Naylor & Witchard

By a County Press reporter

Published on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 15:33

 

Naylor & Witchard

Gavin Lloyd Naylor and Clare Ruth Witchard.

A COUPLE who met at Reading University, Gavin Lloyd Naylor and Clare Ruth Witchard, were married at Bethany Evangelical Church, Newport.

The bridegroom, an operational manager, is the son of Mr and Mrs Reg Naylor, of Kathmandu, Nepal.

The bride, a speech and language therapist, is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Trevor Witchard, of Eades Farm, Yarmouth.

The bride wore a Grecian-style dress with diamante detailing and a diamante tiara securing a cathedral veil.

She carried a bouquet of cream roses, green ivy, purple thistles and lisianthus.

The bride was attended by Lucy Witchard (bride’s sister), Claire Naylor (bridegroom’s sister), Hannah Prouse, and Emily Piper, Isabel Piper, Aprille Gillard and Caitlin Gillard (bride’s cousins), who wore floor-length chiffon dresses, four in forest green and three in silver, and carried posies of gypsophilia and purple crocus.

Jude Witchard (bride’s nephew) was a page boy and wore a light grey suit and waistcoat and dark green tie.

Alun Williams was best man, and Isaac Naylor (bridegroom’s brother), Andrew Ward, Ben Wells, Jonny Wicks, Ioan Hoare and Stuart Nock acted as ushers.

The Rev Richard Wardman officiated.

A reception was held at Ryde School, where the wedding cake was cut with a traditional Nepalese kukri.

The couple honeymooned in Mexico, before returning to live in Great Linford.

Photography by Martin Winter.

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