Pip & Ant’s Vintage Punk Fusion Wedding

After a crazy 16 week run of back to back weddings, we are finally ready to sit down and look back over the amazing events we’ve been part of this year. 2018 has been very busy, with our founder Stef getting fully into the swing of humanist ceremonies, and working at a few new venues…

Rock My Wedding Love Our Style!

One of our favourite weddings from last summer has made it into the pages of Rock My Wedding and you can read the full article here! As many of you know Hope Mill Theatre has been our venue of choice for a number of years now and out of the 20+ weddings we plan every year…

Carla and Ashley – A Couple of Rum Lovebirds

Carla and Ashley have been with us from the very beginning, at a time when Alternative Weddings Manchester were just starting out and Hope Mill Theatre was first transforming into the award winning theatre it is today. When back when in the Autumn of 2015, Carla and Ashley were on the case.   Our first…

Peaky Blinders meets a Village Fete – An Alternative Wedding of 3-Parts!

July to August has been craaazy busy for Alternative Weddings Manchester and we faced our biggest challenge yet on Fri 5th August – a wedding of three parts! To understand this very special day first you need a bit of background info on the happy couple. John and Sophie are the masterminds behind Manchester’s coolest underground art…

Clare and Gavin Worrall’s Socialist Shebang

We all know the best things in life are worth waiting for – good food, fine wine, the loves of our lives and of course wedding pictures! Huge thank you to Embee Photography who documented Clare and Gavin Worrall’s wedding and got some really brilliant snaps of the Bride and Groom strutting their stuff around Ancoats. We love it when wedding pictures…

Nicola Thompson’s Wonderful Wedding Eye

Although we’re in the middle of a freak Mancunian heatwave, I’m reliving a very special wedding from earlier this year through Nicola Thompson’s photography. These pictures make me so warm and fuzzy inside that I had to share. Helen and Chris were one of my earliest clients and chose to tie the knot the day after New Years….

Angela and Phil Vella’s Techno-Rave Wedding

It’s not every day you get approached by a groom-to-be in his 40’s, who wants to plan all aspects of his wedding and finishes your meeting with, and I quote “I want a massive techno rave”, but that’s exactly what happened to me last October. Phil Vella found Hope Mill Theatre just as its current…

Kelianne Newiss Photographer Shoots at Hope Mill Theatre

We had the pleasure of working with Kelianne Newiss and her creative team on a very special shoot last week at Hope Mill Theatre  and AWOL Studios and some of the shots are just incredible! Below you can see the behind the scenes pictures of it all coming together. With gorgeous dresses from Jean Jackson…