Ian and Rachel's classic wedding at Ordsall Hall

22 Jul 2014

Ian and Rachel Bradbury

Where: Ceremony Ordsall Hall, Salford and reception at The Lowry Centre

Photography: DMC Photographic

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On the day of our wedding I got ready at my own house. It was very busy as there were five bridesmaids, my mum and my dad there. I was fairly calm in the morning and managed to hold it together until my sister, Liz handed me a surprise gift from Ian. He had written a lovely card and had wrapped up a personalised copy of Pride and Prejudice (one of my favourite books) which contained our own names as the characters of Elizabeth Bennett and Mark Darcy.

As the morning progressed, I got more nervous and a little overwhelmed when I put my dress on. We rode in a limo to Ordsall Hall, sipping champagne all the way. It was lovely to have all of my family around me on the journey.

We chose Ordsall Hall, near Salford Quay because we’d already decided The Lowry Theatre was the perfect location for our reception, but we were looking for somewhere different for the ceremony. Even though we were having a civil ceremony we still wanted the service to have a traditional and intimate feel. We were told about Ordsall Hall and decided to take a look. We were instantly blown away by the splendor of the Hall it literally took our breath away. The day went so quickly and we had such a brilliant time with all our favourite people in one place enjoying themselves. It made us feel proud that all our hard work had paid off and we had created something so successful together.


Photography: DMC Photographic, 07824 754493, ww.dmcphotographic.co.uk

Venue: Ordsall Hall, 07872 416739, ordsallhallweddings@scll.co.uk

Reception: The Lowry Centre, 0161 876 2040, thelowry.com/conference

Wedding dress: Glamour Bridal and Prom, Bolton, 01204-388390, glamourbolton.com

Cars: Lucid Limousines, 07973-737225, luci-limos.co.uk

Favours: Bits and Badges, 07828-1955126, bitsandbadges.esty.com

Chair covers: Timeless Events. 07940-594610,

DJ: Darren James, 07740-961484


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