A Dreamy September Wedding at The Old Hall: Love, Laughter, and Golden Hour Magic.

As the golden hues of early September enveloped the picturesque city of Ely, love was in the air at The Old Hall, where American couple Grace & Kyle celebrated their union with a warm and enchanting wedding.

The setting was perfect in the Indian summer weather, complete with an outdoor humanist ceremony overlooking the historic Ely Cathedral, a drinks reception in the venue’s newly built orangery, and a celebration filled with heartfelt speeches and a packed dancefloor. Here are a few highlights of this unforgettable day.


A Picturesque Outdoor Ceremony with an Ely Cathedral Backdrop.

The Old Hall is known for its stunning views, and this wedding was no exception. With Ely Cathedral in the background, the outdoor ceremony was a sight to behold. The warm September weather and clear skies added an extra layer of charm to the proceedings. As the bride and groom exchanged their vows, surrounded by lush greenery and the awe-inspiring cathedral, it was a moment of pure magic that left every guest with a warm a fuzzy feeling.

Following the heartfelt exchange of vows conducted by one of the couples friends, the newlyweds and their guests proceeded to the newly built orangery, a delightful addition to The Old Hall. The orangery’s large windows let in plenty of natural light, creating an inviting atmosphere for the drinks reception. Guests enjoyed refreshing beverages and delectable appetizers as they basked in the picturesque surroundings.<

A Venue with History and Beautiful Grounds.

The Old Hall is steeped in history. Originally constructed in the 15th century, it offers a perfect blend of old-world charm and modern amenities. The stunning grounds, with their meticulously maintained gardens and enchanting pathways, provided a captivating backdrop for the wedding photography. The venue’s historical charm and scenic beauty make it a top choice for couples seeking a timeless and romantic setting for their special day.

A Wedding at The Old Hall Ely. Perfect for capturing Golden Hour Moments

One of the most magical parts of the day was the couple’s photography session during the golden hour. The soft, warm light of the setting sun bathed the couple in a radiant glow, creating truly breathtaking and romantic photos. The candid shots, laughter, and stolen glances were expertly captured, ensuring the couple would have a treasure trove of memories to look back on.

Heartfelt Speeches and a Packed Dancefloor

The evening continued with an emotional round of speeches, leaving not a dry eye in the house. From heartfelt words of love and encouragement to hilarious anecdotes, the speeches were a testament to the love and support that surrounded the couple on their special day. As the speeches concluded, the dance floor quickly filled with guests ready to celebrate. The night was a whirlwind of dance, laughter, and joyful moments, perfectly encapsulating the love and happiness that filled the air.

In the end, the warm September wedding at The Old Hall, Ely, was a celebration to remember. With its stunning backdrop, picturesque outdoor ceremony, and romantic golden hour photo options, it was a dream come true for the couple and their guests. I love working a Wedding at The Old Hall  during golden hours as the light is fantastic and the sun sets perfectly with the cathedral still in view.

The history and charm of The Old Hall, combined with its beautiful grounds, made it a perfect choice for this love story. As the night ended with a packed dancefloor and hearts full of joy, it was clear that this day would be cherished forever as a symbol of love, laughter, and golden hour magic.

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