A look inside our wedding: Wedfest 2014!

by Poi on October 10, 2014

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Whilst we’re away enjoying our honeymoon we can’t help but occasionally find ourselves looking back over our wedding photos. Like everyone who’s got married will tell you, there is so much build up for a day that ends up flying by at 100mph and then it’s over. Luckily photos give us a chance to re-live the day and remember some of the many many highlights that we might else forget over time.

To give you a bit of an insight into our wedding day, it was quite a small afair. We chose to invest our own time (and much of our family and friends) into the wedding rather than just throwing money at anyone who would take it. As you all know, our priority is always to save the pennies for our next adventure and it wasn’t going to be any different for our special day.

The day began with a fry up and a beer (for me anyway) and a very simple registry office wedding infront of 25 of our nearest and dearest. The main party began a couple of hours later with what we liked to call Wedfest from 3pm until 2am. We arranged all our own playlists, had no seating plan and even fish and chips served from a proper chippy van as our main meal, basically an all day drinking session with 90 awesome people.

A look inside our wedding day:

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest57(1)Signing our lives away.

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest72

About as traditional as it got.

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest100Bros (couldn’t choose between them for a best man).

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest92Bride & Bridesmaids.

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest129We met in this alleyway 10 years ago drinking cheap booze before gigs, so it only seemed right to go back there.

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest263Aren’t we cute?

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest266(1)Or not?

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest242Our wedding cake inspired by my parents (pictured) They shared a swiss roll after their wedding day and we always said we’d do the same.

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest292Just your typical wedding photo!

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest146DIY party decorations (Chris is Poi’s real name for any confused readers)

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest252(1)Favourite photo!

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest311First Dance: Kodaline – Brand New Day

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest284Kirsty with her fellow London teachers.

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest438Rings and more homemade decorations.

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest335So many lovely people.

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest366Serving some of our guests from the ‘chippy’ van.

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest375Father & Son Modelling- You can see where I get it from…

10425179_10152681598412324_4722985999917711060_nThe camera set up and box of props was a great success too…

10672071_10152681595492324_3140586837489091178_nSo much so my dad got involved much to the delight of my friends.

Chris & Kirsty's Wedfest390(1)Beer and chips on the floor with friends = perfect wedding day.

And then it all became a bit of a blur…

poi drunk

The wedding day was everything we wanted it to be. So many friends in the same room together, lots of beer flowing everywhere and plenty of crazy dancing.

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One Modern Couple October 11, 2014 at 8:22 am

Congrats guys!
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Poi October 11, 2014 at 9:35 am

Thanks, we wish we could do it all again!

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Franca October 11, 2014 at 2:36 pm

What a nice, different and unique way to get married and celebrate. I love it! Everything was so “not traditional” (like the cake for instance) which is what I like the most about it.. it looks like you had loads of fun and a great day 🙂
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Poi October 11, 2014 at 7:54 pm

Thanks Franca, we had such a fun day. Unfortunately I can’t remember what the cake tasted like though or if I even had any?

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Julia October 14, 2014 at 3:38 pm

Can’t believe you guys had a chippy van – that is the most awesome thing I’ve ever seen. Why do I never get invited to weddings where they serve fish and chips?! *stomps feet angrily*
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Poi October 29, 2014 at 6:17 pm

Haha I’m glad you liked the idea. It seemed to go down very well with the guests as well and as you can see from the pictures I really enjoyed it!

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Marina from MadeinMoments.com November 12, 2014 at 10:38 pm

This is adorable guys, congratulations! Living the dream! :))
Looks like your wedding was loads of fun. Wishing you all the best in your future adventures, now as Mr. and Mrs. 🙂

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Poi May 20, 2015 at 7:55 pm

Thanks very much, Marina.

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Rebeca December 25, 2014 at 7:28 am

Congrats guys!! I got marrid in October and agree with you – it goes much too quickly!! I wish we could do it again too 🙂
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Poi May 20, 2015 at 7:56 pm

We keep telling people how quickly it goes, I still don’t think any of them believe us. They’ll see…

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