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This is up there with one of my all time favourite winter wedding videos I have ever filmed and edited.

Relaxed and welcoming family and friends, a gorgeous and very happy bride and groom, beautiful church and Cheshire countryside wedding venue…

AND we even finished with a spectacular sunset during our couples portraits in the beautifully manicured grounds of this stunning Cheshire country house (something we only really get to do in winter thanks to an early sunset!).

Make a cup of tea, take a seat and enjoy Emma and Alistair’s beautiful¬†Willington Hall wedding highlights video…

Emma and Alistair’s Willington Hall Wedding Video – Wedding Videographer Cheshire

A Winter Wedding – Filming You Getting Ready!

As their wedding videographer I started the day at Emma’s parents beautiful house in Hatton in Cheshire.

The sun was streaming through the windows, the ‘red’ carpet was being laid out in anticipation of the wedding cars arrival and the professional hair and make-up artists were working on getting everyone beautified.

Alistair (The Groom) and his wedding party were already dressed and ready waiting at a local pub as my camera assistant filmed away.

They enjoying some darts and a few pints before their Horgans wedding bus picked them up.

You may even recognise Alistair as he played an important role in a previous wedding I have filmed… (his sister was recently married over in Manchester Town Hall).

As the boys made their way to St John’s Church in High Legh for the wedding ceremony Emma was getting in to her amazing backless wedding dress with help from her Mum.

I LOVED being able to capture this part as her Mum was so excited for her in her wedding dress and had to fight back the tears once the veil was on.

Then when Dad came in and gave the sweetest ‘eek’, well I was bubbling with excitement then too!

The bridesmaids gave an award winning reaction and had to dab their tears away to avoid ruining their professional make-up and then I was soon racing ahead to capture their arrival at the church in High Legh.

groom and groomsmen sit in a window booth at their local pub enjoying a pint before they head over to the wedding church in High Legh. They wear traditional morning suits with bright orange ties

Emma the bride sits in her parents kitchen with a mirror being held in front of her to check her bridal makeup in front of the wedding videographer

Emma the bride leans in front of her mum and they smile at each other as she enjoys having her hair done for her daughters wedding at Willlington Hall

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Alistair and his groomsmen climb in to the back of their traditional blue and cream hired Horgans wedding bus before heading to the church in High Legh Cheshire

A wedding video still as the mother of the bride fastens the last of the silk buttons on Emma's low back lace wedding dress before she heads to the wedding ceremony in High Legh Cheshire

the bride and her mum hold hands once she's in her wedding dress. The wedding videographer captures a natural moment as the mum looks on proudly and the bride gives an excited wide grin before she goes to show her Dad and bridesmaids for their first look

A dad walks in and gasps as he sees his daughter the bride for the first time in her wedding dress in Cheshire. Captured on the wedding video by wedding videographer Love Gets Sweeter

A Relaxed Wedding Ceremony at St John’s Church in High Legh, Cheshire

It was like a summers day as guests took to their seats inside the historic St John’s Church in High Legh.

Alistair joked about her being late and kept checking his watch as family took photos.

We soon heard the horn of the wedding cars and Emma looked picture perfect as she gracefully stepped out of the car in to the Cheshire sunshine.

Their Reverend, Trish, was all smiles and invited everyone to stand as Emma floated down the aisle towards her Groom.

This moment is one that comes with the most pressure. I feel it’s one of those moments we go on to value the most after the wedding and it’s one I put a lot of pressure on myself as a wedding videographer to capture!

The service was really fun and personal, they even had some thoughtful gifts to open (including rolo’s and a clock…) that linked to Trish’s advice that she was giving out which made everyone smile.

Rings and vows were exchanged and they were soon announced as husband and wife before making their way back out in to that gorgeous winter sunshine.

Their wedding photographer, Jason Howard, got all the guests outside on the lawn for the group photographs before organising a confetti shot to lead them to the awaiting wedding car.

the bridesmaids in their floor length navy bridesmaid dresses wait on the path to the church as the navy and blue 'emma' Horgans wedding car comes round the corner with the bride and her Dad as the wedding videographer waits

a close up still from the wedding video of the bride sat waiting in her wedding car with a white ribbon across the front. The sun highlights her tulle bridal veil outside St Johns Church in High Legh

the wedding videographer films through the awaiting bridesmaids wearing navy and holding cream and orange bouquets to see the bride standing with her proud and smiling dad in the doorway to St Johns Church in High Legh

the wedding videographer love gets sweeter films the first look as the bride meets the groom at St Johns Church in High Legh Cheshire

the female priest at St Johns in High Legh Cheshire with a full crowd in the church as she delivers her sermon with a smile

the beautiful bride emma places the ring on her grooms finger during their wedding ceremony at St Johns Church in Cheshire

the bride and groom enjoy their first kiss as husband and wife for the wedding video at St Johns in High Legh

a bride and groom kneel at the alter during their wedding blessing at St John's Church in High Legh Cheshire and the wedding videographer films from the back as the sun shines down on them beautifully

the shy bride looks down as the groom smile is wide. They walk down the aisle at St Johns in High Legh towards their wedding videographer Love Gets Sweeter

the bride and groom grin at each other as they clink champagne glasses and say cheers inside their Horgan wedding car

