From contemporary art houses to ancient castles, Victorian Gothic hideaways and spectacular pool parties, take a look at these real gay weddings, read each couple’s story and cherry-pick your favourite features into your own same-sex marriage.

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Davide and Davide’s Italian Farmhouse Gay Wedding

The Lowdown Who: Davide and DavideWhere: Ca’ Mariuccia, ItalyPhotographer: Ordine della Giarrettiera (FB) (IG)Flowers: Manifesto Flowers (IG) Long-time partners Davide and Davide spent 10 years together as a gay couple in Italy before finally agreeing to put their happiness first and get married after kind and encouraging words from one of their mothers. “In Italy,

Lee & Simon’s Bombay Sapphire Gay Wedding

Lee and Simon’s engagement is one of the most romantic proposals we’ve ever shared, and their weddings (at Bombay Sapphire Distillery) one of the most beautiful. See for yourself…

Rory and Colin’s Autumnal Gay Wedding

Seven years ago, Irish born Rory met Colin during a date with another man. Rory tells us how they got together, who proposed to who, and what it meant to them to get married…

Keith & Aarons Black and White Gay Wedding

The Lowdown Where: The Elvetham, Hampshire Theme: Black and White Photographer: DM Photography Keith and Aaron met 16 years ago at Heathrow, where they both worked. They dated almost straight away and went from never wanting to marry to choosing marriage to celebrate and formalise their love and as a way to thank their friends

Ant and Marc’s Norfolk Wedding

Ant and Marc’s wedding was very personal, with the styling and cakes created by friends and the ceremony written by another. Theirs is one of the most relaxed weddings we’ve seen – beautiful, romantic and full of gorgeous detailing, including Lego centrepieces….

Juan Manuel & Reyes Turquoise & Gold Gay Wedding Madrid

Part Brit, part Spaniard Juan Manuel met Reyes 10 years ago and have spontaneously decided to marry in January 2018. Within five months, they had done what most couples take a year or more to do – they had made their vows and tied the knot. Their Spanish wedding planner, tells us how they did it…

Glen & Jason’s Gatsby Themed Gay Wedding

Glen and Jason first met 16 years ago at a local gym but it wasn’t until they were properly introduced nine years later that they became romantically involved. They’ve been together ever since and recently married – first in New York, and then in their home town of Sunderland. This is their love story…

Tim & Ash’s Bush Gay Engagement Party

Four years ago, former Big Brother Australia star, Tim Dormer was just friends with Ash, about to embark on a roadtrip. But during that trip they fell in love, and got engaged three years later. This is their Summer of Love engagement party and shoot…

Mark & Guy’s Contemporary Barn Gay Wedding

Mark and Guy met online and after much chatting via the web, they decided to meet in Soho. Some time later, Mark was eating the Love Heart wedding favours when he came across on enscribed with ‘Marry Me’…

Engagement Shoots – Four Reasons Why To Have One

Engagement shoots are on the up, and for good reason. We caught up with Paola De Paola, who specialises in gay and lesbian engagement and wedding photography to find out four good reasons why you need an engagement photo shoot.

David & Stephen’s Botanical Barn Gay Wedding

Wearing matching blue tailored suits, Liberty print bow ties and the sparkliest Jimmy Choo shoes, David and Stephen adopted a rural and botanic wedding theme when they married at barn wedding venue Priston Mill…

Six Stylish Same-Sex Winter Weddings

Nothing quite like a hearty fire, a chunky-knit polo neck and the rich, harmonious fragrance of pine mixed with cinnamon and clove, spells cosy Christmas; that and, possibly the addition of a negroni. Yes indeedy, for many the favourite time of year is when the temperature gauge falls to freezing which is perhaps why so

Ben & Harry’s Victorian Gothic Gay Wedding

Ben and Harry met over 12 years ago when they were working in Camden; they held their Victorian Gothic wedding at Simon Drake’s House of Magic, where entertainment is a bit on the dark side…

Aaron and Phill’s Bodleian Library Gay Wedding

The Lowdown Where: Divinity Schools, Bodleian Library, Oxford Theme: Black Tie Photographer: Stu Heppell Aaron and Phill met in Oxford in 2007 while Phill was in the final year of his degree and Aaron was working. But when Aaron moved to Bristol to study for his Masters a few months later, they decided to go their

Colin and John’s ‘No Proposal’ Gay Engagement Story

Colin and John met in 1996 in a popular gay bar in the East End of London. Twenty years later to the day after that first meeting, they got married. Colin shares their love story with us, and tells us about their ‘no proposal’ engagement… ‘When I first met John I thought he was a

30 Beautiful Same-Sex Wedding Photos

Great wedding photographs capture the emotions of each couple throughout their big day. Here are 30 of our favourite same-sex wedding photos that will totally melt your heart..

FIVE New York Weddings

The bright lights and big city promise of New York is sometimes impossible to resist. Loud, romantic, beautiful, insatiable – create memories together in New York and it might just be your perfect gay wedding destination. Wedding planner Claire Ady, specialises in curating weddings in New York’s Central Park – a popular place for couples

Jon and Rob’s Beach Gay Wedding

One very sunny day in June, Jon and Rob got married at The Gallivant, Camber Sands, where their celebration spilled out onto the sands for a beautifully romantic day…

Neil and Rumen’s Country House Gay Wedding

The Lowdown Where: The Elvetham Hotel, Hampshire Wedding Theme: Bold and Bright Photographer: It Must Be Love Wedding Photography, Chris and Helen Ison They met on Grindr in 2012, fell in love and married in 2015. Neil and Rumen share their love story… We met on Grindr in August 2012, had a really nice first

Vince and George – 30 Years in the Making Gay Wedding

The Lowdown Where: Easthampsted Park, Berkshire Theme: Pink Wedding Photographer: Benjamin Stuart Photography Vince and George met in  a pub almost three decades ago; twenty years later they became civil partners and now they have converted their civil partnership to marriage. 30 years in the making…Vince & George’s Same-Sex Marriage We met nearly 29 years ago in the

Rich and Will’s Rustic Barn Gay Wedding

The Lowdown Where: Askham Hall, Cumbria Theme: Olde English Rustic Videographer: Silver Sixpence Films On a sunny January morning, in 2016, Rich and Will celebrated their love in front of family and friends and married at the exquisite Cumbria barn wedding venue, Askham Hall. Creating a beautifully rustic theme, Rich and Will dressed in woolen

David and Martin’s Classic Gay Wedding

The Lowdown Where: Mercure Southampton Centre, Hampshire Theme: Classic Need a Wedding or Engagement Photographer? Find one you love: recommended wedding and engagement photographers.

Jake & Ryan’s Cheshire Gay Wedding

The Lowdown Where: Stanneylands Hotel, CheshireTheme: Traditional and InformalPhotographer: KJ Photography They met in a nightclub, caught each other’s eyes and saw each other every day since. Jake and Ryan are inseparable; they moved in together and getting engaged in August 2014. This is their love story… “I proposed to Ryan on August 8th 2014. As

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