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Victoria and Tony’s Real Life Gretna Green Wedding

24th December 2007 |By | Be the first to comment

When was your wedding?

21 December 2007

How and when did you meet?

I was working at a pub in which he was a regular

Where, when and how did he (or you!) propose?

In Avebury near Swindon, down on one knee

Did you buy any confetti products for your wedding? If so, did you visit a store, buy online or by mail order?

Mail order and online

Tell us about your outfit, and where you bought it

Beautiful dress from Sincerity Bridal and a gorgeous Cloak that my mother made

Did you have bridesmaids? If so, who did you choose and what did they wear?

Yes, my sister

Did you have a civil or religious ceremony?


Where did you hold your ceremony?

Gretna Green

Where did you hold your reception?

The Gables Hotel

Did you have any special wedding transport?

Ivory Beaufort

How many guests did you invite to your wedding, and did you have a separate evening guest list?

28 and no

Did your reception have a particular theme in terms of colour or style?


Describe your flowers (bouquets and table decorations). Who was your florist?

Gretna Flower Basket, Black Bacarra Roses and White Amaryllis

What did you choose to have on your menu? Did you have an outside caterer or did your venue handle the catering?

Chicken and Bacon Salad, Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding, Sticky Toffee Pudding

What did you choose for your wedding cake, and who made it?

Two tier, chocolate sponge, with white icing and white and red flowers

Did you have a gift list? If so, who did you have your list with?

John Lewis

Where did you spend your first night and honeymoon? Who did you book your honeymoon with?

The Gables, Honeymoon in May

What was your most memorable moment of the day?

Standing in the freezing cold frost having my picture taken

Did you experience any “nightmare” moments in the run up to your wedding or on the day?

Not really

Is there anything you would do differently, or any advice you would give to other brides?

Relax and enjoy the day, chances are you have got everything right anyway

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