Great Tythe Barn Wedding | Izzy & Matt

Well we had all resigned ourselves to the fact that this was going to be a RAINY day at The Great Tythe Barn, and it didn’t disappoint!! The first few weeks in June this year, 2019, had been awful, so it wasn’t the only rainy wedding I photographed.

It by no means spoiled Izzy & Matt’s Great Tythe Barn wedding at ALL though – there was just a bit more running in & out doors as soon as there was a little break in the clouds to get the group photos done.

The Great Tythe Barn Tetbury, here in the Cotswolds, is such a lovely venue, inside and out, so I had no doubt that we would still manage to get some lovely photos.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

The decorations inside the barn were so colourful – mainly thanks to Izzy’s mum & sister for making such gorgeous bunting.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

The girls were getting ready in the main house – with the conservatory room so light & airy, it didn’t matter that it was tipping down outside!

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

There was colour everywhere – the stunning flowers were done by Daisy Belle Floral Design

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

There was a wonderful 50s look going on with the girls’ hair & makeup – again, such bright colours.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

Hair was by Pearl’s Pinup Parlour who specialise in the vintage look.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

And there was some seriously RED lipstick expertly applied, as with all the other makeup, by Katy Pheiffer.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

The boys got ready in one of the cottages on site – the accomodation onsite is one of the real advantages of The Great Tythe Barn.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

Matt, the groom was sporting a lovely green suit, and again, colour everywhere in the ties and handkerchiefs.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

The Groom’s suit was from Asos, and the Best Men & Ushers from Slaters Wedding Suit Hire.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

Izzy’s stunning dress was from the Georgina Pimm Bridal Boutique.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

Izzy really did look stunning with the whole look of the dress, hair, makeup and those colourful flowers!

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

The beautiful bridesmaid dresses were from David’s Bridal

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

Izzy & Matt had originally planned an outdoor ceremony (and you’d have thought that would be a safe bet in June…but not in Britain!). But to be honest, I think the ceremony in the barn was just beautiful.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

The colourful sign was made by a friend of theirs

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

There were some amazing singers from The Vocal Works Gospel Choir who sang before the ceremony & during the signing of the register.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

Izzy & Matt walked in to the ceremony together – with the first meeting just in side the barn doors

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

The guests had drinks upstairs because it was STILL raining – but it did stop every now & then, and with the help of some very good Best Men & Ushers, I managed to keep taking people in & out to get the group photos done outside. The Best Men were very helpful making sure Matt’s suit didn’t get wet…

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

The photo below just sums up Izzy & Matt to me – they were CONSTANTLY laughing and happy, and it was such a pleasure to photograph their day.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

It was also a pleasure to work with Ben from Mrs Mashup again who was doing videography – and we both had such a fun day with these two lovelies.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

The barn was set up, again with so much colour, for the wedding breakfast. Everything was done by Izzy & Matt, including flowers grown in Izzy’s Mum’s garden, and the log slices borrowed from the florist!

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

The food was a ‘posh picnic’ created by caterers Fine Dine With Us.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding

Then it was time for some emotional, and very funny speeches

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

It really was very wet outside by this time, but Ben, the videographer, & I managed to convince Izzy & Matt to go trapsing through some long grass for some more photos!

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

They had yummy Krispy Kreme doughnuts instead of a traditional wedding cake

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

And then it was all systems go for some serious dancing for the rest of the night! Their DJ was Julian from Oxygen Discos. Fantastic day.

Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding
Great Tythe Barn Wedding

Cotswolds Hotel & Spa Wedding | Bethany & Ryan

Bethany & Ryan’s Cotswolds Hotel & Spa wedding was my first at this venue just outside Chipping Norton in the Cotswolds – it’s always exciting to photograph at new venues. It’s a golf course as well, and this offered a brilliant opportunity to go out on golf buggies later on for photos on the beautiful golf course.

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

I love venues where everything is all in one place – it makes it much easier for me! I started with the girls getting ready in the hotel.

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

Makeup was by Helena Bailey, and hair by Kate Lodge – the girls looked beautiful!

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

The groom arrived at the hotel in fancy a bright red car

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

And I had the pleasure of working with a great videographer all day Shannon from Sam Bennett Photography.

The ceremony was set up in the marquee part of the hotel

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

It had rained a bit in the morning but luckily was fine after the ceremony so we could all go outside and throw confetti!

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

And then Bethany, Ryan, Shannon the videographer and I all went off on golf buggies to do some photos in the gorgeous grounds.

