Wedding at The Compasses Pattiswick
April 24, 2017

The Compasses at Pattiswick relaxed country pub wedding

I love a relaxed wedding, the more personal and enjoyable the better. Why have a day to celebrate your love and make it into a right old stress? I have no idea why anyone would want to do that.  But I can safely Liz and Fred totally got what a great wedding should be.  They were so much fun from the moment I met them.  They chose a country pub wedding. If you’re looking for that then, the Compasses at Pattiswick, is an ideal little venue. If you love pubs and you love the countryside and you love great food, then this Essex pub does all of those particularly well.

I think it was a bit of surprise to all of us how sunny this April wedding was, but it couldn’t have been more fitting.  Liz is like an actual ray of sunshine. She has a brilliant sense of humor and just took everything in her stride. I loved that she gave a speech (bride speeches are always some of my favourites!). And well, that first dance was something else – I think it’s going to take a lot to beat that!

Here’s what Liz had to say about their photos:

“It was important to me that we “clicked” with our photographer. From the first phone call with Jess, to meeting her and talking through our wedding day, I knew she was the one for us. Relaxed, knew her stuff and, of course, an amazing talent.

Jess captured our day in some truly beautiful shots. The photographs are, in my opinion, pieces of art – ones that I will always treasure. Don’t be fooled, she may be tiny in stature but is mighty in talent. The lady is a ninja – she moved around capturing moments that we will look back on with such love and fondness.

I’m so pleased she was a part of our day, it’s been a pleasure working with you Jess (I totes sound like a model, right?!) and we wish you every success in all aspects of your life. You are one to watch”


Venue: The Compasses at Pattiswick

Hair Frankie Calder

Make-up: Charlemange Smithies

Dress Charlie Brear

Cheese: West Country Cheese Company


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