Woodall – Spittal

THE wedding took place at St Robert's Church, Pannal between Victoria Anne Woodall, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ian Woodall, of Walton Park, Pannal, Harrogate, and Christopher Robert MacDonald Spittal, son of Mr Ian Spittal and Mrs Hazel Bailey, of Woodlands Avenue, Harrogate.

The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a dress of ivory satin with crystal and pearl embroidered detail, matching crystal and pearl necklace, earrings and bracelet. She carried a bouquet of burgundy passion roses, cream freesia and lisianthis. The bridesmaids, Hannah Ketteringham, Mollie and Megan Spittal, and Bethany Campkin, wore dresses comprising burgundy satin bodice with ivory organza skirt, carrying bouquets of ivory roses. The best men were Ian Spittal and Jon Denning supported by groomsmen Samuel and Thomas Hudson, the bride’s nephews. Rev Nigel Sinclair conducted the service, and the organist was Sarah Paynes. Music played was Entrance - Bridal March "Lohengrin" Wagner. The choir was present in church and bells were rung after the ceremony.

There was a wedding breakfast followed by an evening reception at The Cedar Court Hotel, featuring a live band. The bridegroom surprised his new wife and guests by playing the drums on two numbers. The couple spent their honeymoon in New York and Disney World.

The bridegroom is events manager at Pavilions of Harrogate, the bride a local authority personnel administrator.

Picture by Clive Sherwood.