Wedding Venue Tonbridge
18-20 London Road
tel:- 01732 353 311
web address:- www.langleyhotel.com/
Langley Hotel :-
An intimate wedding venue where the Langley team will guide you through your wedding ceremony and celebration from early wedding plan stages until we see you off for your honeymoon.
Recommended by Photographer:- Dave Cosens Photographer
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.