We wanted our wedding to have some element of connection to a part of our lives. We also wanted a venue which would be unusual and memorable for our guests.
That’s when Boon started thinking about the possibility of having it at Winchester College, where he spent many happy years at school. He googled to see if other old boys had held their wedding there before and we were very pleased to discover that there were quite a few previous weddings which revealed the school to be a very beautiful setting. We called up the school to book a date for the week before Christmas, as that was the only time when we could get everyone to fly in from different parts of the world.
Although we didn’t get the sunlight that we would have had we held our wedding in the summer, the photos still turned out great as the Christmas decorations around (a real bonus for the guests was the Xmas market held in Cathedral Close) lent a very festive atmosphere to the whole event.
What helped enormously in the preparation was the school’s event team, who did a fantastic job of arranging everything for us from putting us in touch with the school chaplain, who married us, to the catering, which was done by the college catering team.
They even put us in touch with Samsara Choir – a group started by some other old boys of the college – who sang during our service.
Dinner that evening was held in College Hall, part of the original school buildings, that all guests remarked reminded them of the Harry Potter films! Overall, our family and friends had a marvellous time that day.  We would highly recommend it as a potential venue for any event, even if just a proposal as the school offers so many picturesque nooks and crannies where one can get some great photos by which to remember the occasion!
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Cooper Photography

We were so fortunate to have picked Stu for our wedding photography. We couldn't have been happier with our choice.
There are many photographers to choose from, and because we were planning our wedding remotely, we relied heavily on websites to find a photographer with our preferred aesthetics.
The first time we met, Stu came to London to get to know us and our wedding plans and preferences better. The engagement shoot afterwards were smoothly and we became more comfortable in front of the camera. The result was a number of gorgeous photos against iconic London backdrops.
On the wedding day in December, Anna and Stu covered the preparations from the bride and groom perspectives. In the midst of Winter, they captured beautiful indoor and outdoor photos regardless of lighting. We got beautiful photos in the College Chapel, outside with the historic architecture of Winchester College, during afternoon tea, and at the wedding breakfast in the College dining hall. We had fantastic group photos and individual photos that captured the moment and our natural expressions. His photography is that of an artist who is passionate about capturing beautiful scenes using top notch equipment and unique perspectives.
His professionalism continued post-wedding with high-quality photography for our keepsake and continued dialogue. The entire experience was worth every penny and coordination was very smooth. We are so glad to choose such a talented photographer to capture the most important day in our lives. Thank you, Stu, and Anna!
Emily and Boon

Jenni Bloom

We were very happy with Jenni, who has wonderful ideas on how to use flowers to create atmosphere.
Her vision really helped to shape the look and feel of the venues we chose. She creatively uses flowers and props to transform the environment perfectly.

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