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Cerian and Tom’s beautiful Coombe Lodge Bristol wedding with home made touches, images by Joseph Hall Photography

Your wedding doesn’t have to have a theme – it just has to reflect your personalities. Cerian and Tom planned a simple, beautiful wedding at Coombe Lodge with homemade touches and pastel colours – but adamantly no theme! And you know what? It works wonderfully.

Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (4)

My lovely sponsor, Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall, was there on the day to document it all. His style is natural and creative, perfect for this relaxed and family-oriented couple. I adore the images of their day and I knew as soon as I saw them that you would too!

Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (25)

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http://joseph-hall.com/
https://www.facebook.com/JosephHallPhotography
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Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (31)

My personal highlights today include the glorious venue and autumn sunshine, Cerian’s gorgeous dress and the excitement of all the children on the day (kids can make weddings a million times extra special!) – oh and the Penguin book stationery touches, which are fab!

Enjoy.
claire gould calligrapher signatureBristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (1)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (2)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (3)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (5)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (6)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (7)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (8)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (9)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (10)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (11)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (12)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (13)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (14)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (15)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (16)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (17)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (18)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (19)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (20)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (21)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (22)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (23)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (24)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (26)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (27)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (28)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (29)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (30)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (31)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (32)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (33)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (34)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (35)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (36)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (37)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (38)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (39)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (40)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (41)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (42)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (43)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (44)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (45)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (46)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (47)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (48)
Bristol wedding photographer Joseph Hall at Coombe Lodge Somerset (49)

Our wedding report: Cerian + Tom

Wedding photographer’s website:

joseph-hall.com

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A beautiful, intimate Manor by the Lake wedding from Cheltenham (Liam Smith Photography)

Peonies, pastels, roses and ribbons… The most beautiful bride in a fabulous, vintage-inspired belted wedding dress… A great-looking couple with tons of character and style – Oh! and a pretty incredible wedding venue I’ve never seen before.

Cheltenham wedding photography by Liam Smith at Manor by the Lake (3)

This is fabulous – here’s a peek at another gorgeous wedding by London & Milton Keynes wedding photographer Liam Smith.

Cheltenham wedding photography by Liam Smith at Manor by the Lake (4)
Cheltenham wedding photography by Liam Smith at Manor by the Lake (1)
Cheltenham wedding photography by Liam Smith at Manor by the Lake (2)

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Ever been serenaded? This wedding film’s brilliant! With gorgeous Alana + Yung, by HD Moments

I had the sound turned right up on my laptop when I clicked play… and to be honest, it made me jump a little! But ten seconds in and I was grinning like a fool. Yung’s serenade is a fabulous start to this romantic wedding film by my lovely sponsors HD Moments.

Alana and Yung married at Devonshire Terrace in London.  Although the ceremony had a contemporary and simple theme the gorgeous couple stayed true to their roots and the style of their wedding day paid tribute to their Chinese heritage.

Enjoy the wedding film, which takes you from the wedding ceremonies through to a wonderful reception at the Phoenix Palace Restaurant. This is a wonderful modern wedding – with a dancing Chinese dragon for something just a little different! I LOVE it!

Watch out too for the paper lanterns hung outside amidst a scattering of fairy lights, for Alana’s stunning updo and glorious bouquet, and – right at the end – the most adorable wedding car imaginable!

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Sarah and Mark’s elegant spring vineyard wedding in Kent, with Benjamin Toms Photography

Sarah and Mark’s Chapel Down vineyard wedding in Kent is really special: simple and elegant with the backdrop of a charming and welcoming venue. I adore their style – and the images of their day are divine.

A wedding at Chapel Downs by Kent wedding photographer Benjamin Toms (22)

Sarah’s dress is perfect for her, and I loved reading her review of Isabella Grace Bridal Boutique, an award winning boutique in Kent. She told me, “I was blown away with Isabella Grace… The boutique’s founder and her fantastic team have captured the very essence of bridal, they are the epitome of bridal perfection.” Writing the English Wedding Blog is the best job in the world when it means I can read amazing feedback like this!

A wedding at Chapel Downs by Kent wedding photographer Benjamin Toms (25)

Sarah and Mark chose very wisely when it came to their wedding photographer as well – the awesome Benjamin Toms is a Kent wedding photographer who’s been a friend of mine and a blog sponsor for a while now. Sarah said, “We were absolutely thrilled with our wedding photographer – Ben has a natural gift at capturing moments, and he is a real gent, he was a delight to spend the day with!” – Check him out here:

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Rebecca and Lee’s summer garden party wedding in Didsbury, with ZT Photography

While it’s chilly outside I like to feature a little sunshine on the English Wedding Blog – today, a summer garden party wedding with paper lanterns and bunting, bright flowers and of course lots of wonderful sunshine.

Real English wedding at Eleven Didsbury Park, images by ZT Photography (3)

Rebecca is beautiful. She wears a gown by So Sassi, and a gorgeous floral headband by Rock n Rose, which I think is amazing! Lee looks fab in a suit from Slaters, and the flowers by Wild and Wondrous are just stunning.

Real English wedding at Eleven Didsbury Park, images by ZT Photography (16)

Huge thanks to Zoe from ZT Photography for sharing the images of the day with us here on the English Wedding Blog. They really capture the atmosphere of the day, with romance and excitement in every one. Do check out ZT Photography if you’re marrying in the north west:

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Andrew and Laura’s relaxed and quirky Belle Epoque wedding with Pixies in the Cellar

Today’s wedding is more than amazing – so many breathtaking images and a fabulous wedding report (with equal doses of advice, emotion and chuckles) from beautiful bride Laura.

relaxed English wedding blog at Cheshire's Belle Epoque with Pixies in the Cellar (3)

There is a subtle map theme to the day, but overall the style is relaxed, intimate and LOTS of fun! Laura told me “It was like being in a candy-floss cloud…” and when I asked about her Naomi Neoh dress she said “I put her on (blush pink and softer than angel hair) and did not want to take her off… ever.
relaxed English wedding blog at Cheshire's Belle Epoque with Pixies in the Cellar (28)
I’ve always loved The Belle Epoque as a wedding venue. In the early days of The English Wedding Blog I featured so many weddings there… but it’s been a little while and I’ve missed the place! It’s a quirky boutique venue with tons of character – perfectly fitting for Andrew and Laura.

relaxed English wedding blog at Cheshire's Belle Epoque with Pixies in the Cellar (54)

Images are by lovely wedding photographers Peter and Sara at Pixies in the Cellar. They’re brilliant and come highly recommended so do check them out:

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