Bloody Lush

Kathleen : Ben

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Kathleen : Ben

Kathleen + Ben || Bloody Lush || Micro Wedding Scotland

We’re being asked quite a lot about what we think of Micro Weddings with really restricted numbers. We LOVE them, they are so personal and the importance of the wedding seems even more heightened. Check out this Micro Wedding Film and their story below.
 

Last year was quite tumultuous for most however in July Kathleen and Ben got in touch to say they were planning a Micro Wedding and wanted our help. Two months later they had a beautiful intimate ceremony and wedding at Borthwick Castle with a small handful of family and friends. Two days after that we kept the celebrations going with an adventure session in Glencoe, where we paddled in the river and set some symbolic white roses off into the water too.

 

How did you meet?
At Kamalaya on Koh Samui. I met Ben’s Mum before I met him. The first date was on a private boat and lunch on a private island. He lived in Paris and I lived in Tokyo but we knew within 5 mins of talking. He moved to Tokyo 6 months later.

Tell us about the proposal:
New Year’s Eve 2019 on a beach outside Oban watching the most stunning sunset. Ben got down on one knee. We had already picked an engagement ring and both wedding rings together the week before but I wasn’t expecting the proposal so quickly. We had amazing seafood lunch at Loch Fyne restaurant that day and have replicated it for our wedding rehearsal dinner.

The venue(s) or location, why this place above anywhere else?
We decided at the end of June to get married in Aug/Sept and only looked at two places – Gleneagles and Borthwick Castle. The castle was beautiful and the staff were great so just decided. No long search. In our heads, we had thought of a beach in Bali or Villa del Balbianello on Lake Como. Never planned Scotland but have just gone with the flow and it’s all working out fine.

 

Photographer : Emma Lawson Photography
Bouquets : Floristic Designs
Harp : Deborah Shaw
Bagpipes : David MacRoberts
Table decor : Borthwick Castle
Dress : Eleganza Sposa // Martin Aliana Bridal
Shoes : JIMMY CHOO
Suit : Moss Bros.
Groom’s shoes : Hugo Boss
Groom’s personalised cufflinks : Monica Vinader
Hair : Chris from Nicci Weston Makeup Artist
Make up : Emma from Nicci Weston Makeup Artist

Planning a Micro Wedding in Scotland? We'd love to hear from you.

Reckless Entanglement

Katie : Mark

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Katie : Mark

Katie : Mark || Reckless Entanglement || St Andrews Wedding Film

Why do you want to capture your wedding on video?
We hear the day goes really fast and we want to be able to go back and see the day again and again

Why did you pick us?
Recommended by the photographer, then loved your galleries online and you have been really easy and lovely to work with 🙂

The venue(s) or location, why did you pick this St Andrews wedding venue?
The venue is beautiful, I grew up on a farm and love the barn and rustic feel of Kinkell Byre

The Team
Video : Cinemate Films
Photographer : Neil Thomas Douglas
Celebrant : Linda Stewart
Venue : Kinkell Byre
Catering : Lazy Sunday
Flowers : Blue Poppy
Band : Papa Shandy and the Drams

Planning a St Andrews wedding? We'd love to hear from you.

The Stag and Fox

Julian : Tom

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Julian : Tom

Why Do You Want to Capture Your Wedding on Video?:
So that we have an amazing memory of the day. Many of our friends who have got married tell us that they never got to take in every aspect of the day and they also mention that they didn’t get chance to spend time with every guest so we hope that our wedding video will tell the story of the day and fill in the parts that we may not get to see. It will be a treasured memento of the day!

Describe The Proposal?:
We were in the US for a friends’ wedding in November 2015 and after that were spending a few days on our own in New York. Tom had been preparing for the proposal for some time and even let his family and a couple of close friends in on his plan. He took Jules in a cab to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens and after a few aborted attempts at proposing in some of the more picturesque parts of the park – due to the sudden arrival of groups of school kids – took Jules into what was sure to be an empty part of the gardens in November – empty of flowers and people – the Fragrance Garden – and there proposed. No one knee just a very earnest conversation on a bench and the presenting of a vintage pocket watch.

The venue(s), why this place above anywhere else:
We chose Kinkell as we wanted to put our own stamp on everything – and Kinkell allowed us to do this, bringing in our own caterers, booze and decorations. Tom wanted to get married, in Scotland – he and his family are originally from Caithness – but didn’t want to drag everyone that far. St Andrews is also where Tom spent 4 years as a student so it was an added bonus that we found the perfect venue here. We also like the fact that we have St Andrews beach and the picturesque countryside as the backdrop to our wedding even if it is in November!