St. Dunstan in the East summer wedding
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St. Dunstan in the East is a North London wedding photographer dream venue. The church is now a ruin after a it was bombed in the second world war. Rather than rebuilding the church the ruins have been left as a monument. Ivy and trees have grown into the church ruins that look absolutely amazing – something right out of Game of Thrones! The uber modern London city buildings that surround St. Dunstan in the East make the ruins look even more dynamic.

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Weddings at St. Dunstan in the East

Wedding photography at St Dunstan-in-the-East takes some beating. The church was severely damaged in the Second World War and no longer has a roof, a full set of walls or even functions as an actual church. The beautiful ruin in the centre of the City of London has the air of a place reclaimed by nature and is super romantic. What is left of the original structure is now covered in beautiful plant climbers which, on a sunny day, allow dappled sunlight to filter through. No two ways about it, this is an insanely romantic spot in which to say ‘I do’.

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Fiona and Adam struck lucky with the weather. This was very fortunate as St.Dunstan in the East has no roof! Dappled light was the order of the day as their friends and family gathered beneath the green canopy for the open-air ceremony. St Dunstan’s still has its original steeple (designed by Christopher Wren) which contrasts dramatically with the skyscrapers surrounding it. It’s the kind of architectural mash-up this great city does so well, and which photography is made for.

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After their vows, Fiona and Adam and their guests strolled through the city to The Drift Bar, on nearby Bishopsgate. It’s a lovely, light-filled venue for a wedding reception. Spacious too, which was just as well, since Fiona and Adam (New Zealanders both) had booked a traditional Maori dance display. Which was definitely a wedding first for me.

Booking an award winning North London Wedding Photographer

I would love to be your photographer at your St.Dunstan in the East wedding. Please feel free to check out my Google reviews to read some kind comments from happy couples. This iconic London wedding venue is utterly unique and the romantic venue in the heart of the City. I have plenty of availability in 2023 if you would like to Drop me a line. I would love to hear your plans.

“Hi John,

We just had a look through and I’m just astounded by how wonderful they are!! We absolutely love them, thank you so, so much. The colours are so vibrant, just what I hoped for. You’ve made me very happy indeed!!!” – Fiona

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  1. I cannot say just how delighted we are with John’s photos of our wedding day! They absolutely surpassed all our expectations and we’ve been left with a magical record of the day. He captured everything just perfectly – special moments with friends and family, the decoration and colour scheme, the food, the venue. Even the smallest details, which were important to me (but probably weren’t noticed by most) were captured. I would recommend John in a heartbeat, you’ll be very lucky to have him there with you on your special day. He’s also very friendly and professional and lovely to talk to!

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