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A beautiful, classy Cheshire wedding – blog one

I wish two things. I wish it was still summer, and I wish I could step into this wedding blog feature and be a part of Andrea and Richard’s wedding day. This is a beautiful celebration, with a very distinctive and classy look to it. Andrea’s a stunning bride and her dress is just perfect – and quite different to any I’ve seen recently.

real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (1)Andrea and Richard were married in Lower Peover, Cheshire, in July this year. Despite the rain, the photographs from the wedding are so full of happiness and brimming with emotion. Liam Crawley of cgweddings was their wedding photographer, and together with his wife and partner Bee has created this beautiful collection of images which they’re sharing with English Wedding blog readers today.

real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (2)The quaint and oh-so-pretty English Church where Andrea and Richard got married

real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (3)The pretty and elegant Order of Service in black and white

real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (5)Members of the wedding party let off a little steam and a few giggles before the serious part of the day begins! (so cute!)

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real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (8)Despite the rain Andrea is all smiles on the walk to the church

real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (9)And I adore her dress – what a striking design with the lovely halterneck to her wedding dress. It’s absolutely perfect for this classy, sophisticated bride. And that look towards Richard brings a tear to my eye, it’s so so so beautiful.

real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (10)The dots of light in the dark rafters of the church are a pretty distraction as the wedding ceremony gets underway. I love the cosiness of this church – I know churches aren’t supposed to be about the pretty, but you know – so pretty!

real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (11)I can’t stop looking at the dress. So elegant, so beautiful.

real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (12)A triumphant salute to the wedding guests at the back!

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real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (14)This is a beautiful photo, all about family – little fingers clutching Daddy’s hand. So sweet.

real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (15)Happy families – I love this. It’s nearly time for the reception at Andrea’s parents’ home – and to play in the BEST kids’ area you’ve ever seen at a wedding! (I think someone’s about ready, don’t you?!)

real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (16)The bell ringers wait as the bride and groom leave church for the wedding reception

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real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (18)… and as Andrea and Richard tuck themselves into the (dry!) wedding car, it’s time for us to leave them making preparations for the wedding reception. The flowers make their way across in capable hands…

real wedding blog UK images by cg weddings (19)… and I’m leaving the rest until tomorrow. Ooh! Mean! I know… but there are some fabulous photos from the wedding reception to share with you, and because I know how gorgeous tomorrow’s blog post will be, I’m confident you’ll love me again in the morning.

Thanks to Liam and Bee Crawley of cg weddings for the submission. Please come back for part two, 11am sharp, tomorrow.

Have a gorgeous day everyone!

Claire xx

 

Claire Gould

Claire spends her days writing - either in beautiful calligraphy or online. She lives on the edge of the English Lake District only minutes away from the beach, where she loves to escape and unwind. Claire's calligraphy can be found at www.byMoonandTide.com. Claire launched the English Wedding Blog in November 2009 - it's been a top 10 UK wedding blog ever since, with a regional focus we hope you LOVE.

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8 COMMENTS
  • Jenny McAvoy
    8 years ago

    Love the halterneck dress and the smiley dad at the end 🙂

  • Amma // Beyond Beyond
    8 years ago

    I’m with Jenny, love that Halter neck gown it is divine – and that picture of the cutie with the umbrella is lush 🙂

  • Philosophy Flowers
    8 years ago

    Lovely pics and post and nice to see a traditional wedding featured. (In the nicest possible way) x

    And pictures of a bride, in the rain, with an umbrella and a smile always reminds of my big day.

  • Fab pics as always Liam! Love the child with the umbrella! 😀

  • Kathryn
    8 years ago

    This is probably the first halter neck style of a wedding gown I’m obsessed with! Beautiful photos!!

  • Hannah Webster
    8 years ago

    Oh yes, that dress is fab. A really striking and flattering neckline.

  • Barn Weddings
    8 years ago

    I’ve got to love that classy wedding dress. It was just wonderful. 😀

  • Wedding Favours
    7 years ago

    Lovely pics and post and nice to see a tra­di­tional wed­ding fea­tured. Thanks for sharing such a wonderful blog.

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