Festival Wedding at Wildwood Bluebell | Amy & Matt

Amy and Matt’s day had all the ingredients for a great festival wedding…dry weather, lots of good food and booze and a bunch of awesome people who just want to have fun.

fun festival wedding

When Amy and Matt first got in touch with me about being the photographer for their Glastonbury inspired festival wedding at Wildwood Bluebell, I was so excited – they were planning the most fun outdoor wedding with a woodland ceremony, glitter parlour and even a surprise pole dance performance. Amy and Matt are the most relaxed couple and I couldn’t wait to shoot their wedding!

bridal prep

On the morning of the wedding I rocked up at Wildwood Bluebell, where the bride was getting ready with her six bridesmaids. Everyone was so chilled, especially Amy! The bride wore a strapless Ian Stuart dress and her bridesmaids wore dresses in the colours of the rainbow, each with a matching bouquet. Matt wore a grey waistcoat suit with his groomsmen in grey trousers, white shirts and braces.

humanist woodland wedding

The wedding took place in a woodland clearing at Wildwood Bluebell, and was an intimate humanist ceremony. They had a handfasting, which was a really nice personal touch. After the ceremony they walked down the aisle together and were showered with flower petals. Whilst we did some family photos and some fun and creative portraits with the bridal party, the rest of the guests took advantage of the glitter parlour, cake canapés, and paddling pools full of booze.

wildwood bluebell wedding

During the reception they had a live guitarist, which gave the afternoon the festival vibe the couple were going for. Guests enjoyed a buffet BBQ and knocked back shots before watching the couple cut the cake. Before some emotional speeches, guests were entertained by an ‘Alice in Wonderland’ themed pole dancing performance – it went down a storm! The couple then had their first dance after which a live band got the the party started.

If you’d like to read more about Amy and Matt’s festival wedding at Wildwood Bluebell, check out their feature on Festival Brides

Here’s their Glastonbury inspired festival wedding!


Dream Team

Venue – Wildwood Bluebell / Dress – Bridal Reloved / Flowers – Blue Thistle / Celebrant – Martina Paul / DJ – Ed Steelefox / Band – Johnny Kowalski & The Sexy Weirdos / Marquee – Cotswold Marquees /

wildwood bluebell wedding photography

Wildwood Bluebell is set in in the glorious Cotswolds, surrounded by wildflower meadows, bluebell woods and acres of farmland. With it’s free spirited vibe, it’s the perfect venue to style your own outdoor festival wedding. I had a such a blast being the photographer for Amy & Matt’s Wildwood Bluebell wedding.

If you’re looking for a photographer for your festival wedding at Wildwood Bluebell or elsewhere, I’d love to hear from you!

I photograph weddings across Warwickshire and the UK in barns, country houses, tipis, hotels, town halls and backstreet boozers. If you’re getting married and looking for a wedding photographer and like what you see, get in touch for more information. You can also can find me on FacebookInstagram or Pinterest

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