Thornton Manor Wedding Cheshire

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Thornton   Manor  Wedding Cheshire

This Thornton Manor wedding was my first time shooting at this beautiful venue;  but hopefully not my last!. This luxury a grade II listed Elizabethan house on the Wirral nr Cheshire was built in the middle of the 19th century and surrounded by exquisite park and gardens. It has four exclusive venues, each tucked away in their own oasis of this extensive country estate.

As well as the house the wedding venue has the Dell Pavillion & the Lakeside Marquee. This is where Lauren & Lewis held their wedding celebrations. The Marquee is set beneath the tree-tops in the extensive grounds. Overlooking the water and countryside beyond, making it the perfect setting for their romantic wedding.

Chinese    Wedding   Theme

The overall theme for the wedding was based on Lauren’s family Chinese heritage. With small nods and touches scattered throughout the day. There was the beautiful Chinese Umbrellas dressing the ceremony room. Then the blossom trees decorating the dining room, and of course  the AMAZING Chinese dragon dance.

I’ve photographed  a few  Chinese weddings in the past. Although more traditional Chinese weddings normal incorporate the  bride & groom getting involved in morning games & tea ceremonies. Lauren’s wedding didn’t have any of these traditional elements, but it did  have the dragon dance; which was just AMAZING to experience. The colour  & atmosphere were fabulous.  Lauren’s dad had arranged the dragon dance as a gift. It was a complete surprise for both the couple & all their guests

Lauren  arranged a little surprise of her own for Lewis. During the ceremony was a surprise operatic performance by a family friend Natalie  of You’ll Never Walk Alone. This song has great personal meaning to the family. As it was a favourite of  Lewis’s late granddad. Emotions always run  high during a wedding ceremony;  but to add this – BOY even I was crying!

Thornton   Manor   Wedding    Photography

Lauren & Lewis’s wedding was definitely a party wedding. With entertainment being really important for for the couple. During the ceremony we had a string trio from String Infusion who were just fabulous. During the wedding breakfast we  had a surprise performance from crooner Cole. He was attending the wedding as a guest and started singing from his seat, so none of the guests could tell where the singing was coming from. He had both of the dads up singing, and by the end of the performance everyone was stood on their seats.  In the evening they had a DJ and SIX15 provided a saxophonist for the evening party  as a nod to their LOVE of  dance music and that Ibiza vibe to the night do.

Looking    for    your Thornton Manor Wedding  Photographer

If you having your wedding at Thornton Manor  wedding and are looking for your perfect wedding photographer, get in touch for more previews of my work at this venue.

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