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The Old Deanery: A Romantic English Garden Wedding

The Old Deanery: A Romantic English Garden Wedding

The Old Deanery wedding photography by Jane Beadnell photography

Nestled in the heart of the beautiful market town of Ripon, sits The Old Deanery Hotel and Restaurant. Dating back to 1625, this Grade II listed building resides in the shadow of Ripon Cathedral.

The Old Deanery Exterior, Photography by Jane Beadnell photography
Its serene location, historic features, and awe-inspiring gardens ticked every box for this chic and romantic shoot – photographed by Jane Beadnell Photography.

The Gown

A vision of serenity. The bride’s Romantica of Deven gown came from The Bridal Affair and, like the venue itself, married the classic and modern. An intricately decorated bodice gave way to a stylishly tiered, demure blush skirt.

Gown by Romantica of Devon, Photography by Jane Beadnell photography

The Flowers

A kaleidoscope of blooms, dotted with succulents made up the vibrant bouquet by Serendipity Floral. Complimenting the arrangement, the bride’s “something blue” came in the form of small blue flowers sprinkled in her hair.

Flowers by Serendipity Floral, Photography by Jane Beadnell photography

Flowers by Serendipity Floral, Photography by Jane Beadnell photography

Hair and Makeup

The subtle lip and dark eyes, by Chalmers, added to the models classic English rose look, while the botanical up do added a bohemian flair to a traditional bridal hairstyle.


Keeping with the delicate colour palette of peach, light pink, white, dusk green and a hint of powder blue, the cakes by Zoey’s Fancy Cakes were also pastel and decorated with more flowers.

Cakes by Zoe's Fancy Cakes, Photography by Jane Beadnell photography 

Belle Loves

Combining colourful florals with succulents are a huge bouquet trend right now and add a dash of something different to a contemporary floral arrangement.

Venue Styling by Rosa Aqua,  Photography by Jane Beadnell photography



Venue: The Old Deanery, Ripon 
Photography: Jane Beadnell Photography 
Planning, Design and Styling: Rosa Aqua Weddings
Bridal Gown: The Bridal Affair
Bridal Dress Designer: Romantica of Devon 
Floristry: Serendipity Floral Designs
Hair & Makeup: Deborah Chalmers
Cakes: Zoe’s Fancy Cakes
Stationery: JB Creatives
Favours and Sugared Almonds: Bomboniere by Maria
Model: Leela Tikadar
Silk Ribbons: Kate Cullen
Jewellery: Stara London
Dinner Plates: Royal Doulton
Crystal Glassware: RCR Cristalleria Italiana

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