A Heartwarming Love Story Lizzie and Adam's Journey to "I Do" at The Hurt Arms in Ambergate

At the junction of the Rivers Amber & Derwent, you will find the lovely The Hurt Arms of Ambergate, Derbyshire, This is where Lizzie and Adam, along with their delightful daughter Maddie, celebrated their wedding. Their journey to "I do" was marked by date changes, heartfelt moments, and a picturesque venue that perfectly encapsulated their love story. As an experienced Derbyshire wedding photographer, I was perfectly positioned to capture their happy day!

The Date That Defied the Odds

Originally planned for the April in 2020, Lizzie and Adam's wedding date danced to its own rhythm. It was certainly a case of third times is the charm. On the 13th of November 2021, the stars finally aligned, bringing them together for a day they'd treasure forever. The date change did introduced an unexpected extra character into their wedding story though - their young daughter, Maddie.

Bridal Prep

The journey began with bridal preparations at Lizzie's parents' home in Castle Donington. Surrounded by the love of her family and friends, Lizzie did her make up and even Maddie helped! As excitement filled the air, everyone moved over to The Hurt Arms, where the magic would continue. Lizzie couldn't resist jumping into the lovely roll-top bath in the bridal suite!

Adam's Quiet Moment

Adam joined in the preparations at The Hurt Arms, taking a moment to himself before the big moment of the ceremony. The anticipation of the day's events hung in the air, and the moment was filled with the promise of a lifetime of happiness.

The Ceremony

The newly refurbished Tollgate Suite set the stage for a beautiful and intimate ceremony. It may have been a cold day, but the weather was bright, reflecting the warmth of Lizzie and Adam's love for one another.

Confetti and Cheers

After the heartfelt ceremony, the celebration continued outside. Confetti flew as the couple was showered with love and well-wishes. Guests then gathered in a heated marquee for the drinks reception, a cozy respite from the chilly November air.

Capturing Love in Nature's Embrace

The stunning grounds of The Hurt Arms provided the perfect backdrop for capturing the essence of Lizzie and Adam's love. The point where the River Amber joins the River Derwent added a touch of natural beauty to their photoshoot. It was a moment of joy, with relaxed and fun photos that reflected the happiness of the day.

Cakes Galore

The reception featured a delightful selection of cakes, each more tempting than the last. Perhaps their photographer may have indulged in a few? Who knows?! The sweet treats added a layer of sweetness to the festivities.

Heartfelt Speeches

The speeches, beautifully written and delivered by Lizzie's dad, Adam, and his best man, brought tears of joy and laughter to the crowd. They shared heartfelt stories, heartfelt wishes, and created memories that would last a lifetime.

A Champagne Moment

After the speeches, the celebration continued with a fun champagne spray on the main steps of the pub. Laughter and joy filled the air as the couple celebrated their love and happiness.

Maddie's Moment

The first dance was a beautiful moment, made even more special when Maddie joined her parents on the dance floor. It was a touching display of the love and unity that bound this wonderful family together.

The Soundtrack of Love

The evening's music was provided by the talented Matthew Turner, setting the mood for a night of celebration. It was a wonderful way to cap off a day filled with love and unforgettable moments.

Lizzie and Adam's wedding at The Hurt Arms was a heartwarming journey marked by date changes, beautiful moments, and the celebration of their love story. As we witnessed the love, laughter, and unity, it was clear that this was a day to be cherished. Their wedding was a testament to the power of love and resilience, and it was a true joy to be part of their special day.

Are you planning your wedding? Want to discuss your plans and see how I can become part of your day and provide you with beautiful memories to look back on for years to come? Get in touch today!

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