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West Yorkshire Wedding

Nestled in Calderdale, part of the south Pennine Chain, lies the historic village of Rishworth and close by live Lauren and Jack. They planned their early spring West Yorkshire wedding knowing a limited number of guests would be able to attend the marriage ceremony, due to pandemic restrictions. Nevertheless, word travels fast in small Yorkshire villages, and it seemed as though half of Rishworth had decided to walk their dogs or take daily exercise at the same time, just to catch a glimpse of this magical event!

West Yorkshire Wedding Ceremony

St.John’s Church, Rishworth, Sowerby Bridge

Lauren and Jack’s local church, St.John’s, was the perfect choice for this charming and intimate wedding. Constructed on raised ground in the early 1900’s, the building oozes period character with brick-faced walls, oak panels and exposed beams. The priest in charge, Rev. Stephen Southgate , conducted a warm and humorous marriage ceremony and his church was adorned with elegant flower arrangements by Cece Blooms Floral Design.

Lauren and Jack’s West Yorkshire Wedding Breakfast

After a brilliant confetti shower and family portrait photography in St. John’s churchyard, Lauren and Jack where whisked back home for the wedding breakfast. Their convertible vintage Rolls Royce wedding car, complete with uniformed chauffer, came courtesy of Horsfields of Halifax. Although numbers attending their reception again had to be restricted, I am very much looking forward to travelling north again next year to photograph Lauren and Jack’s Much Bigger West Yorkshire Wedding Breakfast Celebrations!

Considering the limited number of people we were able to have due to the pandemic, Steve definitely helped make our day extra special. The relaxed and friendly but professional approach was everything we could have asked for. We are over the moon with our photos and would highly recommend this service. 

Jack and Laura

Should you be planning an intimate, romantic church wedding then take a look at Elspeth and James’ Wedding I recently photographed.


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