On The 7th - a Great Northern Wedding Venues styled shoot #GNWV2017

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We absolutely love a styled shoot. At our wedding shows and fairs we meet and become friends with wedding suppliers across the region, and styled shoots are a great way to show their creativity and introduce our Brides and Grooms to Great Northern Wedding Venues.

Our location for the day was On The 7th, an exclusive private members club located in the heart of MediaCityUK and part of Eclectic Hotel Collection which includes Great John Street, Didsbury House & Eleven Didsbury Park. Designed in their Eclectic iconic style, On The 7th is the perfect setting for your special day overlooking the lit-up sky of MediaCityUK.

With several spaces licensed for an intimate civil ceremony from 20 guests to 150, On The 7th can host your whole day. A formal wedding breakfast can be held in their rustic house Pantry, alternatively if you are looking for an informal option the Eclectic menus have something for everyone from canapés to midnight munchies.

The club can be hired exclusively on the weekends for the ultimate party place where brides, grooms and guests can dance the night away. With a late night bar service and no restrictions on music couples can hire in a live band or turn the DJ up for a night never to be forgotten.

End your special day in true Eclectic style by spending the night at one of the Eclectic hotels. Accommodation packages can be arranged at our sister hotels located only 10 minutes away from Media City.

For more details and to book your show around please contact Sarah on [email protected] or call 0161 686 5500 http://www.onthe7th.co.uk/on-the-7th/special-offer-4.aspx 

Photography by Mick Cookson

Mick is a Manchester Wedding Photographer, a regular at Little White Books events and you’ll have seen his work on the front cover of the Little White Books magazine. With a degree in photography, and well over 300 weddings to his name, Mick brings a wealth of experience to your wedding day. 

Mick was voted Best Male Photographer in the 2015 Great Northern Wedding Awards, was runner-up in the 2016 awards and is in the Top Ten for 2017/18 – this shows just how consistent his work is – he produces images in a documentary style that couples treasure forever. Contact Mick on 07860 549839 and take a look at more of this work http://www.mickcooksonphotography.co.uk Facebook and Instagram @mickcooksonphoto

For this shoot Mick used a variety of lighting techniques and scenes to bring the space in the venue to life. We can’t get enough of the reflection shots!

Dresses by The Bridal Lounge of Accrington

The backless dress in these shots is Yasmina by Maggie Sottero and the second dress with the beautiful ruffles is Tawny by Maggie Sottero. In their gorgeous lounge in Accrington you can browse collections by Rebecca Ingram, Sweetheart, Modeca, Special Day, Bonny Bridal and Sincerity. 

Their carefully selected gowns are timeless, sophisticated and elegant. Lee and her team are Top Ten Finalists in the 2017/18 Great Northern Wedding Awards. Call 01254 399811 to arrange an appointment. Visit https://www.thebridalloungeaccrington.co.uk/ and for social media inspiration follow on Facebook and Instagram @bridal_lounge_accrington

The Dollz by Samantha Mercer

Samantha is one of those “I Don’t Know How She Does It” women. A strong entrepreneur with a thriving, well-established business with several diverse factions, for this shoot The Dollz worked their magic with hair and make-up and the venue styling props were supplied by The Dollz Events.

Our model for the day, Becky, absolutely loved the look and feel of the Temptu airbrush system make-up expertly applied by The Dollz team. The technology of Temptu transforms the Airpod Foundation into a micro-fine mist, creating sheer, weightless layers of buildable coverage proven to deliver less makeup for a more perfected finish. No lines. No streaking. Just an even, soft-focus finish.

The Dollz Events team supplied piñatas, ivy rings and candle holders – a small glimpse of their styling props range that is available to style your wedding. They painstakingly handmade hundreds of origami cranes to create this wonderful shot – the most imaginative take on confetti ever!

For hair and makeup inspiration visit http://thedollz.co.uk Facebook http://thedollz.co.uk and Instagram @thedollzteam

For venue styling visit http://dollzevents.co.uk/ Facebook http://dollzevents.co.uk/ and Instagram @dollzevents

Bouquets by Red Floral Architecture

The spectacular bouquets were created by the team at Red Floral Architecture, the lead colour of yellow is just perfect for a Spring wedding, Red Floral Architecture has a well-deserved reputation for its designs via its philosophy, derived from fashion, season, colour, environment and striking design skill, whilst the central inspiration at all times has remained the flowers themselves. 

Often imitated but never surpassed Red Floral won the Great Northern Wedding Award 2015 and ’16 for Best Wedding Florist – will they make it three in a row in 2017? Visit http://www.redfloral.co.uk/ Facebook http://www.redfloral.co.uk/ and Instagram @redfloral

Behind the Scenes mini-movie by In Love Wedding Films.

Paul at In Love Wedding Films creates amazing films for couples all around the North West, the UK and even abroad. Films can move people, and his wedding films are like bottled emotional recall, waiting to be released. Check out the film he created of our day at On The 7th here (click on the image below and you can contact Paul to talk about your special day Facebook In Love Wedding Films and Instagram @inloveweddingfilms


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