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Andrew and Helen's wedding at Tickton Grange

If a wedding is to have a theme, summed up in one word, this one was definitely all about the "dance"!

Andrew and Helen were lovely to work with, and enjoyed their special day immensely, not even letting an early-morning downpour of rain put them off.

They had been brought together by dance classes in Howden with Feathersteps School of Dance, learning latin and ballroom.  They went as individuals and soon became a couple.  My good friend Sophie Brooke recommended me as their wedding photographer, so they give me a call and that was that!

Between us, we even recommended the Tickton Grange hotel near Beverley when they asked for ideas on venue, needing a large capacity.  With the Rose Room as a ceremony and reception room, they also have a pleasant bar and patio area leading to the beautiful gardens.

Helen and Andrew both finished their preparations in the hotel, before the ceremony.  Colour scheme for the flowers and dresses was classic baby blue and pink, tastefully followed through to the understated lacy chair covers.

The day went swimmingly (with no more rain) and even their beloved dog Otis got in on the photo action, in cardboard cut-out form!  Their guests were great, getting involved and playing around, so we got lots of fun shots, as well as some beautiful bride and groom shots in the gardens, including the amazing recent invention of a bridal dress with pockets!  Their first dance had been choreographed by Feathersteps, and they were a little nervous about it, especially as Sophie would be there to watch! I had been kept up to date with their rehearsal progress in the weeks and months leading up to the big day, and they did not disappoint with a very polished and fun performance!

UPDATE! Their wedding album is now complete and can be seen here:

Bride and groom in the grounds of Tickton Grange hotel on their wedding day

Wedding guests laughing at the speeches - Tickton Grange

Their dance teacher Sophie and their dog Otis!

Taking a stroll in the grounds of Tickton Grange

wedding dress - WITH POCKETS!!!

Best Wedding dance EVER!


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I enjoyed photographing this wedding so much!  Such a chilled-out lovely couple - lots of smiles and always up for a few more photos here and there throughout their special day, in July this year at Tickton Grange.  And now I can present them with their finished wedding album by Graphistudio, all the way from Italy!

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