It was 2011 and Marks office at work was due to exchange location with Geraldine's, however Geraldine's move was delayed which meant they shared the same office.
They got friendly and it wasn’t long before Mark’s charms had secured him a date with Geraldine. The date took them to Lancaster Castle where Mark made a move and gave her a kiss.
August 2013, Geraldine's Sister Barbara was visiting the from Australia. Mark mentioned to Barbara not to book next years holidays as there may be a wedding in the UK, to which Geraldine asked "Who's?" and Mark said "ours"
They bought the ring in Blackpool but Mark took Geraldine back to Lancaster castle and proposed x
Mark and Geraldine reside in Cleveley's however they wanted to go back to the place where they had their first date to tie the knot, Lancaster.
The big wedding day was on 13th July 2014, World Cup final day, however with England being knocked out in the group stages, nobody was interested (Germany won if you are). The Wedding Vows Ceremony was at Ashton memorial church, Williams park. Mark, Geraldine and their guests then went onto Lancaster House for the wedding reception. Toni Darcey did the photography whilst Geraldine's Mum Pat, made an amazing wedding cake. Myself Steve Mitchell provided the entertainment to Mr and Mrs Brines friends and family and although it was a small wedding party, we had a fabulous time.
Mark and Geraldine chose the following musical tracks:
Entrance to the dancefloor: Happy - Pharell Williams
First Dance: Chasing cars - Claire Teal
Father and Daughter: Moonlight serenade - Glenn Miller
Bridal Party: I'm a Believer - The Monkeys
One Day like This - Elbow
When I fall in Love - Nat King Cole
500 Miles - The Proclamers
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Written by Steve Mitchell, Wedding DJ & all day Wedding Host from Cumbria
Steve Mitchell, full time professional, wedding DJ & Host, Dad and Husband.