Your Bristol & Somerset Wedding - June/July 2024 (Issue 101)

YOU BOWL ME OVER Chelsea and Ollie said “I do” at St Andrew’s Church in Curry Rivel, followed by celebrations at Old Oak Farm Images courtesy of David Scammell Photography Ollie was in Chelsea’s sister’s class at secondary school, and years later an Instagram message brought them back together. When Ollie decided to propose, he chose a very windy spot in Scotland while the two were away on holiday. Although they didn’t realise at the time of booking, their wedding date fell on that same day two years later. The couple found themselves attracted to the openness and rustic feel of Old Oak Farm, and it was important to them that it was local. They were in fact the first couple to tie the knot in the venue’s new barn addition, which was finished just a week before the big day. “Rebecca and Andy at Old Oak Farm have such incredible attention to detail from the old oak cider to the firepits, beautiful fireplace and outdoor skittle alley,” Chelsea remembers. The latter being particularly poignant as the couple are part of a local skittle team. That all-important date was 27th May 2023, here Chelsea shares her treasured memories of the big day… REAL WEDDINGS 29