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Do You Remember Your First Wedding?

two young bridesmaids or flower girls standing in front of colwick hall with two other children wearing matching flowery dresses and hats from a late 80's or 90s wedding in Nottingham

What wedding comes to mind when you think back? Who’s wedding was the first wedding you can remember? When was that? What part did you play? What were you wearing (as that’s what everyone remembers, right)? What did the Bride wear? I remember some of mine. I had the honour of being Bridesmaid along with my younger sister, Jodi. Waaaaaaaay back in August 1994 (I didn’t remember the date however, I had to double check!) Our Nana had made our…

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A Boxing Day Winter Wedding Video at Nunsmere Hall

The bride throws her head back and laughs at the Groom during their fun and intimate wedding ceremony at Nunsmere Hall

We LOVE Christmas here at Love Gets Sweeter Wedding Videos. And Boxing Day. And Winter Weddings. LOVE LOVE LOVE. So it was a huge honour when a very good friend of one of my Bride’s (thanks Carly, you can see her marrying Scott HERE) got in touch asking if we’d consider working on Boxing Day at their festive Nunsmere Hall wedding instead of stuffing our faces with left over turkey….oh okay then, seeing as you asked so nicely (and promised…

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The Venue Royal Liver Building- Bridal Show Liverpool

The Venue Bridals Show at the Royal Liver Building in Liverpools advert for their spring 2018 fair

It’s that time of year again (my 2 year olds favourite phrase at the moment thanks to Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, though she’s still talking about Christmas…for me, it’s all about wweddings). January is here and it’s all about wedding planning season! Whether you’ve been engaged for 6 days, 6 months or 7 years attending a few wedding shows can be great for inspiration. I used to attend them a lot as a Bride and even as a wedding supplier pre-Mummy…

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How To Impress With Your First Dance

The first dance – How to¬† impress and make it memorable for both you and your wedding guests! A romantic sway is great if you’re not keen on showing off your best moves. Even then you can practice a few spins, the crowd pleasing ‘dip’ and the big kiss finale to make it more fun and memorable if you’re feeling a tad nervous. Sarah and Jonathan got the kiss just right at their wedding at The Racquet Club in Liverpool.…

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A Fun Toy Story Themed On The 7th Salford Wedding Video

Bride and Groom standing in front of the CBeebies window in Salford Media City posing for a fun wedding photograph

When Mick Cookson (all round good guy and awesome wedding photographer) says he’s got a couple that are so wonderful and I need to talk to them about their wedding video…I can’t help but get excited! Then you find out it’s like a week away…but then find out you can make it work AND it’s at the super cool Media City Members Only venue in Salford called On The 7th… oh go on then! I’m usually all about shooting with…

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6 Romantic Winter Wedding Planning Ideas

a pretty infographic asking if you're planning a romantic winter wedding by love gets sweeter wedding videos

Ooh, so you’re planning for a romantic winter wedding…? As the leaves begin to change colour and fall leaving a rich carpet of warm red on the ground, the days get a little shorter and there’s a chill in the air it really is a beautiful time of year to plan the perfect winter wedding. The venues in the north west are renown for having incredible colours in their gardens. Maybe all this additional rain we get up north mean…

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From Weddings to Christening Videos…

mum and dad sharing a moment with daughter sat on their lap at church in Rhyl

Not that long ago a lovely couple from North Wales got married in the ever so lovely wedding venue that is Rowton Hall in Cheshire. They chose me to do their wedding video! I may have made them make friends with me (I’m sure they wanted to really), we even added each other on Facebook and Instagram and then soon came the news of the cutest ever new arrival, their daughter Charlotte. Then came the time when I got a…

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Meet the Wedding Band – Wandering Wings!

wandering wings promotional photographs outside a rustic barn with their instruments

I was very fortunate at a recent wedding over in Wyresdale Park (Lancashire) to meet the ever so talented band Wandering Wings. The Bride had already gotten me super excited about them and had given me clues about what was in store on the day. She’d mentioned they’d be there all day, getting guests involved for sing-alongs and creating the epic wedding atmosphere! From the moment they wandered (excuse the pun) in to the rustic wedding tent in the grounds…

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Little White Books – Behind the Scenes

stunning beaded back detail of a wedding dress during an Autumn inspired photoshoot at Bashall Hall in Clitheroe

So, I know I’m really busy editing all the lovely wedding’s I have filmed over the summer (and not forgetting christenings!). But, when Beks sent me a message asking me to be a part of a cool magazine shoot at Bashall Barn in Clitheroe for Little White Books…I had to say yes (and make it work)! Photos by the talented Claire at The Fromme Shoppe My role on the day was to use my skills to capture and show off…

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Fun on the Yorkshire Farm- A Wedding Video

bride and groom posing for the wedding photographer in front of the custom paint gold blockley and sons truck in drighlington

My goodness. This West Yorkshire wedding video is going to make you smile. Rebecca and Richard live on the site of their family farm, along with their 3 handsome sons and Richard’s family. We arrived to perfectly lined up ‘Blockley & Son’s’ branded trucks, dodgems all set up, an ice cream cart and a marquee interior you would not know was set up inside a barn on a working farm! And lets not forget the Ian Stuart wedding dress and…

