Real Weddings

The Couple

Tell us a little about how you met

We met and fell in love in in Bahrain whilst both on a short employment placement out there.

Talk us through the proposal

Colin appeared on TV in the crowd during the World Darts Championship at Alexandria Palace. He held up a placard asking Val to marry him!!

The Setting

Ceremony

First Presbyterian Church, Ahoghill

Reception

Galgorm Resort & Spa

Why Galgorm Resort and Spa

Stunning setting, lovely grounds, and great hotel service.

What made you choose a Resort Location?

All of the above, plus Galgorm Resort boost great accommodation for wedding guests (many of our came from Scotland and England).

Tell us the most memorable part of your day

Arrival at the hotel, complete with red carpet and champagne & photographs by the river - very special indeed.

Advice for future couples

Don't worry about anything on your wedding day, the attentive and friendly Resort staff will have it well covered both beforehand and from start to finish on the day itself!

The Dream Team

Galgorm Wedding Planner

Karen Beech

Wedding stationary

Goldlinks Stationery, Ballymena

Cake

Gemma's Cakes

Flowers

Sally's Florist

Entertainment

The Collective (Starling Entertainments)

Decor and design

Galgorm Resort staff!

Photographer

Michael McKay

Videographer

Mervyn Keys (Key Moments, Broughshane)

Favours

Provided by Groom's mother (can't remember the business name)

Theme

Nautical

The Glad Rags

Wedding dress and accessories

Suzanne Neville gown, Castle Couture, Galgorm Castle 

Bridesmaid dresses

Wedded Bliss, Portglenone

Groomswear

Frasers, Petersfield, Hampshire (Kilt wear) & Hire Class, Ballymena 

The Glam Squad

Hair

Tops Hair Studio, Galgorm

Make up

Kathy Kernohan Beauty Clinic, Galgorm

Nails

Kathy Kernohan Beauty Clinic 

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