Miss Samantha Jane Fairbrother and Mr Michael David Garner were married on May 23 at St Mary's Church, Collingbourne Kingston.

The bride is the only daughter of Mr and Mrs Paul Fairbrother from Collingbourne, and the bridegroom is the middle son of Mr and Mrs Peter Garner from Hayes, Middlesex.

The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a strapless Mori Lee fish-tail gown and was attended by her cousin Kerry Heath, sister-in- law Tara Garner and two flower girls Eden and Emily Heath.

The bridegroom was attended by his brother Darren and the ushers were the bride's brother Joe Fairbrother and Darren Heath.

After the service a reception for 100 people was held at the Wellington Barn in Calstone where a wedding breakfast was served of pie and mash, followed by apple crumble and custard by the local Sausage/Pie and Mash Company.

The couple who met by chance 10 years ago at Highclere Castle set off for a two-week honeymoon to Aruba in the Caribbean.