Then some of their nearest and dearest:
At first, I was outside the ballroom for the cocktail reception, so I had a good view of the procession:
Here, I have to say how nicely I was treated by the staff of the venue, Spring Mill Manor. I'd arrived quite early, and hour and a half before I was to start, from my previous event that day (an outdoor grand opening). After I was set up, they took me into their office, sat me down and got me a cup of hot tea, and some tranquility after my hectic afternoon. Thanks Joan and company, I really appreciated it!
Below: the beautiful tree in their grand entrance hall: