Weddings Lancashire

a black and white photo of charlene from love gets sweeter wedding videos filming a pair of white bridal shoes and veil with wedding photographer Jane Hockey

A Simple and Relaxed Wedding Video Package

Seeds of doubt set by well meaning friends telling you how much they love theirs or how much they went on to regret not having one. Or the thought of having one makes you cringe a little but it’s that ‘what if’ worry that keeps bringing you back… I’m talking last minute ‘wedding video’ worries. Wouldn’t it be nice to have something to show off the day to people who couldn’t be there? Not only the guests who couldn’t make…

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a full dance floor at a wedding reception at Inglewood manor

How a Wedding Band Will Add Magic to Your Wedding

I know when we got married we were really torn over whether to have a wedding band and DJ or just a DJ. We LOVE music. We LOVE live music. But after planning everything else when it came to picking a band we soon realised we should’ve debated it sooner! We couldn’t find a band free that we LOVED just as much (serves us right for leaving it so late for an August Bank Holiday weekend wedding!) so we missed…

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Best Friends – A Burscough Wedding Video

Believe it or not, some people won’t film their friends weddings. Me, I LOVE it. I get to be in all the action, blend in even more so than normal, capture really natural moments because they forget I came with a camera and get to chat to my friends as I work. I guess it helps that I love my work and love the fact that they want little ol’ me to film it for them! Well, this is the…

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8 Years Since My First Wedding Video…

How did this happen??? 8 AMAZING YEARS of being a wedding videographer! Today a little reminder popped up on my phone. 8 years today I filmed my first ever wedding (after editing my own) over in Altrincham near Manchester. 8 years ago a wonderful couple put their trust in me. A complete stranger offering them a free wedding video on an online forum. They told me after they worried it was too good to be true but they were SO…

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bride and groom walking around gardens at Bartle Hall and shes holding a red and orange bridal bouquet wearing a tea length dress for their winter wedding in Lancashire

Ideas and Tips For Planning Your Winter Wedding

Planning a winter wedding? Or undecided if it’s the perfect season for you? I’m sat here writing this with a winter wonderland outside my window in our family home in Lancashire, we’ve already built a snowman and I’ve enjoyed a hot chocolate to warm me back up again! Winter weddings are becoming HUGELY popular all over the UK and particularly in the North West with all our cosy and romantic countryside venues and I can totally see the appeal, even…

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The Venue Royal Liver Building- Bridal Show Liverpool

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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6 Romantic Winter Wedding Planning Ideas

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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Meet the Wedding Band – Wandering Wings!

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

Little White Books – Behind the Scenes

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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Learn From Our Wedding Mistakes – 8 Years on!

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 from a professional wedding videographer in Lancashire

Top 5 Tips for the Perfect Wedding Day!

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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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

National Kissing Day – Weddings!

“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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Father’s Day Family Film

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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Meet Lottie – Wedding Photographer

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

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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The 7 Year Wedding Itch – Wedding Videography Milestone!

This week a little reminder popped up on my phone. Love Gets Sweeter Wedding Films Anniversary, 7 years. Firstly, oops…I’ve obviously been a little preoccupied with all my new website re-branding and getting ready for the launch that I’d not even registered that such a big date was coming up. Secondly, how great are online calendars? Thank you Google! So yes, Love Gets Sweeter celebrates 7 wonderful years of business in the wedding industry. 7 years of film making, filming…

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New For Love in 2017 – Wedding Videographer Ormskirk

Love Gets Sweeter Wedding Films will celebrate 7 years of creating beautiful wedding films (or wedding videos as some like to call them) this year. Still sounds crazy. 7 years! Am I getting old…? So what’s new for Love Gets Sweeter in 2017? This year looks like one of the best yet with some very excited newly engaged couples booked in and, as always, some who came to us through recommendations (which I LOVE)! We’re over in Corwen (Wales), Stone,…

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sun set off camera flash set up with A W Photograhy at Hyde Bank Farm wedding venue Stockport, Cheshire

Awesome Wedding Photographers in Lancashire, Manchester and Cheshire

Today I thought I’d share a few links to some of my favourite AWESOME wedding photographers from around Lancashire, Manchester and Cheshire. I’ve had the pleasure of working with so many over the last few years. I can’t share them all but if you head over to my blogs for each wedding you’ll see the list of their wedding suppliers at the very bottom! So for now here are a few from the last year! I know for a lot…

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bride and groom walking around the gardens at Eaves Hall for wedding videographer

Eaves Hall Wedding Video – Late Summer Elegance

I must say that I think late summer months are becoming my favourites for wedding video loveliness. And nothing is more lovely than this stunningly elegant Eaves Hall wedding. The weather always seems to be in our favour and the light in the evening is so beautiful. I can’t help but get creative and film the couple wandering around the grounds of their stunning wedding venue. They kept things simple and classic with a white colour scheme and stunning details……

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