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Stone Barn Wedding | Callum & Kerry

Cripps Stone Barn near Aldsworth is one of my very favourite venues – as well as serving up the most amazing barbecued food cooked on their huge indoor BBQ, for a photographer, it has everything you need. Callum & Kerry made a great choice picking this venue for their Stone Barn wedding on a hot July day.

Stone Barn Wedding

I loved the rustic signage they had

Stone Barn Wedding

And the boys looked great in their checked suits from Slaters – really nice to see something a bit different

Stone Barn Wedding

Beth from Go Wild Flowers did the foliage ring and flowers – which all looked amazing as always!

Stone Barn Wedding

Kerry arrived at Stone Barn, and the ceremony took place in the older stone barn part of the venue – a gorgeous space. Kerry was given away by her brother.

Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding

I love the light in this room which has big glass doors to give perfect light

Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding

After the ceremony the bride & groom exit and walk round the barn, giving the guests time to line up for confetti – which always looks amazing under the sparkly lights

Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding

This gives me a cheeky chance to get a portrait of the bride & groom, before they get confetti thrown at them!

Stone Barn Wedding

Kerry had her hair done beautifully by Chloe Lyford Hair and her dress was from Wed2b

Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding

Bubbles are always good fun too!

Stone Barn Wedding

The fields around the barn are perfect for photos, especially on a lovely summers day like this was. And the barn itself is a perfect backdrop for the big group shot (thanks to Clayton for holding the ladder…!)

Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding

The dining area of the barn looked amazing as always ready for the wedding breakfast

Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding

And so commenced eating, drinking, speeches and general good fun!

Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding

The sweetcart, bit light up letters, signs and DJ-ing were all from Spotlight Bars

Stone Barn Wedding

The stunning cake was from The Cake Kitchen Wallingford

Time for more photos as the sun goes down

Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding

And then time for the evening’s dancing, kicked off by a family first dance!

Stone Barn Wedding
Stone Barn Wedding

Hyde House Wedding | Jade & Sam

Well as I said in my previous blog, the beginning of June 2019 was pretty rainy – so unfortunately Jade & Sam also had a very rainy wedding day at Hyde House…for part of it, but the sun did make an appearance later on and we still got some beautiful photos!

Jade & Sam’s Hyde House Wedding started with the girls getting ready in the beautiful room upstairs in the barn.

Hyde House Wedding

The stunning flowers were by Laura from Cotswold Blooms

Hyde House Wedding

Makeup was by Christine Cara

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

And hair by Rachel Mulford

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

The girls did some EPIC jumping for the camera!

Hyde House Wedding

One of the great things about Hyde House is that I can photograph the girls getting ready, and then pop across to the Manor House where the boys are usually getting ready.

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

It was beginning to absolutely TIP down at this point! But The Grange still looked beautiful, and ready for the ceremony

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

Finishing touches to a stunning bride, and some sisterly words of advice before the ceremony!

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

Jade’s stunning dress was Essence of Australia from Mae Bridal in Witney, and the Bridesmaid dresses from WED2B.

Hyde House Wedding

The beautiful ceremony was then underway in The Grange. Jade’s mum walked her down the aisle. it wasn’t raining when Jade went in…

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

But it was ever so slightly TORRENTIAL when they came out!!

Hyde House Wedding

One of the ushers gallantly went for umbrellas

Hyde House Wedding

And then there was a whole wedding umbrella kerfuffle!

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

Jade was amazing coping with this, and everyone was laughing walking back over to the barn! It’s either that or cry…

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

There were drinks in the barn while the rain tipped down, and we did the group photos upstairs – thank goodness for that lovely big room upstairs!

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

I had the pleasure of working with Richard from Aurora Wedding Films who did videography for the day. Once the rain had stopped for a bit we convinced Sam to carry Jade out to the arbor – it was still so wet on the ground!

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

The venue was dressed by The Cotswold Wedding Company

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

Hanging lanterns wer by Every Event Hire, and bunting by two of the Bridesmaids.

Hyde House Wedding

The wedding breakfast room looked stunning and so colourful on a rainy day.

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

With calligraphy by Em & Olive

Hyde House Wedding

The speeches were emotional…and funny!

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

There was a big white bouncy castle from All About Fun UK…which was VERY soggy…but Jade & Sam didn’t let that put them off!

Hyde House Wedding

It rained on & off all day, but the good thing about having me there all day is that we can be flexible, and do confetti and big group shots later on!

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

Every time Richard, the video man, and I took Jade & Sam outside for photos, it started raining again! Jade & Sam were amazing though and we got some great photos.

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

The cake was from Huffkins Bakery

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

Despite all the rain we had a gorgeous sunset

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

And then the evening’s dancing was kicked off by their first dance, with the lovely Dukebox Discos as their DJ, and a photobooth from The Oxfordshire Photobooth Company

Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding
Hyde House Wedding

And a wonderful day, with such lovely people ended for me with the arbor photo after dark. Thanks for having me, it was an absolute pleasure!

Hyde House Wedding