J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy #Real Weddings: Global#books#gay#harry potter#LGBTQ#movies#scotland Updated Aug 30 2018 (Posted Aug 28 2018) Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Matt.E.Photography Photos by Matt Fothergill of Matt.E.Photography Related Post Sort yourself into your new Harry Potter house with this sorting hat ceremony Sera and John's Brooklyn meets Hogwarts wedding had soooo much to love: pink hair, chocolate frogs, Honeydukes lollipops, Bertie Botts every flavor beans, A Daily... Read more John and Nick were celebrating their wedding at the Prestonfield House in Edinburgh, Scotland when they spied Edinburgh resident J.K. Rowling (you know, the author of the Harry Potter books and all-around kick-ass woman). She stopped over to say hello and give big congratulatory hugs. Here's what photographer Matt said about the surprise guest… I think there's definitely that saying "Never meet you heroes," as in don't meet your idols as they can never live up to the hype and you will inevitably feel let down. I can safely say this was not one of those occasions. It was simply not the case with the awesome J.K. Rowling! So we had the absolute pleasure of shooting with the super lovely John and Nick (legends in their own right) at the always elegant Prestonfield House in Edinburgh for this gorgeous wee wedding. Despite unpromising weather spirits were extremely high and rightly so. Surrounded by an intimate group of family and friends they tied the knot in a warm, funny, beautiful humanist ceremony by local legend Caroline Pearson of the Humanist Society Scotland Ceremonies. And then J.K. Rowling (as always happens in Edinburgh! Ooft! So passe!) dropped into their couples' session for a quick pose! Total f@£$%^&g ledge! I wish I could say we were cool about it. Not even slightly. I think she got about 20 feet away before we all started screaming like big kids. Yep… screaming would be the order of the day. The mother of all YA fantasy dropping in to add a little magic to the nuptials. Yes, please. Here are the photos since I know you're gagging for them… This would be my face, too… Vendors Photography: Matt.E.Photography • Venue: Prestonfield House • Officiant: Caroline Pearson, HSS Scotland Related Post Elegantly gorgeous Harry Potter wedding inspiration (with a cake to die for!) This Harry Potter photo shoot came about because Tiffany and Brett wanted to get the wedding photos they never got when they were married. Tiffany is a huge Potterphile (as… Read More Catherine Clark Catherine Clark loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur babies, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Think boudoir shoots aren't right for you? Then you've never seen radically inclusive boudoir NEXT Hankies at the ready: this couple made the decision to have a last-minute hospital bedside wedding Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.