Elmore Court Wedding Photography

Elmore Court Wedding Photography

I love being recommended by happy couples to photograph their friends wedding. The request is made all the more pleasant when the four words Elmore Court Photography and wedding are in the same sentence. This time it was for Janet & Tony’s wedding at Elmore Court in Gloucestershire. I first met Janet & Tony when they were guests at their friends wedding that I was photographing. So when they later saw their friends’ completed wedding album I was booked!

Janet & Tony’s plan was to marry at Elmore Court. Elmore Court is a grade II listed mansion nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, a couple of miles from Gloucester. Elmore Court caters for all your wedding needs. From the bridal preparations through to the party late into the night. Their big day,  was the last Saturday in September. I arrived at Elmore Court early in the day to a refreshing sight. The sun was shining, with hardly a cloud in the sky and no wind whatsoever. This promised to be an amazing day for all involved.  

I captured the still life pictures of the venue and the very well presented grounds and then I made my way up to meet with Janet and her bridal party. They were in one of the many suites Elmore Court offers to their couples. Janet chose a wedding dress from Laura May Bridal Boutique in Cardiff and this was complemented by a pair of very classy Jimmy Choo’s.

 Wedding Ceremony

Janet’s son escorted her down the aisle to meet her future husband. 

They completed their declarations and vows exchanged rings and signed the register. The guests showered Janet and Tony with confetti as they walked down the aisle. They left the ceremony room, and walked into the sunshine.  Guests enjoyed drinks & canapés on the lawns.  Darren Campbell  entertained all with mind boggling magic. Darren really is a treat to watch. Their Dalmatian dog later joined Janet and Tony to complete the family.

The wedding breakfast took place in the wonderfully appointed Gillyflower. The Gillyflower is part of Elmore Court and is located to the rear of the main mansion house. It was a now or never moment after the wedding breakfast because the sun was dropping very quickly. I mentioned this to the happy couple and we popped outside to capture some sunset pictures.

Tony and the best man delivered great speeches. As we moved into the evening it was time for the cutting of their canine themed wedding cake. Cake cut and distributed the live band took over for the night. A smoochy first dance followed and then party time!!

Elmore court wedding venue in summer sun
elmore court wedding ceremony room
Elmore court gillyflower wedding reception room
bride and bridesmaids laughing and drinking
picture of bride wedding dress and bouquet
wedding guest arriving at Elmore Court
bride in bridal suite at Elmore Court
bride and son at Elmore court before wedding ceremony
bride walking down the aisle at Elmore Court
bridesmaids crying during wedding ceremony
groom shaking hands during wedding ceremony at Elmore court
Wedding ceremony at Elmore court
bride and groom exchanging wedding rings during wedding ceremony atElmore court
bride and groom first kiss at wedding ceremony at Elmore court
bride and groom smiling and laughing walking up the aisle at Elmore court
wedding drinks reception at Elmore Court
Bride stroking her dog at wedding
bride and groom with their dog Dalmatian
bride and groom portrait blue sky and sun at Elmore Court
bride and groom portrait blue sky and sun at Elmore Court
magician with guests at wedding reception at Elmore court
magician with guests at wedding reception at Elmore court card trick
magician with guests at wedding reception at Elmore court laughing
magician with guests at wedding reception at Elmore court produces bottle
bride and groom walking into the Gillyflower at Elmore Court
wedding gusts sat down at reception in the Gillyflower at Elmore Court
grooms wedding speech at Elmore Court
grooms speech and bride laughing
wedding guests laughing at speech at Elmore Court
top table wedding guests laughing at best man
Bride and grooms first dance in the Gillyflower at Elmore Court
Elmore Court Gloucestershire picture at night

Elmore Court

One of the major joys of a wedding is most definitely the bringing together of friends and family, reconnecting over the hustle and bustle that comes with happiness and love. Having the opportunity to share one of the most important days of your life with the people who mean the most to you is something that most people dream of doing – why not do it at a venue that is brimming with luxury, sophistication and charm and will leave a stunning, lasting impression on yourselves and your guests? Elmore Court is all of that, and more.

Set across a vastly sustainable estate in Stroud, Gloucestershire, Elmore Court hosts a unique and stunning grade II listed manor house and is the perfect location to host the wedding of your dreams. Understanding the needs of their clients and doing so in a responsible and environmentally conscious way only adds to the appeal of the place – the building’s electricity supply is produced using renewable energy and the produce they use throughout their extensive menu is composed exclusively of locally or home grown ingredients. Accommodating both the most intimate of weddings and larger parties of up to 200 guests, Elmore Court allows you to put the wilderness back into your life and truly express yourself. 

Wedding Ceremonies at Elmore Court

With civil ceremonies hosted and performed in Elmore Court itself and the opportunity for Christian ceremonies less than a mile away in Elmore Church, whether you’re looking to nurture your spiritual side or share your vows in Elmore Court’s breathtaking Hall, Elmore Court is a versatile venue that gives you the best of both worlds. Choosing to hold your wedding or special occasion at Elmore Court gives you and your wedding party full and exclusive access to the stunning house and luscious gardens.

Shimmy your way from the elegant halls to the charming Gillyflower – keeping in line with the estate’s ethical and sustainable values. The Gillyflower has been built entirely from earth and timber sourced from the estate itself but is contemporarily stylistic in its design – and what’s more, it’s sound-proof, allowing you the scope to dance the night away with no risk of disturbing the locals. Rustic and picturesque, the Gillyflower and Elmore Court hold a magic beyond even what your wildest imagination can envisage.

A little later in the day

Complementing your special day with the perfect menu comes easily with Elmore Court, food and drink being a major part of their appeal as the perfect wedding venue. With flexible menus, cooked perfectly and locally to meet all of your requirements, dietary or otherwise, you can guarantee fresh and delicious meals that put the icing on the cake of a spectacular and memorable day. Arguably one of the most important aspects of a wedding day, guaranteeing lasting memories are made through your wedding photography is easily done in the magical Elmore Court grounds – with rustic backdrops and intimate corners, it’s fair to say that your photography will have a frenzy procuring the most beautiful of memories of a day well beyond the stretch of your imagination.

If you need a photographer to capture your wedding day at Elmore Court this is MY CONTACT FORM. Look forward to hearing from you.

Phil Webb Photography – Capturing your Wedding Day Without Controlling It

Elmore Court Wedding Photography

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