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As the British Summer starts to warm up we found ourselves heading back once again to Kent. Today it was the turn of Charlotte and James who were getting married at the delightful Chiddingstone Castle near Edenbridge.

Chiddingstone Castle
Chiddingstone Castle

The Wedding

Charlotte and James
Chiddingstone Castle, Kent
Friday 15 July 2022

Chiddingstone Castle
Wedding Sign

Arriving in good time (we even had time to visit Oxted on the way where Anne-Marie found another dress suitable for weddings for the bargain price of £2! Watch this space for the next time she wears a pink dress….

The Wedding Ceremony

Our first job of the day was to provide music for the beautiful outdoor ceremony which took place in the Victorian Orangery.

Originally built in Victorian times; a stunning modern glass roof structure was added in 2008, complementing the striking stonework and bringing architectural merit.

Throughout the summer season the Orangery at Chiddingstone Castle is one of the most unique venues in the Kent for a civil ceremony.

Wedding Ceremony

Today we were out with our beautiful black gloss piano shell which suited the orangery very well indeed! It could almost have been a destination wedding in Tuscany particularly with the glorious sunshine.

JAM Duo at Chiddingstone Castle

Ceremony Music:

Bridal Entrance – Yellow by Coldplay
Signing of the Register – You Raise me Up and The One
Exit – Here Comes the Sun

Signing register
Register Signing

Wedding Drinks Reception

Following the ceremony we relocated a short distance back to the Castle for the Drinks Reception. Here we had been given a gazebo to shade us from the sunshine which on a day like today was extremely welcome!

As always we continued to play for the duration of the drinks reception, finishing around 4.30pm when the guests were called into the Castle for dinner and speeches.

JAM Duo – Wedding Musicians at Chiddingstone Castle, Kent

Jules and Anne-Marie absolutely loved providing the music for James and Charlotte today and we really enjoyed being part of a wedding at Chiddingstone Castle. It is a beautiful venue with so much history. If you are getting married there or in Kent then do please get in touch. We play for weddings all over the UK – the best way to reach us is via our Contact Page.

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