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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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a bride and groom are showered in biodegradable pink and white confetti outside Saviours church in Oxton Wirral for their wedding video

Katie & Iain’s Thornton Hall Wedding Video

Filming weddings in the Wirral will always have a special place in my heart as it’s where Lee and I got married nearly 9 years ago. But this is all about Katie and Iain! This wedding saw me head over to see Katie at her parents stunning family home in Prenton to hang out with her family and girls. My assistant Paul head over to see Iain and his groomsman nearby in Birkenhead. It was a brilliant contrast of glamourous…

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

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!

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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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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The bride and groom walk towards the Wedding videographer as guests shower them with confetti outside their birkenhead church in the wirral

A Thornton Manor Wedding Video

Siobhan was a bridesmaid at one of my favourite weddings from the year before (you can see Katy and Tony’s super fun Knowsley Hall wedding here) and not only that but she was engaged to the bride’s brother! I had such fun at that wedding as their wedding videographer so I and knew their Thornton Manor wedding over in the Wirral would be a contender for my favourite EVER wedding before I had even filmed it! A Fun and Relaxed…

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A Knowsley Hall Scorcher

Wow. Just wow. Katy and Tony’s wedding day over in the Wirral and Merseyside was one of my favourites to be a part of. I honestly felt so honoured to be there capturing the day as it unfolded and was made to feel like a dear friend by all of the lovely wedding party. [reveal heading=”%image% Click here to read more and see their wedding highlights film”] I had met Katy and her lovely Bridesmaid at The Wedding Fair’s North…

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Annabelle and James’s Wirral Wedding

Thornton Manor in Thornton Hough (Wirral) has proven to be a very popular North West wedding venue over the years for me and it’s so easy to see why! Annabelle and James were planning their wedding in the Wirral from London and would try and squeeze in all their planning meetings during their wedding visits up north. All the effort paid off as it really was a beautiful wedding and the little touches really did make the difference… [reveal heading=”%image%…

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A Thornton Manor Wedding With Friends

Getting a booking from a recommendation always means a lot to me. However, it meant even more this time with it being an old work friend who’s gorgeous fiancée just happened to be a bridesmaid at a wedding I filmed the year before in Liverpool! Small world huh? If you love the stunning wedding venue that is Thornton Manor, a few traditional aspects but with a good dash of fun then you must watch their wedding highlights video… After experiencing…

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A Modern Grey Thornton Hall Wedding Video

This bride, Clare, taught my husband and I our very own first dance to that favourite song of ours…Love Gets Sweeter (you can see bits of it at the end of our feature film). It made my day when she got in touch to tell me she was getting married herself over in Walton then on to Thornton Hall Hotel in the Wirral and would love to get it filmed. She just needed to persuade Chris (her husband to be)…

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A Inglewood Manor Military Wedding Video

So, Day 3 of my Christmas countdown…it’s going far too fast! I thought I’d share another beautiful wedding with you and this time it’s the wedding of Anna and Lee over in the Wirral at Inglewood Manor. My favourite line from this wedding came from Anna’s Mum… “Man up, I thought you were a Marine” I feel so honoured to have been asked to film their wedding because I filmed Anna’s sister’s wedding back in 2011 (if you haven’t see…

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Bride and Groom cuddle and laugh for the wedding photographer outside the striking black and white tudor style wall at the Hillbark Hotel in the Wirral

A Hillbark Wedding Photography Reshoot

I cannot believe it’s been a year since we got to ‘re-shoot’ our wedding day with our favourite wedding photographers! Evie and Jamie at Chapter Photography wanted us to have some images that we’d love after finding out all about our awful experience with our wedding photographer. We didn’t just want any old pictures in any random place though. We wanted professional wedding photos at our stunning wedding venue in the Wirral, The Hillbark Hotel! They didn’t disappoint and we…

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bride in Stewart Parvin wedding gown with her bridesmaids in two bird pink bridesmaid dresses watching the cute flower girl help under the brides dress at thornton manor in the wirral

Childhood Sweethearts Wirral Wedding Video

The Wirral really is one of the BEST places in the Northwest (that and Liverpool, and the Lakes…and Lancashire…I just love the North really haha). We were actually lucky enough to get married in the Wirral ourselves, at the historical Hillbark Hotel in Frankby (you can see my Wirral wedding video here)! But enough about me… I’ve been eager to share this wedding with you as it really is beautiful, gorgeous and romantic in so many ways and I’m pretty…

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