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Spend any amount of time on a US wedding blog and you’ll soon love the idea of a vineyard wedding. I see so many inspiration shoots and real weddings from vineyards – they’re always gorgeous, but just a wee bit unattainable for UK couples! Or so I thought… when I saw this beautiful wedding on Benjamin Toms‘ photography blog I had to share it with you. Fancy a vineyard wedding right here in the UK? Now you can. And here’s your photographer. Enjoy!

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Ben said, “Chapel Down vineyard is a venue that I’ve wanted to work at for sometime and it did not disappoint. The guests had plenty of time to enjoy the beautiful grounds on what was just the most perfect summer’s day before sitting down to enjoy an amazing wedding breakfast followed by great speeches. The evening’s entertainment was put on by the most amazing band I’ve ever seen. Gemma and Rudi came across them on a visit to the famous Ronnie Scott’s in London and convinced them to play at their wedding.”

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Morning everyone! Eagle-eyed readers will have spotted this offer when I wrote about a little road trip with Kent wedding photographer Benjamin Toms recently, and now I’m sharing it with everyone!

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Save £100 when you book Benjamin Toms as your wedding photographer

Benjamin Toms will be happy to offer English Wedding Blog readers £100 off your wedding photography! If you are looking to book a photographer for your wedding this year, get in touch with Ben to find out more. www.benjamintomsphotography.co.uk

Ben is brilliant – he’s had four gorgeous weddings featured on the English Wedding Blog and recently been published in You & Your Wedding magazine too. Just have a look at some of his beautiful wedding photography on the blog:

Ryan and Laura’s Gatsby inspired vintage wedding at Chiswick House

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Ryan and Laura’s Chiswick House wedding

Ryan and Laura’s Gatsby inspired wedding is gorgeous – a backless dress, elegant styling and a stunning wedding venue in the magnificent Chiswick House.

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Hello everyone! Are you having a nice week? It’s nearly the weekend – I have a wedding to go to so I’m quite excited and hoping for sunshine! Today I want to share some news from one of the loveliest wedding photographers I know. It’s a bit of a bonus blog post really with four gorgeous venues to discover, four very different wedding styles and a road trip around the UK! Ben is a Kent wedding photographer who is available to work throughout the UK and overseas – so if you’re in Kent, Suffolk, Cornwall or even Perthshire(!) he’d love to hear from you!

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Benjamin Toms is brilliant – he’s had four gorgeous weddings featured on the English Wedding Blog and recently been published in You & Your Wedding magazine too. He’s a busy man as well… his latest weddings on his blog are from far and wide…

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  • The Polhawn Fort wedding featured in You & Your Wedding magazine – breathtakingly colourful with a striking gold colour scheme, and brought to you from sunny Cornwall
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I loved Anna and Craig’s Fawsley Hall wedding as soon as I saw it – and when they say ‘all things vintage’ they really mean it… there’s even a steam roller thrown in! Not to mention the family heirlooms as wedding decor. This is truly beautiful.

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I also admire Anna and Craig’s approach to sourcing wedding suppliers. They sourced items locally and saved money that way, as well as working together with family and friends to make their own accessories for the big day. But most of all this is a beautiful wedding full of smiles and laughter, love and family. There’s mention of a giggling fit at the altar (love it!) in Anna’s wedding report which you’ll find at the end of the blog feature today.

Thank you to Kent wedding photographer Benjamin Toms for sharing the images of this beautiful Fawsley Hall wedding today. And huge congratulations to Anna and Craig! Enjoy! Claire xx
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A beautiful Fawsley Hall wedding blog – Anna & Craig and all things vintage

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One of the reasons English Wedding Blog was born (way back in 2009!) was to celebrate every aspect of weddings in this country – from stately homes and elegance to quirky styles and English creativity and contemporary crafts. I really do love how we do weddings here – because they’re always special, beautiful and personal. Today I’m pleased to share Lucie and Chris’s wedding with you all. The gorgeous couple married in London, with a ceremony at Old Marylebone Town Hall and their reception at The Swan at The Globe.

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Congratulations Lucie and Chris, and thank you so much for sharing your story on the English Wedding Blog! My thanks also to my friend and sponsor, wedding photographer Benjamin Toms for the lovely images of this London wedding. Enjoy! Claire xxx
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Lucie and Chris: a beautiful and relaxed London wedding

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Wedding venue:

Old Marylebone Town Hall, The Swan at The Globe

Wedding photographer:

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Honestly – how cold can it get?! It’s at times like these (note: from November to May in England!) when I find myself tempted to blog weddings from around the world. While English Wedding Blog usually features real weddings from England with the odd trip up to Scotland, across to Wales and Ireland and down to France, today we’re sun seeking and sharing Christine and Alex’s rustic wedding all the way from Greece.

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We need warm sunshine and smiles to brighten up what promises to be another chilly and damp week! So how does 30 degrees in the sunshine sound?… and a long table covered in candles… a vintage white VW Beetle convertible with the roof down…

Sounds perfect to me, and when you see the lovely images by wedding photographer Benjamin Toms I know you’ll agree! Today’s gorgeous bride is Christine, and she and Alex have both shared their memories of the wedding day with you. Congratulations to you both – you make a stunning couple! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful day with us. Claire xxx

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I’m so pleased to be able to introduce you to Benjamin Toms today – he’s a wedding photographer from Kent whose business has grown from a lifelong passion for photography – from his darkroom at home as a child to a decade spent travelling the world with his camera.

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£100 discount exclusive to English Wedding Blog!

Benjamin Toms Photography is offering a generous £100 discount to English Wedding Blog readers – just book one of Ben’s wedding photography packages before the end of this year! All you need to do is tell Ben you found him on English Wedding Blog and you’d LOVE to save £100 on your wedding photography!

Ben is a new sponsor of English Wedding Blog, and now has his own page on the Blog for you to find out all about him – he’s a wedding photojournalist and told me, “I cap­ture the peo­ple, the atmos­phere, the emo­tion, and the love. When seen col­lec­tively, they tell the entire story of the day. Your pho­tos should make you travel back to your spe­cial day every time you look at them.