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Friday, 03 July 2015

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Amanda Cowan Ian Gribbin

Amanda Cowan, 36, a process worker and Ian Gribbin, 40, a health physics monitor, live in Whitehaven

The wedding of Amanda Cowan and Ian GribbinPictures: Martin Cann Photography S963764.jpg


HOW THEY MET: They met at work and then on a night out in Whitehaven in July 2007.

PROPOSAL: On New Year’s Day 2008 after a meal out in Whitehaven.

VENUE: St Mary and St Michael’s Church, Egremont.

THEME: Azure blue and white.

BRIDE’S OUTFIT: A Mon Cheri diamond white strapless dress with beads and diamantes on the bodice and a ruche style diamante tulle skirt, worn with a unique silver diamante tiara, from Olivia James Bridal, Egremont.

GROOMSMEN: The groom’s brothers Allan Gribbin and Neil Gribbin were best men.

Ushers were the groom’s uncle David Gatenby and the groom’s nephews Lewis Gribbin and Ellis Gribbin.

The bride’s nephew Jake Scaife and the groom’s nephew Harry Gribbin were pageboys.

BRIDESMAIDS: The bride’s best friend Lynsey Conaway was chief bridesmaid.

The bride’s sisters Louise and Amy Kavanagh, the bride’s friend Janine Carson and the bride’s niece Jasmine Scaife were bridesmaids.

They wore two piece azure blue beaded dresses from Olivia James Bridal, Egremont.

FLOWERS: The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of white oriental lilies and Singapore orchids with blue diamante crystals.

The bridesmaids carried hand-tied roses and Singapore orchids.

All flowers from Flower Basket, Whitehaven.

TRANSPORT: A horse-drawn glass burgundy and cream carriage by Lakeland Carriages, Caldbeck and a cream and blue Daimler from Touch Of Class, Workington.

RECEPTION: The Summergrove Hotel, Hensingham for 90 day guests and 140 evening guests.

TABLE SETTINGS: Silver candelabras with azure blue candles, from Finishing Touches, Workington.

FAVOURS: Ferrero Rocher wrapped in white and silver and tied with azure blue bows for the ladies, Ferrero Rocher in boxes for the men and Kinder Eggs for the children.

CAKE: A three tier fairytale castle cake with a mixture of fruit and sponge layers and turrets in azure blue, made by Yvonne Farrer of Egremont.

FIRST DANCE: A Moment Like This, Leona Lewis.

ENTERTAINMENT: Richard Robert’s Disco from Whitehaven and Kemo Adair from Workington.


PHOTOGRAPHER: Martin Cann Photography, Cleator Moor.


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