tel:- 01992 660329
web address:- www.gaynespark.co.uk/index.htm
Gaynes Park :-
Gaynes Park is an exciting new venue in Essex available for civil weddings and receptions, corporate events and parties. It is easily accessible from London, only 10 minutes away from the M25 and M11 at Epping
Recommended by Photographer:- Tracy Williams Studio Photography
WHY IT BECAME "BAD LUCK" FOR THE GROOM TO SEE BRIDE BEFORE THE CEREMONY
Until relatively recently, brides were considered the property of their father. Their futures and husbands were arranged without their consent. The marriage of an unattractive woman was often arranged with a prospective groom from another town without either of them having ever seen their prospective spouse. In more than one instance, when the groom saw his future wife, usually dressed in white, for the first time on the day of the wedding, he changed his mind and left the bride at the altar. To prevent this from happening, it became "bad luck" for the groom to see the bride on the day of the wedding prior to the ceremony.