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Caitlin and Richard’s Oriental Orchard Marquee Bash
Aug, 31 2020 - Nov, 19 2021 | And Ever After
“Has anyone ever told you that you look like Pocahontas?” Those were Richard’s first words to Caitlin, in a pub six years ago just before she spilt her drink down his shirt. It sounds like the perfect recipe for a disaster – but this devoted duo saw safety in eachother’s chaos and began...
Anthony and Kevin’s Colourful Christmas Cracker at Charlton Hall
Dec, 19 2020 | Kristos Kabiotis
Anthony and Kevin’s dreams came true on one fateful December day at the quirky, iconic manor house that is Charlton Hall. Having hummed and hared over whether to wait until their original booking in October 2021, this dedicated duo decided that in order for something positive to come out...
Charlotte and Lenny’s French Floral Fantasy at Le Petit Chateau
Sep, 02 2020 | Sean Elliott Photography
This real wedding is a cracker. From the fabulous floral styling from award-winning Guest List members Sprig and Thistle, to the magical imagery captured by another Belle fave, Sean Elliott Photography, prepare to have your wedding spring-spiration utterly fulfilled. A New Chapter...
Jade and Craig’s Small but Sensational Treetop Celebration
Nov, 03 2020 | M.I.N.E Photography
Opting to tie the knot with a ‘Just the Two of Us’ package at the stunning new Treehouse Suites at Ramside Hall – three elevated treehouses opened in early 2020 catering for spectacular celebrations – this perfect pair’s day was the epitome of special. Having originally planned to have a...
Ami and Kam’s Luxe Lockdown-Beating Northumberland Big Day
Nov, 04 2021 | Carn Patrick
Would you travel 400 miles for love? How about your dream wedding? And if your answer to either of those questions is no, then why are you even here? All jokes aside, these have been very real dilemmas for engaged couples over the past 12 months. But as everyone at Belle Bridal HQ likes to
Francesca and Tim’s Traditional Lockdown Love Affair
Sep, 26 2020 | Rosie Davison Photography
Another lockdown real wedding for you, providing all the rustic romance and sublime style inspiration. Florals are courtesy of new Guest List florists, Sprig and Thistle – and if their flair-filled blooms of love don’t get you in the mood for spring, we’re not sure what will… Francesca and...
Sarah and Will’s Wonderful Rustic Romance at Brinkburn,...
Sep, 26 2020 | Andy Turner
Finding the perfect spot for your dream wedding is hard enough, but finding a venue that can adapt to the age of corona’s ever-changing rules – and its heartbroken couples’ expectations for their shape- shifting celebrations? Well, that’s priceless, as the credit card ads say. Fortunately...
Danielle and Ryan's Twilight Tree Top Celebration
Nov, 04 2020 | RGM Photo
We are besotted with this real wedding at the beautiful Treehouse at The Alnwick Garden. After almost a three-year long engagement, Danielle and Ryan were set to get married in May 2020 with a wedding extravangaza (think singing waiters and a never-ending guest list!), but with COVID at its...
Jayne and Jack's Pastel Perfect Summer Showstopper at Woodhill
We could all do with a little #throwback to remind us how spectacular weddings can be. This one, featured in Belle Bridal AW18, takes some beating. Personal touches, rays of gold, incredible backdrops and love – it was the epitome of summertime luxury in a real rural hotspot. Cue the pretty......
Hayley and Greg's Wonderland Extravaganza at Wynyard Hall
Sep, 17 2019 | Andy Turner
Plucked straight from the pretty pages of Belle Bridal AW20, this Real Wedding sums up exactly what we're all about here at Belle. Breaking the traditional white wedding mould through exuberant style, happiness, and a boat load of love. Cue the fabulousness... As Christmas in 2017 fast approached,...
Emily and Mark’s Impromptu Pre-Lockdown Love-In at Doxford Barns
Nov, 04 2020 | Lee Gibbins
Making the most of things while you can has been a running theme of 2020. Be it enjoying a meal out with friends or grabbing that last pack of loo roll from the supermarket shelf, we’ve all learnt to seize the moment in a year where they can be gone in an instance… And that was
Trish and Stew’s Magical Marquee Celebration at Black Horse Beamish
Aug, 21 2020 | Scott Carney Photography
Gathering just 25 of their nearest and dearest, Trish and Stew decided to tie the knot during the perils of a global pandemic, and judging by these joy-filled images – captured magnificently by our #guestlist snapper Scott Carney Photography – it was a decision worth taking. Home is Where the...