Stanford Hall Wedding – Chris & Chrissie

A Stanford Hall wedding is always something I look forward to. It was great to meet Chris and Chrissie and to hear that they were planning an amazing yet very relaxed day with their family and friends for their Stanford Hall wedding. I was just to capture their day as it happened, the way I like to work, just capturing moments as they happen.

Stanford Hall is a beautiful and often overlooked wedding venue, sat just outside Lutterworth, Leicestershire. What I love about Stanford Hall (as well as the amazing building, rooms and setting) is that there are a whole range of stunning and very individual bedrooms for guests to stay in, and once the speeches are over, the evening celebrations continue in the stable block giving a great relaxed party atmosphere.

Chrissie got ready at Stanford Hall. The ceremony was at Our Lady Of Victories Catholic Church, before returning to Stanford Hall for drinks, the wedding breakfast and then the evening celebrations when they were joined by more guests.

A few images from Chris and Chrissie’s Stanford Hall wedding , followed by much more detail about their day in their own words.

Dress hanging in one of the Stanford Hall bedrooms. Brides mother does up the dress. Bridal preparation close-up shot Brid eon the stunning Stanford Hall staircase. The groom at the church the bride and her father Smiling bridesmaids Arrival of the bride the groom waits at the altar the first glance. Lighting the candles. The wedding ceremony Blowing out the candles Confetti time Drinks reception at Stanford Hall The bride and groom join their guests Guests enjoying the sunshine The groom chats to guests Close-up of the bride and groom The bride's mother laughing. the bride's grandmother The couple at Stanford Hall. Close-up of th bride and groom. Wedding breakfast at Stanford Hall. the bride's father makes a speech Please raise your glasses. Guest wearing the grandmothers hat. Evening wedding party celebrations Guests relaxing at Stanford Hall The first dance at Stanford Hall. Guests enjoying the evening celebrations.

BEFORE THE WEDDING

How did you meet?

Kayaking with the Army Cadet Force in Northampton

Who proposed and how?

Chris proposed in Matlock at the top of High Tor

WEDDING

The bride wore: Mori Lee style 5265 dress, Irregular Choice shoes

The Groom wore: iTailor custom-made 3 piece suit and iTailor custom-made shoes

Jewellery/Accessories: Mum’s veil that she made herself for her wedding, gold and sapphire earrings

Hair/Make-up: Done by my friend

Flowers: Flora Button in Great Glen (Leicestershire)

Wedding Theme/Style/Colours: Emerald Green

Unique Details:

First Dance Song: Shut Up and Dance by Walk The Moon

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT

Chrissie’s answer: Chris saying his name instead of mine during the vows 😀

Chris’s answer: No one defining moment, the whole weekend.

HONEYMOON

Place: Banff, Vancouver and Whistler in Canada

WEDDING ADVICE:

Just enjoy the day and have a laugh.

If you would like to know a little more about my photography, then please get in touch, I would be delighted to hear form you and to get a chance to discuss your plans and ideas for your day, however large or small.

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