It was great to be back at Chester Race Course again this year to photograph the Chester BIRDS Event at 1539 at Chester Race Course on International Women’s Day.

Chester BIRDS, is a wonderful group that organise events and gatherings at various places in Chester, throughout the year. The money that is saved or made at the end of the events that are held is donated to B.I.R.D Charity Chester. . (Please check out their website for the excellent work that B.I.R.D Chester carry out )

B.I.R.D stands for Brain, Injury, Rehabilitation and Development and the work they do it incredible.

This particular evening involved various local female run businesses to Chester, setting up little pop up shops at 1539 for the event. Lots of beautiful products were up for sale from beautiful clothing, homemade candles, jewellery and even pamper treatments. As well as a chance of a glass of fizz catching up with the girls! As you will see from below.

Dan and the team in the kitchen at 1539, served up some delicious colourful food to complete the evening.

The event was very well attended and filled the restaurant which was great to see and obviously a very popular charity to support.

An amazing total of over £3000 was raised which is just simply incredible! To

signage at 1539 with the wine cellar in the back ground 1539 set up ready for Chester BIRDS Event at Chester Racecourse, tables set up with lindt chocolate rabbit and place settings ready tables set up for Chester BIRDS Event at 1539 Chester Race course wide view of 1530 restaurant in Chester for Chester BIRDS Event with dim lighting and very romantic feel Staff serving drinks in 1539 at the main bar and some engraved spoons with sentimental sayings on cashmere cardigans hanging up at pop up stall at chester race course restaurant 1539 close up of hangers and colourful clothing and atmospheric shot of ladies arriving to look at local suppliers items local supplier with some of her beautiful jewellery - blueberrie hoity toity of tarporley business owener talking with ladies at the Chester BIRDS event close up of the decs and lady DJ at Chester BIRDS event and Vixi jewellery business owner with here items Vixi jewellery designer lots of beautiful jewellery on display at Chester BIRDS event hoity toity business owner and little details of jewellery, diamente keyrings and customer smiling through the crowd basil and bea business owner with clothing for sale and detail shots of bags with freebies in and business postcards drinks being served at 1539, chester race course for Chester BIRDS event champagne on a tray for staff to hand out and ladies handing out information for the beauty room exterior shot of 1539, chester race course all light up at night time staff with champagne on trays to hand out to ladies, and a lady embracing someone with a happy smile on her face candid shots of ladies laughing and smiling at 1539 chester race course event secret sanctuary business owner giving a client hand massage ladies laughing before they sit down for food at chester BIRDS event Chester Race Course drinks bring poured into glasses on the bar at 1539 and furry colourful scarves cheshire candle company candles on display at chester race course event and guests having a photo together business owner and event organiser having a photo together with beauty products exterior photo of 1539 on the terrace all light up at night time 1539 from the front and roof terrace at 1539 - chester BIRDS event candid photos of staff and ladies having a laugh while sat at the tables in 1539 event organiser - Lucy and 1539 staff photo with the Chester BIRDS banner ladies laughing and having a great time at Chester BIRDS Event - 1539 chester race course Lucy event organiser from Chester BIRDS event and 1539 staff having a photo all together after a successful event at the race course bar staff portrait in sky blue shirts and leather aprons, at 1539 chester race course 1539 kitchen team starting to serve up food at Chester BIRDS event - with beautiful colours and looking exciting chefs preparing a lovely chicken dish at 1539 - really colourful and bright colours on a black plate chicken dish all set up ready to be served to attendees at chester BIRDS events chicken dishes on the tables ready for ladies to start tucking in to their meals wider shot of the chefs dishing and plating up the main meals at the chester BIRDS event ladies looking very happy doing cheers at the table in 1539 with wine glasses in the air complete photo of chicken dish with chicken, scotch egg and curly kale puddings started to be dished up in 1539 kitchens - fruity moose for vegan option and chef placing the honeycomb on ladies eating pudding at the table in 1539 and a close up chocolate torte with chocolate honeycomb decor detail shot of pink raffle tickets being held down with the lindt chocolate rabbit

If you want to see when the next Chester BIRDS Event is keep up to date on their facebook page:

If you have an event that would would like photographing; a charity event, special anniversary, birthday please drop me a message, I would be delighted to capture it for you!

Please click on Events on the Blog to view some more work, I was so fortunate last year to photograph Race Meets and Polo at Chester Race Course which was great fun!

Here is one from the Boodles May Festival

Some Suppliers:

Venue, Food and Drinks – 1539

Shoes: Hoity Toity

Jewellery: Vixyi

Massage and Make-up: Secret Sanctuary

Candles: Cheshire Candle Company

Clothing, Homeware and Accessories: Basil & Bea


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