THROUGHOUT this year we will be dipping into the wedding albums of Warrington couples who have tied the knot.

Whether it was the happiest day of your life or you kept grinning while everything went wrong around you, brides and grooms have been sharing their wedding stories in their own words.

Names: Andrea Symonds and Neil Pickett

Ages: Both 49

Lives: Orford

Where did you meet?

We knew each other at primary school and then met again over Facebook.

What did you think when you first met?

We were perfect for each other

The proposal:

We got engaged on August 27 in Sissi in Greece while we were on holiday with my daughter and niece.

We went for a meal on the beach taverna when Neil proposed.

The weddding:

We got married on October 18, 2019 at Warrington Register Office and then we went to the Waterside for our reception.

It was a perfect, beautiful autumn wedding with 30 guests in the day and 80 in the evening.

What did your guests eat?

Tomato soup, chicken dinner and profiteroles for pudding

What are your favourite memories of the day?

Sharing the day with friends and family and saying our vows.

My daughter’s speech is another one of my favourite memories from the day.

Warrington Guardian:

Did you go on a honeymoon?


Our relationship:

We laugh always, love and trust each other.

It was an extremely tough start to the year but it ended beautifully.

Professional pictures were taken on the day by Ian Cook Photography.

Would you like to tell us about your wedding?

If you're a Warrington couple who got married in 2019 we would love to hear from you.

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Please fill out the form above and email it along with 7 to 10 pictures from your wedding day to