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We will be adding more photos from the day itself over the next few weeks, so please bookmark the page and come back to have a look at them.


Chris Claydon – husband to Ros, who very kindly represented my late father James Kape, and gave me away on the day!

Mr and Mrs! With the Reverend Richard Cowles officiating

First of many kisses

“How do I love Thee…”

Happy Ever After

There you all are!!

The smiles say it all…

Arriving – a tad late! – at Monkey Island

… Would be rude not to!

Confetti courtesy of the lovely Ros Claydon, who collected, dried and created the rose petal confetti which included hearts made from manuscript paper and manuscript paper cones! Bless her

Me and my mum

Me and a few of the girls! – from left to right: Ali Young, Debbie Flint and Debbie Greenwood

Me and the ‘village’ girls! From left to right: Diane, Suzanne, Julie and Sue

We all scrub up so well! Kathy Tayler, Debbie Greenwood and Claire Sutton

Colin, my brother’s son James and his daughter Clare, who flew all the way from Australia to be with us on the big day – thank you Clare!

A big thank you to Rachel at Candy Anthony for the dress, and to Maggie who created my beautiful bouquet. Oh and June for transforming me with fab hair and make-up!

My dear sister Jenny Meckiffe and I … Happy days

The best wedding cake ever! Created and decorated by Ros and Chris Claydon

The only photograph taken on the day of myself and my beautiful granddaughter Honey Beatrice… just 7 weeks 2 days old… Thank you Lucy and Simon

Jo Baldwin and I – a friend for life. 44 years and counting!

Colin and I in Nashville City Centre - June 2014 - while visiting for the CMA's

A fab little bar in North Carolina

Us on the beach in Galveston - more seaweed than sand, but very warm!

Monkey Island, Bray - our reception venue

The hotel at Monkey Island, where many of our family and friends will be staying

The room where our Wedding Breakfast will be held - all the windows look out over the river!

Not sure if this bird will be making an appearance on the day, but you never know!

The gardens at Monkey Island, where we will be sharing a glass or two of Pimms!

The only way to get onto Monkey Island is via this bridge. Good Job my dress isn't too wide!