Build around 1850 forSir Joseph Whitworth, Chancellors Hotel is a Victorian period property set amongst 5 acres¬†of gardens. It’s located in Fallowfield in Manchester, a short drive from Didsbury village.

Chancellors Hotel Wedding Photography Tips

Chancellors Hotel has recently been refurbished with a great neutral palette. The interior would complement pretty much any colour theme.

I’d love to share a few tips to get the best out of the grounds.

  1. If it’s raining, there’s a handy cover over the conservatory area that means group photos can be shot with the gardens in the backdrop without guests getting wet. Perfect for Manchester’s trademark weather!
  2. In harsh sunlight, the trees provide a good amount of shade for small group photos and couple portraits.
  3. Wedding cars typically drop the bride off at the back entrance. The cars in the background can be a little distracting. Consider stopping for a photo before the car turns the corner into the venue, or stop for a quick photo in the courtyard instead.
  4. The garden is surrounded by tall trees, but sun-flare¬†shots are still possible. The timing just needs to be perfect! I use an app called ‘Sunseekers’ which will tell me the exact time on your wedding day that we’d be able to create a photo like the one below.
bride and groom portrait at their Romantic Period Property Wedding at Chancellors Hotel

Chancellors Hotel Weddings

bride and groom portrait with Chancellors Hotel in the background

Romantic Period House Wedding at Chancellors Hotel

Romantic Period House Wedding at Chancellors Hotel on a glorious day in summer with afternoon tea The Inspiration Victoria & Warren tell us about the inspiration for their wedding day: ‘With a love of Jane Austen and romantic period dramas, we wanted to have a traditional English Summer Wedding.’ ‘We had a traditional Afternoon tea…
Manchester music themed wedding

Manchester Music Themed Wedding at Chancellors Hotel

Emma & Chris met through uni friends and had a shared love of music, gigs and festivals. They’re also huge Morrisey fans, so we shot the engagement shoot outside Salford lads club, and I got to find out more about their plans for their wedding at Chancellors in Manchester. The table favours were to be…
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