The Hellenic Center Wedding, Ipswich MA | Cassandra + James

The Hellenic Center Wedding day in Ipswich, MA was a spectacular celebration brimming with joy and love. From the beginning moments of getting ready at an Air Bnb house to the celebratory reception. Every element resonated with the love and joy for Cassie and James.

This couple’s love story crosses borders, with family and friends traveling from all corners of the globe. James, a native of Australia, brought with him a contingent of groomsmen from Down Under, and friends from his Oxford days in England also joined the festivities. The international flavor added a unique charm to the occasion.

The wedding day had so many intentional details that represented the couple’s journey. Notably, James wore his grandfather’s cuff links, a moving nod to family history. The fusion of Greek and Australian cultures was seamlessly woven into the celebration. For example, while Jordan almonds, a traditional Greek wedding favor, graced the reception, a delightful twist emerged as they opted for chocolate-covered almonds from Australia.

Being around so many Australians was such a wonderful experience for me. I was delighted to learn a few unexpected things, like the Australian term for a ring bearer, known as a “page boy.” Additionally, I heard that Australia doesn’t typically have red leaves in their fall foliage.

The celebration was not just a union of two individuals but a merging of diverse backgrounds and experiences. As the day unfolded, it became evident that the bond between Cassie and James was cherished not only by them but by everyone who had traveled far and wide to be part of their special day. I am so grateful that I got to be a small part of this beautiful day.

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bridal party

Vendor Love:

The Hellenic Center

Blooms of Boston

Styles by Callie

Face by Katy

Topsfield Bakeshop

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My name is Amanda and I am a Light and Airy NH Wedding Photographer serving couples and families by creating authentic and classic images that they will cherish for a lifetime. Lots of people are anxious about getting their photos taken but I create a no stress fun experience that will leave you feeling confident. 

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