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Wedding at Chiddingston Castle with Charlotte and James

Charlotte and James had the most elegant, modern, and beautiful wedding at Chiddingstone Castle in Kent, UK. With the hot sun shining down, this was a gorgeous summer wedding, amongst the stunning grounds of the castle. Check it all out below.

First names: Charlotte Murphy and James Curran
Ages: 28 and 28
Wedding date: Friday 15th July 2022
Venue: Chiddingstone Castle

How did you guys meet, tell me all?

We met during freshers week at Sussex University. After 3 years of being friends, we eventually graduated from the friend-zone and became a couple.

How did you get engaged, is there a cool story?

During the crazy times of covid and “travel corridors” – we managed to get away to Tenerife for a week in December 2020 – the place we first went on holiday together.

What made you choose your wedding venue, did you look at many?

It was a no-brainer really. It’s a venue that we’ve spent a lot of time at during the summer months having picnics in the grounds. It’s also a location that James spent much of his childhood growing up, fishing on the estate lake with grandparents.

Tell me about your dress? Who was it designed by and was there a particular style you were drawn too?

Who was it designed by and was there a particular style you were drawn too? – My dress is a very ‘Charlotte’ dress, which is exactly what I wanted… to look like me! It was designed by Mori lee

What was the inspiration/theme/styling of your wedding?

We really like the elegant castle theme that Chiddingstone offers, and countryside charm that is so unique.

What is your first song and why?

Will Young – Evergreen – a song that we mutually belt-out in the kitchen! 

What would be your number one tip to other couples planning their wedding?

Stick to Charlotte’s spreadsheet.

Check out Charlotte and James’s gorgeous wedding at Chiddingstone Castle below.

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The photography: All images were captured with two Canon R6 cameras.
Lenses:
Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM, Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM, and the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM.

Other awesome suppliers from Charlotte and James’s gorgeous Wedding at Chiddingstone Castle.

Hair stylist: Danni and Kim
Website: https://www.makeover-box.co.uk
Instagram: @makeoverbox_hairandmakeup

Make up artist: Emma
Website: https://www.makeover-box.co.uk
Instagram: @makeoverbox_hairandmakeup

Bridal dress design:
Website: https://www.morilee.com
Instagram: @morileeofficial

Brides dress boutique: Love Me Do Brides
Website: https://www.lovemedobrides.com
Instagram: @lovemedobrides

Suits: Ted Baker
Website: https://www.tedbaker.com
Instagram: @tedbaker

Florist: Lucy at Willow & Maw
Website: https://www.willowandmaw.co.uk
Instagram: @willowandmaw

Cake: Natalie at Purple Flour
Website: https://www.purpleflour.co.uk
Instagram: @puple_flour

Caterer: Russell from the Kitchen of Kent
Website: https://www.kitchenofkent.co.uk
Instagram: @kitchenofkent

Band/DJ: Get Lucky
Website: https://www.entertainment-nation.co.uk
Instagram: @entertainmentnationuk

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