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Manor From Heaven

January 14, 2013

I’ve been so busy over Christmas and New Year that I’ve built up quite a backlog of splendid weddings to share with you.  First up is one which took place back in November in Leicestershire.

Catthorpe Manor, Leicestershire wedding venue

The location was the marvelous Cattthorpe Manor, built in 1925 on an estate that dates back to the eighteenth century.

The entrance to Cattthorpe Manor, Leicestershire wedding venue

Held exactly one month before Christmas Eve,  Samantha and Ben’s wedding had a winter theme rather than a Christmas one, but was still a highly festive affair.   I loved this seasonal wedding cake topper:

Winter Christmas wedding cake topper

I was there to provide entertainment during the wedding breakfast, held in The Swedish Room.

The Swedish Room at Catthorpe Manor, Leicestershire wedding venues

I’ve no idea why it’s called The Swedish Room as there was nothing particularly Scandinavian about it, but it was a lovely room to sing in and featured beautiful wrought iron pillars at one end and floor-to-ceiling windows at the other.

Wrought iron pillars in the Swedish Room at Catthopre Manor Leicestershire

Wedding singer's equipment set up for wedding breakfast at Leicestershire venue Catthopre Manor

Despite the rain falling outside the atmosphere in The Swedish Room was warm and jovial and Samantha and Ben’s guests really seemed to enjoy my repertoire of songs from the 1920s, 30s and 40s.

Bride and groom Sam and Ben with vintage wedding singer Simon Partridge

A wonderful, wintery afternoon was enjoyed by all.  Congratulations to Samantha and Ben.

To find out more about Catthopre Manor please visit their website www.catthorpemanor.co.uk.

Finally, a very Happy New Year to you!  I hope that 2013 brings you all you wish for.  I’ve got another busy twelve months ahead of me singing all my favourite songs at weddings, parties and events all over the UK and I look forward to sharing my further Adventures in Easy Listening with you here on my blog.

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One Comment leave one →
  1. January 18, 2013 8:51 pm

    Hi Simon, We had an absolutely amazing day and you helped to add to that. Our guests all said how lovely it was to have you sing during our wedding breakfast. It really added to the ambience of the day. Thank you for being part of our perfect day! Sam & Ben

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