Summer Wedding Theme | Josh’s Wedding Style

Today we take a look at Josh our marketing assistant’s dream wedding, and it’s definitely one we want to go to! We wonder if his future Bride will get a say…

Tips for a summer wedding theme | Visit

Hello brides and grooms-to-be. It’s meet the team time and today it’s the turn of Josh, our marketing and administration assistant. Josh has only been here at CHWV a couple of months, but he’s pulled together some quirky wedding ideas for an intimate, yet, action packed day. Let’s hope he asks the bride’s opinion first though…

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About Josh

I went travelling around South East Asia last year for 4 months and now well and truly have the travelling bug. I love sport - and a good tipple afterwards, of course. But my biggest passion, which I have spent years practicing and perfecting, is... eating.

Josh’s wedding venue

I chose Gaynes Park because I love the open-air feeling it has. This wedding venue has a large capacity without losing its exclusive and intimate feel. As I have a large family this makes it ideal for accommodating all.

The Orangery for civil ceremonies at Gaynes Park wedding venue in Essex. Visit

Marriage ceremony in the Orangery at Gaynes Park. Photo by eXpression Photography. Visit

The Mill Barn for wedding receptions at Gaynes Park wedding venue in Essex. Visit

The fairylit pavilion at Gaynes Park wedding venue in Essex. Photo by | Visit

Josh’s theme inspiration

My Pinterest board revolves around a summer wedding theme. As the day is about two families becoming one I would ensure there were plenty of opportunities for guests to socialise and relax. I'm pretty sure my wedding won’t have a designated seating chart. Just a few spots for a few people and everyone else can just find somewhere!

Ideas for summer wedding games via | Visit

I'm pretty sure my wedding won’t have a designated seating chart. Just a few spots for a few people and everyone else can just find somewhere! Photo via | Visit

Wedding outfits & accessories

I like grey or dark blue suits and I’d wear blue suede shoes. Accessories-wise, I’d splash out on a nice TAG Heuer watch. I’m sure my other half would choose her own dress, but I’m quite partial to strapless gowns with a full skirt. I’ve gone with a bit of a blue colour scheme, so the bridesmaids could wear light blue and the ushers could have the same coloured ties.

Reiss two button blazer with notch lapels in light blue | Visit

Wedding dress via | Visit   Blumarine 2013 bridal collection via | Visit

TAG Heuer watch...and Leo | Visit   Blue suede shoes Kurt Geiger ideal for groomswear | Visit

Wedding details

Some nice blue hydrangea’s to contribute to the wedding theme. I like the style of the naked cake as they add a modern touch to the day. I prefer a flan though. An alternative Jenga guest book makes for a memorable reflection of the day and allows guests to get a bit creative! Mini Burger canapés is a lavish way of doing good pub grub.

Naked cake with fresh cream, blueberries, strawberries and raspberries by Photo by Freckle Photography. | Visit    Custom wedding beer via | Visit

Message in a bottle wedding stationery via | Visit

Mini burgers and beers for a summer wedding reception via arturszods | Visit   Blue hydrangeas for a summer wedding | Visit

Jenga wedding guestbook via | Visit


Wedding Entertainment is an important factor for me and it would allow guests to enjoy themselves and get the party atmosphere going. I would like a DJ that would play some of my favourite songs - I’d get a dance off started and combine Flash Dance with MC Hammer.

Thanks Josh, you’ve certainly picked up this wedding lark pretty fast! See the rest of Josh’s pins. If you’d like to visit Gaynes Park, or for more information, please call our friendly team on 01992 660329 or email Isabel.

Credits: dotshock / 123RF Stock Photo, Marriage ceremony in the Orangery at Gaynes Park, the fairylit pavilion at Gaynes Park, summer wedding games, no seating plan sign, TAG Heuer watch, blue suede shoes, grey suit, bride’s dress, blue dress, naked cake, wedding beer, mini burgers and beer evening food, message in a bottle stationery, Jenga guest book, guitarist, photo booth,

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