I’ll let you into a teeny, tiny secret…this little gem of a pub isn’t actually in Shropshire, it’s just across the county border in the insanely cute Herefordshire village of Leintwardine.
Nurtured over 74 years by Flossie, Britain’s longest serving landlady, this “parlour pub” oozes the authentic vintage charm that so many new establishments desperately try to replicate. Recently acquired by Steve of the Dolphin Inn, Shrewsbury, and The Black Boy, Bridgnorth, fame this perfectly formed pub stays true to its roots serving a host of local real ales and allowing punters to bring in fish and chips from the award winning chippy next door.
Steve has joined forces with the creative whirlwind that is Ruth from Festoon to offer the venue up as a perfectly charming backdrop for any intimate wedding reception. To celebrate The Sun opening it’s doors as a wedding venue Ruth decked the halls and organised a stonking fun day complete with hog roast, naked cake and some of the regions finest wedding suppliers.
Omie Megan brought her vintage glamour bag of make up tricks. Sam Brett-Atkin Art drew up the table plans and stationary. The Looking Glass provided the dresses. Portlights, the North Wales three piece, serenaded us with their harmonious renditions of the indie/pop classics. We tickled the locals fancy with some quintessential booth action and everyone’s favourite photographer, Andy Li , captured it all on camera ...