While the UK is doing its best to separate itself from Europe, Jose and George have been doing the opposite for Lancashire and Spain. They married at Chelsea Old Town Hall and held their wedding reception at Beaufort House, both on the King’s Road.

Celebrations started in the Brydon Room with Jose and George’s brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews, and their closest friends.

One of the wonderful things about marrying at Chelsea Register Office is passers-by calling out their congratulations. Cars hoot their horns and the vibe is so fun and upbeat. In this case we walked quite a way up the King’s Road so the cheers and toots continued all the way. A small group of revellers on my side of the road quizzed me about being a paparazzi and I pointed to George and Jose walking on the other side of the road. Their reaction was priceless – huge cheers all round.

Towards the end of photographing the family groups, I took one of George and Jose with Alicia, Robin and little Ana. Ana had just woken up from a nap so was a little grumpy. I tried a silly pirouette routine to see if that would make her smile. As everyone cleared the Chelsea Old Town Hall steps, two gentlemen sitting on the adjacent bench were still giggling at my dancing. I asked how it had looked to them. “Like a young Ginger Rogers”, one replied. Bet they used to work in the diplomatic corps.

During portraits of Jose and George, we had to get some photos in front of a shop window sign that just seemed to say everything about their day – “Beautiful Starts Here”. So fitting! We also took some more relaxed portraits on a quiet street just off the King’s Road.

We arrived at Beaufort House for Jose and George’s wedding reception drinks a little early, but manager Roy had the champagne poured for guests after the walk along the King’s Road. The walk took about 15 minutes, making it a convenient reception venue after Chelsea Old Town Hall.

If you’re getting married at Chelsea Register Office and would like to check if I’m available to photograph your wedding, please have a look at the Chelsea Register office information page for more details.

Jose and George arriving via London cab for their wedding at Chelsea Old Town Hall on the King's Road

George's cream rose buttonhole

George's family from Spain greet him outside Chelsea Register Office

George & Jose walk into the Brydon Room together for their Chelsea Reigstry Office wedding

Wedding Reception at Beaufort House Chelsea

Wedding guests in the Brydon Room at Chelsea Registry Office

The view through the mirror in the Brydon Room at Chlsea Old Town Hall during a civil marriage ceremony

George and Jose saying their vows during their Chelsea Register Office marriage ceremony

George places the ring of Jose's finger during the ring exchange in Chelsea Old Town Hall

The two grooms smiling after they are announced officially married

George and Jose kiss to celebrate their marriage in Chelsea Register Office

Smiles from George and Jose and all of their family and friends in the Brydon Room at the famous Chelsea Old Town Hall

Hugging grooms in Chelsea's Old Town Hall

Signing the marriage register in the Brydon Room at Chelsea Old Town Hall

George & Jose with witnesses Alicia and Giulio

The Kensington and Chelsea Registrar congratulated teh happy couple and hands over their marriage license

George & Jose on the famous Chelsea Old Town Hall steps with friends and family throwing loads of mulit-coloured confetti

George & Jose on the famous Chelsea Old Town Hall steps with friends and family throwing loads of mulit-coloured confetti

George & Jose with friends on the steps outside Chelsea Old Town Hall

George & Jose with friends on the steps outside Chelsea Old Town Hall

George & Jose with friends on the steps outside Chelsea Old Town Hall

George and Jose on the steps of Chelsea Old Town Hall

Revellers on the King's Road celebrating and cheering George and Jose on their wedding

Jose and his family walk from Chelsea Old Town Hall to Beaufort House

George and friends walking past a typical Chelsea woman on London's King's Road after his wedding

Jose and George celebrate their marriage on London's King's Road next to a window display "Beautiful Starts Here"

Jose and George outside Designers Guild on the King's Road

Jose and George on the King's Road on the walk between Chelsea Old Town Hall and nearby Beaufort House

Wedding drinks reception in a private room at Beaufort House on the King's Road

George's family during the champagne reception at Beaufort House

Friends of George and Jose during the champagne reception in Beaufot House

George and Jose chat to friends and family during their wedding reception at Beaufort House

Wedding Reception at Beaufort House Chelsea

George and Jose off the King's Road in a little garden walk

Jose and George laughing together as they celebrate their Chelsea wedding

George and Jose in Chelsea after their Spring wedding at Chelse Old Town Hall

Jose and George with wisteria just of the King's Road

George and Jose's wedding portraits

The two grooms relax on a Chelsea step

Wedding Reception at Beaufort House Chelsea

Pretty flowers and elegant table layout in Beaufort House, King's Road, Chelsea

Beaufort House private Room decorated for a wedding breakfast for 30 people

Table layout and menu for a Beaufort House wedding reception in a private room

Wedding breakfast at Beaufort House

Charming spring flowers in cream

George makes a speech prior to the meal starting at Beaufort House

Everyone giggling in Beaufort House during George's speech

Guilio laughing during George's wedding speech at Beaufort House

Jose's sister, Monserrat, laughing during George's speech

Wedding Reception at Beaufort House Chelsea

Francesca and Alicia clapping at teh end of George's wedding speech at Beaufort House