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Learn From Our Wedding Mistakes – 8 Years on!

large group shot of family and friend with bride and groom at a wedding at the Hillbark Hotel

Lee and I were married at the Hillbark Hotel in the Wirral. On a not so sunny August bank holiday (it rained so heavy in the afternoon, it was well timed thankfully as we sat down to eat!!) surrounded by all 44 of our wonderful wedding guests. We had our wedding photographer and video handy friends there to capture it all and despite our wedding highlights video being a tad cheesy, because lets not forget it was the first ever…

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Top 5 Tips for the Perfect Wedding Day!

top 5 tips for the perfect wedding day from a professional wedding videographer in Lancashire

There are a lot of wedding tips and words of advice from magazines, bloggers and even friends and family to ensure you have the perfect wedding day. Things from how to know your dress is ‘The One’ to helping you pick your first dance song. These top 5 wedding tips are the ones that prove the most useful time and time again for my Bride and Groom’s. Every pre-wedding meeting we have, every email as we get closer to the…

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Being A Recommended Supplier – Wedding Videographer

It is always the BEST FEELING EVER to have yourself added to a list that’s titled ‘recommended suppliers’ at a fabulous wedding venue I’ve LOVED working at. I’d say it’s up there with a handwritten thank you card (or that first sip of a perfectly brewed fancy tea, or bite of a homemade cake…)! And not one I’ve had to beg to be on or even pay to be on (yes that’s a thing, be wary) but to be personally…

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An Outdoor Spring Wedding Video – Moddersall Oaks

bride and groom having a cuddle and kiss beside the lake at Moddershall Oaks wedding venue for their wedding video

Kerry and Richard held their beautiful outdoor wedding ceremony at Moddershall Oaks Country Spa Retreat in their traditional lakeside gazebo. I was their as their wedding videographer to capture it all! They’d really hoped to say their vows beside the lake and thankfully the rain held off long enough to allow them to enjoy a stunning outdoor ceremony in front of their family and friends in Staffordshire. I’d had the pleasure of being Kerry’s sister’s wedding videographer for her wedding…

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National Kissing Day – Weddings!

Bride and Grooms having a kiss on their wedding day celebrating national kissing day with love gets sweeter wedding videography quoting gone with the wind and celebrating weddings in Lancashire

“You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.” If you don’t know already, it’s what Rhett Butler says to Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With the Wind (one of my favourite films thanks to my Nana). I even have it framed in my kitchen and a card in my office! Well I just had to do a little something to celebrate National Kissing Day didn’t I? With being a wedding videographer and filming so many beautiful weddings…

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An Elegant and Stylish Lakes Wedding Video

A romantic moment on video with the bride and groom having a kiss in the long grass in front of Bassenthwaite lake in Keswick at their Armathwaite Hall wedding

Oh my goodness. I don’t even know where to start with this gorgeous Lake District wedding video. I can’t begin to tell you about how excited I was to hear from the Bride’s Mum who wanted to book (thanks yet again to Siobhan!). The Lake District is one of my all time favourite places to visit, not only as a wedding videographer but also with my family! Being in Lancashire we are so lucky to live so close by we…

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Father’s Day Family Film

daddy on the beach with daughter

Father’s Day is a wonderful time (excuse) to celebrate the awesome Daddies and I love to do something personal for Lee (when I can fit it in between weddings!). Whether it’s a handmade card (and this year Paisley has actually helped do it, no faking a scribble signature haha) or a little crafty thing we’ve made together. Even a homemade bake, Paisley LOVES baking. Every year I put a bit of pressure on myself to do a little film to…

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Plas Isaf Spring Wedding

bride and grooms first dance at Plas Isaf country barn in front of giant LOVE letters

The first wedding of the year is always an exciting one for any wedding videographer. It’s even more exciting when it’s a new (and stunning) venue in Corwen (Plas Isaf, North Wales), you’re working with some amazingly talented wedding suppliers (nod to Ioan at Celynnen Photography) and the couple are so perfectly lovely you know it’s going to be a wonderful day to film… The day started by being welcomed in to Elin’s Mum’s house in Wrexham and offered a…

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Meet Lottie – Wedding Photographer

Lottie Designs wedding photographer logo from Lancashire fun and colourful

Lottie Designs is an incredible fine art, documentary wedding photograper based in the same beautiful county as me, Lancashire. Lottie and I knew each other on social media for a while before we got to work together on a wedding (I have more friends online than I do in the ‘real world’). I knew I was going to LOVE working with her because her style and how she comes across seemed so very similar to me. We both love a…

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The Most Amazing Wedding Video Reviews. Ever

review for the best friend wedding videographer ever at a wedding amazing review

Here at Love Gets Sweeter Wedding Videography HQ (currently my fancy garden shed in sunny Lancashire) I’m always working away on updating my wedding videography website and keeping you guys up to date on my social media (Instagram is still my favourite). If you haven’t quite clicked with a recommendation your friends and family sent over, where do you turn to next when looking for your wedding videographer..? How about their past wedding couples? After all, they’ve actually used them…

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"We watched the film about 4 times back to back on Wednesday night and again tonight. I haven't emailed before now because I was looking for the right words.... and I'm still not sure I… (Read more)" Gemma and Ian