the oxford wedding blog

Hey, I’m Philippa.  I set up this blog as a go-to place for couples who are getting married in Oxford and it’s surrounding areas.  It’s where I share some ace things I’ve come across at weddings, and all the amazing hidden gems I’ve found in and around Oxford.

ARE YOU HAVING SPARKLERS ON YOUR WEDDING DAY?

Having sparklers on your wedding day is so much fun and they make for some photos! Firstly, I'd recommend purchasing two sparklers per person.  You'll want to order the longest sparklers you can get your hands on (the extra long ones are about 40cm), also make sure...

JOEL + HANNAH’S WEDDING

"OMG! WE ABSOLUTELY LOVE THESE PHOTOS!  We have watched the wedding slideshow so many times, we are simply blown away! You captured the whole day perfectly.  We can't thank you enough – these are a million times more than we could have ever expected 😍 Lots of love,...

Oxford Wedding Venue – The Bodleian Library

I'm always up for meeting with an Oxford wedding venue and so when the girls from The Bodleian Library called for a coffee I jumped at the chance.  We chatted a lot about weddings at The Bodleian Library, and to my surprise, they are a lot less conventional than I...

Me + My Oxford Wedding Photography Blog

Hello and welcome to The Oxford Wedding Blog!  I'm, Philippa, and this is my little Oxford wedding photography blog. THE STORY BEHIND THE OXFORD WEDDING BLOG My husband and I married three years ago, and when we were planning our wedding, we found it especially hard...

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR WEDDING CAKE

Today I'm catching up with Charlene, wedding cake queen and owner of Cherry Tree Cakerie.  I am such a big fan of Charlene's cakes, her style is so unique and she creates the most amazing unconventional designs, some too good to even eat in my opinion!!  She's sharing...

TOM + HANNAH’S RELAXED SOHO FARMHOUSE WEDDING

If you are thinking of having a Soho Farmhouse Wedding, or just looking for inspiration on how to have a relaxed wedding day, then take a peek at Tom and Hannah's day below.. Tom proposed to Hannah over a cup of tea in their London home, and this relaxed vibe is...

RELAXED WEDDING AT THE PERCH OXFORD

Port Meadow is not only Pippa and George's most favourite place in the world, but it's also home of the amazing pub The Perch.  I've shot many weddings at The Perch and it's still one of my favourite Oxford wedding venues, massively due to it's super relaxed vibe....

HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM YOUR ON-LINE WEDDING GALLERY

For those of you who have booked me as your wedding photographer, here is a little insight into how to get the most from your on-line wedding gallery. About 4-6 weeks after your wedding, your final images will uploaded into your very own on-line wedding gallery.  You...

THE DIGITAL WEDDING ALBUM – FOR YOUR PARENTS

After your wedding day everyone will want to re-live the day and see your photos as soon as possible, especially your parents!  I warn you, your parents are going to be desperate to show off your magical day to all their friends, their neighbours, their work...

Tips on choosing your wedding band from Ear Candy Oxford

Choosing your wedding band for your wedding can be quite a challenge so I decided to catch up one of the most popular function band in Oxford; Ear Candy.  I pretended I was you (aka getting married) and asked them six questions to help me (aka you) through the...

FIRST DANCE SONG INSPIRATION (that aren’t cheesy)

When you think of a first dance at a wedding, you might imagine the couple dancing to a song that's filled with meaning and memories from THAT special moment.  Like they do in the movies. But what if the song from THAT moment was a rap, filled with language a little...

TABLE SETTING INSPIRATIONS

There is something very special in dressing a table ready for a feast.  Even for a small dinner party at home I always like to put some effort into making the table looks nice.  I feel it's a way to respect the meal and make the guests feel extra special.  Decorating...

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