Jen & Ankur’s Wedding Day | Tower Hill Barns

Jen & Ankur had the most beautiful day for their wedding, they married at All Saints Church in Gresford, and then spent the rest of the day celebrating with all their family and friends at the stunning venue Tower Hill Barns.

Jen’s bridal prep was all done at Tower Hill Barns in their new Bridal Prep room, this new area was the perfect place for her bridal party to get ready and relax out on the balcony terrace before heading off to the Church. Jen’s family, nieces and nephews spent the morning getting ready there too, the kids had great fun playing in the grounds while Jen finished off getting ready in the cottage with her Mum.

It was my first time at All Saints Church and I was so pleased when they told me they were getting married there, it’s such a beautiful place, the grand architecture of the building allows so much light in which makes it perfect for photos! After the ceremony, Jen & Ankur drove away in style, in the back of a Peacock blue 1979 Rolls-Royce…. my favourite car from Chester Wedding Cars.

The rest of the day was spent eating, laughing, drinking and having a wonderful time with all their family and friends at Tower Hill Barns. They were blessed with the weather, and had their first dance out on the terrace as the sun set… it really was a perfect day!

A selection of highlights from their special day . . .
(Please note these images are copyrighted, do not screenshot, download or use in any way. They are also very small web size versions of the originals and will look pixelated if viewed large – ideal for phone viewing)

Dear Jen & Ankur, thank you so much for choosing me to be your wedding photographer, I wish you oodles of love and happiness for the rest of your lives together …. and I look forward to meeting your new arrival!

A huge thanks to all of these amazing suppliers who made the day as perfect as it was –

Hair & Makeup – @loujomakeup loujomakeup

Flowers -@vividfloraldesign vividfloraldesign

Cake -Katie’s Little Cake Company Katie’s Little Cake Company

Harp -@Bethanharp Bethanharp

Band -@Danielanddeyes Daniel & Deyes

Car -Chester Wedding Cars Chester Wedding Cars


Emily & Nathan | Plas Hafod ~ 24th of July 2021

I was looking forward to Emily & Nathan’s wedding so much, with all the postponing of weddings over the past 18 months, it’s been such a long wait for everyone and it’s so nice to finally see couples being able to say I Do! ….. and start to celebrate!


I spent the morning with Emily at her parent’s home, I always start with photographing all the details, and for me it’s one of the most nerve-wracking parts, transporting all of the essential bits to areas with better lighting and trying to avoid all hazards along the way! Well, on that morning I had their cat as an assistant while I was photographing the dress….. you can imagine my anxiety as it climbed on top of the archway ready to jump onto the dress…. oh my, can you imagine! Luckily she leaped onto a nearby bush and I was able to let out a big sigh of relief, take the photos then quickly get the dress back inside! 


Nathan was getting ready at his parent’s house, which luckily was only a few minutes away so I was able to get some of him getting ready with his brother and then get back in time for Emily getting her dress on. It was absolutely stunning, with delicate embroidery over fine layers of tulle that elegantly fell to the floor.


Emily arrived in style at St. David’s Church in the 1965 Bentley S3 from Chester Wedding Cars. They were married in a beautiful catholic ceremony and then celebrated the day away with their loved ones at Plas Hafod Hotel. Lots of happy tears were shed, especially through the speeches which even had me mopping my eyes as I struggled to see behind the camera… once the Groom goes, or the Dads, then that’s me…I’m gone too!


And to finish a perfect day, as the sun set, they drank, laughed, and danced the night away!


Thank you so much for asking me to be your photographer and capture your special day, I wish you all the love and happiness in your life together.

A selection of highlights from their special day . . .
(Please note these images are copyrighted, do not screenshot, download or use in any way. They are also very small web size versions of the originals and will look pixelated if viewed large – ideal for phone viewing)

The day was made extra special by all the wonderful suppliers so Emily and Nathan would like to say a huge thank you to all those involved:

Hair & Makeup – Make Up By Lorraine
Flowers – Vivaldiflowers
Dress – 
Cars – Chester Wedding Cars
Venue – Plas Hafod Hotel
Cake – Contour Cakes
Band – Brass Monkees
Harpist – Ceianwen Roberts


Natalie & Steve’s Wedding Day ~ Hanmer Church ~ 17th of July 2021

Ooohhh how I’ve missed weddings and what a day to kick them off!!!! Natalie & Steve’s was my first one this year now that life is returning to normal and what can I say except wow, from start to finish it was literally the perfect day. Steve’s careful selection for the ideal date for the weather….which he researched thoroughly (I love Steve’s attention to detail!)….paid off as it turned out to be one of the hottest days of the year. Which I’m not going to lie, wasn’t the easiest of working conditions, but it was so worth it for the gorgeous sun-kissed photos we got. The Marquee was decorated by uplit events the day before the wedding and as I only live a few mins away I was able to visit the night before to get a sneak peek and take all the detail shots of the incredible blossom tree decor! 

