Hulya and Ben picked my new favourite London wedding venue, Clifton Nurseries in Little Venice for their beautiful and intimate wedding.

Close to Warwick Avenue, and only a couple of minutes walk from their home, Clifton Nurseries is an absolute gem!  By day a garden centre, by night, transforming to an almost magical venue for a limited number of weddings and special events.

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Clifton Nurseries is London's oldest garden centre, opened in 1851.  It's quaint, picturesque and full of charm.  The ceremony was held in one of the elegant glass houses.

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While Ben and their guests waited for Hulya's arrival, the glass house was filled with classical music thanks to the talented Palatine String Quartet.

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Hulya and Ben's adorable troupe of flower girls and ring bearers!

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This is definitely one of the prettiest paths that a father could walk his daughter along before turning down the aisle.

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First peek as Hulya starts her walk down the aisle!

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And for a touch of extra wedding day luck...the resident cat makes an appearance and gives its blessing!

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Beaming with love and joy.

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After making it official, everyone took the very short walk to the second glasshouse for a champagne reception, canapés and enjoying more of the Palatine String Quartet's beautiful music.

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While guests enjoyed the reception and made their mark in ink, with a fingerprint leaf on the friend and family tree, a really lovely way to create something special for their home; I stole Hulya and Ben away for some photos.

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Could this be any more perfect?!  What a pretty setting.  I was in photographer's heaven!

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Hulya and Ben made their own bouquet and boutonniere.  I'm impressed!

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The reception room just before everyone took their seats.  This is such a special venue with the natural light, the space, quaint everything!

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The team at Clifton Nurseries arranged the flower pieces for the table.  So pretty!

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I loved their chalk board for their table plan.  Beautifully simple.

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Ben's bi-lingual speech went down a treat!

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Clifton Nurseries won my heart even more (if you can believe that's possible) by providing a vegan menu.

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And it just keeps getting better...!

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And look at this beautiful tower of Vegan deliciousness by Ruby's of London:

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Congratulations Hulya and Ben!  What an incredible wedding day!  Thank-you so much for picking me to be your wedding photographer and introducing me to such a special venue.

I hope your wedding day was the first of many, many happy days as husband and wife!

Thanks to Amy, the venue co-ordinator for helping the day flow smoothly, and to everyone involved for making it so wonderful!

Venue: Clifton Nurseries, Little Venice

Registrars: The delightful Mr Paknadel-Glensman and Mrs Hussain from Westminster Registrar Office

Music: Palatine String Quartet

Doughnut tower: Rubys of London

 

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