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Gothic couple have their wedding blessed

A gothic couple have become the first in the uk to have their wedding blessed in a graveyard.

Samantha smyth, 25, and husband paul adams, 33, had originally planned to marry at the unlikely venue but realised it would mean their marriage was not legally recognised.

They later decided to fulfil their dream by having a blessing in their local cemetery eight months after their wedding in a traditional registry office.

Spooky:Gothic couple samantha smyth and paul adams invited 40 friends and family to the marriage blessing in wisbech general cemetery

The blessing, which occurred at wisbech general cemetery on saturday, was performed by a spiritualist minister as 40 family and friends gathered around the disused four acre site's ancient stone chapel.

Miss smyth, a motherofthree, wore a white gown, flecked with strips of red material and completed her outfit with a black fur coat and black flowers in her hair.

Her bridesmaids and daughter, raveena, nine, wore matching outfits while her son kurt, six, wore and ac/dc tshirt and sixmonthold baby nathan wore a sailor suit.

The newlyweds originally met at their local pub eight years ago.They live just 200 yards from the cemetery where they have walked their three dogs daily for the last two years.

Factory supervisor adams, who is from a protestant family, asked miss smyth if she wanted to have a blessing at the site after it underwent a 90, 000 regeneration programme.

Family affair:Forty of the couple's family and friends gathered around the disused four acre site's Party Dresses Online ancient stone chapel for the blessing

The housewife, who is from a family of catholics, said that her friends thought she was mad when she told them she was having the 2000 wedding in a graveyard.

She said:Dad, who is a hardcore catholic didn't believe me when i told him but when i showed him the site he just said to do whatever made me happy.

Had a wonderful day and it was actually very peaceful and tranquil with all the graves and trees sweeping over the chapel.

Following the blessing the couple returned to their local pub where they cut their giant french fancy wedding cake with a metrelong scottish broad sword.

Adams added:A kind of a strange place but it is a really pretty building and everybody really enjoyed the blessing. "

A spokesman for fenland district council who granted permission for the couple to be blessed on the site said he wished the couple all the best for the future.

Spiritualists believe (free next day in-store delivery.) the human soul is immortal and that those living in the physical body and those living in spirit can communicate with each other.

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