On the day I spent the morning with the girls at Natalie’s parents’ house, there were lots of laughs…. and happy tears too! The relaxed flow to the preparations always kicks up a gear in the final half an hour, there’s a buzz of everyone running around trying to find their final touches, but as soon as Natalie had her dress on she silenced the room, she looked simply breathtaking in her dress from Brides Of Chester.

I wasn’t able to cover Steve’s morning preparations because I was too far away to do both but they were in good hands with my second shooter Kamila who had lots of fun with them.

Their ceremony was held at Hanmer Church, which sits proudly on the hill overlooking the lake, and this was our backdrop for their family photos…. whilst trying to avoid the odd swimmer! From here all the guests piled onto the red double-decker bus with fizz in hand and headed to the reception which was held at Steve & Natalie’s Queensbridge Farm. Everyone was greeted with drinks and canapes and John King sang while the girls danced.. and there was even a mini guest singer!

It was such an amazing day and I could write about every little detail, oh I mustn’t forget when Steve went to water the greenhouse plants in the middle of doing their portraits haha… but I know you just want to see the photos ;-D So here’s a handful, there’s a lot more but I’ll let Natalie & Steve share those with you! I’ll also put the links to all the wonderful suppliers at the end.

A selection of highlights from their special day . . .

(Please note these images are copyrighted, do not screenshot, download or use in any way. They are also very small web size versions of the originals and will look pixelated if viewed large – ideal for phone viewing)

To Natalie & Steve, thank you so much for choosing me to be your wedding photographer. I want to wish you all the happiness in the world, I think you were made to be with each other and I hope you have a long and happy life together.

Lv Suze xx

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I’d like to say a special thanks to Kamila who was my second shooter for the day, we’ve been friends and photography nerds since 2013 and I love working with her. I’d normally have a cheesy selfie of us to put here but I think we were that busy on the day we forgot to do one!

I also hope to work alongside John again who was their wedding planner, he made sure the day ran to perfection and it was a pleasure to work alongside him. I would recommend him to anyone planning their wedding.

And thank you to Stuart from sandsvideo.co.uk, who stepped in last minute to cover for Dave from ‘Dave Bones’ who was the original videographer but fell poorly a few days before. So as a team effort Stuart filmed the day and Dave will be editing it so I can’t wait to see that. And thank you Stuart for this epic sky view of their reception –  

A huge thanks to all of these amazing suppliers who made the day as perfect as it was –

Wedding planner
Honeybells
Make up
nwtbeauty
janehairandmakeup
Hair – Claire Houghton Wedding nails Wedding dress
https://www.facebook.com/bridesofchester/ Bridesmaid dresses Marquee dressing – uplit events Invites – I do designs
https://www.idodesigns.org.uk
Wedding cars
Wedding bus
Wedding cake
Desert table
Flowers
Fish and chip van
Band – hard to handle
John King- wedding reception guitarist
Videographer – editor Film
Suits
Church string trio
Wedding rings
Wedding signs and stationary


Tallulah & Michael | Winter Wedding at Tower Hill Barns

I was so eager to start my 2020 Weddings with Tallulah and Michael’s for many reasons, I had the pleasure of photographing Tallulah’s sisters Wedding a few years ago and I love this family! They were so much fun to photograph, love each other to bits … and know how to have a great time! Also, to return to Tower Hill Barns as it’s right on my doorstep and only a short drive from Llangollen, a top tourist attraction when visiting Wales for its stunning scenery, Railway, Historical grounds, festivals, food and much more. There’s definitely plenty for Wedding Guests to do if they plan to stay a little longer! Tower Hill Barns is one of my favourite venues, I love to photograph Weddings there with its beautiful grounds, gorgeous interior, staff that look after you and not to mention the incredible food!

Bride and Groom prep were all done at the venue with Tallulah and the girls in the cottage and Mike and the boys in the salon. It was such a windy blustery day and even though it forecast rain for most of the day we were lucky to get outside to do their family photos under the bridge and their sparkler shot that they had much hoped for.

Dear Tallulah and Mike, thank you for letting me capture your special day. I hope you have a wonderful life together, with years of happiness, love and laughter!

Lv Suze xx

 

Here’s a selection of highlights from their special day . . .

(Please note these images are copyrighted, do not screenshot, download or use in any way. They are also very small web size versions of the originals and will look pixelated if viewed large)

 

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