Pink Weddings Magazine PinkWeddings AW2017_V2 - Page 30

Charles and alan ‘WHEN WE STARTED THINKING ABOUT PLANNING OUR DAY THE DRAMA SEEMED NATURAL.’ Our ceremony was held at the Ivy Bush hotel. all of the songs were sung live by Corrin Casini, who was a finalist on Britain’s Got Talent. she sang the Kathy Kirby song Secret Love as we walked in (for obvious reasons!), then adele’s Someone Like You and the ewan McGregor number Come What May as we signed the register, and we walked out to Lady Marmalade. We wrote our own vows and my niece Claire gave a reading called Because. I’ve never seen so many people laugh and cry so much, and I’ve certainly never been to a wedding where the guests cheer as you walk in. It made us lose our well-choreographed step! My niece laura-Gene (who had also organised our ‘fag doo’ in Cardiff a month before!) gave me away, our mutual friend rosa gave alan away, and we had four witnesses. We walked down the aisle separately. First the bridesmaids entered one by one at a specific part of the song, followed by alan and rosa, then laura-Gene and me. Our walk was timed for me to reach alan just as Corrin sang the final line 30 » pink weddings magazine