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Here is a collection of homemade videos that pay tribute to friends, family and places.
Wayne's Speech 22:22
6 November 2021
Our wedding that took place on Saturday 6 November 2021 in the Brighton Hilton Metropole hotel. This was the well rehearsed, dragged out, debut stand-up comedy set that was to be called the Groom's speech. Such a show off!
11 December 2020
Jezz and I met in 2000 and this year, despite the horrors of lockdowns with COVID-19, it seemed appropriate to celebrate that we've spent 20 years getting to know one another. This video shows just some of the selfies taken across the years, mainly while we were out and about.
22 January 2020
Here is the video which shows a selection of photos of Irene Evans, Debbie's Nanny and Kelly's Great Nanny. She lived to an amazing age of 101 years and died in December 2019. The backing soundtrack is my beautiful daughter with an equally beautiful voice. This is her version of 'Amazing Grace.'
14 September 2019
We were shopping in Kingston high street and went to the shoe shop Destiny Boy. While we waiting for the assistant to come back with a pair of shoes in our size, Jezz decided to dance to the music that was playing. I managed to capture some of it, albeit vertically.
2 March 2019
Coupled with the Father of the Bride speech, I thought it would be a good idea to collect video tributes from everyone that knows and loves them. From my friends that have met Kelly to loved ones as far as New Zealand and Australia, this compilation of tributes was played to them at the reception. Music featured is Theme: A Summer Place by Percy Faith and his Orchestra and Power To Believe by Dream Academy.
2 March 2019
Knowing that I was not going to be at my daughter's wedding, I decided to arrange with Debbie (her Mum) that I would pay tribute by video and created this Father of the Bride speech. With the love of my hero Kenny Everett, I made a brave attempt to be witty and zany about it.
22 September 2018
A collection of photos to the backing track of one of David's favourites songs of all time, Over The Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole. My friend of 32 years, David Jack died, Friday 21 September 2018. I loved him like a brother. This video is a tribute to the wonderful and true friendship we had from 1986 through to 2018.
Nana By Ethan 1:23
24 April 2018
Debbie and Sharon's Mum, Mair passed away and her funeral took place on her birthday. We were there at The Morden Brook, Lower Morden to celebrate her life and Ethan paid a wonderful tribute.
25 December 2016
Jezz opening his Christmas present from Wayne. It was of a paperweight clock from John Lewis that is now discontinued and he'd been wanting one for years.
18 December 2016
My beautiful angel does a fantastic job at video'ing us with a pretty good effort of a mannequin challenge. It features Jake operating the remote control for the TV, Jezz adding decorations to the tree, me trying to take a photo of the star on the tree and Ethan and Chris pulling a cracker.
16 August 2014
Michele, Nikki and I have always loved Aunty Gwen. She was the most fun in our childhood and was the last remaining matriarchal character in our family. I will miss her laughter. Others featured in this movie are Brenda, Brian, Gran (Frances Isobel), Michele, Nikki, me, Betty, Dad (Russell), Grandpa (Jack), Bob.
Saturday 12 April 2013
This is a video montage of friends and family members, on the night, at the venue, paying tribute and leaving their messages for Michele on video.
Kelly And John 10:05
27 March 2012
This is my most amazing and gorgeous daughter Kelly... here singing alongside one of the most accomplished guitarist that I know, her Grandad, John. The first song is Ed Sherrin's "The A-Team" and then Adele's "Make You Feel My Love." It was recorded on the iPhone 4S at The Coach House pub, in Horsham Road, Cowfold on the evening of Tuesday 27 March 2012.
19 December 2011
Using Windows Live Movie Maker, I've taken some of the written tributes on Maggie's group page on Facebook and blended it with some of the photos again.
5 December 2011
This next collection of photos are another tribute to the memories that I have of my most missed friend, David. It shows off all of the places we've been to together with Jezz from days out to short breaks away.
