Small and intimate weddings are our new normal at the moment because of current restrictions. The gorgeous Stratford wedding is a great example of how small weddings can be fun, intimate and full of love an emotion. surrounded by their closet family and friends, sarah and Dave had a beautiful, autumn wedding in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon. both the bride and groom got ready for their wedding with their best friends at the Townhouse, in rooms next door to each other! It was great to be able to pop between rooms to photograph both as they prepared to get married!

Town Hall Wedding Ceremony

Sarah walked across the streets of Stratford with her Dad and bridesmaid to her wedding ceremony held at The town Hall. the Town Hall is a grand building in the heart of this historical market town. a beautiful building, housing many historical paintings, make it a romantic, atmospheric place to hold a wedding ceremony. Dave, waiting with his wedding guests and best man had the biggest smile as Sarah entered the room to walk down the aisle with her Dad. A fun, relaxed ceremony set the scene for the rest of their wedding day.

Sarah and Dave walked out of the Town Hall as newlyweds to a shower of confetti. Whilst guests made their way to the Townhouse for the wedding breakfast, Sarah, Dave and I explored the surrounding streets of Stratford for some wedding portraits. As we walked around, Sarah and Dave were treated like celebs, congratulations passed on to them from tourists and lots of well wishes and cheers! Sarah looked amazing in an unusual fifties style dress which showed off her quirky Irregular Choice wedding shoes.

The beauty of a small wedding is that you get to chat ands spend lots of time with everyone there. Sarah and Dave were so relaxed and happy chatting to they rguests and enjoying drinks, before an intimate dinner together in a separate, more private area of the Townhouse.

During wedding prep in the morning, Sarah and her bridesmaid hd been admiring beautiful free standing bath in the bridal suite. I tagged along as they went up to the room to freshen up after dinner, so that we could take some fun shots in the bath. We had such a giggle and I love the bath photographs as they really show off the lovely friendship these two share!

More guest arrived for the evening celebrations. Imagine a great night in a lovely pub, chatting and having a giggle with all of your favourite people. Definitely a plus to having a small and intimate wedding.

Stratford The townhouse

bride doing her hair for her wedding

bridesmaid doing her makeup ready for wedding

groom and best man doing up their ties in front of the mirror

groom looking at his watch as he gets ready for his wedding

bride fixing buttonhole to fathers jacket

bride kissing her Dad as he arrives at the hotel before wedding

bride and bridesmaid doing cheers with champagne

make up bag with new married name on

bridesmaid helping bride into her wedding dress

bride fixing net over her face for her wedding

bride putting on her irregular choice shoes

bride bridesmaid and dad walking to stratford wedding at the town hall

bride an her dad walking through stratford to her wedding

groom smiling with best man

bride and her dad walking down the aisle at stratford town hall

bride smiling at groom s she reaches him at the end of the aisle

Dad kissing bride after walking her down the aisle

bride looking at groom during wedding ceremony

bridesmaid doing a reading at stratford town hall

groom and bride saying their vows and exchanging rings during there stratford wedding ceremony

groom whispering to bride during their wedding ceremony in stratford town hall

bride and groom first kiss at wedding ceremony

bride and groom laughing just after their first kiss when married

bride and groom just married, walking down the aisle at stratford town hall

bride and groom being showered by confetti as they walk out of Stratford Town Hall

bride, Groom, bridesmaid and best man posing for a photograph

bride and bridesmaid posing for a photograph outside stratford Town hall

guests congratulating the bride in Stratford outside the town hall

groom being congratulated by wedding guests outside Stratford Town Hall

bride and groom kissing standing by a black and white building in Stratford

bride looking at cat postcards in Stratford

bride and groom walking down the road in stratford upon avon

bride and groom in front of a blue front door in stratford

bride and groom cuddling on a doorstep in Stratford as cyclists go by

guests welcoming in the bride and groom

guests drinking champagne and laughing during wedding reception

bride drinking champagne with her guests at wedding in stratford upon avon

groom giving a speech at his stratford wedding at the townhouse

bride listening to wedding speeches

guests enjoying the wedding speeches

groom giving a speech at his stratford wedding

best man holding up funny present from the groom during wedding speech

guests laughing at wedding speech

bride giving a speech at her wedding in Stratford

groom listening to the bride giving her wedding speech

bridesmaid laughing at wedding speech

best man giving his wedding speech at the townhouse in stratford

mother of the groom wearing ear muffs during wedding speech

best man holding up props during wedding speech

bride listening to best man wedding speech

guests listening to best man speech at Stratford wedding

guests raising a toast at wedding breakfast

best man holding a pint of beer and flowers

bride and bridesmaid sitting in a bath drinking gin

bride and bridesmaid sitting in the bath showing their irregular choice shoes

bride and bridesmaid sitting in a bath laughing at the townshouse

guest hugging groom at wedding

groom laughing with wedding guests at stratford wedding

guests laughing at Stratford Wedding

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bride and groom cutting the wedding cake, Stratford Wedding