Bel and the Dragon is a unique and intimate wedding venue on the river in Reading.   Sophie and Chris needed a Berkshire wedding photographer with a relaxed and unobtrusive style to capture their celebrations, and I was delighted to be a part of their day.  I often provide Reading wedding photography at some of the beautiful locations, stately homes and barns.

Sophie was getting ready for the day in the main rooms of the Inn, and I took a few photos of hair and make-up as well as the girls with their dresses on.  The room they were getting ready in was very quirky, with interesting ornaments and books, it’s a lovely place to stay overlooking the river.

Chris and his family and groomsmen were getting the boat ready for the ceremony.  It looked very elegant, with beautiful candles and balloons.  We took a few photos of everyone enjoying a quick drink, and soon it was time for the ceremony.

The wedding ceremony on the boat at Bel and the Dragon is certainly unique!  It’s a lovely light and bright setting with amazing views, and everyone enjoyed the ceremony very much.  After the register was signed the guests waited at the bottom of the steps to throw confetti, which is always one of my favourite moments!

Sophie and Chis had a few photos alone in the terraced area, with a wonderful blue door and cobbled floor.  We also took a few group photos, and the couple enjoyed a drink indoors with their guests.

The reception was also on the boat, and the room looked lovely with plenty of greenery and candles.  After the speeches the guests were treated to a wonderful meal.  Soon it was time for the dancing and cake-cutting, and the party started in style!  Wishing you a lifetime of happiness, with a beautiful baby on the way, such an exciting year xx

Are you looking for a Reading wedding photographer or a Berkshire wedding photographer to capture your perfect wedding day?  I would love to hear more about your wedding day so please don’t hesitate to get in touch!  My style of wedding photography is relaxed and unobtrusive, with colourful and authentic photographs to remember your day.