Getting Married - Wedding Venue Kent England
|Kent||Getting Married - Wedding Venue|
Thursday 23rd March 2017
tel:- +44 1233 840 442
web address:- www.elveyfarm.co.uk
Elvey Farm :-
A simple ceremony out on the terrace, or in the Sixteenth century barn, a drinks reception on the lawn, followed by a party in the marquee.
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.
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