Bride and groom are walking along the beach at Camber Sands. The bride is wearing a white dress and hunter wellington boots. The groom is in a dark blue suit with a peach tie, he is carrying his new wife's bouquet of flowers, which match his tie. There are sand dunes behind them.

Alexa & Gary's Wedding

at The Gallivant in Camber, Rye

What a lovely day this was. Full of familiar faces that I usually only see in a little circle online! Gary and I have been twitter friends for quite a few years so when it came to planning his wedding with Alexa he remembered me. We have a few mutual friends online and it was lovely to see them all on the day.

Alexa and Gary planned a beach wedding in early March, bad weatsher was to be expected but we were very pleasantly surprised. It was perfect, not too cold at all, and the light was lovely.
Everything took place at The Gallivant, a wonderful little thoughtful venue just opposite the sand dunes of Camber Sands. After the ceremony we all headed over to the dunes where staff were waiting with picnic baskets of canapés and drinks. You really felt miles away from everything, a great place to recharge your batteries.

The rest of the day was filled with good food, good conversation, thoughts of those no longer with us, so much laughter and a brilliantly cheesy playlist for the evening. I surprised myself with the discovery that I still know every single word to Boy Meets Girl’s Waiting for a Star to Fall during their first dance!

Bride is sitting on her bed smiling at the camera.
Blonde woman having mascara applied while sitting on a bed.
Bridal converse shoes covered in pearls.
Woman in dressing gown on the phone sitting on a bed.
Kate Feakins adding final touches to the wedding cake set up on a trestle table in the marquee.
Rustic three tiered cake with physalis fruit by Kate Feakins Cake Design
Bride drinking prosecco as friends help do up her wedding dress. Bride puts on garter.
Groom discussing wedding plans with a member of staff at the Gallivant.
Groom smiling waiting for his bride to walk up the aisle. Groom's mum is smiling too, she's just behind him wearing a pink coat and grey hat. The wedding is in The Gallivant in Camber, Rye.
groom turning around to see his bride walking up the aisle
wedding guests sitting down on chairs at The Gallivant during a wedding ceremony
bride and groom during their wedding ceremony
Boy handing ring to bride during wedding ceremony in The Gallivant in Rye
man holding baby outside the wedding ceremony room, he can be seen through the door
People throwing confetti at the bride and groom as they exit The Gallivant in Rye.
bride walking up a sand dune, with her new husband, to meet the wedding guests. She is looking back at the photographer and smiling.

Woman standing in a sand dune looking at the camera, she is wearing a coat and plimsoll shoes. Her husband is holding their baby, he has one knee up. The other wedding guests are behind them.
A landscape of Camber Sands, the tide is out. One person is walking a dog in the distance.
A group photograph of guests at a wedding at The Gallivant. They are stood on a sand dune at Camber Sands.
Bride and groom jumping in the sand dunes. A portrait of the bride looking happily at the camera and holding her bouquet, she is standing on the beach at Camber Sands.
Bride and groom are walking along the beach at Camber Sands. The bride is wearing a white dress and hunter wellington boots. The groom is in a dark blue suit with a peach tie, he is carrying his new wife's bouquet of flowers, which match his tie. They kiss.
Blonde haired bride in a white dress and silver wellington boots. She is lifting up her dress a bit because she is stood on the sand at the Camber Sands beach. She is smiling.
A black and white photo of a bride and groom. They are walking along the beach at Camber Sands. The bride is wearing a white dress and hunter wellington boots. The groom is in a suit with a tie, he is carrying his new wife's bouquet of flowers.
bride and groom walking through sand dunes on Camber Sands. A man is walking his dog behind them.
Man holding a baby and two bottles. A bottle of breastmilk and a bottle of Peroni.
Bride and groom enter the marquee and people clap.
Staff at The Gallivant bringing out food for the wedding guests in the marquee
Father of the bride giving a speech and toasting the couple.
Bride is sat at the wedding breakfast table with husband and friends. She is laughing. They are in a marquee and there are fairy lights and ball paper lanterns on the ceiling.
Groom holding a book and giving a speech. They are in a marquee and there are fairy lights on the ceiling and ball paper lanterns.
Bride is laughing sat at the table. Groom is laughing whilst holding a little book.
Best men doing a speech in a marquee at The Gallivant. The guests are watching and laughing.

Band playing at the Gallivant wedding, the groom is laughing with a glass of red wine.
Candle lit woman with elbow resting on the table looking at someone.
Cups and saucers next to tea and coffee urns. In the dark, light is coming through the blinds.
Woman clapping at a wedding reception. Man is playing the double bass.
black and white photograph of a woman laughing next to the bride
Bride and groom having their first dance at The Gallivant by Camber Sands.

series of photographs of candid moments from the dancefloor at a wedding held at The Gallivant.
People dancing drunkenly at The Gallivant wedding reception.
An empty table at a wedding reception. Light is coming through the blinds. There is a gold purse, two cups and saucers and a glass of prosecco on the black square table.
People dancing at a wedding reception. A woman is using the bride's leg like a guitar. A man is playing the 'air bass'.
A empty wine glasses, saucers and cups at the end of the night on a table.

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