Hello there, and thanks for stopping by! You probably already know by now, but Wayne and I have decided to tie the knot after all these years, so in true 21st century style we have set up this blog to help our friends and family find out all they need to know about the big day.

Check out the posts below for more information . . .

Sunday, 1 August 2010

The Day has come and gone!

Hello there! Since our wonderful wedding day has come and gone I have decided to turn this blog into a home for slideshows from our big day.

To see all of the photos from the day please visit my flickr gallery - click here

And to read more about it then please visit my personal blog - click here



Created with Admarket's flickrSLiDR.


Created with Admarket's flickrSLiDR.

Sunday, 30 May 2010


Just to let you all know - we have finalised the menu for the Horseshoes.

The set menu is as follows -

  • Prawn and Crayfish Cocktail
  • Kids option - half portion of Garlic Bread
  • Chicken with Lyonnaise Potatoes and Summer Vegetables
  • Kids option - Chicken with chips!
  • Eton Mess
  • Egg Allergy Option (Strawberries and Cream)
  • Kids option - Strawberries and Ice Cream
There will be Pimms and Orange Juice on arrival at the Horseshoes and whatever you want from the bar too.

See you soon!

Sunday, 7 March 2010


If you are reading this I am assuming that you have recently received a strange looking postcard from us inviting you to celebrate our big day!

Please can everyone email us back before the 31st of March to confirm their attendance via our special wedding email address shelleyandwaynesbigday@gmail.com (click the EMAIL US link on the right hand side of the page).

For those invited to the ceremony, please let us know of any special dietary requirements so we can arrange alternative options for you at the Horseshoes (see below for details).

Hope you can all make it, we will try our best to make it a fun, informal and frivolous day for all!!

Shelley & Wayne


The wedding will take place at the Archbishops Palace Registry Office in Maidstone Town Centre. For those who haven't been there before it is a big old building right next to the river in the centre of town. Click here for a link to the location on Google Maps.

There are several car parks nearby - the nearest being on Palace Avenue (see P2 on map below), Mill Street (P7) and College Road - or if these are full you can park in the Lockmeadow car park (P16) and walk across the river on the new Millennium Bridge. There is no parking at the Archbishops Palace (unless you work there or are the Bride!!).

On arrival, head for the stone stairs on the right hand side of the building and follow the signs for the Solar Room.


For those invited to the ceremony, you are also invited to a three course meal at our local pub the Horseshoes. Here we will be having an informal sit down meal and drinks before heading to the reception later on at our house.

The Horseshoes is approximately a 10 minute drive from the Archbishops Palace and has plenty of parking to the rear. On arrival please enter via the entrance to the side (between the two patio areas).

Nearer the time we will be updating this section with information on the set menu. For those with special dietary requirements (or fussy eaters) please mention this when you RSVP so we can arrange for alternative options.

For more information on the Horseshoes please visit their website - http://www.thehorseshoeseastfarleigh.co.uk/

Please see map below for directions from the Archbishops Palace. If you click on the View Larger Map link below it will take you to a more detailed page with in depth driving directions.

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