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Today’s wedding was our first visit to the delightful venue which is Norwood Park just outside Southwell in Nottinghamshire. The first weddings held at Norwood Park were in Saxon times beneath the centuries-old Oak Trees that range across their vast grounds. Since the 1970s, weddings have moved into the house and onto the lawn.

The Wedding

Georgia and Daniel
Norwood Park
11 August 2022

Wedding
Anne-Marie

With the temperatures soaring, the wedding was being held outside in the lovely gardens of Norwood Park. Whilst there was little shelter for the guests, we managed to find ourselves some shade under a tree to one side of the ceremony area.

Ceremony Music

Before the Ceremony, Georgia had chosen some lovely songs for us to play whilst the guests arrived and took their seats:

Lonestar – Amazed
Jack Johnson – Better Together
Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
Foreigner – I want to know what love is
Elvis Presley – Can’t Help Falling In Love With You

Ceremony
Wedding Ceremony

The bridal entrance was a new piece for us and Georgia had specifically requested the Brooklyn Duo arrangement and kindly bought us a copy of their original score.

Mariah Carey – Always Be My Baby

For the signing we played Stevie Wonder’s Signed, Sealed, Delivered which is of course a very appropriate song for this moment. The exit of the bride and groom was Jackie Wilson – Your Love Keeps Lifting me Higher and Higher.

Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Ceremony

Wedding Drinks Reception

After the ceremony we moved to the shade of a tree nearer to the outdoor drinks reception. However as the weather got hotter, whilst we were happy under the tree, most of the guests had taken shelter indoors as there were a limited number of parasols available.

Corsage
Wedding Flowers

As a result we shortly moved indoors too and carried on playing in what is usually the indoor ceremony room. Fortunately, although we did also enlist help of some groomsmen, even with our piano shell it really doesn’t take very long for us to relocate to a different part of the venue. All told we were playing again within a few minutes.

Georgia and Daniel had chosen quite a lot of songs for their wedding drinks reception and we managed to get through them all in the 90 minutes or so we played for:

Ed Sheeran – Perfect
Adele – When we were young
Natalie Cole – This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)
Lionel Richie – Stuck on You
Etta James – At Last
Nat King Cole – L-O-V-E
Franki Valli – You’re just too good to be true
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Tarell – aint no mountain high enough
Robbie Williams – She’s the One
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
John Legend – All Of Me
Beyonce – Halo
Frank Sinatra – My Way
Elton John – Can You Feel The Love Tonight
Maroon 5 – Girls Like You

Stevie Wonder – Isnt She Lovely
Stevie Wonder – I Just Called To Say I Love You
Friends theme tune – I’ll be there for you
Toploader – Dancing in the moonlight
2Pac ft. Dr. Dre – California Love
Fleetwood Mac – Dreams
Beegees – How Deep Is Your Love
Aretha Franklin – Say A Little Prayer
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
Oasis – Wonderwall
Taylor Swift – Love Story
Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper – Shallow (A star is born)
Christina Perri – A Thousand Years (maybe a bit too cliché)
Ellie Goulding – Love Me Like You Do
Coldplay – Yellow
Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved
Usher and Alicia Keys – My Boo
Nelly Ft. Kelly Rowland – Dilemma
Sean Kingston – Beautiful Girl
Shaggy – Angel
Alicia Keys – No One
Beyonce – Crazy In Love
Santana – Maria Maria
Chris Brown – With You
Bob Marley – Three Little Birds
Bob Marley – Could You Be Loved

JAM Duo at Your Wedding

If you are getting married at Norwood Park in Nottinghamshire, or indeed anywhere else in the UK, then JAM Duo would love to provide music for your special day. To find out more please do get in touch with us via our contact page.

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