A Winter Wedding Reception at Willington Hall

Willington Hall Hotel is an amazing estate not far from Delemere forest in Cheshire and I can see why they chose it for their relaxed, countryside wedding reception.

Guests arrived at Willington Hall and were welcomed by champagne and a very helpful wedding co-ordinator Michele.

They also got to enjoy the sunshine on the patio and surrounding gardens while Jason and I sneaked the couple off for some couple portraits.

Alistair spent a lot of the time trying to unhook Emma’s dress from the surrounding shrubs (perfect for their up and coming outtakes film) at the start but they were soon posing like pros as we made it in to less overgrown parts of the gardens!

a bride and groom take a stroll around the gardens at Willington Hall Hotel estate in Tarpoley Cheshire as the videographer and photographer capture them discreetly

A wide shot of the side of Willington Hall in Cheshire. With bright blue skies and sunshine their wedding guests enjoy drinks on the patio as the wedding photographer and videographer film the bride and groom having a walk around the gardens

the bride leans in to the groom as they enjoy a laugh and giggle on the terrace at their wedding venue Willington Hall in Cheshire

Funny and Heartwarming Wedding Speeches at Willington Hall

The wedding breakfast room looked beautiful with the splashes of vibrant orange and cream in the wedding flower arrangements.

Emma and Alistair were announced in to a huge applause before getting to enjoy the speeches before their meal (this is quite common for those who have nervous speakers!).

Dad did a good job at embarrassing Emma and even got her to cry by saying some lovely things about her.

Poor Alistair had to follow that but did really well and shared one of my favourite engagement stories to date (it’s the way he told it, you’d need to see their full wedding video feature!) and got everyone in the room laughing.

The Best Man followed with some funny stories from the past and made him squirm a few times before everyone got to chill out and enjoy their 3 course meal in the main hall at Willington Hall.

the father of the bride stands to give his wedding speech at willington hall and have the bride in tears as she gets emotional on the wedding video

a close up on the wedding video of the bride smiling as she sits and listens to her dad during his wedding speech at willington hall

a shot from the wedding video of everyone laughing during the grooms wedding speech at Willington hall

the bride covers her face with her hand as the best man tries to embarrass the groom during his best mans speech at Willington Hall

Relaxed Couple Portraits During A Winter Sunset at Willington Hall

The sun started setting behind the trees at Willngton Hall just before desserts came out but that didn’t stop Emma and Alistair nipping out for some more couple photographs as the sky turned a vibrant red.

This part made for some funny outtakes as Alistair tried not to trip on Emma’s dress and shared how he’s not actually tried to break his shoes in before the wedding!

We then left them in peace to enjoy their dessert while we enjoyed a lovely meal they’d arranged for us.

All refuelled we then had the fun task of capturing some messages for the happy couple at their request before guests were then escorted back in to the main room to see the wedding cake being cut and then on to their first dance…

Our bride and groom casually stand and chat in the gardens at Willington Hall as the sun begins to set and the sky turns red

A still from the wedding video of the wedding videographer filming the bride and groom enjoying some time together at dusk in front of a beautiful sunset outside Willington Hall in Tarpoley Cheshire

a still from the wedding video of the bride and grooms first dance at their Willington Hall wedding. They enjoy a kiss as everyone cheers

the bride and groom have a giggle and laugh on the dance floor during their wedding at Willington Hall in Cheshire

I’m sure watching this wedding highlights video you’ll see what an amazing day they had over at the beautiful Cheshire wedding venue Willington Hall! The perfect bit of wedding inspiration for you!

You’ll notice they didn’t stop smiling once!

If you’d like to see their longer Feature film then get in touch!

You can also see Jason Howard’s amazing wedding photographs from their day over on his wedding photography blog here.

Wedding Church Ceremony – St John’s Church, High Legh
Wedding Reception Venue – Willington Hall, Tarpoley, Cheshire
Wedding Photographer – Jason Howard
Band and DJ set by Rock Revolution

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