pianist playing the boudoir grand piano in the drawing room.

Wedding Suppliers

The following suppliers have worked with Elizabeth Gaskell’s House in the past. These suppliers are familiar with the house, helping to make your wedding day run as smoothly as possible.


Maddie Farris Photography

Maddie is a wedding photographer based in Manchester. Maddie captures relaxed moments in a natural style and loves photographing small, intimate events.


Lauren Elliot Photography

Lauren is a Manchester based wedding and elopement photographer who loves to have a laugh and immerse herself in your day.


Charlie Allan Photography

Charlie is a professional creative photographer based in Manchester. He works throughout the UK and internationally.



Jemma Khan Studio

With her knowledge of flowers and plants and her understanding of her clients’ needs, Jemma can create floral designs that truly reflect your unique style.


Blue Door Flowers

Simple rustic charm, or a spot of drama; Blue Door offers a truly bespoke service to create the wedding flowers of your dreams. 



Florence & Vera Events

Florence & Vera Events offer a full or partial venue styling service. They aim to be your absolute best styling pal – you simply give them the brief and they provide a smooth service.



Vintage Afternoon teas

Established in 2010, Vintage Afternoon Teas bakes, delivers and serves a bespoke menu for your special day. Think delicious finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and cakes with lashings of tea!



Martin Taylor Piano

Martin is a North West based pianist/vocalist, available for all types of events and functions. Whatever style of music you are looking for, Martin can offer a bespoke playlist of music and songs suited to any occasion.


Dan Moore Pianist

Bring your wedding day to life with a bespoke music package created and performed by Dan. He has performed at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House many times in the last few years and is very familiar with our boudoir grand piano. Dan is also able to bring his own piano and perform outside in the surrounding gardens.


Bridal wear

Wilderness Bride

Founded in 2012 by Stephanie Mitchell, Wilderness Bride is based in Manchester and proud to be handmade in England. Collections are influenced by nature and heritage, making them ideal for a wedding at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.


Hair & make up

Lisa Simms

Lisa trained at The Northwest Media Make-up School in bridal hair and makeup and has never looked back. She has worked with hundreds of brides and loves representing the style and personality of each bride. She’s also really good at doing those small buttons on the back of wedding dresses!


Supplier Review

“I shot a wedding here and it’s such a beautiful and quirky place to get married 📸. The history of the venue goes without saying, and it really shows through in the images. The library is of course a favourite for portraits, as well as the large window in the ceremony room 📚 . There are lots of little things about this venue that makes it super special – the location is amazing with it being so close to the city centre, there’s a downstairs space for a drinks reception, and there’s even a little garden out front! To top off all of this the staff and volunteers were so lovely and accommodating, I felt really welcomed and at home here which makes my job so much easier. Would 100% recommend getting married here and would love to shoot here again!”

Claire McClean – Wedding photographer

Photo by Esme Whiteside

The guides brought the home alive. It was inspiring to hear about this woman and extraordinary family

Visitor to the House in 2021