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There is something magical about a Christmas wedding and this wedding certainly had that je ne se qua! Kelly and Dave chose to have a Christmas wedding at the Grasshopper Inn in Westerham, which is a gorgeous little country pub in the middle of Kent.

A Grasshopper Inn wedding is quite something anyway, given its quaint location and abundance of beautiful countryside surrounding the tudor looking exterior.

This beautiful Christmas wedding sent out feelings of toasted marshmellows, log fires, bauble’s, pine cones and mistletoe.

Add to the mix a very festive couple and this was simply a beautiful Christmas wedding.

Kelly and Dave chose to have a Grasshopper Inn wedding as it was the kind of venue that meant something to them. Full of charm, feeling and of a size that created a very close and personal feel. I simply loved it!

“My husband and I were lucky enough to have Ross photograph our beautiful winter wedding. He is professional, and a little quirky! He really thought about the theme of our day and the types of shots we were after. My wedding photos are amazing and my most treasured possessions.” – Kelly and Dave

Check out Kelly and Dave’s amazing wedding day below… one that will live long in the memory!

Wedding Details

Make up artist: Lisa Miller

Brides dress: Justin Alexander

Bridesmaids dresses: Dessy

Suits: Harris & Zei (groom/bestman) Johnny tuxedo (ushers)

Florist: Angela Rose

Address – 11 Pantiles Bexleyheath DA7 5HH Tel. 01322 407884

Cake: Kate Gardner – Personal friend

Caterer: Grasshopper Inn

Guitarist: Mike Georgiades

I am a Kent wedding photographer who has been featured within Your Kent Wedding Magazine, Rock n Roll Bride and Your Sussex Wedding Magazine, with images also published in the The Daily Mail, The Telegraph, The Independent, The News Of The World and many other large newspapers and magazines.

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Dan & Gemma’s Wedding At The Grasshopper Inn

Dan & Gemma’s Wedding At The Grasshopper Inn

Hey Folks! Today’s blog is all about Gemma and Dan’s Rustic Wedding day which was held at The Grasshopper Inn, Westerham.

Gemma and Dan went for a shabby chic/rustic feel with lots of hessian and lace used throughout their day. To add an extra personal touch, they decorated jam jars, handmade their invitations and name place cards.

‘We got married at The Grasshopper Inn in Westerham. We chose this venue before it was the first one we had seen that we both liked and could see ourselves getting married there. We loved the tudor style which was perfect for the intimate wedding we wanted.

‘ Gemma and Dan chose grape purple, cream and pastel pink as their main colours. For their flowers they had pale pink and cream roses, dark lisyanthus and cream Colombian hydrangeas. The button holes were purples spray roses.

Gemma’s dress was a strapless ivory fishtail dress which was covered in lace. From the waist down there was a layer over the top which was embellished with lace around the bottom. Gemma loved how completely different it was compared to anything else she’d tried, and it immediately made her cry which she knew was probably a good sign! To complete her bridal outfit, Gemma’s hair was curled with half of it pinned back using a sparkly and pearl clip. Make up was kept fairly natural as she’s not a huge make up wearer day to day, so didn’t want anything too drastic that wasn’t ‘her’.

The bridesmaids wore grape purple, floor length dresses with one shoulder strap, accompanied by gold strappy heels and gold/pearl bracelet and earring sets. The Groomsmen wore navy suits, with grape ties and pocket squares to match the bridesmaids. The Groom wore the same but with a waistcoat, which made him stand out against the others.

‘The whole day was perfect, we couldn’t have asked for a better day. It was full of happiness and laughter and we want to do it all over again. Truly the best day of our lives! There are loads of memories we could share with you but one I can share, is Dan’s brother who was one of the ushers, spontaneously beat boxing just before he was about to introduce us in to the wedding breakfast, we were not expecting it and we loved it.’


