The wedding was in the stunning village of Coniston in a clear sided pole tent which made the most of the incredible views. Even though it was typical Lake District weather it was still an unbelievable day.
Ceremony – 1pm in Local Church
Welcome Drinks and Canapes – 2.30pm – 4pm
Wedding Breakfast – 4.15pm
Speeches – 6.30pm
DJ – 9pm
Bar Close – Midnight
Bon Vivant looked after all the drinks and cocktails for the day so while they served the Prosecco, we went around offering the following canapes:
– Chilli & Garlic Prawns
– Honeyed Sausages with Mustard Mayo
– Smoked Salmon Blinis
– Pesto & Mozzarella Arancini with Sun Blush Tomato Dip
– Mini Yorkshire Puddings with Roast Beef & Horseradish
After drinks, canapes and photos it was time for the wedding breakfast! Howard Wing got everyone seated and then introduced the bridesmaids, ushers, best men and the new Mr and Mrs Porter!
Once everyone was seated it was time for the wedding breakfast.
Ham Hock Terrine with a Scotch Quails Egg
Served with Mixed Leaves & Hawkshead Piccalilli
Gluten Free Option – Ham Hock served without the Scotch Quails Egg
Vegetarian Option – Twice Baked Cheese Soufflé with a Champagne Cream Sauce
Chicken Fillet Stuffed with Chestnut Mushrooms and Wrapped in Pancetta served with a Rich Chicken Jus (All Gluten Free)
Vegetarian Option – Vegetable Wellington with a Chasseur Sauce
Jugs of Gravy
Fondant Potato & Seasonal Vegetables
Meringue Roulade Oozing with Summer Berries/Raspberry Coulis (All Gluten Free)
Finished with Tea, Coffee and Homemade Dark Chocolate Fudge
Once we had finished and cleared down it was time for everyone to drink, dance and carry on enjoying the amazing Howard Wing!