Forever Maggie 3:42
21 November 2011
A tribute to my lovely friend, Maggs. This collection of photos and music pays tribute to Maggie Ward. It contains images of Maggie through the years from when she was a little girl to this year. It has photos and memories of her with her wonderful family, husband Dave and friends.
Without Daddy David 6:10
13 November 2011
This collage of photos and music is a tribute to my favourite friend, David Wallis, known to us as Daddy David. Our friendship started in April 2005 through to November 2011 and has so many cherished memories.
Wayne's Photo Book 1:25
10 October 2011
Jezz surprised me by making this book in iPhoto and sending it away to Apple. It came back, a full hard 20-page fully coloured book with matching sleeve. It's gorgeous and was a beautiful surprise.
29 July 2011
This is the video that shames a lot of my friends and family. Embarrassing photos, crazy moments and a lot of bum photos, for some reason. The music used in this video is the theme to the TV series: The Benny Hill Show. The actual name of the recording is Yakety Sax by Boots Randolph.
You may need to sign in to your YouTube account as this video is marked as parental guidance is advised.
26 July 2011
This video is another in the series of photos taken of Wayne with someone else. It features Wayne with Jezz Warren, Michael Drew, Simon Jones, Paul Brindley, Pete Fields, Sarah Barnett, Elliot Warren, David Wallis (DD), Melanie Low, Michele Alton, Tim Hila, Kelly Alton, Nikki Caiger, Russell Alton, Joan & Hayley Warren, Vicki Gardener, Andrew Edmunds.
The music played was Unchained Melody by Wayne himself.
10 January 2011
This movie shows photos of the family, particularly the younger ones and then ('cos he just can't help it) there's a short section of those no longer with us. Featured are: Alfie, Jake, Ethan, Kelly, Anthony, Zoe, Michele, Stacey, Charlie, Spencer, Neil, Nikki, Paul, Barry, Dad (Russell), Brenda, Gwen, Brian, Jezz, Billy, Betty, Gran (Frances Isobel), Grandpa (Jack), Wayne, Bruce.
The music used was Spanish Flea by Herb Alpert & his Tijuana Band and Brokeback Mountain 3 by Gustavo Santaolalla.
A Tribute To Dad 3:07
24 September 2008
Featuring the classical music, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Rachmaninov from Prince Igor by Borodin. This is a collection of photos put together as a movie using Windows Movie Maker. The movie features photos of Dad from as young as when he was a baby (1924) through to 2008. Also in the photos is his life-long partner Betty Grey, his Mother and Father, Francis Isobel and John (Jack), sister Gwen, nephew Brian, Madelyn (a nurse from Mayday Hospital), granddaughter Zoe, daughters Nikki and Michele with grandson Anthony and son Wayne.
24 September 2008
This collection of photos features Wayne with at least one other, either friends or family members, including Jezz Warren, Nick Ward, Simon Jones, Pete Fields, Dad, Kelly, Vicki Gardener, Jean Thiel, Noel East, Michele Alton, Nikki Caiger, David Wallis, Ethan Griffin, Maggie Webb, Dave Everett, David Hierons, Lee Walsh, Tim Hila, Kate Gardener, Graham Morris, Karel Vermeulen.
The music featured for the pictures was Marguerite by Bob Morgan and the music for the credits was The Light Of Experience by Gheorghe Zamfir.
Nikki Down The Aisle 0:59
Saturday 11 November 2006
Nik's wedding day, marrying Paul at Morden Registry Office. Here she is walking down the aisle with her son Charlie and Dad. It's sad and yet great to have Dad immortalised forever in video and online.
Saturday 11 November 2006
Dad, Michele and I club together to gift the hire of a wedding car hire but only told Nik that a standard chauffeur and Mercedes E Class would be turning up. Her surprise to see a vintage ivory Beauford is captured here.
Tuesday 6 June 2006
Simon and I take the Lamborghini Gallardo back to its owner, via the A3 and M25. You join the view from the dashboard as we head past the Esher turn off on the A3 heading for junction 10, the Wisley/M25 turn off. Ahead, for some of the time is Nick in the Lexus.