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The Grasshopper Inn

This beautiful Tudor venue that dates back to the 14th century, boasts two rooms that are fully licensed for civil ceremonies and many options for any size reception. Our rooms are embellished with traditional features, wooden beams, reclaimed panelling, wrought iron and leadlight windows from the Houses of Parliament. We offer exclusive use within our Tudor Ballroom which can cater for up to 170 people seated, and we can party until 2am, as we surrounded by sheep and fields!

We also have 9 boutique hotel rooms including an amazing bridal suite which is available for you and your bridesmaids to get dressed in and also for you and your partner to celebrate the night of your wedding.

Our dedicated team is on hand to ensure that every tiny detail of your day leaves an everlasting happy memory.

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Grasshopper Inn in Westerham, Kent anyone??

Is anyone else getting married at the Grasshopper Inn in Westerham?

I am, on 18th October. Would love to hear from anyone else getting married there!

Lucky you. My hubby2b lived in Redhill and took me there the first time we went down south.

You have chosen a lovely venue.

I am! On 19th July – 70 days!

We’re so impressed with them so far (especially now Terry has left!) and Brett has been fantastic. What food are you having? We booked in September 06 and they still offered carvery for the main course then and luckily will still do it for us now even though we postponed for a year (I would have been pregnant with our 2nd child and I look rough from start to finish when I’m pregnant so I wasn’t too keen!)

Where abouts are you from? It’s so exciting finding someone getting married at the same place – no one I know has ever heard of it!

Hi Jen, I thought it was just me! My wedding’s not until October. We live in the area so know the grasshopper well – many a family dinner has been eaten in there! What do you mean Terry’s left. I though Brett was the guy who was there before Terry? Do you have the names the wrong way round? We’ve not had any problem with Terry at all (so far!!).

Do you live round the area?

Brett is back and Terry has gone! Brett says the name Terry is a swear word at the moment hahaha! He told them he was more experienced than he actually was, and it turns out he didn’t have a clue what he was doing. He sent us 2 letters to introduce himself – one of them was meant for someone else, then he said we had to pay the £500 deposit (even though we’d already paid it in 2006!)

If I were you I’d call Brett to go over your plans and make sure it’s all ok – loads of the things we arranged with Terry were impossible – like he told us we could get 60+a few extra people in the small Rib Room for the ceremony. When we went back a few weeks ago Brett said that the registrar could well say that some guests couldn’t come in the room if there were too many (I think the limit is 50 something) So now we’re having everything in the big room like we were originally going to.

Have you been for your tasting yet?

We live in East Grinstead x

Hiya, thanks for letting me know all that – I’m now scared that all my plans will not be possible! I’m a little annoyed that Brett hasn’t contacted us to explain what’s going on to be honest. The last we heard from the Grasshopper was that Terry would be in touch to arrange a time for us to go and do the tasting. We called them a little while ago about out hogroast that we are having in the evening and asked to speak to Terry – they just said he wasn’t available! I guess I’d better be in touch with them pronto.

We live in Whyteleafe but are in East Grinstead all the time as our best man and his family live in Felbridge so we eat out there quite a lot. My fiancee’s golf club is near there too – Chartham Park, if you know it.

Yep I was annoyed too!! When I called and asked to speak to Terry they told me he wasn’t available too – went in 2 days later and the person on the bar said ‘I’ll just go get Brett’ – we were very confused!! We arranged the date of our tasting with Terry, and he said he’d call me a week before to see what we’d narrowed it down to – he never called so I called a couple of days before and his assistant didn’t have a clue what I was on about.

Definitely give them a call and ask what’s going on, maybe arrange to go and meet up with them so you can make sure everything is written down and you can go through everything with Brett properly. I hope your plans don’t have to change I’m just glad I called to go and look round again when I did – it’s only because my Grandma had never seen it and my Mum hadn’t been since we booked it in Sept 06, otherwise we’d not be going until about 3 weeks before and would have had to change timings, flowers (we were having extra for the ceremony room) and god knows what else – not good for the stress levels!

Yes I do know Chartham Park, my Mum and sisters go swimming there all the time and I used to go finding golf balls with my friend a few years ago!

