{Real Wedding} Samantha & Steve – A Glamourous Industrial Wedding with Mixed Metallics

{Real Wedding} Sam & Steve - A Glamourous Industrial Wedding with Jenny Packham Sequin Bridesmaids Dresses | No Corkage Wedding Venue, Derbyshire | www.thewestmillvenue.com | Images: Esme Fletcher Photography

Real Wedding at The West Mill Venue, Derbyshire

Bride & Groom: Sam & Steve

Date: Friday 24th March 2017

Wedding Style: A Glamourous Industrial Wedding with  Mixed Metallics & Jenny Packham Sequin Bridesmaid Dresses.

Photography: Esme Fletcher

Your Love Story?

We met 7 years ago through mutual friends and going out, one of first meetings was a meal and I knew that night sat opposite Steve I was going to marry him one day. He proposed in Disney Florida on a family holiday, we went for cocktails then on the way back to our room on the beach of our resort he asked me to be his wife I couldn’t of been happier!!

What was your inspiration and vision for your day?

Industrial wedding with a mixed metallic colour scheme.

Why did you choose The West Mill Venue?

It was everything we were looking for with the original features exposed brick and  industrial feel, we fell in love with it in Feb 2015 during the restoration process.

Did you do any DIY projects?

The sloe gin favours, the sprayed bottles, the chalkboard sign, Polaroid picture frame

Tell us about the details…

The Cakes – Sticky Toffee, Peach & Prosecco, Red Velvet.

The Treats – Salted Caramel Tarts, Macarons, Doughnuts

What was on the Menu?

Drinks Reception – A Pimp your Prosecco stand, Pimms and a Selection of Beers & Ciders

Starter – Sharing Boards

Main – Sausage & Mash

Desert – Trio of Puddings

Evening Food – Beef & Gammon Batches, Cake & Treat Table

What was your favourite part of the wedding?

Saying our vows and the speeches.

Can you sum up your wedding day in 3 words?

Amazing, Happy, Perfect!

Do you have any advice for future brides & grooms?

Take a few minutes at different stages through the day to take it all in, and don’t worry, it will be amazing!!

Your Dream Team

Photographer: Esme Fletcher

Videographer:  Blooming Lovely Films

Your Outfit: Dress- Erin by Ronald Joyce / Shoes – Rachel Simpson / Headpiece – Issac Charles Bridal Boutique / Jewellery – Tiffany bracelet (something borrowed from bridesmaid)  / Earrings present from the Groom.

Hair: Tracey Anna

Make Up: Anthea Mairoudhiou

Your Partner’s Outfit: Moss Bros

Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Jenny Packham Sequin / Flower girl – The Sewing Room custom design

Cake: Yummy Little Cakes

Flowers: Brooch bouquet made by bride, bridesmaids posies , wrist corsages and buttonholes – Nadia Di Tullio

Stationery: Satin & Tat

Band/DJ: Spirits High DJ

Photo Booth: Vintage Booths

Other Entertainment: Singer – Lulabella, Saxophone Player – Sarah Plays Sax

Decor/Props: Mixed metallic bottles, gin bottles, chalkboard signs

Other Hire Items: Darby & Joan pieces


The West Mill is a No Corkage Wedding Venue in Derbyshire. If you want to find out more about us, we’d love to hear from you. Simply download our brochure here or contact our events team to book a viewing.

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