Linda and Alan 27/01/2005 - The Kakslauttanen Hotel, Finnish Lapland How and when did you meet? About 10 years ago, while we were working in the same bookshop.…
Written by Paula Jones Last updated: July 17, 2007
Me & Alan met over the internet in a chat room in September 2004
I’m 21 & Alan is 25
Alan proposed to me in Tenerfie on Septmber 13th 2005, we went out for dinner just to the two of us then we had a nice romantic walk along the beach where he asked me to marry him
Alan went up to Fulham where he lives and wnent out with all his mates. I had it at home in Gloucester, we made t.shirts with Christina’s Hen Night Gloucester 2007 wrote on them, I had a fire engine limo to take me in to town with all my mates.
He was quite good, he took a back seat and let me get on with it, but he did voice his opinons as well.
We went up to the Confetti shop in Birmingham and spent over £500 on bits for our wedding
We went to Birmingham
My Dress was a lovely white dress with little sparkly bits on it and i got it from JD couture in Gloucester
I had 5 bridesmaids, they were my Sister, My two Cousins, My Best Friend & My Sister-In-Law they all wore burgundy dresses
The Bestman was his brother, then the two ushers were my little brother & my sister partner, they all wore grey tails.
Religious. It was a big white wedding.
St Peters Church. Gloucester
The New County Hotel. Gloucester
A Limo for the Bridesmaids & Ushers. We had an excalibur.
We invited 80 people to the day do, then another 50 to the evening do.
No they just painted it burgundy for us.
We had alot a bits for the tables in burgundy
Yes they were from Confetti: chocolate armonds
My bouquet was red roses with dimonds in the flowers. The girls had over the arm bouquets they were white. I had a top table display of red & white roses
No the new county hotel done the food, we had soup, roast chicken dinner, chocolate cake, mints & coffee
We brought out cake, it was fruit & Sponge
Yes we had an Irish band & a disco
We asked for money
Were not going on our honeymoon till September. We are goin to Spain.
Becoming Mrs Potter
No it all went so well
I would not do anything differently. Just to say to brides, ‘Enjoy the day the best you can because it goes so fast’..