ALL ABOARD the love train
This couple relied on rail at the start of their love story, which inspired a very personal day
made for quirky place names for each guest,” explains Alex. “The table names were each displayed in the style of oldfashioned railway station signs, which all matched our summery, warm wedding colours.” The couple even managed to hop on an actual train with their guests to take them from the church to their reception. “I loved walking through Leeds station in a wedding dress,” recalls Alex. “I think the passers-by found it fun.” Their guests showered the newlyweds in dried rose-petal confetti as they disembarked.
Aside from the railway references, Alex and Kenny used clever DIY décor ideas to put their own personal stamp on Victoria Hall, which is a Grade-ii listed building in Saltaire, itself a Unesco World Heritage Site. They brought in olive trees to dot around the venue, and decorated each table with D PLQL WUHH IURP ,NHD ´2XU ÁRULVW ZDV DEVROXWHO\ EULOOLDQW EXW ÁRZHUV FDQ EH pricey,” explains Alex. “So we decided to supplement her excellent work with lots of greenery. We invited guests to take the trees home after the wedding, which they did! Now we love seeing the trees growing in their gardens.”