Choir sings at ceremony and couple host receptions at Towneley Hall

Mr and Mrs Jac and Amy Jenkinson
Mr and Mrs Jac and Amy Jenkinson

Miss Amy Elizabeth Earnshaw and Mr Jac Jenkinson married at St James’s Parish Church, Hebden Bridge.

The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs Brian and Lesley Earnshaw, of Hebden Bridge, and the bridegroom is the eldest son of Mr and Mrs Allan and Clare Jenkinson, of Burnley.

The ceremony was conducted by the Rev Howard Pask, assisted by Canon Peter Calvert, who is the bride’s godfather.

The Nelson Arion male voice choir sang a selection of tradition hymns during the ceremony and while the couple signed the register.

The bride is a graduate of both the University of York and Manchester Metropolitan University and is a religious studies teacher at Pendle Vale College in Nelson.

The bridegroom is a quantity surveyor for Thornton Sports in Altham, Burnley.

The bride was given away by her father and wore a vintage designer gown in ivory, featuring gold embroidery on the bodice and a v-back. Her short veil was scattered with pearls and she carried a waterfall bouquet of calla lilies, gold roses, ivy and pearls.

She was attended by her sister Miss Rachel Earnshaw and a friend Miss Kay Schofield. They both wore knee length prom style dresses in jade green with pearl accessories and carried posies to complement the bride’s bouquet.

The bridegroom’s brother Mr Bill Jenkinson was the best man and the bride’s brother Mr Nicholas Earnshaw was the usher. The bride’s godson Mr Oliver Sutcliffe was the ring bearer.

A reception was held in the red regency room at Towneley Hall, Burnley, and later 120 guests, including many of the bride’s family and friends from Todmorden and Hebden Bridge, enjoyed an evening of dancing to live music.

The couple honeymooned in Turkey and are to make their home in Burnley.