Let me know what they say when you call them!


Kent Wedding Venue – The Grasshopper Inn

Wedding Photography at The Grasshopper Inn

The Westerham Grasshopper Inn situated in Kent is a fantastic Tudor building brilliant to hold private functions such as your ideal wedding. The interior in keeping with it’s Tudor heritage is decked out in dark wood panelling and wooden beams. This will help to give your whole proceedings that feeling of both intimacy and grandeur in these elegant surroundings. The exclusive garden at the rear of the building is just the place for taking wedding photos in this unique setting. The Grasshopper Inn boasts two function rooms in which it can hold your ceremony allowing from 20 to 170 sit down guests. Being just a stone’s throw away from London (40mins) this gorgeous venue is not difficult to find but is a treasure all the same.

Surrey wedding photographer Caterham Photography based in not too far away surrey have had great fun in photographing a number of couple’s weddings at this great location and look forward to being able to do so again.

Surrey wedding photographer Caterham Photography had the privilege to photograph the wedding of Angie and Barry in High Rocks “Bell Room”. This was a decent sized room with fabulous stone worked walls giving it a very country house feel. Some of the other larger rooms have exposed wooden beamed ceilings for a more elaborate look. In all, this is a magnificent venue and Caterham Photography hope to have the honour of photographing many weddings. .

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Dear Louana, Well what can I say. we had the best day of our lives and can’t thank you and the team enough from the bottom of our hearts! I am a natural worrier but you were there as soon as I stepped out of the car on Friday and were my.

The Grasshopper Inn

Thank you for all the hard work you and all the staff at the Grasshopper put into making Nicole and Shane’s wedding day so memorable. All our family and friends commented on how friendly and helpful everyone was and that its was the wedding of the century. I just wanted to.

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To The Wonderful team at the Grasshopper Inn, Thank you so much for the amazing job you all did on our wedding day. We really appreciated all of your help and support through out the process. Everything looked absolutely perfect and the whole day was exactly what we were.

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Thank you so much to the staff at the Grasshopper Inn for making our wedding day magical! They all did such an amazing job with everything from drink service to the wonderful food they served. Special thanks to Jo and Louana who are part of the Events Team for helping.

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Thank you so much for a great day Saturday it was amazing! The day went so well! Jane and Barry 5th November 2016.

The Grasshopper Inn

Thank you so much to the staff at the Grasshopper Inn for making our wedding day magical! They all did such an amazing job with everything from drink service to the wonderful food they served. Special thanks to Jo and Louana who are part of the Events Team for helping.

The Grasshopper Inn

Thank you so much to the staff at the Grasshopper Inn for making our wedding day magical! They all did such an amazing job with everything from drink service to the wonderful food they served. Special thanks to Jo and Louana who are part of the Events Team for helping.


The Grasshopper Inn

The Grasshopper Inn in Kent is a wonderful Wedding Venue. The Tudor building displays typical periodic architecture mimicked in the interior design lending itself to glorious traditional Weddings. The dark wooden panelling and staircase have such an air of grandeur it’s hard not to be impressed. The secluded terraced garden is private and gorgeous, perfect for those intimate ‘couples photographs’ after your ceremony. The inn can accommodate between 20-170 for a seated meal and upto 500 for a less formal affair. The chefs and on site catering team have a wide range on menus in their repertoire and are happy to adapt to any requirements.

Caterham Photography are wonderful professionals in the world of Wedding Photography. They have shot many fantastic images for so many happy couples, you can see some of their work here and visit their website here.

This couple used a seasonal Winter theme, this just looks so stunning with the exposed wooden beams at The Grasshopper Inn . The mix of contemporary and rustic decorations and the subtle colour scheme of white, silver and gold add luxury and richness without feeling too blatant.

If you are interested in any of our Wedding services please check out: wedding planning, beautiful wedding dresses, bridesmaid dress, groom wedding suit hire, wedding photography, alternatively here is the number to contact us via telephone; 01883592095 we look forward to hearing from you.


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