The Bickley Manor Hotel

Emma and Perry booked me as their wedding photographer in Kent over a year before their wedding at the Bickley Manor Hotel. When their big day finally arrived, I joined Emma, her bridesmaids and their little flower girls as they were getting ready in her bridal suite. With its many original features from the late 19th century, dark wood wall panels and high ceilings, the Bickley Manor Hotel is full of character and was just perfect for Emma and Perry’s celebration. The atmosphere was buzzing and Emma looked absolutely radiant to be marrying Perry after many happy years together as a young couple. Of course Perry was excited too and their two children looked cute as buttons in their very important roles as ring bearer and flower girl.

One of my favourite moments was when both Emma’s and Perry’s mum walked into the Bickley Manor Hotel bridal suite and saw Emma all dressed up for the first time. The happiness on their faces spoke volumes.

After a very emotional ceremony Emma and Perry and their guests spilled into the beautiful and sunlit grounds and milled, chatted and laughed the afternoon in.

As a Wedding Photographer in Kent, I see many set reception rooms and I love they way Emma and Perry made this uniquely their own. They had taken great care with the table settings, incorporating their love of music and Perry’s past as a DJ, and I loved the little details that made their reception room look vibrant, fun and relaxed. The speeches were a blast and the ouzo shots that the lads from the stag do shared were not to be missed. Neither was the Greek Hotel Manager, who seemed to really enjoy and engulf himself in his role as host 😉

After another short interlude in the sun, with the kids running and jumping about the party atmosphere really ramped up. Emma and Perry’s first dance was just perfect, ending with each of them picking up one of their little munchkins and swaying happily to the music. But that was just the start of the dancing, full volume singing and party which went on into the wee hours of the morning.

If you’re looking for a Wedding Photographer in Kent or are planning your wedding at Bickley Manor Hotel, why not get in touch and in the meantime, enjoy the love and laughter from this lovely wedding.Bickley Manor Hotel photographed by Maria Assia Photography, wedding photographer in KentThe bride's happy Facebook message on her wedding day displayed on a mobile phoneBride's smiling reflection smiling at hair stylistmacro shot of Bride's wedding hairstyleThe hands of the hair stylist apply the finishing touches to the bride's hairBride putting on her wedding gift braceletBride's dress being tied upBride and Groom's mum walking in and seeing the bride all dressed for the first time, wedding photographer in KentGroom's mum pinning the groom's boutenniereTwo boys getting ready for a weddingBlack and White portrait of a flower girl at the Bickley Manor Hotel by Maria Assia Photography, Wedding photographer in KentBride holding her little flower girl in the Bickley Manor Hotel's bridal suiteGroom's son and Nephew looking at the GroomGroom's face as his bride walks down the aisle towards himGroom and bride's hands during their wedding ceremonyGroom putting on the bride's ringBride and groom's first kiss, wedding kiss, wedding photographer in KentBride and groom walking through confetti at Bickley Manor Hotel captured by Maria Assia Photographer, a Wedding photographer in KentGuests looking into a bushGroom's son face poking out of a bushFlower girl playing hide and seek in a bush at Bickley Manor HotelWedding guests standing and chatting under a treeBride and Groom kissing on the fire escape at the Bickley Manor HotelBride leaning on her groom's shoulderBirde and Groom hugging in a flowery meadowBride and groom walking through the gate to the grounds at Bickley Manor Hotel in KentRoom and tables set for a Wedding reception at Bickley Manor HotelBride and groom cutting into their wedding cakeBickley Manor Hotel host speakingMother of the bride speechTouching and emotional mother of the bride speech with the bride hugging her motherGroom's parents laughing at groom's speechBride's parents laughing at groom's speechBride and Groom laughing at best man's speechBride and Groom waiving at their wedding guestsBride and Groom's first danceBride dancing with her mother and daughterGroup of wedding guests laughing and chattingWedding guests wearing funny wigsWedding guests laughing and chattingGroom dancing with his wedding guestsBride and groom holding their children for their first wedding dance

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