Bartle Hall Wedding Photography // Freya and Ben

by | Feb 20, 2019 | Photography | 0 comments

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Hidden away in the countryside, somewhere between Preston and Blackpool, is Bartle Hall. Set in acres of grounds it’s one of the most picturesque wedding venues in the area. There are plenty of places to explore for portraits and I always manage to find somewhere new to photograph whenever I visit.

Freya and Ben had decided to have a more traditional church ceremony at St John the Evangelist in Clifton. You could feel their nerves just before Freya walked in, although Ben’s Best Man Nathan kept the tension at bay by cracking jokes. That’s exactly what a Best Man is for, calming nerves and keeping you smiling! Father Brian kept the humour up throughout the ceremony too, making them burst into laughter throughout their vows.

Legalities done we headed out into the sunshine (remember summer…it feels so far away now doesn’t it!) and Freya and Ben walked through a sea of confetti before they were whisked off to Bartle Hall. I always say to couples that for fantastic confetti shots they need A LOT of confetti. If they think they have enough…then they need to buy more!

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the makeup company working their magic on bartle hall bride
hairspray and wedding hair style inspiration
bride has earings put in by bridesmaid
bride carries veil over beds at bridal prep
bride in wedding dress has finishing touches applied
final hair styling before wedding
stunning bride smiles for portrait before wedding
groom waiting nervously at church
groom and best man in blue check suits in church
bride walks down isle with dad
groom waiting in anticipation for bride
bride and groom in Lancashire church service
bride and groom smile during Ribble valley church wedding
bride and groom kiss at Lancashire wedding ceremony
bride and groom smile as they leave church
hugs and celebrations with newly weds outside church
Bride smiles as she hugs guest after Lancashire Church Wedding
Bride and Groom laugh outside Lancashire Church
Bartle Hall Wedding Photography Confetti Shot
Confetti outside Lancashire Church
Magician Andy Dean wows guests at Bartle Hall Wedding
Bartle Hall Magician Andy Dean
guests reaction to bartle hall magician
married couple kiss under trees at Bartle Hall
Beautiful couples portraits at Bartle Hall
Bartle Hall Wedding Photography
Groom kisses brides forehead during couples portraits
Bartle Hall wedding Photography

Summer wedding at Bartle Hall

Bartle Hall is a perfect venue for a summer wedding. Ben and Freya’s guests made the most of the terrace and lawn while magician Andy Dean baffled them with some insanely good magic. It was great to see Andy again after he performed at my wedding a few years back too. There was a lot of laughter and many awed faces as he worked his way through the crowd. Amy (my second shooter) and I spent far too long trying to work out just how he does his tricks!

Before everyone sat down for the wedding breakfast I took some time out with Ben and Freya. There are so many places for portraits at Bartle Hall and we made the most of them – from the woods at the back of the venue all the way to the tree lined driveway. We got back in time for Wayne Farrow to get everyone up dancing and singing throughout the wedding breakfast. He kept the entire room entertained and kicked the evening off in style! The dancefloor was packed before Freya and Ben had chance to do their first dance! The fab Six15 Events took over for the night and things got wild! These guests know how to party!

Father of the brides speech at Bartle hall
Father of the bride at bartle hall
bride looks up at dad during his speech
top table reacts to speech by father of the bride at Bartle Hall
Groom delivers his speech at Bartle Hall
Grooms speech at Bartle Hall Preston
Best mans speech at bartle hall
groom reacts to best mans speech
Wayne Farrow wedding entertainment at bartle hall
Wayne farrow entertaining guests at bartle hall
bridesmaids singing with Wayne Farrow
Wayne Farrow wedding entertainment at Bartle Hall
Father of the bride singing at bartle hall
Bridal party singing with Wayne Farrow
Top table being entertained at bartle hall
Stunning first dance at Bartle Hall
Dancefloor action at Bartle Hall
Bride and Groom party with guests at Bartle Hall
Bride and Groom party with six15 events
Six15 events entertain guests at Bartle Hall
Six15 Events at Bartle Hall Preston
Creative Bartle Hall Wedding Photography
Couple in the rain for night portraits at Bartle Hall

Weddings at Bartle Hall

Ben and Freya’s Bartle Hall wedding was a corker! If you are planning your epic wedding there and want some creative portraits mixed with natural documentary photography then I’m the man for  you! Get in touch and let’s chat.