Tithe Barn Bedford Wedding Photography

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Weddings at Tithe Barn Bedford

Nestled in the heart of Bedford, the Tithe Barn is a distinctive and versatile wedding venue offering exceptional charm and character. This exquisite 14th-century medieval barn is capacious, accommodating up to 300 guests comfortably for the ceremony and reception. The enchanting ceremonies typically take place atop the mezzanine floor, providing an ethereal setting with striking oak beams and stunning views of the serene surroundings. The barn has been thoughtfully refurbished with state-of-the-art facilities while maintaining its substantial original features. It offers an expansive, modern, open-plan design, allowing plenty of flexibility for personal wedding themes and decorations. With the exclusive use of two impressive and flexible function rooms, receptions at Tithe Barn radiate luxury and timeless elegance. It further provides an on-site bar equipped with a vast array of beverages to cater to all of your guest’s tastes. As for accommodation, the newlyweds can retire to the charming ‘Hayloft Bridal Suite’, a quaint setting, beautifully decorated, equipped with modern amenities and breathtaking views of the grounds. Additional guest accommodation is easily arranged at nearby hotels with which the venue has built a solid rapport. Ample parking, exceptional staff members, and experienced wedding coordinators are also accessible for the smooth execution of your special day. Overall, the Tithe Barn presents an enchanting blend of rustic charm and sophisticated style, making it an ideal venue for an unforgettable wedding experience in Bedford.

Tithe Barn Bedford Wedding Photographer

We specialise in documentary-style wedding photography and videography at 1st Class Wedding, based in Northamptonshire, UK. We capture the essence of your special day in a unique, unobtrusive manner, focusing on genuine, heartfelt moments. Serving within a 50-mile radius of the NN8 postcode, our experienced team has worked across various venues, ensuring each wedding story is told beautifully. Our dedication to quality and creativity has earned us numerous awards. We’re committed to providing exceptional, memorable photography and videography services for your wedding.

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The History of Tithe Barn

The Tithe Barn in Bedford, Bedfordshire, has a rich and distinct history spanning over half a millennium. Constructed in the early 15th century, it originally served the purpose of storing tithes – a kind of tax often paid in kind with goods or livestock, which were owed to the church by local parishioners. This magnificent stone-built structure is a testament to the grandeur of historical English architecture with its lofty, arching ceilings and original wooden beams.

In the 16th century, during the dissolution of monasteries by Henry VIII, the barn was transformed into a farm storage facility, marking a pivotal shift in its history. However, it wasn’t until the 20th century when it found its current vocation as a wedding venue.

Having undergone careful restoration to preserve and enhance its gothic charm and rustic grace, the Tithe Barn became a beloved spot for matrimonial ceremonies in the mid-1950s. Its traditional aesthetics coupled with its tranquil rural setting gives it an appealing contrast to modern, city wedding spaces, making it a choice venue for those aiming for a blend of historical elegance and bucolic beauty.

Today, the Tithe Barn proudly continues its narrative, witnessing the creation of new histories as couples exchange their vows within its enchanting walls. Catering to a wide range of bespoke wedding events, its rich past is interwoven into the tapestry of countless love stories, lending a unique charm to every celebration held within its venerable stone confines.

How To Find Tithe Barn

Tithe Barn is a quintessential wedding venue located in the heart of Bedfordshire, England. Specifically, it resides in Bedford’s charming village of Kempston, adding rustic charm to the town with its rich history dating back to the 16th century. This delightful location is easily accessible and conveniently positioned just a few miles south from the county town of Bedford. Surrounded by lush greenery and countryside landscapes, Tithe Barn guarantees picturesque wedding memories while providing close proximity to broader Bedfordshire amenities and attractions. The venue exudes an enchanting blend of romance and serenity that few other locations can match.

About Bedford

Bedford is a historic market town in the county of Bedfordshire, located in the heart of East England. The town is renowned for its rich heritage, dating back to the medieval era, evident in its diverse array of architectural splendors. The River Great Ouse flows through Bedford, providing picturesque river views and a variety of recreational activities. The town is renowned for its services, forestry, and manufacturing sectors that play significant roles in its thriving economy. Furthermore, Bedford possesses an exceptional educational system, home to numerous reputable schools and Bedford College, attracting both domestic and international students. Cultural vibrancy is an integral part of Bedford’s identity, influenced by a tapestry of multicultural communities. From its tranquil parks, scenic embankment, local markets, to the infamous Panacea Museum and Bedford Castle, the town has much to offer residents and visitors alike. Despite its relative size, Bedford maintains a unique balance of urban and rural charm, making it an attractive destination to live, work, and explore.

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How long have you worked as a Tithe Barn wedding photographer/videographer?

I’ve been a professional in photography and videography for over two decades and shifted my focus to primarily capture weddings full-time starting in 2015.

How much does hiring a wedding photographer for Tithe Barn cost?

For weddings at Tithe Barn, I offer a variety of packages, ranging from coverage of small, intimate ceremonies to comprehensive packages that capture every moment, from the morning preparations to the last dance of the evening.

How would you describe your photography style for a Tithe Barn wedding?

At Tithe Barn weddings, my approach blends documentary style with modern takes on traditional photography and videography. I capture the day’s events as they naturally unfold, combining romantic, elegant portraits with a more informal style for a comprehensive reflection of your day. My work suits couples who prefer a relaxed, non-posed experience, focusing on emotions and connections. Embracing the unique energy of each wedding, I aim to create vibrant, amazing images that truly represent the personalities of the couples I work with.

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