Church Weddings

Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Farm wedding Marquee Weddings Summer weddings 22nd August, 2018 Buckland Newton Dorset Farm Wedding of Emily & Tim

It’s been quite a tough year for Emily and Tim. Leaving family and friends behind to start a new venture taking on a farm in Dorset. First they get a hard winter, the snow hits when least expected. Then they get the hottest, dryest summer on record for decades, all very challenging for anyone let …

Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Marquee Weddings Southover House Summer weddings Wedding 15th June, 2017 Southover House Dorset Wedding of Paula & Richard

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of covering a wedding at a new-to-me venue (that doesn’t happen often these days!) – I started the day at the beautiful Southover House near Tolpuddle. The house had been entirely taken over for the wedding, and when I arrived it was already with lots of rooms taken up by family & close friends, …

Church Weddings Coppleridge Inn Dorset Wedding Spring weddings Venue Weddings 8th June, 2017 Coppleridge Inn Dorset Wedding of Alexandria & Jack

I arrived at the Coppleridge Inn for Alexandria’s bridal preps with one eye on the sky; we were forecast for regular showers all day and as usual I was hoping that we escaped them for the biggest outdoor moments of the day! The Bridal room was busy as usual, filled with bridesmaids, Alexandria’s sister and her …

barn wedding Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Gorwell Farm Barn Spring weddings 11th May, 2017 Gorwell Farm Barn Dorset Wedding of Rutendo & Marc

Last Saturday dawned mild and grey, but with the promise of sunshine to come. I arrived at Gorwell Farm Barn in good time, and headed back to the cottages to meet up with Rutendo. It was soon clear this was to be no quiet and peaceful wedding – her family had taken all the cottages to get ready in, …

Autumn weddings Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Marquee Weddings 7th September, 2016 Pamphill Dorset Marquee Wedding of Amanda & Tim

I started Saturday at KHD, a large hair salon in Broadstone owned by my bride’s aunt, and where I met the entire female portion of the wedding party! All the bridesmaids plus my bride Amanda were in matching floral pyjamas, and the atmosphere was really fun – very much a family affair with Gran and Mum there too. …

Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Venue Weddings 30th August, 2016 Olive Bowl Dorset Wedding of Zoe & Dan

Last Saturday I wasn’t travelling far; Zoe had opted for me not to be there for her morning preps so I started my day at St Nicholas’ church in Henstridge to catch the arrival of the guests. Just as I arrived the heavens opened with a tremendous thunderstorm right overhead – I do love a massive storm, and wild weather is …

Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Marquee Weddings Summer weddings 25th August, 2016 Buckhorn Weston Dorset Wedding of Jessica & Chris

Last Saturday I  headed to the village of Buckhorn Weston for the wedding of Jessica and Chris. The weather had been glorious for weeks, but in typical British summertime style today’s garden and marquee wedding was forecast with high winds and torrential downpours. Unkind! Still, the weather was fair as I arrived at Jessica’s family …

Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Marquee Weddings Summer weddings 23rd August, 2016 Marnhull Dorset Marquee Wedding of Emma & Jonathan

Last Thursday saw me heading off to Shaftesbury for the first part of the wedding of Emma & Jonathan. The couple met while at Cardiff Uni, and they still live in Wales; not unusually the wedding was to be the first time we actually met (once upon a time this would have been unheard of, …

Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Summer weddings 22nd June, 2016 Isle of Purbeck Golf Club Dorset Wedding of Lisa & Ted

Last Saturday I headed down to Swanage for a wedding set to absolutely make the most of the fabulous Dorset Jurassic Coast – we started in Swanage, and ended up with a spectacular view across Poole Harbour from the Isle of Purbeck Golf Club. When I arrived at Lisa’s house I was a little early, …

Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Farm wedding Marquee Weddings Summer weddings 15th June, 2016 Dorset Farm Wedding of Eleanor & Nathan

On Saturday I had the fortune to be travelling only 15 minutes from my front door for a fabulous farm wedding in the lovely little Dorset village of Winterborne Stickland. Eleanor & Nathan met at Uni, and the wedding was held at Eleanor’s parents farm. I joined them in the farmhouse for relaxed and chatty preparations …

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Autumn weddings Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Marquee Weddings Pig on the Beach 5th October, 2015 The Pig On The Beach Wedding of Lauren & Jay

It was with huge excitement recently that I headed down to the coast for a Pig on the Beach wedding; it was a stunning Autumn day (my very favourite kind of British weather), it was going to be my absolute favourite type of wedding with a relaxed family gathering in a gorgeous location, and on …

Autumn weddings Church Weddings Venue Weddings 12th September, 2015 Gillian & Robert’s Traditional Village Wedding at Lytchett Matravers

Last week was a very traditional English Village Wedding – although it was split between two different villages! I started the day with Gillian and the girls at the house; I have to admit I always love the typical wedding-morning chaotic atmosphere surrounding a bride; flowers and people and breakfasts and ironing and hair and make-up. The ceremony …

Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Marquee Weddings Square & Compass Summer weddings 28th August, 2015 Worth Matravers Dorset wedding of Gemma & Chris

Last week I was happy to head down to the tiny little Dorset village of Worth Matravers for the gorgeous summer country wedding of Gemma & Chris. Unfortunately, no one bothered to invite the sunshine… They managed to avoid a lot of the rain that was lashing the rest of the county, but when I …

Autumn weddings Church Weddings Country House Weddings Orchardleigh House Somerset Wedding 18th September, 2014 Orchardleigh House Somerset Wedding of Emma & Ed

Last Friday a beautul sunny Autumnal day saw me heading off to Orchardleigh House in Somerset for Emma and Ed’s lovely wedding, a fun relaxed day with plenty of laughs along the way.  A lovely church ceremony at All Saints in Lullington then Emma and Ed made a spectacular entrance back at the house in …

Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Marquee Weddings Summer weddings 13th August, 2014 Folke Manor Farm Dorset Wedding of Natalie & James

Last friday Natalie and James got married at the fab Sherborne Abbey in Dorset, and then we all headed over to the very lovely Folke Manor Farm for a great marquee reception. Set by a picturesque lake in the grounds of Folke Manor the marquee provided the backdrop for a wonderful reception full of laughter …

Church Weddings Dorset Wedding Farm wedding Marquee Weddings Summer weddings 10th July, 2014 Homestead Farm Dorset Wedding of Kerry & Will

Last Saturday’s wedding was a special one for me. I met Kerry when I photographed her brother Mark’s wedding six years ago. I have kept in touch with the family ever since so it was really lovely to be asked to come back to Homestead Farm to photograph Kerry’s wedding to the lovely Will.  It …

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