A Stylish Holmes Mill Wedding | Clitheroe

Jade & Ben had a stylish Holmes Mill wedding in December last year. Everything about the day was truly amazing with so much energy throughout!

Jade and Ben’s winter wedding at Holmes Mill was nothing short of a stylish celebration. Their choice of a black and white theme set the tone for a sophisticated and cool affair that perfectly matched their personalities. From the elegant black dresses worn by the bridesmaids to the sharp black tie attire of the groomsmen, every detail was meticulously planned.

Bride & Groom Preparations at Holmes Mill

I met Jade in the morning of the wedding where she was getting ready for the big day with her bridesmaids. You could feel the excitement building as the morning went on. Luca definitely stole the show by keeping his mum’s prosecco glass topped up as she lay in the bath tub wearing her shades. Told you it was a stylish Holmes Mill wedding, even the kids played their part!

I walked into Ben’s hotel room in the Spinning Block as he was in the middle of a haircut! Not something you see every groom prep!

Dressed to impress, Jade and Ben were ready to get the show on the road!

Ceremony at Holmes Mill

Jade and Ben exchanged vows in front of their closest family and friends as they shared cheeky smiles. They totally owned the ceremony and not one shred of nerves were shown.

Portraits In The Engine Room

After the ceremony, the newlyweds made their grand exit under a shower of confetti. The group photos captured the fun and excitement of the day, setting the stage for some unforgettable couples shots in the Engine Room at Holmes Mill. This unique space, with its industrial charm and dramatic lighting, provided a stunning backdrop for the couple’s portraits. One of my favourite rooms in the world for couples shots!

One of the standout moments was when Jade and Ben took a break to enjoy an espresso martini together, creating some fantastic photo opportunities that perfectly captured their stylish vibe.

Bride Speech In The Cotton Room

The speeches were another highlight of the day. Ben kicked things off with a heartfelt yet cool speech that set the mood for the rest of the evening. His two best men followed with their own entertaining anecdotes and tributes. However, it was Jade who stole the show with her showstopper speech, leaving everyone in awe. More bride speeches at weddings please!

As if that wasn’t enough, the couple managed to sneak into the cinema at Holmes Mill. They shared a bag of popcorn, laughing and throwing it into the air, creating some truly unique and memorable images. It was a moment that perfectly captured their fun side and added a bit of quirky fun to the day. everyone made their way to the bowling alley at Holmes Mill for a quick game before the evening shenanigans.

Epic Party At Holmes Mill

The wedding party made their way to the side alley for fireworks. Before the party started it was time to cut the cake, or one of the 3 they had on display. Nothing says “I love you” more than your new husband planting your face into your wedding cake!

The evening celebrations were nothing short of epic. The dance floor was buzzing with energy, thanks to the incredible sounds of a percussionist and sax player who got everyone throwing shapes. The live music added a vibrant and electric atmosphere to the night, ensuring that everyone was up and dancing. Jade rocking the dance floor in her evening wedding dress and Ben wearing a sailor cap surrounded by guests and dancing the night away.

Jade and Ben’s wedding at Holmes Mill was a perfect blend of style and fun. Their attention to detail and the unique elements they incorporated made it a day to remember. It was a celebration that truly reflected who they are as a couple, and one that their guests will be talking about for years to come.

Having A Stylish Holmes Mill Wedding

Selecting the perfect wedding venue is a key part of planning your special day. The setting needs to be unique, charming, and capable of providing a memorable backdrop for your celebration. Holmes Mill, located in the heart of Clitheroe, offers just that. With its blend of industrial chic and rustic elegance, Holmes Mill stands out as an extraordinary wedding venue.

Holmes Mill is a former textile mill that has been lovingly transformed into a venue that combines historical charm with contemporary style. This unique setting provides a distinctive atmosphere that is both romantic and stylish, making it an ideal location for a wedding.

The Spinning Block

One of the standout features of Holmes Mill is The Spinning Block, a boutique hotel that offers luxurious accommodation for the wedding party and guests. Each room is thoughtfully designed, blending vintage touches with modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. The convenience of having accommodation on-site means that the celebrations can continue seamlessly from the ceremony through to the reception and beyond.

The Cotton Room

The cotton room at Holmes Mill is a versatile space that can be tailored to suit any wedding theme. It’s high ceilings, exposed beams, and large windows create an open, airy atmosphere filled with natural light. The neutral colour palette provides a blank canvas for your personal touches, allowing you to design the wedding of your dreams. This space can accommodate both intimate gatherings and larger celebrations, ensuring every wedding feels unique and special.

