Emma and Mark, August 2010
Your first name?
Your partner’s first name?
Date of proposal
How old were you both when you got engaged?
How did your partner (or you) propose?
It was at my graduation. It was held at the bridgewater hall in manchester, as i qualified as a nurse. I had to go to to the town hall for professional graduation pictures. When theese had finished we were walking through the town hall admiring how beautiful it was, when he asked me to sit in a little alcove with stain glass windows and beautiful white pillars either side, where he got down on one knee and asked me to marry him!
Who did you share the news of your engagement with first?
my mum dad nan and grandad
Describe your ring.
It's gorgeous! a white gold diamond surrounded by smaller diamonds and diamonds on the band
Did you help choose the ring?
No he did an amazing job and picked it himself!
Will your partner wear an engagement ring as well?
Did you have an engagement party?
Yes 28/08/2010 can't wait!
If so, where was it held?
Hindley leisure centre with all our family and close friends
How many people were invited?
Did you have a particular theme for your party?
Not really. we have an interlocking heart theme on ballons and followed a lilac and white colour scheme
When do you plan to marry?
22nd May 2013
What are you looking forward to the most about planning a wedding?
Knowing that we are going to exchange vows and marry to spend the rest of our lives together!
Real life engagement
Our real-life engagement stories show that there is no one way to ask someone to marry you - but however you do it, it's unforgettable… So whenever and wherever you popped the question, we'd love to hear about it.