Niki + Rew

Swan Hotel Wedding Photography, Newby Bridge, Cumbria

I first met Niki when she was a bridesmaid at Sarah and Paul’s wedding at Butley Priory in Suffolk back in 2009. She remembered my work, and once she’d found a suitable fiancĂ© she got in touch!

Her wedding to Rew (short for Andrew) took place in the Lake District, near the southern tip of Lake Windermere. The reception venue, the Swan Hotel and Spa, was where they both got ready before jumping into a vintage car for the short trip to St. Peter’s Church in Finsthwaite. Or that was the plan. Unfortunately the old car blew a gasket, or a gearbox, or something, and so the old double-decker bus that had been transporting guests was despatched to collect the bride and her party. If anything, a bus is a more suitable vehicle for transporting a bride in a wedding dress, and Niki dealt with the situation in good humour!

This also meant that following the ceremony the happy couple got to travel back to The Swan with their guests, where we were met by lovely sunny weather and members of the choir that Niki is a member of, who had also sung in church during the ceremony. Giving away the couple’s keenness for photography, there were vintage polaroids for the guests to use, film canisters containing messages for each guest and a photographic table plan. And three wedding cakes! Well, a wedding cake, a pork pie cake and lots of fairy cakes.

The day ended with music provided by a big band, and a surprise performance by the bride!

Cumbria Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer at The Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photography
Documentary Wedding Photography
Reportage Wedding Photography at The Swan Hotel
Wedding in Newby Bridge
Wedding Photojournalism at The Swan Hotel
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Lake District Wedding Photography
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photographer
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer at The Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photography
Documentary Wedding Photography
Reportage Wedding Photography at The Swan Hotel
Wedding in Newby Bridge
Wedding Photojournalism at The Swan Hotel
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Lake District Wedding Photography
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photographer
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer at The Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photography
Documentary Wedding Photography
Reportage Wedding Photography at The Swan Hotel
Wedding in Newby Bridge
Wedding Photojournalism at The Swan Hotel
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Lake District Wedding Photography
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photographer
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer at The Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photography
Documentary Wedding Photography
Reportage Wedding Photography at The Swan Hotel
Wedding in Newby Bridge
Wedding Photojournalism at The Swan Hotel
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Lake District Wedding Photography
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photographer
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer at The Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photography
Documentary Wedding Photography
Reportage Wedding Photography at The Swan Hotel
Wedding in Newby Bridge
Wedding Photojournalism at The Swan Hotel
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Lake District Wedding Photography
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photographer
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer at The Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photography
Documentary Wedding Photography
Reportage Wedding Photography at The Swan Hotel
Wedding in Newby Bridge
Wedding Photojournalism at The Swan Hotel
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Lake District Wedding Photography
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photographer
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer at The Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photography
Documentary Wedding Photography
Reportage Wedding Photography at The Swan Hotel
Wedding in Newby Bridge
Wedding Photojournalism at The Swan Hotel
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Lake District Wedding Photography
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photographer
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer at The Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photography
Documentary Wedding Photography
Reportage Wedding Photography at The Swan Hotel
Wedding in Newby Bridge
Wedding Photojournalism at The Swan Hotel
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Lake District Wedding Photography
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photographer
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer at The Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photography
Documentary Wedding Photography
Reportage Wedding Photography at The Swan Hotel
Wedding in Newby Bridge
Wedding Photojournalism at The Swan Hotel
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Lake District Wedding Photography
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photographer
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer at The Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photography
Documentary Wedding Photography
Reportage Wedding Photography at The Swan Hotel
Wedding in Newby Bridge
Wedding Photojournalism at The Swan Hotel
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Lake District Wedding Photography
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer at The Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photography
Documentary Wedding Photography
Reportage Wedding Photography at The Swan Hotel
Wedding in Newby Bridge
Wedding Photojournalism at The Swan Hotel
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Lake District Wedding Photography
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photographer
Cumbria Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer at The Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel Wedding Photography
Documentary Wedding Photography
Reportage Wedding Photography at The Swan Hotel
Wedding in Newby Bridge
Wedding Photojournalism at The Swan Hotel

See more:

Alice + Al

Alice's family home in the Duddon Valley in the Lake District was the incredible setting for her marriage to Al. Both musicians themselves, and Al with his own record label, they called on lots of friends and family to fill the day with music. So we had organ and...

Caroline + George

Caroline & George returned home to the Lake District for their wedding at St Cuthbert's Church in Lorton, near Cockermouth. Then it was a short hop across the field to Winder Hall for the reception. The weather was quite normal for this summer: cloudy, muggy and with...