Natasha & Tom | Real Wedding | Calke Abbey | UK Wedding Blog

November 1st, 2018|

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Natasha & Tom | Matt Brown Photography

These stunning Summer photos are just what we needed on this cold, November morning! Natasha & Tom’s wedding photos landed in our inbox a few weeks ago, and we have been saving them up to give you that last little bit of Summer sun – so whether you’re reading this on your phone tucked up in bed, or you’re browsing whilst you’re at work and looking out of the window at the almost-winter weather, we hope these photos let you live a little bit of Summer…

Natasha & Tom had a half-day celebration with us, after having their ceremony elsewhere. When they arrived in this gorgeous vintage car, photographer Matt Brown whisked them away into the gardens so that they could capture these gorgeous shots…

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

We love the colours in Natasha’s bouquet, and photographer Matt Brown seemed to catch the most amazing moment between the bridesmaids…

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Meanwhile, the Riding School had been set up for their wedding breakfast – we love seeing a brightly coloured wedding, especially in the height of Summer, so these gorgeous mint greens, apricot oranges and bright canary yellows really made the space look vibrant and fun.

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

After the wedding breakfast and speeches comes the time to really relax, kick off the heels and dance the night away as evening guests begin to arrive. It’s also time for the couples first dance…

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Making the most of the heatwave, guests headed out onto the Calke Abbey meadow to play some games…

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

…and whilst guests enjoyed the last of the daylight, Natasha and Tom quietly snuck away to enjoy some time on their own. We might be biased, but these ‘golden hour’ photos are some of our absolute favourites…

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue

Have Natasha & Tom’s photos got you lusting after your own Calke Abbey wedding? Why not book a viewing with us so we can show you around the Riding School and explain our weddings in more detail? You can request a brochure here, or email info@honeysuckleandcastle.co.uk┬áif you’d like to arrange a viewing…

Honeysuckle & Castle | East Midlands Wedding Venue