An Intimate, Rustic Themed Wedding / Shannon & Sam

Shannon and Sam held an intimate and rustic themed wedding in their family home in Great Budworth on 28th August 2020.

Photography by Sarah Brookes Photography.

The Big Day

I got ready alongside my mum, dad, sister, little boy Alfie and best friend Becci at my Mum’s house in Great Budworth. It was all very calm and relaxed, as was the whole day. The groom, Sam got ready with his best man at our home in Barnton.

I was walked down the aisle by my dad, to the traditional ‘here comes the bride’ to meet Sam, holding our baby boy Alfie. The ceremony was short and sweet , due to Covid but everything we could have wished for. We walked out as ‘Mr and Mrs Didsbury’ to ‘At Last’ by Etta James, as it seemed appropriate as we had two wedding cancelled previously. We shared the ceremony with close family only, less than 30 people. After the ceremony we had our pictures, where we shared our very special news WE ARE PREGNANT with baby number two and Sarah captured the shock on peoples faces, which is a lovely keepsake. After this we went to the local pub, across the road from the church for a relaxed meal, followed by a reception in our gorgeous tipi located in my mums back garden.

The wedding was very small and intimate, just what we had always wished for, after waiting such a long time for it to go ahead.

Top Tips

Take it all in, it goes so fast.

All the little things you worried about don’t matter on the day.

It’s not about the money you spend on a wedding, it’s all about the people who are there and the memories that are made.


The wonderful local wedding suppliers that helped bring Shannon & Sam’s vision to life are as follows:

Photographer: Sarah Brookes Photography
Tipi: Tipi Unique
Flowers: House of Cheshire
Brides Dress: Wed2B
Grooms Suits: Peter Posh
Transport: Classic Wedding Cars Cheshire
Makeup: Lucinka Makeup Artist

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