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OxfordshireGetting Married - Wedding Venue

Wednesday 16th January 2019  


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Lains Barn

Wedding Venue Wantage
Lains Barn
Grove Park Drive
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX12 7QG
England

tel:- +44 1235 760 991
fax:- +44 1235 760991
web address:- www.lainsbarn.co.uk
e-mail:- lainsbarn@wantage.com

Lains Barn :-
A magnificent historic barn set in the beautifull Oxfordshire countryside close to the ancient market town of Wantage. Restored for the community and managed on behalf of the Vale and Downland Museum Trust, Lains Barn


Wedding Trivia:
VEIL
Brightly colored veils were worn in ancient times in many parts of the world and were considered a protection against evil spirits Greek and Roman brides for yellow or red veils (representing fire) to ward off evil spirits and demons. At one time, Roman brides were completely covered with a red veil for protection. In early European history, with the advent of arranged marriages veils served another purpose - to prevent the groom from seeing the brides' face till after the ceremony was over. Brides began to wear opaque yellow veils. Not only could the groom not see in, the bride could not see out! Therefore, the father of the bride had to escort her down the aisle and literally give the bride to the groom. Nellie Custis, the daughter of Martha Washington, is credited with wearing the first lace veil.

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