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An effortlessly romantic affair at Brinkburn
Sep, 25 2021 | Helen Russell
After meeting over eight years ago while studying together at Uni in Manchester, Harriet knew her man like the back of her hand. And, she had an inkling a ring was on its way to her left one after Jonathon suggested a 4am sunrise walk at Lulworth Cove in Dorset! The question was popped and the
Romantic Rustic Nuptials at Healey Barn
Aug, 06 2021 | Sean Elliott Photography
Childhood sweethearts Laura and Hayden first met when they were only 16 under the lights of a sixth form party. Young and blissfully in love, the pair defied all odds of adolescent romances, celebrating their 12thyear together and first (real) wedding anniversary this summer! And on the topic of...
A Seriously Chic City Wedding At Hotel Du Vin
Oct, 21 2021 | Edward Ashley Photography
Devon and Connor are the perfect example of small town sweethearts who’ve made it big time. Being from the same town they were on each other’s radars for quite some time, and it wasn’t until Conor was home for the weekend from the Navy on a night out that they properly introduced. One, two or
A Luxury Modern Monochrome Celebration at Charlton Hall
Nov, 19 2021 | Scott Carney
For many, celebrating the biggest day of their lives in the workplace might not be the ideal scenario. But when the office is a luxury Northumberland boutique wedding venue with quirks and character aplenty, there could be no other option. Laura Wright, Events Manager at Charlton Hall, gathered her...
A colourful floral bash at Wylam Brewery
Oct, 09 2021 | Melissa Beattie
After meeting at Loughborough University, Ben on the rugby team and Jen hockey, it was inevitable that their paths would eventually cross, even if they were on separate pitches. Despite initially not falling for Blair’s Scottish charm, one swipe right on Tinder later, the two got chatting again...
The Mullens' Magical Day at Matfen
Aug, 20 2021 | Stephen Beecroft
After meeting on a blind date arranged by friends, Jade and Paul instantly hit it off, pretty much summing up the term love at first sight. Six years later and a glorious relationship formed, and Paul popped the question while holidaying in the dreamy setting of Bali. While the pandemic tried its...
Katie and Adam’s rustic luxe love-in at Langley Castle Hotel
Jul, 16 2021 | Diane Makepeace
After a romantic Christmas 2019 proposal on Bamburgh Beach – a beauty spot that is deeply special to Katie’s family – the rest, as they say, is history. However, Covid-19 had other plans for their big day. Having had to postpone their wedding date once during the pandemic, Katie admits that...
Zoe and Adam's Homecoming Spectacular at Woodhill
Sep, 10 2021 | Sean Elliott Photography
Pop starlet, West End performer, children’s book author: you name it, Zoe Birkett’s done it. But with the world on pause for more than a year, she relished the opportunity to immerse herself in family time and home improvements. However, after 20 years of entertainment-industry success, the...
Elle and Noah’s Pastel Pretty Love Story
Jun, 19 2021 | Rosie Davison Photography
It all began back before anyone was swiping left or right, in the humble enclaves of Newcastle’s Tup Tup Palace VIP section. A night out on the tiles turned into a string of dates which turned into a blossoming romance, and before long, Elle and Noah were destined to spend forever together after...
Lois and Greg’s Intimate Amalfi Dream
Aug, 27 2021 | Rosie Davison Photography
As we head into winter there’s no wedding more fitting to bring some bright sunshine-y love into your life. Inspired by their lifelong adoranzie for Italy, a place they visit together every year, Lois and Greg brought Sorrento to the Secret Tower in Newcastle with an incredible Amalfi-themed...
THE BLOOMING BRIDE: Jess and Dan
Sep, 04 2021 | From The Smiths Photography
Sprig and Thistle are award-winning North East wedding florists renowned for enigmatic floristry displays and their general love of all things blooming. Therefore it’s only natural that the nuptials of Jess, director and creative stylist at Sprig and Thistle showcased an abundance of her absolute...
Stephanie and Dan’s Brilliant Beamish Hall Party
Jul, 31 2021 | Edward Ashley Photography
Photographed by our beloved Guest List photographer Edward Ashley, this real wedding is serving all the good positive vibes needed as we head into the winter months. Smiles, jokes, traffic cones – all the essentials, you know, captured in perfect flow by the masterful Ed. Steph and Dan first...
Finola and Jonny’s Glamorous Charlton Love Story
Sep, 12 2021 | Emily Hannah
School sweethearts, wild romantics turned boyfriend and girlfriend after the fateful question was asked while stood outside their local butchers, Finola and Jonathan always looked destined to make the aisle. Luckily, his more important next question was posed in a prettier setting, in Playa Blanca...
Francesca and Sam’s Exclusive Extravaganza at Wynyard Hall
Aug, 28 2021 | Anna Fowler
Now, when we look at a real wedding and the glorious images that are left to tell the story forever, it fills us with glee. Happy faces, dancing, romancing, all the love. But this one blew all of that out of the water – a monumental celebration of Italian-esque exuberance at the iconic estate of
A Vibrant Celebration At The Clarion Hotel Boldon
Jul, 31 2021 | Rachel Alcock
Emma and Mark met through social media eleven years ago. Their first date was at the cinema, and their favourite spot at a waterfall in Scotland was the setting for Mark’s heartfelt proposal. A truly fabulous setting for the beginning of this couples exciting wedding journey. ...
Laura and Ramin’s Ravishing Romance at Eshott Hall
Jul, 25 2021 | Helen Russell
“We discovered we really liked each other on the Great Wall of China,” as you do – on a school trip as young and bashful teens – but now and Laura and Ramin have broken down each others walls and find themselves as a devoted husband and wife team. Not long after their 10 year
Olivia and Liam’s Lavish Love in at Ellingham
Jul, 13 2021 | Dan Clark
It all started at Loveshack nightclub in Durham. Liam in club tie and suit, Olivia in lifeguard fancy dress, the pair struck up quite the bond on a university sport social night out. Since then, Olivia and Liam’s relationship blossomed to slightly more glamorous settings when we asked her to...
Kayla and Sam’s Splendid Affair at The Clarion
Jul, 24 2021 | Fallen Star
Having met 10 years ago through work, Kayla and Sam reconnected after coincidentally bumping into each other in a shop. As is life, these little moments have prevalence, and the couple began a love story which saw them reach two huge milestones within two months – having a lovely little daughter...
Steven and David’s Epic Extravaganza at Ellingham Hall
Jul, 26 2021 | Chocolate Chip
A Beautiful Storm This love story began in the most incidental of ways. Both working for the same rail company for two years, David and Steven had never spoken until a line hiccup with Storm Doris meant they had to board the same train. They began talking, and as they say, the rest is history....
Vanessa and Glenn’s Dreamy Day at Brinkburn
Jul, 10 2021 | M.I.N.E PHOTOGRAPHY
Hosted at the infamous venue that is Brinkburn in the Northumberland countryside, this terrific tale between Vanessa and Glenn was told so picture-perfectly by none other than the bride's brother-in-law, Harry Baldwin who is behind M.I.N.E Photography – the NE based snapper on our Supplier Guest...