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Michelle and Mike’s Wedding

The Kingscote Barn, near Tetbury.

A Christmas wedding is always a magical event to photograph and so I was looking forward to my day as I drove through the misty Oxfordshire countryside. My destination was The Kingscote Barn, a wedding venue nestled in the heart of its very own secret valley.

Enchanting stone barn

Close to the Cotswold village of Tetbury, a sweeping private driveway leads you to this enchanting 17th century stone barn. Before me lay far-reaching views over rolling countryside, still covered in early morning dew.

Kingscote Barn’s minstrel gallery

Barn ceremonies are a wedding photographers dream!  The exposed stonework and magnificent beams had been festooned with twinkling fairy lights. Kingscote Barn has a minstrel’s gallery high above where the happy couple would exchange rings and this would allow us to capture some great moments during the wedding ceremony. What could be better – someone had even hung a massive bunch of mistletoe above the spot Michelle and Mike would say “I do”.

This is how the day unfolded….

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