The wedding of

Lauren Butler and Stuart Brawley
Lauren Butler and Stuart Brawley

The couple: Lauren is a project manager for Diageo and Stuart is a manufacturing technician for Syngenta. The couple live in Grangemouth.

HOW THEY MET: They met 12 years ago in the Manikee nightclub.

THE PROPOSAL: Stuart booked a hotel in North Berwick and planned to ask in an Italian restaurant but they arrived to find it closed. Instead he ordered Champagne to their room and hid the ring in the ice bucket.

THE WEDDING: The couple were married at The Park Hotel in Falkirk on May 9, 2015 in a Humanist ceremony. Everything went absolutely perfectly and the dancing continued well into the evening.

THE WEDDING PARTY: Best man was Stuart’s best friend Craig Wright and Lauren’s sister Zoe Shade was bridesmaid. Friend Kelly Gregg and Lauren’s cousin Lorna English were bridesmaids and ushers were Stuart’s uncle Chris Doyle and friend Andrew Gregg.

THE DRESS: Lauren wore a stunning lace Essence of Australia gown with a lace jacket which she wore during the ceremony and removed for dancing.

THE HONEYMOON: The couple did a tour of Italy, taking in Sorrento, Pompeii, Capri, Naples, Rome, Florence and Lucca and Pisa.

THANKS: Lauren and Stuart wish to thanks their parents, aunties Sandra, Doreen and Elizabeth and to all the bridal party for all the help.