Wittering bride arrives to her big day on a lorry
A bride stopped traffic in Stamford this weekend when she rocked up to her wedding in a decked up articulated lorry.
Sarah Farrington, 38, now known as Mrs Baines didn’t want a traditional white wedding, instead insisting on making a grand entrance by arriving to her own wedding in her fiancé Brett Baines’ artic lorry.
The couple from Wittering, who share a passion for lorries, met 12 years ago through a mutual friend and have since only had eyes for one another.
Brett, who has worked as a lorry driver for the past 16 years at PC Howard in Kings Cliffe, was delighted to hear that his bride to be would be attending their big day in his lorry, which has both of their children’s names on the side.
Madison, nine and Lucy, seven who were bridesmaids for their mum on her big day held at Stamford Registry Office, were thrilled to be part of such a big occasion.
Sarah, who was worried about how her wedding dress was going to fit into the lorry, found that it was a lot easier than she had imagined and enjoyed the whole experience.
It was very special riding in the lorry, I felt like royalty - everyone was waving at us.
She said: “It was an amazing day, it was absolutely perfect. It was very special riding in the lorry, I felt like royalty - everyone was waving at us.”
Sarah was joined by her father in the lorry, which was followed by a vintage double decker bus carrying all of the wedding guests, including groom, Brett and their two daughters.
After the wedding ceremony at the registry office, the newly married couple headed off to Grange Farm at Wittering for their wedding reception. The lorry was parked pride of place outside the marquee for the guests to admire throughout the evening making for a fabulous photo opportunity.
Now back to reality the couple will be hoping to get away on a short honeymoon to Edinburgh this Thursday.
Sarah said: “It was a day I’ll never forget.”