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A Beautifully Bohemian Outdoor Wedding

Boho weddings are always one of our favourites to receive and we love seeing how couples add a bohemian touch to their big day. Olivia & Tom opted for a natural, boho-inspired outdoor celebration set in the ruins of Sheffield Manor Lodge, with their evening reception hosted at Manor Oaks House.

They had a natural hessian theme with green and pastel tones, with all the decor and details designed by the very talented bride. So, take a whirl through the wonderful eye candy and be inspired for your own special day...

Details

The Need to Know
Venue
Sheffield Manor Lodge
Location
Sheffield
Ceremony
45
Breakfast
45
Reception
100
Dress
Emily Bridal wear
Flowers
Frances and Rose
Cake
Poppies Bakehouse
Photographer
Sarah at Key Reflections

TELL US ABOUT YOUR VENUE...

“The venue is the ruins of Manor Lodge where Mary Queen of Scots was held during her capture. It has wild flower meadows and an Apothecary garden inside the crumbled ruins. It has the perfect juxtaposition of old and new with a boho feel. Very natural and free.

It is a DIY venue so your vision is free to become a reality. The ceremony was held outside and in the door way of the Turret House with the drinks reception in the Apothecary garden. The Reception was on the same site at Manor Oaks House.”

DESCRIBE THE STYLE OF YOUR WEDDING...

“Boho natural Chic.
Natural hessian greenary Wild flowers and pastels.
Rustic.
I designed all my own decor and created items that made the finished touches.”

WHAT DID YOU ALL WEAR?

“My dress was a light floaty wedding gown from Essence of Australia in a sable colour with white lace overlay. It had a deep scallops V neckline and sheer lace back with buttons. I wore Puma Floral trainers with silk laces.

The men wore deep rich blue white shirts and pink ties and pocket squares. The groom wore a grey waist coat with a pink stripe and Grey Vans trainers.

The bridesmaids wore pastel pink floor length chiffon empire line dresses with lace and beaded bodices.”

WHAT DID EVERYBODY EAT AND DRINK?

“Canap├ęs and drinks in the wild flower meadows after ceremony.
Three course wedding breakfast
Antipasti
Chicken stuffed with wild garlic and mozzarella wrapped in pancetta with a red pepper reduction. Crushed new potatoes and seasonal vegetables
Trio of deserts
Salted caramel brownie
Etom mess
Tart au citron”

HOW DID YOU ENTERTAIN THE GUESTS?

“We had lawn games
A fire pit with toasting marshmallows
History tours of the site
Our own play list
Kids personalised colouring books.”

ANY WORDS OF ADVICE FOR FUTURE BRIDES & GROOMS?

“Enjoy every moment of planning and forget the little things as they don’t matter when the day arrives.”

NEED MORE #WEDDINGINSPO?

From classically elegant affairs to rustic, DIY big days, you’ll find even more #weddinginspiration on our real weddings blog!

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