The Old Kent Barn Wedding Venue

We were delighted to finally work with David Fenwick in 2012 and highly recommend him to anyone looking for a wedding photographer.
Claire Weedon, The Old Kent Barn

The Old Kent Barn wedding venue is a fantastic venue located in Swingfield, near Folkestone. It won Kent Wedding Venue of the Year in 2012 and 2016. It features two oak-framed barns and a white wooden gazebo, which allows for both indoor and outdoor weddings, set in lovely landscaped gardens with pretty terraces, walkways and a small lake. The venue offers facilities to cover the whole wedding day - from a dressing room for bridal preparations to a bridal suite - and is immaculately maintained with an exceptional eye for detail.

Anneli and Matthew booked me for 4 hours coverage. I started with location and detail shots and then joined Anneli and her bridesmaids in the bridal room. This was followed by a photoshoot with Matthew and his twin brother, who also served as his bestman. I then took lots of candid shots of the guests and captured Anneli's arrival at the main barn in the Old Kent Barn's very own tuk-tuk! I then shoot the ceremony (featuring both laughter and tears) and signing of the register. Drinks were then served on the lawns, followed by the group shots. I then whisked Anneli and Matthew off around the grounds for their portrait session. The sun was very strong and low in the sky but I was able to keep the sun behind them for the majority of the shoot which gave a lovely rimlight effect around them and no unpleasant shadows on their faces. There are lots of secluded areas in the garden which make it very easy to conduct an intimate and relaxed photoshoot. I then photographed a very lively receiving line followed by the speeches which occurred before the wedding breakfast. I was with Sam and Adrian for 8 hours. The initial part of the day followed a similar itinerary to Anneli and Matthew's wedding but speeches were held after the wedding breakfast. This was followed by candids of the guests and a spectacular first dance routine!

I'm a recommended wedding photographer at The Old Kent Barn and have photographed almost 30 weddings there. Please explore the galleries below to see weddings that I've shot at The Old Kent Barn wedding venue and feel free to email me for a quote.

The Old Kent Barn Wedding Photography

Lauren and Reiss's Wedding
Lauren and Reiss
June 2022

Gemma and Dean's Wedding
Gemma and Dean
August 2019

Rachael and Lewis's Wedding
Rachael and Lewis
July 2019

Lucy and Joe's Wedding
Lucy and Joe
March 2019

Katie and James' Wedding
Katie and James
August 2018

Emma and Aaron's Wedding
Emma and Aaron
August 2018

Jenny and Steve's Wedding
Jenny and Steve
August 2018

Jade and Mark's Wedding
Jade and Mark
May 2018

Laura and Matt's Wedding
Laura and Matt
July 2017

Susana and Chris's Wedding
Susana and Chris
June 2017

Charlotte and Chris's Wedding
Charlotte and Chris
May 2017

Hollie and Luke's Wedding
Hollie and Luke
April 2017

Leanne and Chris's Wedding
Leanne and Chris
March 2017

The Old Kent Barn
Claire and Michael
September 2016

Mel and Paul's Wedding
Mel and Paul
September 2016

Becca and Kyle's Wedding
Becca and Kyle
September 2016

The Old Kent Barn Wedding
Carla and Ben
August 2016

Zoe and Ian's Wedding
Zoe and Ian
August 2016

Michelle and Christopher's Wedding
Michelle and Christopher
August 2016

The Old Kent Barn Wedding Photography
Nicola and Lewis
August 2016

Emily and Chris's Wedding
Emily and Chris
June 2016

Wedding at The Old Kent Barn
Marie and Chris
May 2016

Andreea and Andy's Wedding
Andreea and Andy
April 2016

Further wedding galleries from previous years

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