Weddings at Arkwright Rooms, Nottingham

Weddings at Arkwright Rooms, Nottingham

Tuesday, 06 March, 2018 @ 20:21

A stunning, summer wedding at the Arkwright Rooms, Nottingham. Andrea Palmer wedding photography showcases one of her clients weddings and gives insight into this unique city centre venue.

It was a real pleasure to photograph Andrew and Salima's wedding celebrations in such splendid surroundings. As a wedding photographer having such a beautiful building as a backdrop is perfect for creating some really stunning images for the bride and groom and so I was very excited and honoured to shoot this wedding.

The Akwright Rooms is in the heart of Nottingham and is the only venue of it’s kind in the city centre.

The grade II listed 19th century building has been sympathetically restored retaining it's original Victorian features which blend well with the fresh, contemporary feel within the Newton building.

Andrew and Salima walk from the revolving door of the Newton building into the courtyard, a large space which can be used for BBQ's drinks and canapés.

I love the reflections of the Victorian architecture in the large, modern glass windows and doors.

The beautiful courtyard was a perfect setting for Salima and Andrew's BBQ wedding breakfast.

Children played and had space to run around while guests chatted and enjoyed drinks and it was a great location to take the planned formal photos.

The impressive Victorian entrance also leads to the picturesque courtyard and is surrounded by Victorian architecture both inside and outside.

Beautiful carved pillars, arches and stairways are a perfect backdrop for any wedding and a dream come true for me as a photographer.

I stood at the top of the stairs to capture some natural photos as the happy couple walked from the courtyard to the main entrance.

There’s so many photo opportunities at The Akwright rooms, Nottingham that I’m spoilt for choice. I took Andrew and Salima on a walk through the grounds, taking advantage of every stunning backdrop that was available.

This part of the day is so important for the happy couple, to take time out and just spend some quality time alone while I stand back and document this time in an unobtrusive manner.

When it was time for the speeches, it was back inside again to enjoy more period features with floor-to-ceiling windows, parquet floors and ornate architectural touches.

licensed to preform civil ceremonies and weddings The Akwright Rooms, Nottingham offer a choice of rooms which all feature Victorian architecture with a light, airy, modern, contemporary feel.

My advice to any couple getting married in Nottingham is to take time to look around this unusual wedding venue and talk to the events team, you won’t be disappointed.

I was very impressed with the gorgeous food and seamless organisation - the events team really do give all their attention to every detail.

This is what every wedding couple deserve to make their day perfect.

Bride and groom have some quality time alone. I took this photo form the stairs in the main entrance.

Later into the evening the celebrations continued. As the sun went down and evening guests arrived the events team were on the ball serving food and drinks enabling everything to run smoothly.

A pose at the piano, another plus if you're wanting some classic music as you walk down the isle or while your wedding breakfast is served.


Special moments as Salima and Andrew have their first dance as a married couple.

On the front steps entrance at The Arkwright rooms, Nottingham I gathered all the guest for a fun shot with lots of confetti.

Congratulations Andrew and Salima and thanks so much for asking me to photograph your special day.

View more images for this venue in Andrew and Salima's wedding highlight video

Venue address:

Akwright Rooms, Burton Street, Nottingham
Nottinghamshire, NG1 4BU

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