A micro-wedding with vintage steam trains: Jessica and Patrick tie the knot at Severn Valley Railway
Today, I'm sharing the wonderful wedding of Jessica and Patrick's, where I was their elopement wedding photographer at Severn Valley Railway. It was my first time photographing at this lovely and unique wedding venue and I’d love to shoot there again.
You don’t get much better than arriving to your wedding on a vintage steam train! The Severn Valley Railway is full of beautifully-restored trains, which made for a beautiful backdrop for Jessica and Patrick's intimate wedding ceremony.
Photographing a micro wedding at Severn Valley Railway: Elopement Wedding Photographer
After arriving by train, Jessica and Patrick were joined by their parents for their intimate micro wedding. The ceremony took place in the period waiting room at Arley Station which, with the fire roaring, was a really atmospheric location for Jessica and Patrick to say their I Dos.
It was a special day for another person in attendance, as one of the steam trains that passed through as vows were exchanged was driven by the son of one of the registrars. She was really emotional as it was her son’s first day driving a train, after many years of volunteering on the railway.
After the Ceremony, Jessica and Patrick joined their families for champagne and lots of hugs , before hopping back onto a train to head into Birmingham for afternoon tea.
My love for intimate and mico-weddings
Jessica and Patrick found me through my local co working space, The Old Post Office. My friend Kerry runs it and I love it when couples find me through mutual connections.
I especially love a small wedding like this one. When you’re doing shorter photography coverage for a small wedding it feels special to be able to capture and be part of something so intimate, and I adore elopements!
Whether planning a big wedding celebration or something smaller and intimate like Jessica and Patrick, the Severn Valley Railway offers a range of ceremony locations, including the footplate of a locomotive (excellent for train fans for sure!). You can also host your reception with them, including one on a steam train, and I’d love to photograph that! Definitely worth checking out if you are looking for something a bit different for your wedding day.
Get in touch with Babb Photo for Worcestershire wedding photography
I’d absolutely love to capture your wedding at the Severn Valley Railway. I’m available for short coverage micro weddings, as well as full day events, in Birmingham, Worcestershire and Warwickshire. You can get in touch here. Scroll down to see more photos from Jessica and Patrick's small elopement at Arley Station.
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