Always a pleasure to be back filming at Bassmead Manor Barns. With bride and Groom Vicky & Paul both getting ready on site and everything so close to hand, we always find outselves capturing lots of extra moments in the last few hours leading up to the ceremony which we would otherise miss out on at other venues. While Vicky & her bridesmaids were enjoying a chilled out morning of pampering in the bridal boudoir, Paul and his best men were running around the venue setting up for the speeches and checking the final details were in place before getting suited and booted. After checking the coast was clear Vicky and the girls even managed to sneak out in to the Rickety barn for an inpromptu aisle walk rehearsal with plenty of giggles along the way! Here’s a little sneak peek of their upcoming film…
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Flashback to an awesome summer day at Elms Barn in Suffolk for Maddy & Sam’s wedding. After an intimate ceremony at Fritton Church we worked the blustery weather to our advantage for an epic confetti run! Later, back at Elms Barn we were blessed with blanket blue skies as Maddy & Sam literally giggled their way around the rose garden for the couple shoot.
Good fun working with Mr James Rouse Photography again too.
One of our favourites from earlier this summer. What an absolute treat to shoot this one! Details galore, two lovely families and a beautiful new venue for us at Kenton Hall in the lush Suffolk countryside. There are so many priceless little moments in this film, from Dad’s first glimpse of the dress to an impromptu first dance rehearsal at sunset. The very talented bride Kristin also hand crafted all the wedding signs (Victoria Steward Signs). Pleasure as always to work alongside photographer Dominic Whitten once again too.
We were thoroughly spoilt on Jess & Kristain’s big day – blessed with the perfect combination of a super chilled couple, blue skies, the lush venue and gardens at Chippenham Park, a beautiful outdoor wedding, lovely personalised vows, kilts…we could go on! Later these guys totally nailed their afternoon shoot around the gardens and parkland and needed no direction from us whatsoever, looking totally smitten with each other all day. Gorgeous!
Another lovely new venue for us to have a good old nose around… But before the afternoon celebrations kicked off at the lush Kenton Hall we headed deep in to the rural Suffolk countryside for Luke & Kristin’s morning preperations at their respective family homes. After a quick dash to the beautiful Dennington Church, Kristin and her proud Dad Greg had quite the walk to reach Luke at top of one very long aisle! Later, it was blue skies all the way at Kenton Hall as guests chilled in the gardens. The attention to detail was off the scale, with all the signs around the venue hand made by the very talented bride herself at Victoria Steward Signs. We were blessed with some gorgeous early evening light as we took the new Mr & Mrs off for for a wander. These two were so super-chilled they even treated us to an impromptu first dance rehearal as the sun set behind them. Magic!
Great as ever to work with brilliant photographer Dominic Whiten too.
It was back to Elms Barn for the 2nd time this last year for Tom & Jasmine’s big day. So many memorable moments in this one and plenty of laughs along the way. After nipping off to Beccles for a lovely ceremony at the very grand St Benets Church it was back for a fun packed afternoon at Elms Barn. Jasmine needed no encouragement when Tom offered her a piggy back ride through the rose garden! Later, as they got one last practice in for their First Dance routine, we we’re treated to an epic pink sunset. Lovely as always to catch up with Mr Luis Holden Photography again too!
We’ve been lucky to capture Bassmead Manor Barns in every season and late Summer is definately one of our favourite times there. Whether it be the huge expanse of wheat fields either side of the driveway or the garden in full bloom, there’s so many places to explore. Lynsey was safely hidden away in the Bridal Boudoir whilst Tom and the boys ran last minute errands around the venue and before we knew it Lynsey was whisking proud Dad Peter down the aisle! After a quick whistle stop circuit around the Bassmead grounds (including those awesome wheat fields) it was time to let Lynsey & Tom enjoy the rest of the afternoon with their friends and family in the aforementioned garden. Guests donned complimentary sunglasses (given as favours) for the rest of the day and night…even on the dance floor! The party was off the scale as we headed off in to the night after another fun day at Bassmead.
We finally got to tick another venue off our wish list back in August, for the lovely James & Dani’s wedding at the stunning Bruisyard Hall in Suffolk and it didn’t disappoint (we’re also a sucker for a long sweeping driveway!).
Dani & James and all of their families and friends were assembled under one roof in different ends of the building to avoid bumping in to one another. This made the morning preperations all the more special and laid back. For us it was also much easier to capture all those special moments without having to travel too far (except for a few trips up and down staircases!). Origami also played a vital and unique role throughout the day with paper flowers and more importantly a jawdropping thousand paper cranes (all hand made by Dani & James) suspended from the barn and in the church at Kelsale. All in all, one of of favourites couples and venues of the year!
First time working with the lovely Hayley Denston Photography too!
When it comes to editing our wedding films we always start with the most important ingredient…the story, or more specifically THEIR story. Finding those emotional, funny, thoughtful and plain ol’ sloppy romantic moments can sometimes be tricky but in the case of these guys it all started with Charlotte’s Nan. In the Bridal Boudoir at Bassmead Manor Barns, Charlotte tearfully read out the heartfelt letter her Nan had given her and we just knew we needed to find a place for it in our film. Thankfully Nan agreed to secret record herself reading it out and we all manged to keep it a suprise until the film was unveiled to Charlotte & Sam a few months later.
A super-duper chilled day at the gorgeous Bruisyard Hall in Suffolk for Dani & James. The sheer dedication these two have for each other was clear for all to see as Brusyard’s Barn was filled with a whopping 1,000 paper cranes – all hand made by Dani & James a show of love and commitment.
We also loved that they both decided to get ready under one roof – the girls occupying the light and airy Bridal Suite and the boys downstairs in the plush Snooker Room. We spent the morning nipping down corridors and hallways (and a few staircases!) to capture all the special moments as they unfolded. Then it was off for a jaunt through the lushious Suffolk countryside to Kelsale Church for a beautiful ceremony followed by a run through some bubble “confetti”. The weather tried (and failed) to get the better of us in the afternoon but we still managed a quick walk around the grounds for a laid back couple shoot with the new Mr & Mrs, including some last minute practice for their First Dance (which they totally nailed BTW!). Great fun to work with the talented Hayley Denston Photography (along with her husband David!) which made the day even more awesome.
Also check out James & Dani’s full Wedding Day Film HERE