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County DownGetting Married - Wedding Venue

Monday 15th September 2014  


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Bannville House Hotel

Wedding Venue
Bannville House Hotel
174 Lurgan Road
Banbridge
County Down
BT32 4NR
N.Ireland

tel:- 01826 28884
fax:- (028) 4062 7077
web address:- www.bannvillehouse.co.uk/
e-mail:- reception@bannvillehouse.co.uk

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Wedding Trivia:
SOMETHING "OLD", "NEW", "BORROWED", AND "BLUE"
The tradition of carrying one or more items that are "old", "new", "borrowed" and "blue" also comes from English. There is an old English rhyme describing the practice which also mentions a sixpence in the brides shoe. Something old, signifying continuity, could be a piece of lace, jewelry, or a grandmother's handkerchief. Something new, signifying optimism in the future, could be an article of clothing or the wedding rings. Something borrowed, signifying future happiness, could be handkerchief from a happily married relative or friend. Something blue, signifying modesty, fidelity and love, comes from early Jewish history. In early Biblical times, blue not white symbolized purity. Both the bride and groom usually wore a band of blue material around the bottom of their wedding attire, hence the tradition of "something blue". Originally the sixpence was presented to the bride by her future husband as a token of his love. Today, very often, it is the bride's father who places a coin in the brides shoe prior to leaving home for the church.

 

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