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

Bethany’s stunning dress was from Bicester Bridal

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

All the beautiful flowers were done by Bethany’s mum who owns The Flower Shop at Deddington

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

The Wedding Breakfast was set up in back the marquee

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

Followed by some very emotional speeches – Dad succeeded in making everyone cry!

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

You can see at the bottom left of this photo where I managed to crash my golf buggy into the small white picket fence in front of a jeering crowd!! Well I’d never driven one before!! Hopefully The Cotswold Hotel & Spa will still have me back…

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

The cake was from Marks & Spencer

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

And the band The Events played all night and got everyone dancing

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

We managed to get out for a few more photos as the sun was setting – a really lovely day with such a lovely couple – thanks for having me!

Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding
Cotswold Hotel & Spa Wedding

Josie & Callum | Middle Aston House Wedding

Josie and Callum’s Harry Potter themed wedding started with Josie & her bridesmaids getting ready at home, so I joined them there for some getting ready photos.

Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding

Make up was by Jennifer Grayburn, and hair by Emma from Kenny’s Hair Boutique.

The beautiful flowers were by Georgina at Nicholson Nurseries.

Josie really did look stunning

Josie’s dress & veil was from Banbury Bridal Boutique and Bridesmaid dresses from Marks & Spencer.

The ceremony was at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Bicester on a very hot day in early June (they were lucky – it rained for 2 weeks non-stop after this!!)

The men’s suits were from Victor Boss

Josie’s wedding ring was from Rosalyn’s Emporium, and Callum’s from Tiffany & Co.

Josie arrived in a lovely vintage Rolls Royce (called Brum) with her Dad – the car was from Allerston Taylor & Regency Carriages.

The Marilla String Quartet played before the ceremony and during the signing of the register.

Josie, her mum & cousin Melanie made the confetti themselves by getting friends & family to collect rose petals.

And the Rolls took them to Middle Aston House in the Oxfordshire countryside for their reception

Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding

A stunning location, with beautiful grounds and a lake for guests to enjoy

Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding

They really went to town with the Harry Potter theme – Josie & Callum did all the venue styling themselves, and it looked amazing with such attention to detail. The chair covers were from Dean’s Chair Covers & Events.

Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding

There was a slight incident with a football being kicked in to the lake – luckily there was a rowing boat on hand, and despite it’s slightly squiffy rowers, they managed to rescue the ball!

Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding

Josie & Callum’s wedding was on the same day as the Champion’s League final, so as Callum is a big Spurs fan – they had that on a big screen. Unfortunately it didn’t work out for Callum and his Spurs fans…

Middle Aston House Wedding

But he didn’t let that spoil the fun evening!

Middle Aston House Wedding

The cake was by The Barefoot Bakery

Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding

The DJ was Bluemark Entertainment

Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding
Middle Aston House Wedding

What a fabulous day!

Middle Aston House Wedding

Caitlin & Trev – Barn at Upcote Wedding

The weather in May this year (2019) was actually quite nice compared to the rain which was to come in June! So Caitlin & Trev’s Barn at Upcote Wedding was more like a summer’s day than spring!

The Barn at Upcote is a perfect wedding venue in the heart of the Cotswolds near Cheltenham. Surrounded by Cotswold hills and access to private gardens for photos by the lake, it’s just stunning.

Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding

I was with the girls in the morning getting ready in a nearby cottage

Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding

The girls looked gorgeous with hair & makeup by Stacey from ST Beauty Services, and their beautiful flowers by Polly from Felt Like Magic.

Barn at Upcote Wedding

I arrived at the barn armed with presents for the groom

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Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding

We did confetti straight after the ceremony, and then everyone was able to be outside for canapes and drinks

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Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding

The chicken wanted to see inside the beautiful barn as well!

Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding

There were garden games

Barn at Upcote Wedding

and fire pits

Barn at Upcote Wedding

Then the first dance which was done to a song sung beautifully by a friend of theirs, making it very special

Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding

I just LOVE seeing people enjoy themselves on the dance floor!

Then evening food, shots and sparklers…the end to a perfect day

Barn at Upcote Wedding
Barn at Upcote Wedding

Kelly & Tom | Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding

Kelly & Tom’s Easter wedding at the beautiful Ellenborough Park Hotel started off with Kelly & the girls getting ready in the hotel.

Ellenborough Park has it’s own chapel, perfect for ceremonies, and that’s where Tom & Kelly were married surrounded by all their friends & family.

