Your Hampshire and Dorset Wedding - March/April 2023 (Issue 97)

Take two After Covid impacted their original wedding, Tom and Jemma had a second nuptial to celebrate with loved ones Images courtesy of Aimee Joy Photography Tom and Jemma met through a mutual friend at an ice skating rink and hit it off immediately after Tom fell over. Jemma says, “The more we talked during the day, the more we wanted to see each other again. We exchanged numbers, and the rest is history!” In December 2020, Jemma and her mum went for a walk at Lulworth Cove, where they bumped into Tom’s parents. Jemma comments, “I didn’t think anything of it until I saw Tom waiting for me at the cliffside to propose! I was shaking and couldn’t believe what was happening!” The lovebird’s original wedding was affected by Covid-19 restrictions, so they decided to have a stripped-back wedding with only 15 people. The bride says, “We both secretly preferred an intimate wedding as we realised that marriage isn’t about having a huge celebration; it was about two people committing themselves to each other for the rest of their lives.” Around a year later, the pair had a second wedding to celebrate with all their loved ones. Here Jemma shares details about their second day… 35 REAL WEDDINGS