The Engine Room

This space boasts original industrial features, including a large steam engine that serves as a striking centrepiece. The exposed brickwork and iron columns add character and charm, providing a memorable backdrop for both ceremonies and receptions. The Engine Room’s distinctive atmosphere is perfect for couples looking to add an industrial edge to their wedding day photographs. The light in the Engine Room is a photographers dream!

The Beer Hall

The Beer Hall offers a wide selection of craft beers and a vibrant ambiance. The informal setting of the Beer Hall adds a unique twist to the traditional wedding reception where you can mix with the locals.

Exquisite Dining

One of the highlights of hosting your wedding at Holmes Mill is the exceptional dining experience. The venue takes pride in offering high-quality, locally sourced food that is sure to impress your guests. From the canapés to the wedding breakfast, every dish is crafted with care and attention to detail.

The Bistro

The Bistro at Holmes Mill offers an elegant setting for the wedding breakfast. The chefs use the finest local ingredients to create seasonal dishes that will delight your guests. The Bistro’s stylish yet cosy atmosphere makes it a perfect choice for a sophisticated meal with family and friends.

The Food Hall

For a more casual dining experience, the Food Hall provides a variety of delicious options. From wood-fired pizzas to gourmet burgers, there is something to suit every taste. This flexibility allows couples to create a dining experience that reflects their personal style and preferences, ensuring a memorable meal for all.

Bespoke Wedding Packages

Holmes Mill offers a range of bespoke wedding packages designed to make the planning process as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Whether you’re looking for an all-inclusive package or something more tailored to your needs, the dedicated wedding team at Holmes Mill will work with you to create your perfect day.

Personalised Service

One of the key advantages of choosing Holmes Mill is the personalised service. The wedding team takes the time to get to know each couple, understanding their vision and preferences. This attention to detail ensures that every wedding is unique and tailored to reflect the couple’s personalities and style.

Stress-Free Planning

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming, but the team at Holmes Mill aims to make the process as enjoyable as possible. From the initial consultation to the big day itself, they provide expert advice and support. Their experience and professionalism mean that you can relax and enjoy the lead-up to your wedding, knowing that everything is in capable hands.

Capturing the Memories

Holmes Mill’s distinctive character provides a stunning backdrop for wedding photos. The industrial features and vintage decor create a variety of beautiful settings for capturing special moments. Whether you prefer the intimate indoor settings or the picturesque outdoor spaces, Holmes Mill offers plenty of options for photography.

Indoor and Outdoor Photography

The exposed brick walls and ironwork of the interior provide a striking contrast to the soft, romantic elements of the wedding, creating visually captivating images. Outside, the charming surroundings offer perfect spots for capturing the love and joy of your special day. The variety of settings ensures that your wedding album will be filled with unique and memorable photos.

Making a Weekend of It

One of the benefits of choosing Holmes Mill as your wedding venue is the opportunity to extend your celebrations over a weekend. With luxurious accommodation at The Spinning Block and a range of dining and entertainment options on-site, guests can enjoy a full weekend of festivities.

Holmes Mill Wedding

By hosting your wedding at Holmes Mill, you can provide your guests with a complete experience. From the pre-wedding dinner to the farewell brunch, the venue offers everything you need to make your wedding weekend truly special. This all-inclusive approach allows you and your guests to fully immerse yourselves in the celebrations without the hassle of travelling between different locations.

Holmes Mill in Clitheroe is more than just a wedding venue; it’s a place where history, style, and personal touches come together to create unforgettable celebrations. Its unique blend of industrial chic and rustic charm, combined with exceptional service and exquisite dining, makes it an ideal choice for couples looking for a memorable wedding venue. Holes Mill is one of my most popular venues, I’m lucky to get to shoot here quite a few times throughout the year.

Wedding Suppliers

It was a pleasure shooting with the amazing Electric Reels Films and these amazing suppliers…

Dress: Aleena Lena, The Aisle, The Bobbin
Suits: John Lewis
Hair: Bang & Loop
Makeup: Chloe Hunter
Flowers: Olive Owl
Cake: Bridal Bakes
String Quartet: The String Quartet Company
Guitarist: Archie Hamilton
DJ: Exceed Events
Sax: Amber Sax
Percussion: Kristix

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