It was extremely hot for Easter weekend, absolutely gorgeous weather for a wedding, and so everyone had drinks & canapes outside the chapel on the lawn. I love Ellenborough Park because there are so many beautiful spots for photos – the horse, the swing, the gazebo, and the hotel itself makes a stunning backdrop.

Their wedding breakfast was in the De La Bere Court was decorated beautifully with flowers and the ‘Mr & Mrs’ letters. This was where they danced the evening away as well.

There was a lovely sunset so we did some more photos later as well – a fantastic wedding with a lovely couple at one of my favourite wedding venues in the Cotswolds.

Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding
Ellenborough Park Hotel Wedding

Mickleton Hills Farm Styled Shoot

I was lucky enough to be involved in my first styled shoot at the amazing Mickleton Hills Farm just outside Chipping Campden here in the Cotswolds (and round the corner from where I live in Blockley!). This was all coordinated and styled by The Cotswold Wedding Company and was such a lovely day working with some amazing local wedding suppliers.

Mickleton Hills Farm is the perfect wedding venue, based around the original 18th century barn, surrounded by beautiful Cotswold countryside, and recently refurbished and expanded by the lovely owners David & Sammy. They built a new barn, so that the ceremony and wedding breakfast are separate (save all that turning the room round palaver!), and a new play and games area at the back.

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

We started with bridal hair and makeup, expertly done by Natasha Louise Hair & Makeup in the Wool Store, which is the gorgeous honeymoon suite at the venue.

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

All the absolutely stunning flowers were done by Flowers by Dawn Keitley – which included a bridal bouquet, buttonholes, flowers in the ceremony room, and amazing table centre pieces for the wedding breakfast.

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

The ceremony room chairs were decorated in white lace sashes provided by The Cotswold Wedding Company as well as the hexagonal backdrop with flowers.

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

The ceremony was performed by Lynn Tierney Ceremonies – such a lovely celebrant who will tailor your ceremony to your wishes creating a truly personal and unique day for you.

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

One of the elements Lynn can do is tying the knot in a hand fasting ceremony.

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

A Wine Ceremony, where the bride & groom drink from a single glass of wine, symbolises drinking from the cup of life and sharing life’s experiences.

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

Our bride and groom also ‘jumped the broom’ in a ceremony which dates back to centuries of tradition and is an important wedding custom in many cultures. It has its roots in the Celtic, Welsh, Scottish, Druid, African, Gypsy and some aboriginal cultures.

Couples celebrate this rich cultural heritage, irrespective of race, religion, and nationality. 
The most important thing is it’s significance; 
– Honouring and respect of ancestors, their legacy, and rich family heritage. 
– Coming together of both families, and commitment to each other as wife and husband. 
– It represents strength, love, togetherness, loyalty, and respect which is essential for a successful marriage.

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

Catering was done by Ross & Ross Events

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

The wedding cake was supplied by The Cotswold Cake Bee

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

Suit hire was Beaus & Balls Formal Menswear Hire and the dress Essence of Australia.

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

The new barn was styled for the wedding breakfast by The Cotswold Wedding Company with linen hire from Plato Catering Hire, beautiful wedding stationary from Hand Drawn by Katie, and of course the flowers by Dawn Keitley. It really did look stunning

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

The new play/games area at the back is perfect for little page boys to play in!

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

A really fabulous day at a stunning venue with wonderful wedding suppliers! (love those light bulbs!)

Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding
Mickleton HIlls Farm Wedding

Sonya & Matt – Stone Barn Costwolds Wedding

Sonya & Matt’s Stone Barn Cotswolds wedding started for me with the girls getting ready in a lovely nearby cottage. Sonya’s bridesmaids kept everyone entertained and laughing all morning with their hilarious antics! Olivia (Olivia Mills MUA) was also in stitches most of the time whilst expertly doing their hair & makeup!

Their ceremony was in Cripps Stone Barn – beautifully decorated as always by Beth from Go Wild Flowers – with her amazing foliage ring suspended from the ceiling.

It was a lovely ceremony which had laughter and hankies (as all good ceremonies should), and the reception was kicked off with confetti throwing under the twinkly lights of Stone Barn.

They were such a good crowd and there was lots of laughter & fun throughout the day. The food was amazing as always from the huge indoor barbeque at Stone Barn – three whole lambs cooking on it! The cake cutting & first dance kicked off the evening’s entertainment which was from Henry Marten’s Ghost – a lively Irish band who had everyone jigging around!

