Hertfordshire hotel venue for Walsden soldier’s wedding

Mr and Mrs Parkinson
Mr and Mrs Parkinson

BEN Parkinson and Natalie Outram were married at the Ramada Cromwell Hotel, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, on Friday, November 4.

The bridegroom, younger son of Alison and Rod Parkinson of Walsden, is a corporal serving in the Royal Engineers, and the bride, younger daughter of Julie and Colin Newbury of Stevenage, is a travel adviser for Thomas Cook.

The bride wore an ivory A-line gown with sweetheart neckline. The bodice was ruched to the hip where it was decorated with a rose. Her tiara was set with crystals and diamante and she carried a posy of white roses.

The bridesmaid, Emma Hollis, a friend of the bride, wore a long navy satin dress with silver accessories and also carried a posy of white roses.

Flowergirls were Evie Jaye Parkinson, the bridegroom’s daughter, and Amelie Barton, the bride’s niece, who wore ballerina length navy dresses with white fur shrugs.

They wore sliver tiaras and carried satin rose bags with pearl handles.

The bride’s son, Riley, and bridegroom’s nephew, Owen Naughton, were page boys and wore white shirts with navy bow-ties and cumberbunds. Noel Robinson, a friend of the bridegroom, was best man.

A buffet reception and disco followed the ceremony at the hotel.

The couple are to live in Woodhouse Eaves, near Loughborough.