The Wedding of Amanda and Leon

The Proposal

Amanda’s final present in her stocking on Christmas Day 2016 was her engagement ring.

The Inspiration

Inspiration for the wedding came in the form of sci-fi programs and comic books and the greatest source – Dr Who.

The Venue 

Clearwell Castle – found in a wedding magazine

The Budget 

“We prioritised the things we felt were important to us to spend our money on. My husband built spreadsheets to keep track of all our expenses, and we had a great network of friends and family who helped make the day special with homemade wedding favours, cake and photography.”

The Ceremony 

Clearwell Castle’s Ballroom

“It was magical, I walked down the aisle with my brother to Clara’s theme from Dr. Who.”

The Wedding Breakfast

French Onion Soup
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Main Courses
Traditional Roast Topside of Beef with Yorkshire Pudding
Roasted Vegetable Wellington

Apple and Blackberry Tart with Vanilla Ice Cream


The mini-moon 

The Brecon Beacons

The top tips from the married couple 

“Writing everything down with spreadsheets really help ensure you don’t forget anything and help keep track of expenses. Family try to help the best they can, but sometimes they can forget you have your own ideas and wishes, so don’t be afraid to stick to what you want and be a bit forceful sometimes.”

The pictures 


Photographer – Family Friend
Make-Up – Natasha Davies
Flowers – Barbara Art Studio
Wedding Cake – An Aunt
Wedding Rings – Chapelles

Georgina McMullen

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