Wedding Photography at the The Old Wharf Tearooms in Leicester

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HUMANIST WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

 


Emma and Oli were married at the Bridgford Hall in West Bridgford and celebrated with their family and friends with a Humanist ceremony at The Old Wharf Tearooms in Leicester.

I’ve known Oli for several years and was proud when he asked if I would be the photographer for his and Emma’s special day (actually two days).

Emma and Oli were legally married in a small close family and friend’s ceremony at the Bridgford Hall in West Bridgford; it’s not often that I photograph the legal ceremony when I have been booked to do the Humanist ceremony the day after, but as with all my wedding couples – no two weddings are the same. The legal service was a quick one – just how the guys wanted, no fuss, no rings – just the legal bits and bobs out the way ready for the celebration the following day.

The second day started with me arriving at the Rowan lodge at Eye Kettleby Lakes, where Emma was getting ready. It wasn’t long before Emma was joined by members of her family and her close friends. The morning was really relaxed with laughs, giggles, alcohol and chocolate croissants – and before too long it was off to The Old Wharf Tearooms.

 Leicester Wedding Photography + Leicester Wedding Photographer + Humanist Wedding Photographer + Bride getting in her wedding dress on the morning of her wedding

When I got to The Old Wharf Tearooms I was amazed to see how much work had gone into making the place their own for the day – the venue was terrific, and there was a great vibe about the place.

 Leicester Wedding Photography + Leicester Wedding Photographer + Humanist Wedding Photographer + Old Wharf Tea Rooms wedding venue pictures

The Humanist ceremony was a beautiful one. With a Humanist ceremony, you are free to talk and express your feelings in ways you are not able to do in civil or religious services. An essential part of a Humanist wedding is the Celebrant, and the lady that Oli and Emma chose was fantastic – she judged what was needed and delivered it!

 Leicester Wedding Photography + Leicester Wedding Photographer + Humanist Wedding Photographer + bride and groom watching on as the Humanist Celebrant conducts the Humanist wedding ceremony

The rest of the day was a bit of a blur – even for us wedding photographers, sometimes you only remember a part of the day when starting the editing process!

My favourite part of Emma and Oli’s Humanist wedding was the Bingo! Yep, Bingo. The guys had prepared prizes ranging from wine, lottery tickets, games, pineapple and even a thumb war to decide on a joint winner!

I enjoyed the day, the food was amazing, the sun came out, and I think look back at the wedding photos everyone had a great time!


SOME KIND WORDS FROM EMMA & Oli

 

We could not recommend Andy highly enough. Brilliant from start to finish. He was friendly, professional and incredibly accommodating of our personal preferences. Above all, his photos where of exceptional quality and really captured our big day in the most natural of ways.Emma & Oli

 


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Destination: Leicester Wedding Photography | Wedding Venue: The Old Wharf Tearoom | Wedding Setting: Tea Room Wedding Venue