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Cripps Stone Barn Wedding
Cripps Stone Barn Wedding
Cripps Stone Barn Wedding
Cripps Stone Barn Wedding
Cripps Stone Barn Wedding
Cripps Stone Barn Wedding
Cripps Stone Barn Wedding
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Cripps Stone Barn Wedding
Cripps Stone Barn Wedding
Cripps Stone Barn Wedding
Cripps Stone Barn Wedding
Cripps Stone Barn Wedding

Nathan & Emily | Swan Hotel Bibury Wedding

My first wedding of 2019 was a very blustery day in Spring in one of the Cotswolds’ most beautiful villages, for Nathan & Emily’s Swan Hotel Bibury wedding. We were keeping our fingers crossed all morning that it didn’t rain as Emily had her heart set on photos in the pretty Arlington Row…it didn’t!

Emily’s face was such a picture when she came downstairs to her Dad and the page boy (ring bearer), and they had a lovely ceremony in the hotel.

This was followed by drinks, canapes and confetti in the yard outside. Emily then braved the wind for photos in the village. All credit to Emily, not many bride’s would have done that, it was pretty blustery! Because of the wind, we had some great veil action,  but also nearly lost it in the river! The fairly short walk from the hotel up to Arlington row is actually quite long when you’re wearing high heels and a wedding dress, and being blown to bits! That’s British weather for you…but as I said…it didn’t rain!

It was a really lovely day and a pleasure to photograph for such lovely people.

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Cotswold Wedding Photography: Roundup of 2018

As we start 2019, I’ve done a roundup of my Cotswold Wedding Photography in 2018 and here is a very small selection of all the wonderful weddings I was privileged to photograph last year.

We had some quite extreme weather thrown at us, with The Beast from the East (which kept coming back) in the Spring, and the hottest summer on record turning green grass yellow.

I was back at lots of my favourite local venues and also at some fabulous new ones, and after photographing over 40 weddings I am now enjoying a quieter January & February before the fun starts again!

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Some of my most local venues are Blackwell Grange in Shipston on Stour, and the amazing Hyde House in Stow-on-the-Wold. One of my favourite churches to photograph is St. James Church in Chipping Campden. I love The Manor House Hotel in Moreton-in-Marsh, Charingworth Manor, and was excited to photograph my first wedding at the fabulous new venue Lapstone Barn also in Chipping Campden.

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Other amazing venues include Eastington Park,  Stanton House Hotel,  and Rousham House & Gardens.

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Some lovely new barns for me: Jenners Barn, Stratton Court Barn & Winkworth Farm.

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And I was back at the lovely Wool Barn in Frampton upon Severn.

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Cotswold Wedding Photographer

My first time at the amazing Elmore Court with it’s wonderful Gillyflower reception area, and also my first time at The DeVere  Cotswold Waterpark Hotel with it’s beautiful lake views.

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I was back at the stately Eynsham Hall near Oxford.

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A stunning marquee on a very hot day.

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And back at some trusty favourites of mine Cripps Stone Barn and The Barn at Upcote near Cheltenham

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A couple of Christmas weddings at The Greenway Hotel & Spa and Charingworth Manor rounded the year off nicely for me. Happy New Year!

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Howard & Cheryl | Hyde House Wedding

Howard & Cheryl had their whole Cotswolds wedding at Hyde House – always a good idea as they have everything you could possibly need, and guests don’t need to go anywhere else! Especially now they have the new Grange barn for ceremonies…and photos later!

Cheryl and her Bridesmaids got ready upstairs in the barn, with hair done by Samantha Middleton from Redmill Hair, Banbury; and make up by Nicole Bessell from NB Makeup. While the boys were busy getting stuff ready downstairs, fixing balloons and sorting out tiny little jam jars…they did all the decorations themselves, and the end result looked amazing – especially the table centre pieces which each told a little story of the people on that table, very clever indeed.

This was my first ceremony in The Grange and I loved it, it’s so light and spacious in there, great for photos. It was decorated beautifully with flowers by Flower Thyme, and all the bouquets were stunning as well with very unusual colours. The weather wasn’t behaving, so we had to delay confetti until it had stopped raining later, but that did give us some dramatic skies for photos!

The speeches were hilarious, with Cheryl very bravely getting up to do the first speech and making everyone ‘Whoop’ every time she mentioned their name.

They even managed to get outside to eventually do their pinata in the dark,  which had been hanging on the tree all day!

They danced the evening away with music from DJ Cotswold Discos Entertainment.

Fabulous day with fabulous people and thank you for asking me to photograph it!

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