After the wedding breakfast there was still time for some more photographs in the gardens of Nonsuch Mansion and even a spot of photobombing. The day was finished off with some very impressive dancing.

whiskey being poured at nonsuch mansion wedding

A nip of whiskey….

the bride and her sister at nonsuch mansion

The bride and her sister in the bridal suite at Nonsuch Mansion


Japanes child gives victory salute

A happy pageboy!


Wedding ceremony on the lawn at Nonsuch Mansion

A view of the ceremony on the lawn


wedding ceremony on the lawn at Nonsuch Mansion

Exchanging rings on the lawn


wedding guests photograph newly weds

The guests get their photographs of the newlyweds


bride and groom at outdoor wedding ceremony at Nonsuch Mansion

The bride and groom leave the ceremony behind the flower girl


Nonsuch Mansion bride smiling

Emi poses for photographs


bride and groom at Nonsuch Mansion wedding venue

The bride and groom in the doorway of Nonsuch Mansion


bride in gardens of Nonsuch Mansion

A beautiful shot in the gardens


A portrait of the bride and groom at Nonsuch Mansion

Emi and Sho in the gardens of the mansion


Nonsuch Mansion wedding photobomb

(wedding) Photobomb!


wedding sweetheart table at Nonsuch Mansion

The Sweetheart Table


chicken liver parfait at nonsuch mansion wedding

Chicken Liver Parfait with brioche


wedding breakfast fillet of beef

Rare roast fillet of beef with potato dauphinoise and spinach


bride and groom look at scrapbook

Looking through a scrapbook


Nonsuch Mansion wedding first dance

The first dance


men dancing at a Nonsuch Mansion wedding

They guys enjoying themselves!


first dance at Nonsuch Mansion

Going for the dip!

A Wedding at Winchester Cathedral and Lainston House

wedding car outside lainston house

 A lovely Springtime wedding set in the heart of Hampshire.

Andrea and Tom held their wedding ceremony in the grand setting of Winchester Cathedral followed by a wedding reception at the beautiful Lainston House hotel. Andrea, with her bridesmaids and Mother, spent the morning preparing at Lainston House whilst Tom and the boys were enjoying a lunch in Winchester, just a short walk from the cathedral.

During the ceremony there was  really amusing reading from the groom’s regimental Padre and his sister, Emma, impressively sang solo.

The newlyweds then left the cathedral through a guard of honour made up of military swords and oars which reflected both Tom’s career and his leisure time!

The couple then drove themselves to the reception in the groom’s father’s pride and joy; a 1960s Austin Healey Mark III. It looked quite at home parked outside Lainston House (above).

The bride’s gorgeous dress was designed by Suzanne Neville and her stunning bridal flowers came from The Blooming Workshop

military groom and best man

Last minute adjustments for Tom and his best man


bride and mother at Lainston House

The bride prepares with the help of her Mother


groom and best man in the streets of winchester

Tom and his best man head to the cathedral.


groom in Winchester Cathedral

The groom waits expectantly…


bride arrives at winchester cathedral for her wedding ceremony

Andrea arrives at Winchester Cathedral for the wedding ceremony


winchester cathedral wedding ceremony

A stunning view of the ceremony in Winchester Cathedral


bride and groom during wedding ceremony at winchester cathedral


newlyweds leave the ceremony at winchester cathedral

Andrea & Tom come down the aisle at Winchester Cathedral


bride and groom in the doorway of Winchester Cathedral

The bride and groom in the doorway of Winchester Cathedral


guard of honour winchester cathedral

A guard of honour awaits outside Winchester Cathedral


champagne glasses at lainston house


beautiful wedding bouquet

Andrea’s beautiful bouquet


bride and groom posing at Lainston House

A photograph of the bride and groom in the ruins at Lainston House


wedding guests at lainston house

Two of the wedding guests on the lawn at Lainston House


bride poses at lainston house wedding

Andrea looking beautiful in her Suzanne Neville dress


wedding hats hanging up in marquee

The ladies hats elegantly in the marquee


lainston house wedding first dance

The bride and groom’s first dance


bride and groom kiss on the dance floor at lainston house

A kiss on the dance floor


Spring Wedding at Nonsuch Mansion

bride seated in the Rose Room at Nonsuch Mansion

The bride seated in the Rose Room at Nonsuch Mansion

We had a wonderful spring day for the wedding of Debs and Pete at Nonsuch Mansion. Debs and her bridesmaids spent the morning in the Nonsuch bridal suite getting ready for the day ahead before heading off to Christ Church in Sutton for her wedding ceremony.

Purple was the theme for the day and this was reflected in the flowers created by Michelle Rust and the impressive cake which was made by a friend of the bride.

Who knows if it was nerves or just a bug, but come the day of the wedding, the groom had lost his voice and, although he managed to produce the words “I do!”, his speech was read for him by his bride.

The newlyweds are currently honeymooning in Borneo.

bride prepares at Nonsuch Mansion

Getting ready in the Bridal Suite

bride's father watches her get ready at Nonsuch Mansion

The bride’s father watches on at Nonsuch Mansion

Bridesmaid through the door

Bridesmaid through the door in the Bridal Suite

Purple wedding flowers

Purple wedding flowers

bride on stairs at Nonsuch Mansion

Our bride heads down the stairs at Nonsuch Mansion

bride in the back of the wedding car

Debs in the wedding car as the sun streams in

The Orchid room at Nonsuch Mansion

Putting the finishing touches to the Orchid Room at Nonsuch Mansion

Sweets at a wedding place setting

Personalised M&Ms for every guest!

wedding breakfast menu

The wedding breakfast menu

slow roasted pork belly

Slow roasted pork belly for the wedding breakfast

the bride and groom during speeches at Nonsuch Mansion

The groom looks on nervously as his bride makes his speech for him!

wedding cake

The wedding cake made by Debs’ friend