Wedding of the Week

Krystal Clarkson and David Swan.
Krystal Clarkson and David Swan.
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The wedding of Krystal Clarkson and David Swan

HOW THEY MET: The couple met in Storm in 2006. Krystal knew David’s brother but hadn’t met David before, Krystal caught David’s eye on the dancefloor.

THE PROPOSAL: David popped the question while the couple were enjoying a break in Blackpool in May 2010. David had planned a surprise horse and carriage ride for Krystal and then got down on one knee.

THE WEDDING: The wedding took place on May 4, 2013, at The Three Kings in Shieldhill. There were 70 guests during the day and 170 in the evening. Krystal said that the day was absolutely perfect, with the highlight being the surprise ‘swan’ wedding cake.

THE WEDDING PARTY: Krystal’s maid of honour was her sister, Wendy Clarkson, and the bridesmaids were Gayle Murphy, Kirsty Ford, Sinead Hannah, Alex Morris, Derry Clarkson and Morgan Clarkson. The best man was Allan Orr and the usher was Scott Swan. The flowergirls were Elisha Swan, Annalise Clarkson, Amy Clarkson and Hannah Clarkson, while the page boys were Brett, Josh and Archie Clarkson. Krystal’s brother, Thomas, gave her away,

THE DRESS: Krystal wore a ‘Padova’ Ronald Joyce gown which featured pearls and Swarovski crystals.

THE HONEYMOON: The couple spent a fantastic week in Cancun in Mexico. A second honeymoon to Benidorm is set for later in the year.

THANKS: Thanks to everyone who shared the special day with Krystal and David, and to staff at The Three Kings.