A COUPLE who met at the 2008 Cowes Week fireworks, Jonathan James Weaver and Anna Elizabeth Debenham, were married at St Michael’s Church, Ryde.
The bridegroom, a customer service assistant, is the son of Mr William Weaver, of Great Preston Road, Ryde, and Ms Kim Sanders, of Baywood Square, Chigwell, Essex.
The bride, a housewife and mum, is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Gordon Debenham, of Bettesworth Road, Ryde.
The bride wore an ivory dress with sweetheart neckline and rose detailing from the hip to the end of the train, with a diamante tiara and cathedral-length veil.
She carried a bouquet of roses, Japanese orchids and greenery tied with navy blue ribbon.
She was attended by Bronte Debenham (bride’s sister), Rea Yelling (bride’s cousin) and Amy Gaskell, who wore full-length navy blue dresses and carried small rose posies. Also attending were Isabella Debenham-Weaver (couple’s daughter), who wore a miniature version of the bride’s dress, and Helena Twigger (bride’s cousin), who wore a ballerina-style ivory dress with navy ribbon.
Christopher Fallon (bridegroom’s nephew) was page boy and he wore a dark grey suit with ivory waistcoat and navy cravat.
Chris White was best man, with Conner Henriette acting as usher.
Canon George Rayner officiated.
A reception was held at Rookley Country Park and the couple will honeymoon in Egypt in December.Photographer: The Mobile Portrait Studio.