All that glitters at The Normans

Here at The Normans we like to party. And what better time to let one's locks down than New Year's Eve?! Cue Victoria and Martin, our NYE couple, who welcomed 2018 in style ... 

 Confetti celebrations at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

The outfits! Bride Victoria dazzled guests in this gorgeous gown, from Accent Original Bridal Boutique - with the kind of trail a bride-to-be's dreams are made of...

  That Dress  at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

Her bevy of bridesmaids, meanwhile, were dressed perfectly for the occasion, pairing floor-length navy gowns from Coast with glam-yet-cosy faux fur wraps. 

 Bridal Party Goals at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

The chaps cut a dash in three-piece suits - the grey and blue tones tying in with girls' garb to a tee.

 Groomsmen Goals at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

Of course, it's not a party without an abundance of decor - cue local florist, Clock Dandelion who dressed every space of The Normans with originality and flair. (The grey accents in Victoria's bouquet make it one of our favourites of 2017!)

 Clock Dandelion Bouquet at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

Over in the Cow Stalls, the partitions were given the royal treatment, wrapped in the thickest foliage, interspersed with wedding-white roses 

 The Cow Stalls at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell
 All in the Detail at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

We just loved these hanging floral installations by Clock Dandelion too - with one suspended from every Cow Stall bay. 

 Hanging installation at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

Indeed, we think these deserve a closer look - if only for those delightful dandelion clocks! #weddingflowergoals

 Fab flora at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

After a champagne-fuelled drinks' reception, guests made their way into The Normans Marquee - guided by a gin-inspired table plan (what better boozy theme for New Year's Eve?)

 Gin O Clock at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

Inside, guests found the starriest of backdrops to the evening event - in the form of paper lantern stars, hung overhead by the couple's florist, Clock Dandelion. 

 The Stars are in the Sky Tonight at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

Even the cake glittered: four tiers by Celebrate Country Cake Design comprising Victoria sponge, chocolate sponge, lemon sponge and spiced cranberry and brandy ganache flavours. 

 Cake Glitterati at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

As dining came to an end, the tempo reached for the stars, with The English Country Gentlemen taking to the stage

 Party Time at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

Meanwhile, roulette and Black Jack tables, courtesy of Casino Hire UK added a party vibe for the dance-shy

 Casino Tables at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

But as the clock struck midnight there wasn't a soul off the dancefloor, with guests seeing in 2018 - with a little help from party hats, poppers and glitter canons!

 Happy New Year at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell.

Wishing a Happy 2018 - and beyond! - to newlyweds, Victoria and Martin. 

 Magic moments at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell
The Normans is incredible and the team made our day even more special! The venue is utterly charming and atmospheric on its own - but once you add your own touches it turns into an incredible venue that received praise from all our guests. A wedding here will live long in the memory.
— Man of the moment, Martin

 

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 Just Wed Kiss at The Normans Photo by Luke Bell

All photographs of Victoria and Martin's big day are courtesy of Luke Bell Photography