We do love a teepee wedding in Lancashire. This is when the bride and groom do things their way and we just love the creativity that shines through when everything comes together for the wedding day.

Carolyne and Elliott had booked the field of Colne Cricket Club to hold their teepee wedding.

I had been chatting to Carolyne for sometime before the big day and she described how their wedding was going to be a very informal day with a festival-style feel. This sounded just perfect and I was really looking forward to meeting both Carolyne and Elliott on their wedding day.

The Big Day

I met Elliott as he was greeting guests. The teepee looked just wonderful, so many creative little touches dotted around everywhere, it already had that festival feel. Proper vinyl records displaying the table plan, hog roast (of course) and the best idea for a wedding cake, well make that wedding cakes! The great Colne bake off. Carolyne and Elliott had the genius idea of getting everyone to bake a cake and they would judge the winner later in the day.

Just before Carolyne arrived in a very cool camper van, the heavens opened up. Oh my did it rain, no way this was going to dampen the spirits of anybody at this wedding. During the celebrant ceremony there was singing and so much smiles and laughter. What a lively bunch these guys are. Right on cue, just as the ceremony had come to a close, the rain stopped. This give us perfect opportunity to go outdoors for photographs.

Elliott had four, yes FOUR best men, who all took part in the speeches. A game of True or False where Elliott had to hold up cards with Facebook statements of his that were either True Or False. If all the guests guessed correctly then poor Elliott had to have a shot. I don’t think they got many wrong as quite a few shots were downed by Elliott.

This wedding really had it all. Fantastic music, everybody up for having a laugh and most of all a fantastic couple who really know how to throw a party.

Teepee Weddings

We have photographed quite a few teepee weddings as wedding photographers. They really are a great idea for those creative couples who want to celebrate their big day informally. They create a brilliant atmosphere and can support any styling ideas. We have shot teepee weddings in lovely home gardens to big countryside fields and even farms around Lancashire.

Here are some of our favourites from Carolyne & Elliott’s day..

 

Directions to the teepeeVinyl table planKid pinching sweetswedding guest showing the fingerUsher fixing his trousersGrandma greeting guestsGroom greeting wedding guestsDad giving his son a toyGroom shaking hand with guestGuests arriving at wedding teepeeTeepee weddingGrandma kissing one of the wedding guestsLittle girl blowing bubblesGrandma looking up at wwdding guestMan smokingGuy with umbrellarain outside the teepeeGirl trying to light her cigaretteRainy teepee weddingBride arriving at wedding in campervanAfther of the bride walking her down the aisleBride smilng at her manMother of the groom gives a readingLittle boy holding wedding ringsMother of the bride gives a readingBride and groom to be smiling at each otherBride laughing during wedding ceremonyMother of the grrom crying tears of joyLittle boy with his fingers in his earsBride and groom just marriedGrandma congratulating the groomWedding guests arrive in the rainWedding guest vapingChildren sat in the campervanBride laughingUnfortunate usher hurts himselfBride and groom portraitBride and groom looking at the wedding teepeeBride and groom on the balcony togetherBride and groom walking togetherTeepee Wedding LancashireNewly weds walking back to the teepeeWedding guets kissingThrough the looking glassLittle girl paintingGirl throws confetti on brideBride and groom enter the teepee togetherFather of the bride during speechesBride hised behind napkinWeddings party laughingGroom speechBride laughing at the grrom during his speechfour best menBride and groom laughing during speechesGroom laughingFour best men give speechEverybody cheeringTeepee Wedding PhotographerBride laughing at teh speechesMother of the bride in ear defendersBride standing up cheeringMore guests arrive with umbrellasGuests drinking beerGrandma chatting with an usherSaxaphonistLittle girl in her pram with balloonMAn on kids scooterHog roast

 

The Team

Celebrant: Amanda J Leeson

Flowers: Sam Williams

Make-up: Amy Lauren

Hair: Mizpah’s

Saxophonist: Saira Clegg

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