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A Special Wedding in Buxton


Bride and groom looking out from the Buxton Crescent

We'd all been spoilt. Getting used to glorious unbroken sunshine through much of May and June in 2023, and that's exactly what we got for Nimmi & Peter's wedding on 26th May 2023.


They say sometimes the weather makes a wedding, but I think this was just the cherry on top.


At times the bride and groom reminded me of teenagers 'giddy in love' which is always great to see! Smiles all round with much fun had by all. Being made to feel like a guest rather than the photographer, it was a pleasure to be part of this wedding.


P.S. Please scroll to the bottom of this page for a link to download all of the photos from the day.


Wedding couple peek to camera either side of a giant stone urn

Bride's son stands patiently whilst his boutonniere is attached by florist.

St Matthew's Church in Hayfield, Derbyshire

The ceremony was held at St Matthew's Church in Hayfield. As an active member of this church, the groom was keen to 'ring his own bells' on his wedding day. It was fun to witness the bell ringers in action inside the tower and see how it's done.


Inside the bell tower at St Matthew's Church, Hayfield

Bride's son smiles in the church

Bride exiting her wedding car arriving at St Matthew's Church in Hayfield

Bride walking down the isle with her sons and daughter

Gentleman holding The Lord's Prayer hymn booklet

Bride and groom stand at the altar opposite vicar

Wedding party inside St Matthew's during ceremony

View of stained glass church windows behind the bride, groom and priest

Bride's parents inside the church

Bride and groom sat facing priest inside St Matthew's Church

Bride and groom kissing in front of Buxton Crescent Hotel

Bride sat with crossed palms looking towards priest

Close up of Groom's wedding ring being placed on his finger

Happy smiling couple embracing in the church

Bride and groom signing the registry at St Matthew's Church

Entire wedding party gather for group photo inside St Matthew's Church, Hayfield

Wedding guest smiling

Confetti shower over bride and groom

Entire wedding party gathered outside the front of St Matthews waving hands in the air

Once the ceremony was complete, it was over to The Buxton Crescent Hotel for the wedding reception and breakfast, and of course the bride and groom photos in the adjacent Buxton Pavilion Gardens.


Close up of bride's flower bouquet

Wedding couple with only hands in focus adorned with his and hers wedding rings

Happy couple peek at each other around large stone urn in Pavilion Gardens, Buxton

Bride and groom smiling and walking together through trees

Wedding couple walking down circular staircase

Wedding guests making cheesy smiles to camera

Four siblings embrace and smile for camera in front of The Crescent Hotel in Buxton

The Crescent's grand dining hall dressed for wedding breakfast

Close up detail of wedding table dressing and flowers

Wedding party gathered on the steps of the Crescent in Buxton

Bride with her children's faces peeking to camera from behind her

Small group of friends stood drinking together

Violinist rests on a chair between performances

Lady laughing within a crowd of friends

Group of four siblings pulling funny poses for camera

Two ladies chatting whilst sat on a stone step

Candid image of wedding guests in conversation

Group of friends posing candidly and laughing amongst one another

Bride and groom portrait walking amongst the shrubbery in the Pavilion Gardens

Candid portrait of ladies and suited gentlemen at a wedding reception

Male wedding guest photographed through an old window

Man in a suit playing a clarinet

Three siblings embracing and pulling funny poses to camera

Man laughing at a dinner table

Two gentlemen pulling silly faces to camera

Best man holding microphone making his speech with candles in the foreground

Bride applauds groom whilst he makes his speech

Son of the bride toasts the speeches sat at dinner table

Two wedding guests laughing in reaction to magic tricks

Bride and groom cutting the wedding cake together

After the cutting of the cake, it was time for Ceilidh dancing. The bride and groom decided the first dance wasn't just for them, so everyone was invited on to the dance floor. Luckily no broken bones.


Wedding guests dance in a circle to ceilidh music

Candid capture of a lady smiling informally to camera

Black and white image of group clapping along to ceilidh music

Lady directing ceilidh dancing from the centre of the dance floor

Wedding guests dancing to ceilidh music inside a grand hall

After all the dancing was over, the following day was pretty special too!


The bride and groom have an awesome rear garden at their home in Chapel-en-le-Frith, complete with stunning countryside views looking out towards Combs Head in Derbyshire.


They set up the garden with rustic hay bale seating, lawn games and even a fully stocked outdoor bar. It was a great idea to keep the party going in to the next day, especially for all the guests who had travelled from far and wide.


Sunny garden and lawn dressed with table, chairs and bunting for a wedding party

Dog poses whilst sat on a hay bale

Garden dressed for a wedding party with hay bale seating

Married couple walking together candidly down a garden footpath

Married couple posing in warm embrace in the Crescent courtyard

Congratulations again to the happy couple.


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